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A 51-year-old male asked:

I had two episodes of sudden dizziness with light vertigo and severe nausea and vomiting which last only several hours. no other symptoms. head ct and mri was negative. now 8 weeks passed, still have some lightheadedness. what is possible diagnosis?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Lightheaded: Possible causes for persistent lightheadedness include the following: respiratory alkylosis, amyloidosis, anemia, CHF, valve problem, drugs, labrynthitis, hypertension, hypothyroidism. The list can go on, but Chagas disease and others less likely.
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