A 30-year-old member asked:
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when i stand up from sitting or laying down for a while i get dizzy and have tunnel vision. what can cause this?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it.
Answered on Jul 14, 2020

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