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When people faint, is it normal to fall forwards or backwards?

When people faint, is it normal to fall forwards or backwards?

It varies: When a person faints he/she can fall forward, backward, to the side or simply collapse down to the ground. ...Read more

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Two weeks ago, a guy friend tried to make me fall backwards. He pushed me back and downwards. I heard a pop and since then my lower back hurts a bit?

Two weeks ago, a guy friend tried to make me fall backwards. He pushed me back and downwards. I heard a pop and since then my lower back hurts a bit?

Back pain: Why would a friend do that to you? Anyway, you may have sprained a muscle in your back or you may have herniated a disk. If pain persists, see your doctor and he may order a ct or MRI to evaluate your back. ...Read more

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Can retrolisthesis be corrected after a fall injury? I took a bad tumble in '85. If i understand it means your vertabra have slid backwards on each ot

Can retrolisthesis be corrected after a fall injury?
I took a bad tumble in '85. If i understand it means your vertabra have slid backwards on each ot

Probably not: Fusion would be indicated if there is instability . This would have to fit certain criteria. Not likely that you would have instability over 25 years. Also mild retolisthesis is usually an incidental finding not associated with symptoms. ...Read more

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I fall backwards while roller blading. There is a bump on my top right side of my head towards the back. And stiff neck hours later. Will i be ok?

I fall backwards while roller blading. There is a bump on my top right side of my head towards the back. And stiff neck hours later. Will i be ok?

You should be: You may be having muscle spasm in the neck (similar to whiplash injury). Warm compress to the neck, analgesic balm, massage to the neck, and pain killers on a regular basis, all may help if you do it every day for a week or so. ...Read more

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16 mo Baby fell off bed backwards onto back and back of head about 30 inch fall. All seems well but should I be concerned about retinal detachments?

16 mo Baby fell off bed backwards onto back and back of head about 30 inch fall. All seems well but should I be concerned about retinal detachments?

Not likely: It's very unlikely to see a retinal detachment in that scenario, but I'm concerned about your child. That is a pretty big fall and could cause other issues. At the very least, have your toddler checked out by your pediatrician. I hope all is well. ...Read more

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Shoulder pain that started from a fall back Oct. 2014. increased soreness thru the months to wear now always in pain lifting up , backwards, at rest?

Shoulder pain that started from a fall back Oct. 2014.  increased soreness thru the months to wear now always in pain lifting up , backwards, at rest?

Frozen shoulder: First time in this forum. From the limited information you have provided it sounds like you have a frozen shoulder. This is based on the history of trauma to the shoulder area. I would like to know whether any x-rays were done at the time of the fall to rule out a fracture. If negative, you are presenting limitation in abduction and external rotation which is hallmark of the problem. ...Read more

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Normal to feel light headed n feeling like you're gonna fall backwards when taper at 0.06 mg of clonazepam? How long to feel like this? Almostoffcomp.

Normal to feel light headed n feeling like you're gonna fall backwards when taper at 0.06 mg of clonazepam? How long to feel like this? Almostoffcomp.

Falling backwards: is only normal if you observe daylight savings time. Otherwise best let your doctor know before you end up falling and break something. ...Read more

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Yes I'm in pain from the fall?

Tell us more: Need to know what exactly happened in the fall and how you landed where it hurts etc. You'd probably need to be examined by a doctor too so suggest you go and see one. ...Read more

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I fall for no reason?

Neuro check: You should assume there is no reason actually, only after a complete medical and neuro checkup. If there is no reason after all medical and neurologic workup, then maybe it could be discussed with a therapist or psychiatrist. ...Read more

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How come I have hayfever in autumn/fall?

How come I have hayfever in autumn/fall?

Weed pollen or mold: The most common airborne allergens in the late summer and fall are weeds (like ragweed, lambs quarter, sage pigweed, etc depending on location) along with mold spores. After the first hard frost, the pollen typically decreases. An allergist can skin test and in 20 minutes, a person can know what they are allergic to. ...Read more

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I always feel like i'm falling backwards. Why?

I always feel like i'm falling backwards. Why?

Be seen: It sounds like vertigo. Be seen for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Always feel like im falling backwards in flats?

Be seen: It sounds like vertigo. Be seen for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can dyslexia involve a person to write their letters backwards?

Can dyslexia involve a person to write their letters backwards?

One Form Yes: This is considered 1 type.But basically dyslexia means the brain has difficulty with reading comprehension--not vision.There are several different types that require special teaching to learn how to read. ...Read more

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Whats the quickest way to fall pregnant?

Whats the quickest way to fall pregnant?

An egg is released: There is a chemical released from the brain lh which triggers the release of a mature egg from the ovary about 24 hours later. Over the counter ovulation predictor kit measure the lh which predicts the window of fertility. The area of release on the ovary then begins to may Progesterone in order to thicken the lining of the uterus.









The area on the ovary. ...Read more