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What causes dizzy spells while sitting

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
17 years experience Cardiology
Many things: Dizziness can be a heart rhythm problem, dehydration, thyroid problem, or an inner ear problem. I would suggest speaking to your primary care doctor.
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Hard to say: There are many reasons for dizziness . This requires an evaluation with your physician.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You need to be examined and blood testing. There are several possibilities so they need to be explored you also need a urine preg test and need to giv ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes!: Dizziness has many possible causes, some minor, some serious. It could be a medication side effect, an ear infection, lack of fluid or food intake, ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Referred to as: Orthostatic hypotension. When you go from lying down to seated, your heart has to pump blood against gravity to get it to the brain and blood also "po ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Levin
40 years experience Psychiatry
Many things: Could be anxiety or medical problems. I suggest you see your family physician. Make sure you ask your family members if they have ever had anything li ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unsteadiness: If your gait is unsteady and you do not have true spinning (vertigo) you may want to see a neurologist. There are many causes of unsteadiness and you ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Other drivers: Stress, anxiety, possible heart irregularities. Why not see your local doctor and describe the things that bring this on.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Patel
44 years experience Family Medicine
See a Doctor soon: Unusual to have those symptoms at your age. See your Physician soon or go to the ER if you cannot be seen right away
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple causes: Please consult your OB-GYN. May be due to anemia, low blood sugar, hypotension.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Guibor
54 years experience Ophthalmology
Dizzy spells: Please see your local ENT doctor for dizziness evaluation and your ophthalmologist for red eyes. Don't self medicate or guess about the diagnoses.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saira Dar
Dr. Saira Dar answered
22 years experience Family Medicine
Further evaluation : Shinevillamil, this could be one of several things. Dehydration being one of the most common cause, i encourage fluids. If you are drinking enough flu ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: If sense of moving then likely related to inner ear. If more a sense of about to pass out then likely related to a fall in blood pressure. Measure BP ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Medications: You list caffeine, Chantix and Caffeine as your meds. Waking up with chest pain can be due to esophagitis (motirn and caffeine can contribute) Palpita ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sick: Are you dehydrated? Do you have a fever?. If you have been hydrating well and your heart rate is not coming down- do recommend medical evaluation.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Many causes: many possible causes of fainting and dizziness. If this is a significant problem for you, please talk with a doctor about it.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Vertigo: Do you feel like the room is spinning around you? If so , you may have vertigo. See MD for full history physical and neuro exam. Evaluation for dizzin ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Espinosa
18 years experience Neurology
Vertigo: The sensation of lightheadedness is not very specific, but vertigo (bppv) could be one of the causes. I would recommend see your local neurologist t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
You need to see a md: You need to see a doctor you are at the age where you must take care of you body.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
Orthostatic hypotens: Orthostatic hypotension (also called postural hypotension) is a form of low blood pressure that can cause dizziness. It happens when the blood vessels ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Jackson
10 years experience 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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