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A 36-year-old member asked:

What can cause dizziness?

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Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Many things: Difficulties with the inner ear and migraines are common causes of dizziness, but there are multiple other possible causes including your heart or neurological problems. Good place to start would be with your primary care or ENT doctor

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A 18-year-old female asked:

What are some causes of dizzyness?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Dizziness: Many causes which require evaluation by your doctor. Can be related to change in blood pressure or if vertigo (room spinning), can be a middle ear disturbance.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of dizziness?

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Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 49 years experience
Probale inner ear: When asked to explain dizziness; most patients describe it as a feeling of one or more of "lightheaded, spinning, tilting, falling, loss of balance" triggered by change of head or body position. It is probably due to irritation of nerve of inner ear by (otoconia) which are gravels in ear. Some patients may call a feeling of faintness as dizzy but this is rare.
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A 35-year-old male asked:

What causes dizzy spells

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
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, a serious problem in your brain. Without more details it is impossible to narrow it down. If you have constant dizziness get seen right now. If you have intermittent dizziness but it has lasted more than two days, get seen. Don't drive.
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
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Thanks for the Thank You note. It was kind of you to send it. Hope your dizziness is easiy fixed.
Oct 15, 2018
A 55-year-old male asked:

What is causing me to feel dizzy?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Dizziness: Several reasons, from abnormality in peripheral vestibular function, brain lesion, psychiatric, or unknown. Examples are otitis media, acoustic neuroma, meniers' disease, migraines, ms, pregnancy, low blood sugar or blood pressure, heart attack, iron deficiency anemia, thyroid disease, hormonal changes, anxiety/depression.
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A 44-year-old member asked:

What causes lightheadedness and dizziness?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Lohanswered
Cardiology 50 years experience
Lots of things!: Sorting out the significance of those symptoms depends on accompanied circumstances (precipitating events, duration, palpitations), objective findings (abnormal cardiac or neurologic exam), age (younger, older), etc. Often these may be relatively benign (if younger patient and not objective abnormalities), but may also be a harbinger of more serious underlying conditions. Talk to your doctor.

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