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A 49-year-old female asked:

I am a 50 year african-american woman having dizziness and feeling faint . i have spoken to my doctor she has scheduled a ct what could this be ? i have electrical shock at the base of my neck that goes all over my head that last for a few seconds , yeste

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
It : It would be reasonable for a patient in this scenario to contact their physician and make them aware that their symptoms are worsening. Any dizziness or feeling faint must be taken seriously. If a patient had worsening symptoms, weakness, or pain then they should arrange an immediate evaluation.
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