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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
13 years experience in Neurology
Low blood to brain.: Light-headedness is usually caused by a decrease in blood flow to the brain. This can occur with position changes, such as standing up suddenly. It ca ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Many things: Possibly an inner ear problem, drugs, or a reaction to a medication. Low blood pressure possibly. Symptoms like these are best determined by a thoroug ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
31 years experience in Dentistry
Food?: If you have hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) eating something can make it better.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Lightheaded: This depends on why you are lightheaded. If you are having symptoms where you feel you might pass out it is important to check it out.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
This constellation : Of symptoms requires further evaluation with your physician.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Antidepressants??: From your description, it appears that you have stopped or ran out of an ssri ( antidepressant/anxiety modulator medications)... These are common symp ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience in Cardiology
Lots of things!: Sorting out the significance of those symptoms depends on accompanied circumstances (precipitating events, duration, palpitations), objective findings ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Go to ER: Your symptoms could be signs of something serious. Go to the er or an urgent care clinic for further evaluation asap.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
Headaches: Could be migraines, but frequent shortness of breath with fast heart rate without asthma could be a serious thing. Go see your doctor or go to er for ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Different things: Both symptoms might not necessarily be associated, heartburn could be dyspepsia, lightheadedness could be anything.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
12 years experience in Neurology
Go to Doc: A headache associated with nose bleeding should be evaluated by a physician, especially if you do not get regular headaches.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Lithium is not a first choice for treatment of anxiety. It is used more often for bipolar disorder. Talk to your doctor about treatment options. Take ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Qiu
Dr. Juan Qiu answered
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: You should see a doctor for these symptoms. They can be caused by something serious.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Sometimes simple: An normal, healthy person who gets light-headed when getting up from lying or sitting, or who feels faint sometimes, especially on hot days, may have ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Stress reaction : Your symptoms may be related to a heart issue but due to your age and unknown other medical history, this is less likely. There are also many other ca ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: You should see your doctor to get checked out
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Possible, but...: Possibly, but more likely due to other problems, especially at you age. Check with your doctor.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
You need to be seen: Stress, poor diet, smoking, dehydration, anemia, medication interaction, endocrine problems, heart problems, being out of shape are all potential reas ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Barometric headache: Features of mountain sickness do come to mind when you give that history. There is also another entity called barometric headache which occurs in some ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience in Cardiology
Number of things: Could be high blood pressure, stroke in the back of the brain, medication side effects, heart rhythm problems or simply benign vertigo. If headache a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
Perhapse: I hope you don't expect me attach a corresponding image now....
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience in Neurology
Don't know......: What are you really asking, please rephrase so i can answer your question.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
72 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Symptoms of flu: What you describe are symptoms of flu. Take lots of fluids and monitor your temperature. If it gets high you will need medical attention. Good luck. ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
27 years experience in Neurology
Tinnitus: Not likely to cause tinnitus; known to cause lightheadedness and dizziness.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanan Morcos
20 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
SVT vs non sustained: Speak with your internist for a referral to a cardiac electrophysiologist.. You may need a holter/ event monitor followed by an electrophysiologic stu ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. A V
Dr. A V answered
17 years experience in Neurology
Migraines: The migraines themselves could be causing these symptoms. See your neurologist to discuss treatment options if what you are using now is ineffective.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Family practice : Insulin resistance or metabolic syndrome may cause these symptoms but it is usually associated with fatigue , weight gain and sluggish feeling. You ar ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
GAD: May be signs of generalized anxiety disorder (i.E panic attacks). A neurological and cardiovascular exam may help excluding other organic causes.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Migraine: Your description can be seen with episodes of classical migraine. See a neurologist and get further evaluated.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Wrong test: For these symptoms you need a neurologist evaluation, and likely an MRI will be ordered. A ct of the brain, even with contrast, is not adequate. Sta ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Sinus tachycardia: Sinus tachycardia can cause symptoms of fatigue, shortness of breath, etc. Talk to your MD about your symptoms. Is your thyroid normal? Why are you on ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose your symptoms. However, paradoxically; even though you have hypertension, you may also be having some problems with hypotensio ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
28 years experience in Neurosurgery
See your doctor: What is your question? These symptoms are concerning and can have several possible etiologies. Need to be evaluated by your family physician immediat ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Low blood pressure: You may be experiencing some degree of postural hypotension, where BP drops on standing. This could be secondary to meds, such as anti-hypertensives, ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Read below: Three ct scans in 3 months sounds like an anxiety state most headaches are benign but you can have an MRI to settle the question.
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