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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Well...: Why have you been in bed for 4 days?? This is not normal.. Your vertigo and nausea are important symptoms. YES
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Gold
45 years experience in Neurology
Not unhealthy.: In a healthy person, the exercise and experience of dizziness is not dangerous - unless you plan on doing something immediately that requires balance!
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Dehydrated/Need Food: Feeling faint & dizzy with nausea are common signs of dehydration or not getting enough calories. Drink plenty of water each day & make sure you are ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Quality of sleep: The first thing to consider is are you getting enough sleep. 8 hours is better, 7 is mandatory for most people to feel rested. Sleep apnea and depre ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Fetter
49 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possible causes: Dizzyness is a very vague/nonspecific symptom. You could be feeling spinning (vertigo), faintness/lightheadedness, unsteadiness, etc., which could be ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience in Neurology
Pardon?: Your post reads like a statement but it ends with a question mark? Like this? Also your tense is not clear, i.e. "I feel dizzy" not "I felt dizzy"? Al ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Many reasons: Dizziness after sitting up in bed too quickly can be due to orthostatic hypotension if your resting BP is too low or you're dehydrated. Dizziness caus ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
One serious: Possibility is sleep apnea. If you have recurrent sxs please seek medical evaluation.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
19 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Flu?: It sounds like you could have the flu. But without talking to you directly and taking a history i cannot diagnose anything. If it is the flu, get be ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roxanne Lewis
Specializes in Clinical Psychology
Get assessment: You can have debilitating panic attacks with out tachycardia-- I would recommend a physical and psychological work up including basic blood work up. ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
13 years experience in Pediatrics
Orthostatics: Orthostatic hypotension is a condition where the blood pressure drops when going from a sitting to a standing position. It can cause dizziness (somet ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nabil Moufarrej
43 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Vertigo: Check for inner ear problems.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Samy
Dr. Ravi Samy answered
25 years experience in Head and Neck Surgery
Check your hearing: Dizziness can be due to a lot of things, from viruses to tumors to medications, etc. Can you still hear ok? Use the phone to check. You shoul ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Govind Sharma
59 years experience in Internal Medicine
Panic : It may be be pat you will need to wear a holter monitor to find out.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Some possibilities include asthma which worsens at night. If you have itchy watery eyes, over the counter allergy medication may provide relief. A vir ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
Positional vertigo: is one possibility. Having otoliths in one of the semicircular canals may trigger vertigo with a change in head position relative to gravity ( looking ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Jackson
10 years experience in Neurology
Orthostasis: This is a phenomenon called orthostasis. It is very common and usually related to blood volume status. The reason you are having this is the unclear ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Hastriter
18 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Congested : Congested means your mucous is blocked. Try increasing your fluid intake to make secretions less viscous do not to get congested. Menthol below nostri ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Cluster headaches: Histamine cephalgia or "horton's headaches", or cluster headaches all can suddenly attack in early am hrs with severe focal pain over one eye, lasting ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
45 years experience in Cardiology
See a good physician: I assume a small number of stairs. You may have an abnormality of the conduction system that regulates your heartbeat. It may be apparent on an ekg or ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
30 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Sleep apnea?: You could have sleep apnea. Or, you could be allergic to something in your environment. Do you take any medications before you go to sleep? Consult yo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience in General Surgery
See your doctor: See your doctor. We cannot diagnose or treat from this forum.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
You answered it!: Exhausted is the key, and then falling asleep! often when we are overtired, and overwired, our senses can be on hyperoverdrive too, so the ringing may ... Read More
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