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dizziness after blowing nose

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Valsalva: Often it is because people do a valsalva maneuver when they blow their nose hard. (you can google valsalva). That maneuver changes both blood pressur ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
36 years experience Family Medicine
Saline: Use saline nasal spray and stop blowing so hard and much
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Dr. EMILIA MATOS
43 years experience General Practice
Vestibular irritatio: Sometimes when you blow your nose can affect inner ear and you can feel dizzy.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Blow: more gently.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Hyperventillation: You are blowing too hard. Gently blow your nose. If you are having much congestion, get a neti-pot. Be sure to drink lots of liquids.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Increased head press: Blowing your nose will cause a sudden rise in pressure in the head or "intracranial" pressure. This then, decreases circulating blood volume to the br ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Bunged up?: Does this mean stuffed up or have a cold and much congestion? if this is true, it is not infrequent that people that blow their nose will get dizzy. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Several options: Stop blowing your nose. Have your blood pressure checked. It gets more complicated after that and would require an ENT or neurologist's oppini ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
ASK the facility: That will do the test, varies.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Blowing: Your nose increases intranasal pressure that is transmitted through tubes, causing your tympanic membrane to pop.
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