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    bsw0376 posted:
    I have been having debilitating headaches and have pain from an untreated whiplash injury. Also, it makes me dizzy, nauseous, and shaky. I don't know what is wrong and I am miserable.
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    peskypain responded:
    Hi there...

    Unfortunately no one online can diagnose you so you really need to go see a Dr. and see what they have to say. How long ago were you diagnosed with whiplash?

    I would start with a Primary Care Dr. and they can refer you to a Neurologist to hopefully help with the headaches...

    Good luck.
     
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    Peter Abaci, MD responded:
    These are common symptoms seen after high impact whiplash injuries. Your injury may have resulted in significant inflammation around the structures in your neck potentially causing muscle tightness and spasming as well joint stiffness and pain between the vertebrae which can trigger headaches and other symptoms. Treatments that can help reduce this inflammation and eventually lead to better movement may help reduce these symptoms.

    A check up with a physician would be a good place to start to make sure that you have had the appropriate testing done.


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