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A 44-year-old member asked:

could allergies make someone feel dizzy and almost faint?

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Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Not likely: Regular pollen or food allergies wouldn't normally cause these symptoms. Severe allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis can drop blood pressure with lightheadedness, syncope, severe blood pressure drop, shortness of breath.

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A 27-year-old female asked:

25 no health problems or meds/allergies. Woke up this morning feeling dizzy, wait to see if passes or see doctor right away?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Drink fluids: Drink fluids and watch your temperature, if it gets better then you are good to go, if not see your doctor.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Can allergies cause you dizziness & fatigue ?

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Dr. Linda Green
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 45 years experience
Possibly: People with allergies frequently experience fatigue and may also experience dizziness. However these symptoms can occur with many conditions. See a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment.
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A 18-year-old female asked:

Why do allergies cause dizziness?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Raymond Schneider
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes they can: Allergies can interfere with normal nasal and ear function which then causes a problem with a structure known as semicircular canals. These are part of the ear and help tell your brain where your head is located.
East Meadow, NY
A 80-year-old male asked:

Can allergies cause dizzyness?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes possible: but first see your doctor to rule out other serious problems for dizziness before you visit allergy specialist .

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