U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Powell, OH
A 17-year-old male asked:

I've been feeling minor lightheadedness and back pain for around 30 hours. i've had full meals and plenty of rest. any probable causes?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Many reasons: Lightheadedness after standing up can be due to orthostatic hypotension if your resting BP is too low or you're dehydrated. It can also occur due to bradycardia, or slowing of the heart rate (HR). You could also have some vasovagal component. See your primary care physician immediately for guidance. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/hypotension-orthostatic
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Sep 16, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.