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Doctor insights on: Anxiety Causing Chronic Facial Pain And Dizziness

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Can ct head/orbit cause : lightheaded dizzy w/ brief low rumble noise , headache w/ tingling forehead? Dr said maybe anxiety, but no hx panic.attacks

Can ct head/orbit cause : lightheaded dizzy  w/ brief low rumble noise , headache w/ tingling forehead? Dr said maybe anxiety, but no hx panic.attacks

No, a CT cannot: CAUSE these symptoms. In fact, a CT may HELP DIAGNOSE reasons for dizziness and headache, such as sinusitis. Your doctor is correct that anxiety can cause dizziness and tingling, even without "panic attacks". If you have your CT on a disc, I can explain it to you on HealthTap Concierge healthtap.com/saurbornmd. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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I had nasal surgery including sinuplasty 2 weeks ago. I now have facial pain and swelling. I am also dizzy. What should I do?

I had nasal surgery including sinuplasty 2 weeks ago. I now have facial pain and swelling. I am also dizzy. What should I do?

Call surgeon: This is something you need to contact the surgeon for a check. Something is not quite right and you need to do it ASAP. ...Read more

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Facial pain, sweating, body aches, dizziness, and minor chest pain and burning? Help

Facial pain, sweating, body aches, dizziness, and minor chest pain and burning? Help

Evaluation Needed: Your symptoms are very varied and common with many different diagnoses so you need to go to the doctors to get evaluated and receive a diagnosis and formulate a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Symptoms: headache , burning sensation in face, metal taste in mouth , heartburn , neck is stiff, nausea, red eyes, facial pain, dizziness , ?

Symptoms: headache , burning sensation in face, metal taste in mouth , heartburn , neck is stiff, nausea, red eyes, facial pain, dizziness , ?

Evaluation Needed: From the symptoms you have mentioned it is hard to differential diagnose. You will need to go to the doctors to get an examination. ...Read more

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Bad sinus infection for three wks despite antibiotic shot. Bright yellow mucus in nose, headache, dizzy, sleepy, facial pain. Sinus brain infection??

Bad sinus infection for three wks despite antibiotic shot. Bright yellow mucus in nose, headache, dizzy, sleepy, facial pain. Sinus brain infection??

Sinusitis?: You could have a blocked or infected sinus that might respond to decongestants and perhaps additional antibiotic treatment. It is unlikely an infection has extended into the brain area, but it happens sometimes, so don't take chances. Contact your doctor ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more

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Face pain/spasms, dizzy, neck pain, after doing chin ups and chest dips? Sometimes I get eyelid twitching too. What causes this? How do i fix it?

Face pain/spasms, dizzy, neck pain, after doing chin ups and chest dips? Sometimes I get eyelid twitching too. What causes this? How do i fix it?

Get checked: Clearly, not a normal response after doing chin ups. I would check your teeth, your cranial joints (TM joints, occiput and frontal sinus at sphenoid junction) for presence of toxins, pathoges or allergens. Dizziness is suggestive that your ears may be involved .Muscle spasm and eyelid twitching suggest neuromuscular involvement, so rule out Lyme disease. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause chronic dizziness, nausea, headaches and fatigue? Been feeling this for 6months and all tests are normal. Have anxiety/depression

Can anxiety cause chronic dizziness, nausea, headaches and fatigue? Been feeling this for 6months and all tests are normal. Have anxiety/depression

Yes plus: Anxiety our depression can contribute to some of these symptoms. See a psychologist to evaluate the sources of your distress and work on anxiety and depression. Self help relaxation, yoga and tau chi can be helpful. Best wishes Dr. Kathy ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Facial Pain (Definition)

Facial pain is a clinical finding in which there is pain in the area of the face. This is often due to trauma, ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more