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A 27-year-old female asked:

doc says my dizzy spells could be copd but its generalized in my neck and head! tingling in both and like fuzzy vision heat intolerance any suggestion?

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Headaches at all?: Do you have bad headaches at all in conjunction or aside from these "dizzy spells?" I think it is possible for your symptoms to be at least contributed to by COPD. Is stopping the cigarettes not an option? I think that should be seriously considered in order to help take just a little more complexity off the table for this problem. Normal thyroid?

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