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why do i get dizzy when i'm sick?

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Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 29 years experience
Dizziness: This is due to multiple factors and depends on the type of sickness you are referring to. In upper respiratory tract infection may be associated with sinus congestion. This in turn may increase the pressure inside the sinus cavity which will be transmitted to your vestibular organ in the inner ear. As part of an inflammatory response your body produces substances that will make you feel dizzy.

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A 21-year-old female asked:

I get extremly dizzy shakey and sick if i don't eat very regularly and especially if i don't eat quick enough the morning. Causes me to feel faint week?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
?hypoglycemia: One possibility is hypoglcemia. Your md would arrange proper testing to include blood sugar levels, fasting and at various times during the day, along with testing you body's Insulin levels. Less likely possibilities include deficiencies of thyroid and adrenal hormones.
A 40-year-old member asked:

I am afraid i will get sick/dizzy on a train!?

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Dr. Andrea Kossler
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) : If you have a history of motion sickness on boats, planes or cars you may have these symptoms on a train (dizzy/sick). You can avoid this by looking straight ahead in the direction of movement, or at a far distant object. Also, avoid reading, sudden head movements, heavy foods or alcohol. You can also take medications such as dramamine (dimenhydrinate) to help with your symptoms. Best of luck!
A 18-year-old male asked:

I get hot and feel sick then i start getting dizzy and everything fades to black but i can hear and feel everything i can get up but stil feel sic?

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Dr. John Barbuto
Specializes in Neurology
Autonomic problem?: Overall sounds like an autonomic spell of some sort with hypotension (not sufficient to pass out, but enough to affect vision). Cardiac arrhythmia also possible. You'll need evaluation by someone local. If autonomic dysfunction (with or without arrhythmia) is the intermediary mechanism for the symptoms you'll still need to know what sets the problem off. Wide range of possible answers.
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Specializes in Neurology
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A 24-year-old female asked:

Hiya i am feeling tired all the time and have a lot of hot sweats i also get dizzy and feeling sick.

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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possibilities...: If you are having this type of symptoms you need evaluation in order to check for different possibilities: thyroid disease, anemia, diabetes. If you are having cough and weight loss as well you should get a tuberculosis test although similar symptoms can be found in other diseases too.If you are sexually active and irregular period pregnancy is a consideration as well.Try to see your doctor soon.
San Jose, CA
A 17-year-old male asked:

I get anxious a lot for no reason and feel sick and dizzy a lot. I try to make myself ill to get out of school to avoid people. ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Find a life coach: Most people will encounter events in life that require a skill set that they have not learned. You shouldn't try to fix a broken leg & you shouldn't try to fix this alone either.. A life coach/therapist can help you sort out your stresses & learn skills to manage them. Your parents or regular doc can help you find one. Do it now. Life can be better.

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