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Hi! I had both an occipital and temporal fracture(though middle ear) on the 13th of may, w

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Hi! I had both an occipital and temporal fracture(though middle ear) on the 13th of may, with loss of CSF though my ear, ruptured ear drum, premanent loss of hearing due to nerve damage. I was in hospital for exacly 2 weeks, then I took Fortecortin and omeprazol for 15 days. After that I started taking clotrimazol cream and vaginal pill, after 5 days and seeing it did not work I saw a gyno straight away who gave me a single dose of Diflucan, which I found very uncomfortable, I was dizzy and could feel my heartbeat. I also had a panic attack(I have a history of those, PTSD d) I'm better now, but I'm feeling very warm. I have no appetite but make myself eat to keep going. My shoulders have a burning sensation and so does my face, but I have spent very little time in the sun, I guess its possible since I live in the UK but am forced to stay at my parents house in Spain due to medical prohibition from travel. I was prescribed paracetamol at the hospital(3gr/day) Do I need a doctor ASAP?

Mysticdoc :

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Mysticdoc :

Hi there,


I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.


I am here to help you with your concerns.

Customer:

Hi

Customer:

Nice to meet you

Mysticdoc :

Do you have any headache now?

Customer:

Its gotten better the last couple of days, ive had a headache since the accident

Customer:

it gets better and better

Mysticdoc :

ok

Mysticdoc :

any fever?

Customer:

i havent taken paracetamol for 2 days, its bearable

Customer:

temp under tongue is 37.12 celscius

Mysticdoc :

ok

Customer:

im usually temp 36 and a half ish

Mysticdoc :

that is low grade fever.

Customer:

high blood pressure, high pulse, but under a lot of stress i must mention

Mysticdoc :

There is a risk of infection in the ear or in the brain.

Customer:

right now its 37.21

Mysticdoc :

Meningitis is possible following brain trauma.

Customer:

i know i have a low grade ear infection

Mysticdoc :

This should be treate with antibiotic asap

Mysticdoc :

Otherwise the infection can spread.

Mysticdoc :

Hence, you should see a doctor today.

Customer:

ok

Customer:

its 9 at night

Mysticdoc :

You do not want meningitis as that has lot of complications.

Mysticdoc :

you can wait till morning if there is no option.

Mysticdoc :

But better to address soon.

Customer:

ambulance?

Mysticdoc :

yes that is better

Mysticdoc :

your symptoms do suggest infection

Mysticdoc :

and starting antibiotic early will prevent any further worsening.

Customer:

ok, is there any way i can record this conversation to show it to my parents to prove im not being nervous and paranoid?

Mysticdoc :

yes you can

Mysticdoc :

Once you rate the chat you will be able to print out or get a email copy.

Mysticdoc :

No this is not paranoia.

Customer:

ok

Customer:

thank you

Customer:

have a good day now

Mysticdoc :

increased body temperature, headaches, and your other symptoms should not be neglected.

Mysticdoc :

very welcome

Mysticdoc :

get well soon

Customer:

thanks

Mysticdoc :

Best wishes,


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Customer:

im a little fed up tbh, this fracture is taking forever and i keep getting secondary effects

Customer:

c ya

Mysticdoc :

takes some time to heal.

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