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I have a strange buzzing in my head. No blurriness, no dizziness, no tingling in the body. Just a buzz in the back of my head by my left ear.

I have a strange buzzing in my head. No blurriness, no dizziness, no tingling in the body. Just a buzz in the back of my head by my left ear.

Tinnitus: Most common reason involves inner ear, a response by your acoustic nerve to degeneration, prior trauma, perhaps loud noise exposure, but could also be due to obstructed eustacian canal, transmitted blood vessel turbulence. Most likely benign and annoying, but might get examined to assure no future risks to hearing. ...Read more

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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


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I have persistent on/off moments of dizziness+ buzzing feeling in head that lasts few seconds (happened twice). Concern for brain tumor?

I have persistent on/off moments of dizziness+ buzzing feeling in head that lasts few seconds (happened twice). Concern for brain tumor?

Low concern: There are many other causes of dizziness that are not caused by a brain tumor, for example dehydration probably being #1 cause. That being said, if you start to develop new headaches, blurry/double vision, vomiting, confusion, or more persistent dizziness, these symptoms would warrant an exam by a health care provider. I hope you feel better. ...Read more

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On and off for a month, increasing lately, dizziness, buzzing head, followed by slight nausea. 36 y.O. Not pregnant. How do I stop it?

On and off for a month, increasing lately, dizziness, buzzing head, followed by slight nausea. 36 y.O. Not pregnant. How do I stop it?

See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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I'm feeling dizzy lightheadedness when walking or turning my head with ringing or buzzing in my ears I have a small cold to more sinus?

I'm feeling dizzy lightheadedness when walking or turning my head with ringing or buzzing in my ears I have a small cold to more sinus?

Viral: Likely viral labyrinthitis or vestibular neuronitis. This is usually self- limited and should clear with time. However, it is worth seeing a doctor, to make sure that you don't have a bacterial infection, as well. ...Read more

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Buzzing in ear (left) + mild dizziness. All cardio parameter normal incl bp. Had cold about 4 weeks ago. Teetotaler?

Buzzing in ear (left) + mild dizziness. All cardio parameter normal incl bp. Had cold about 4 weeks ago. Teetotaler?

Tinnitus: Important facts to know would be whether you have difficulty hearing or pain in addition to other symptoms. You may have fluid in the middle ear due to URI and this could cause pressure, tinnitus, hearing loss, and possibly an off balance sensation. Sometimes, a virus can get into inner ear and cause a disturbance there with tinnitus and possibly off balance. See ENT for exam and hearing test. ...Read more

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I heard buzzing in my left ear and then got a little dizzy feeling. Are these related?

I heard buzzing in my left ear and then got a little dizzy feeling. Are these related?

Possibly: Sounds like a good bet to me...those 2 symptoms often go together. Question is, is this a constant thing? Perhaps, you need a good once over by either your doctor, an audiologist or ENT doc....or even someone...well, such as myself! Herr Neurologist! And that my dear is the extent of my German language proficiency. If you'd like contact me at:

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I'm feeling dizzy and hearing buzzing sounds in my ear?

I'm feeling dizzy and hearing buzzing sounds in my ear?

See md: Is it one ear or both? Other symptoms related to sinuses, e.g. Stuffy, runny nose, face, dental, or ear pain? Fever? Recent " cold"? May be wax clog (cerumen impaction), inner ear inflammation (labyrhinthitis), or more significant problems like meniere's disease or inner ear masses/tumors (acoustic neuroma, cholesteatoma), other. See md. ...Read more

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I've been having dizzy spells with buzzing in my ear on and off all day for 2 days. Other than pregnancy what else could be causing these symptoms?

I've been having dizzy spells with buzzing in my ear on and off all day for 2 days. Other than pregnancy what else could be causing these symptoms?

Check blood pressure: During late pregnancy the baby gets oxygen solely based on your blood pressure. So if you're dizzy you need to make sure your blood pressure is not low. So please seek medical attention and have your blood pressure checked. The ringing in the ears may be related, may not be related. ...Read more

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What could have caused me to breakout in a cold sweat, feel numbing sensation in hands and face, dizzy, hear buzzing sound, and turn pale white?

What could have caused me to breakout in a cold sweat, feel numbing sensation in hands and face, dizzy, hear buzzing sound, and turn pale white?

Vagal response: Sometimes when you are in an anxiety state or nervous about something, you can develop a vagal response. With this, you get sweaty, light headed, weak, anxious, pale, and cold. If you lay down and relax, this symptoms rapidly improve. This is not necessarily a problem, but if it keeps happening, more evaluation with your primary care md is warranted. ...Read more

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Buzzing sound in right ear. What can it be? Pcp says he don't see anything in there. Antibiotics, steroid shot and prednisone med not working. Not dizzy or anything else, just buzzing in ear. Feel better when is quiet.

Buzzing sound in right ear. What can it be? Pcp says he don't see anything in there. Antibiotics, steroid shot and prednisone med not working. Not dizzy or anything else, just buzzing in ear. Feel better when is quiet.

Vestibular changes: Some meds like aspirin can cause noise in the ear. The ear itself can produce noise. Dramamine from the pharmacy maybe helpful if it is a viral cause. Used for motion sickness and is a non typical anti histamine.Use as labelled on box.
Consult a specialist Ear Nose and Throat for further work up and definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Experiencing unusual dizziness, not like vertigo, which I’ve had before. My head feels like it’s heavier than normal and my balance is affected.

Experiencing unusual dizziness, not like vertigo, which I’ve had before. My head feels like it’s heavier than normal and my balance is affected.

Dizzy: You MAY have an infection or something going on w/a part of your inner ear that has to do w/balance called the cochlea. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a cut on your head cause dizziness?

Can a cut on your head cause dizziness?

Indirectly: If the cut results in sudden loss of blood it can. Severe associated pain may cause an autonomic reaction resulting in dizziness. If a person is of an emotional, anxious nature dizziness may be a common reaction pattern. ...Read more

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What to do for head dizziness when lay down at night.?

What to do for head dizziness when lay down at night.?

Check meds: It could be something simple like your blood pressure or some of you medications. Your family doctor can help. If not there are some balance tests that can be done by a neurologist or otologist that you family doctor can set up for you. ...Read more

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Been having a stuffy head feeling and dizziness. What can help?

Been having a stuffy head feeling and dizziness. What can help?

Many: Medical issues can cause dizziness. Some of them serious others can be resolved easily. If your having dizziness it's important to get checked out by physician. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness after a hit to the head and will it go away?

What are the causes of dizziness after a hit to the head and will it go away?

Concussion: You can develop a labyrinthine (inner ear) concussion from a blow to the head causing dizziness for several weeks. It usually spontaneously recovers over time ...Read more

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I recently had a popping sensation in my head followed by intense dizziness. What might be the cause for it?

Otolithic?: The noise could be from dislodgement of an otolith, a calcified part of the inner ear which when it stimulates inner ear nerves can cause vertigo. See your ENT doctor for evaluation, even though a single episode is rarely indicative of serious disease. ...Read more

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Have had multiple episodes of dizziness when going to lay down on back with head tilted to left side. Coincidence or problem?

Have had multiple episodes of dizziness when going to lay down on back with head tilted to left side. Coincidence or problem?

Vertigo: Does it feel like the room is spinning around you? Especially since you describe your dizziness occurring in a particular position, you may have benign positional vertigo (BPV). Visit your physician for an exam. Your physician can perform the Epley maneuver to try to treat you. Try to avoid the position that causes your dizziness. Https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001420.htm ...Read more

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I had a headinjury 7days ago, since had headache dizziness lose of balance spinning head occasionally can't concentrate it's worse when I close myeyes?

I had a headinjury 7days ago, since had headache dizziness lose of balance spinning head occasionally can't concentrate it's worse when I close myeyes?

Need to be seen asap: Kindly contact your doctor or go to ER, you need to be checked for any intracranial problem, you may undergo head CT or other studies, or you may be totally fine, but you need to be checked, best wishes ...Read more

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Labrynthitis few year ago, suffered dizzyblurry head ever since. Start with dizziness just before I come down with an illness. What could trigger dizines?

Labrynthitis few year ago, suffered dizzyblurry head ever since. Start with dizziness just before I come down with an illness. What could trigger dizines?

Viral exposure: Any illness or exposure due to a virus can re-exacerbate or trigger and underlying predisposition to previous symptoms. In your case, previous labyrinthitis, which can take a long time to fully resolve, can re-emerge when you have an illness. I would talk with your health care provider about your continued dizziness. ...Read more

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My head spins repeatedly in a day but there is no exact time of its occurance and there is feeling of dizziness in me. So what might have caused this?

My head spins repeatedly in a day but there is no exact time of its occurance and there is feeling of dizziness in me. So what might have caused this?

Positional vertigo?: Often people who describe things like this have barany's positional vertigo. If your personal physician isn't able to make the call for certain, any neurologist can. Definitely get seen. ...Read more

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How to stop my head from being dizzy and lightheaded?

How to stop my head from being dizzy and lightheaded?

See your doctor: Because there are so many causes of those two symptoms, simple answer can't be given. Possible causes include congestive heart failure, diabetes, medication side-effects, blockage of a main artery to the brain, sleep disorders, chronic lung disease, high blood pressure, low blood pressure. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I get dizzy when I move my head?

Why do I get dizzy when I move my head?

BPPV: This may be from a condition known as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. See your doctor...If it is bppv they should be able to give you some exercises (epley) to help. Sometimes medications like Meclizine (bonine) can also be helpful if it is bppv. ...Read more

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Dizzy heavy feeling in head how to cure?

Find the cause: There are many issues that can cause dizziness, ranging from low blood pressure to inner ear disease to brainstem issues. A neurologist can help you determine *where* the problem is, which is the first step in treating it properly and ruling out any more dangerous diseases. ...Read more

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Feel dizzy some time when holding head up?

Feel dizzy some time when holding head up?

Dizziness: Rarely, distubrances in your inner ear canal or blood vessels can cause this symptom. You may also be describing orthostatic hypotension which is a significant drop in blood pressure when standing up. The best way to combat this is to ensure adequate hydration and stand or move your head up slowly. ...Read more

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Why do I get dizzy when I lay my head back?

Dizziness: This might be benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or bppv. See an ent. The doctor may be able to perform a modified epley maneuver, which has a >90% rate of improving your dizziness. ...Read more

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Why do I get dizzy when I hold my head back?

Get thee to a doctor: Dizziness may be benign, but if you can reproduce symptoms with neck positioning, it may signify arterial insufficiency that could make it more likely for you to have a posterior circulatory stoke. You need to see a neurologist for evaluation to separate this condition from an inner ear or sinus problem. ...Read more

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Is a head rush a dizzy type of feeling in the head?

Tricky: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,
"Head rush" means different things to different people.
To me it is:
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Stendhal_syndrome
more commonly lightheadedness which can be from low blood pressure or low blood sugar (each of which have a LOT of causes)
dizziness like the room spinning (most often due to inner ear). ...Read more

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How long should I feel dizzy after knocking my head?

Get medical care: If dizziness follows knocking your head, you may have suffered a concussion. In which case, you should immediately see a physician or go to a emergency room. If there was any loss of consciousness, you may develop a subdural hematoma, which is bleeding into the brain and can be life threatening. Please have your dizziness evaluated immediately. ...Read more

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What to do if I have head is spinning but not dizzy?

What to do if I have head is spinning but not dizzy?

Dizzy: I'm not sure what you mean by "head spinning but not dizzy"? Head spinning is the definition of dizzy or vertigo. Also, when you repost, please include more details about yourself including past or recent medical history and any medications you use (prescribed, over the counter or recreational). ...Read more

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What does it mean to wake up dizzy with a heavy head?

What does it mean to wake up dizzy with a heavy head?

Dizzy: There is not enough information to offer you any relevant diagnosis. Please seek medical attention or consultation through Health tap Prime. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pressure in my head and dizziness?

What to do if I have pressure in my head and dizziness?

Possibilities: You might have a variety of headache issues, but you could have a variety of intracranial or systemic problems. May benefit with a Concierge visit to sort this our further. ...Read more

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Why do I get dizzy when I lay on the left side of my head?

A few thots: Maybe a local inner ear issue on the left, or perhaps, arterial compression in neck due to position, or even intracranial issues such as colloid cyst presentation. In some cases, a videonystagmogram will provide localization and therapeutic directions. If inner ear, an epley maneuver may work wonders. ...Read more