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Sudden dizziness while sitting

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Many causes: many possible causes of fainting and dizziness. If this is a significant problem for you, please talk with a doctor about it.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Hypotension: What you are describing is orthostatic hypotension or postural hypotension. When you get up, your blood pressure dropa and there is a delay in recover... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
Neurology 28 years experience
Nerve palsy: It appears that you may have a Cranial nerve palsy or oculomotor muscle weakness. I would recommend to make an appointmen... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Your blood pressure : May be dropping when u move from a sitting to a standing position. See your dr for a thorough exam. Take care!
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rubinowicz
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Probably benign: There is a difference between dizziness, as in lightheaded, and spinning sensation. If it is lightheaded with position changes [stand, or sit up] then... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
Get an evaluation: Episodes of dizziness can occur from many causes. Ear disease, medication effects, tumors, poor blood flow, migraine events, etc., can all cause dizz... Read More
A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Many disorders: "Dizziness" is one of the most challenging symptoms I encounter because the sensation can result from dysfunction of many different organ systems inc... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
Sounds like you: are dehydrated. Drink more fluids.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Multiple causes: benign positional vertigo, inner ear dysfunction, anemia, hypoglycemia, cardiac issues or neurological issues...I suggest a comprehensive physical med... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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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