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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Both possible: But if you are having these symptoms it might be beneficial to see a doctor and make sure nothing more serious is in progress.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Too long: Unless a chronic virus like ebv or cmv or hiv... Generally know. Sometimes this can be an immune process. 7months is a long time to have this.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not normal but...: Vestibular neuronitis can occur after a viral infection. Google it and see if it sounds like what you have. You may want to see your doctor.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Many: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Yes: A viral infection can affect the body in many ways. When you have flu symptoms you feel weak and ache and get dizzy. This is caused by the body's re ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
No: Hi. No, tiredness and diarrhea are usually mechanistically unrelated. I would say severe diarrhea can cause tiredness, but not vice versa.
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A 86-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes possible: but first see your doctor to rule out other serious problems for dizziness before you visit allergy specialist .
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Not related to that but as u know many other factors can cause that please see your pcp for evaluation.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many things: Sometimes stomach discomfort can cause what is known as a vagal response, which while not dangerous, can cause low blood pressure and dizziness. The g ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Li
Dr. John Li answered
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes, depends where.: Any infection of the middle ear or inner ear can cause dizziness. (location is key... A minor superficial toe infection might not cause dizziness). ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not likely: An acute gastric viral infection, or pertussis are more likely to cause vomiting. A hallmark of pertussis is cough that leads to vomiting.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Owoc
18 years experience Prosthodontics
Doubt it: The body is an amazing miracle. I suppose if you were extremely constipated, it's possible that you're 'bearing down' so hard that you're actually dec ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
A brain tumor...: ...For one. But most of the time, such symptoms are due to something common, such as a cold or flu. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor and make ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Dizziness can be caused by some of the causes of fever. Cannot evaluate your problem with out exam. See MD to sort out your problem.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
No.: No. But fever can cause anxiety!
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes : Conjunctivitis is often caused by a viral infection in your body, in which your eyes are generally secondarily involved. The viral syndrome often has ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Sure: Yes both viruses (herpes and west nile) and bacteria ( bacterial sepsis with microabscess) but clearly more associated with viral causes.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience Pain Management
No: Not that i'm aware of. I'd look for another cause.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes if the inhaled chemicals cause a sudden drop in BP or significant bronchospasm.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Ebv can present in many odd ways beyond the classic presentation with sore throat, swollen glands, fevers and fatigue. Ebv can affect virtually every ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly but rarely: If the post-nasal drips are severe, a few people may get nausea . If there is a sinus infection, dizziness may occur. However there are many more caus ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinusitis: It can cause migraine and dizziness, but confusion i don't think so, just feeling crummy that may cloud your thoughts a bit.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sudafed: Sudafed Congestion has been reported to cause nausea & vomiting. Sudafed PE Pressure+Pain+Cough can cause diarrhea. There are many Sudafed formu ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
Sort of: There are many causes of dementia, including some we don't normally think of, such as vitamin deficiency, stroke, or brain tumor. Some of these disea ... Read More
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