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Experience:  Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years
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I just passed out trying to answer my door. Hurt my mouth

Customer Question

I just passed out trying to answer my door. Hurt my mouth and shoulder in the fall. When I try to walk, I get dizzy
JA: Have you noticed any recent swelling? Do you have any tooth pain?
Customer: No. My mouth is bleeding a little. My shoulder hurts. I can't afford an ambulance. shouldI just lie down?
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Multiple concussions. COPD. Back problems
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 months ago.

how old are you ?

when was the last time you saw your doctor?

you really should be seen at the ER for evaluation

you should not be passing out like this.

you may have to move to a nursing home where you can have more support and supervision so you don't fall and keep hurting yourself

you may benefit from having a walker and physical therapy to help strengthen your legs

you may need a brain MRI scan