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My husband, 54 years old, got very dizzy while climbing stairs

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My husband, 54 years old, got very dizzy while climbing stairs about 2 hours ago. When I saw him he was on all 4's crawling, said his eyes were rolling and that he had a bad headache above his right eye. He immediately starting vomiting and has been on and off for 2 hours. When he walks he seems to lean towards the right, seems off balance. I took his temp and it is 95. He refuses to go the emergency room. What should I do?
Greetings.

This is emergency. You should call an ambulance, immediately. This can be an heart issue or stroke. There is nothing which can be done, unfortunately.

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Sorry, for not being complete previously. You cannot do at home anything for these kind of emergency, so you should go to ER at the earliest.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

He said his head is feeling better but he's continuing to throw up. Temp is still 95. What would cause his temp to be so low? He is refusing to go and is very emphatic that I not call the ambulance.

A low body temperature and vomiting point that brain has pressure due to either bleeding or a loss of blood supply of the brain tissue. All these are indicative of something significant going on. This may affect the judgment of the well being too and so you cannot rely on him for making a call on this issue.
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