San Jose, CA
A 20-year-old female asked:
i am experiencing dizziness that gets worse with sitting upright, that is unaffected by changing head position, exercise, hot weather, lying flat, prolonged standing, and that gets better with rest, severe back pain in the lower part, spinning sensation,
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Dizziness: If you're experiencing vertigo, a spinning sensation, upon sitting upright from a supine position, an inner ear disorder is likely. Rolling over in bed causing a spinning sensation is also characteristic. Low back pain seems unrelated. Any recent strain? A lightheaded sensation on standing up is seen with low blood pressure or even anemia. Getting examined by your MD is advisable. ?see ENT also.
165 viewsReviewed Jun 5, 2019
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Dizziness : Dizziness when sitting upright is likely from a loss of blood pressure or circulation. This can be from dehydration, moderate to severe anemia and several other things. Inner ear vertigo typically comes from changing head positions which you do not have. You should see a doctor in person
165 viewsAnswered Jun 2, 2019
Last updated Oct 4, 2019
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