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Whilst out running I fell down a steep slope tumbling head over heels and hitting my neck & lower back on rocks and knocking myself out for approximately 30 seconds, I went to doctors who told me its just bruised and there's nothing wrong. they did not look at my back or neck. I have shooting pains and feelings of water being poured down my legs,  any pressure on the back of my neck gives me horrendous headache and my vision goes blurry. I am worried as this has been a week and half now. I'm relying on painkillers and sleeping tablets as I can't sleep properly. did not sleep at all for 4 days due to severe pain in neck and can genuinely not function like this for much longer.
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I would suggest getting a second opinion just to be sure. It's definitely not just a bruised muscle. Try applying warm compress for 20 minutes to the affected parts to helps minimize the pains.

Take care!
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Please go to the ER right away for immediate treatment and to rule out any serious underlying conditions.

Take care!
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hospital sent me home said it wasn't an emergency
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That's good! Did you asked what's causing the symptoms of shooting pains, headache, and blurry visions? I hope you see improvement soon. Take care!
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still in pain keep losing control of my legs they just buckle under me. told hospital everything they aren't concerned but still in so much pain and just feel awful
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I would suggest getting a second opinion just to be sure. It's definitely not just a bruised muscle. Try applying warm compress for 20 minutes to the affected parts to helps minimize the pains.

Take care!
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