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why do i get dizzy when i cough

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rivas
19 years experience Family Medicine
Cough and dizzy= sit: In general when you experience lightheaded or dizzy Ness after coughing or vomiting it is best to sit down. Most likely you are experiencing what is c ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
It decreases: blood flow to brain . It show like doing valsalva maneuver effect. Decreases the blood flow to heart.
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
This can happen: Prolonged coughing/laughing can reduce the amount of blood being pumped from your heart and thus less blood getting to your brain causing temporary di ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ish Rawal
Dr. Ish Rawal answered
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Vasovagal: It sounds like your blood pressure drops when you bend over or cough... In the normal sense the body is reacting more than what it should. Also you mi ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
See a Dr. or ENT: Hard tro say what is going on without a thorough history and exam. See a Dr., whom may refer you to an ENT specialist
A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Vertigo: This may be due to involvement of the middle ear (semicircular canals), to decrease in oxygen to brain, to neurological involvement by organisms like ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Patel
44 years experience Family Medicine
See a Physician : There could be a numbers of causes and would recommend that you see a Physician ASAP as it is unusual to pass out from coughing without an underlying ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
11 years experience Family Medicine
Sounds miserable: There are many causes of cough, but the most common is a viral respiratory infection. It can take about a week for a viral cough to even begin to imp ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
NotUnusualWithCough: It is not unusual to feel lightheaded or dizzy and feeling of cant breath.You need to get checked by your doctor for these symptoms as we need to know ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
13 years experience Urgent Care
Dizziness: It is common reflex mechanism that can happen with anybody. Have high fiber diet and enough water daily so you do not stay constipated wchich can caus ... Read More

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