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why do i feel dizzy while sitting

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Dizziness : Studies show dizziness is one of the most common complaints presented to physicians. Need a full medical history and physical exam including but not l ... Read More

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
?labyrnthitis: Your inner ear may have some inflammation or an issue causing the dizziness and different body positions can cause it to come and go as the fluid in y ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus issue: It is not likely that the sinuses are causing this dizziness. You are probably dehydrated drink plenty of water. Are you blowing colored secretions ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Nausea and dizziness: The most common cause of your symptoms is anner ear problems. Which are self limited most of the time and you could take an otc antihistamine. If s ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Hauch
44 years experience Retinal Surgery
Bp: Postural hypotension.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Orthostatic: Orthostatic changes. Blood drains from head. Make sure you're well hydrated. If symptoms persist, see MD.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Assessment: There are a number of possible causes for dizziness. Can not diagnose you. Since this is a chronic symptom - would encourage you to seek medical evalu ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Positional vertigo? : Binign positional vertigo may be the diagnosis but you should see your primary doctor to check your blood pressure as well as blood tests including ch ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Many possibilities: There are many possibilities for such symptoms. Your info indicates you're on coumadin, (warfarin) which can cause bleeding, which can lead to anemia ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
13 years experience Neurology
Hypoglycemia: If you have not eaten for a while and are hungry, then you may also have low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia. Tremor and dizziness are symptoms of hypogl ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Balance: You also mention you have a headache, you need to have ypur symptoms investigated, this is not normal in the absence of nasal allergies and/or sinus p ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Pierce
35 years experience Cardiology
Low blood pressure: Blood pools in your legs while sitting. If you stand the body tells the veins and arteries to squeeze in the legs. If your dehydrated or have other co ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
62 years experience General Surgery
Try bending slowly: If you bend very fast you might be draining the blood from your brain, but you should check your BP and your h ;h.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Mittal
15 years experience Neurology
Syncope: It is called vasovagal syncope. Start taking stool softners so that you do not strain.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Blood pressure drop: Postural change in blood pressure can be encountered secondary to several meds, but also can be seen with anemias, dysautonomias, dehydration, cardiac ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probable positional: You most likely have benign positional vertigo which is characterized by vertigo.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rosenfield
22 years experience Family Medicine
Get it checked out: There are numerous reason that this could be happening. Some relatively minor and some could be serious. It is best to get a healthcare provider to ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Problem in inner ear: The most likely cause is something affecting the nerves or the small bones in the inner ear. Could be a virus (acute layrinthitis) a bacterial infecti ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Symptom: Nausea is a common symptom of being overheated.
A female asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Various concerns: Lightheadedness upon standing can be due to different problems a few of which could be low blood pressure(rapid fall), dehydration, low blood sugar, m ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience Cardiology
Need check up: Sometimes laughing hard may momentarily drop your blood pressure and/or lower your heart rate.When this response is exaggerated it might make you feel ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Sanner
19 years experience Neurology
Orthostatic low BP: Orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure when going from supine to sitting/standing) is manageable. Ask your doc about elastic compression stocking ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Low blood pressure: You may have low blood pressure. Please make sure to drink and eat well. Dehydration and anemia may lead to low blood pressure. Pls consult your do ... Read More
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