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how hard did you bang your head? Did you get knocked out? Was any damage to your neck seen on CT scan? What medicines do you take and what medical problems do you have?
I hit it well enough to say a few choice words but it didn't knock me out i take alot of different meds advair, pravastatin, singular, quinap/hctz, nexium citalopram. x-ray for neck came back good as did the cat scan for my brain
It sounds like you are experiencing a vascular problem with the eye. The most common cause is from cholesterol or platelet plaques coming loose from your carotid artery in your neck and sending "clots" into your retina
wow that doesn't sound very good
Your fall could have started the issue. Also, if there was hyperextension of your neck you could have damaged the wall of your carotid artery, causing a tear of one of the lining layers. These type of injuries do not really show up on cat scan.
No. You are correct. It can be serious depending upon the exact cause of your amarousis fugax
that could be every muscle in my neck and shoulders,chest hurt bad at one point as i said i'm still sore
You should try to get hold of your ophthalmologist and tell her you really want to be seen right away. A complete eye exam is necessary in your case -- the sooner the better.
Going to the ER and being evaluated by a regular doctor really is of little value, unless they could get an ophthalmologist to come in and see you....
Thanks so much .I'm sure I will have to wait untill monday.
Ok. My pleasure. Just make them understand that you really want to get in Monday. They should be able to accommodate you -- I always leave space in my schedule for emergencies.
Have a good weekend, try not to worry and enjoy the new year.
Thanks again you have been very helpful
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