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A 57-year-old female asked:

Why is my friend falling all the time? she gets dizzy and she has a hunched back, shouldnt she be using a scooter or at least a cane or walker to prev

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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Encourage your friend to get a checkup. Sometimes there is a reason for the falls. Eventually falls do damage and they land you in the hospital. There you do get it figured out if it is not too late. Get your friend to the doctors. That would be a great help to her.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Dizzy: A ct scan or MRI of the brain is in order to determine why she is always falling.Once determined an appropriate walking instrument can be determined

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