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Can viral infection cause dizziness?

Can viral infection cause dizziness?

Yes: A viral infection can affect the body in many ways. When you have flu symptoms you feel weak and ache and get dizzy. This is caused by the body's reaction. Inflammation of the ear can make you dizzy, and inflammation of the brain can make you dizzy. Best to have a thorough examination to be sure a more serious process is not taking place. ...Read more

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Can viral conjunctivitis cause a headache?

Can viral conjunctivitis cause a headache?

Possibly: Viral conjunctivitis can sometimes be a part of a larger viral infection. The systemic viral infection can cause headaches. A viral infection confined to the eye can cause photophobia, which can cause a headache. ...Read more

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Can staph infection cause dizziness?

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Can staph infection cause dizziness?

Yes, depends where.: Any infection of the middle ear or inner ear can cause dizziness. (location is key... A minor superficial toe infection might not cause dizziness). A systemic serious infection can cause dizziness by fever, or toxins, or metabolic changes... Or worst yet, meningitis. ...Read more

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Can a tooth infection cause dizziness or vertigo?

Can a tooth infection cause dizziness or vertigo?

In theory, yes: if bad enough to were it is causing spasms of the jaw and neck muscles, yes, it can cause dizziness ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause nausea?

Can a yeast infection cause nausea?

Candidal vaginitis: If you are referring to vaginal candidiasis it is not likely to produce nausea. If this persists, go and see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a dental infection cause vertigo?

Yes: I have seen vertigo show up from a dental infection before, but very rarely and typically only in severe cases. ...Read more

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Can a viral infection cause pleurisy ?

Can a viral infection cause pleurisy ?

YesPresumedMostFreq.: Pleurisy, inflammation of the thin, delicate lining inside the chest, visceral portion covering/outside layer of the lungs, parietal layer lining the inside of the chest wall, both layers oozing small amounts of clear salt water filtered from blood capillaries & serving as lubricant, is presumed commonly from viral infections, however, as a body response, could be triggered by any no of triggers. ...Read more

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Can a slight yeast infection cause problems?

Can a slight yeast infection cause problems?

Unlikely serious: Yeast associated problems in otherwise healthy individuals are usually just unpleasant like itching & soreness. Can be transmitted sexually which can cause relationship problems. More commonly problem in diabetics. Serious medical problems can occur in immunocompromised subjects, but not in healthy individuals.. ...Read more

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Can a fever cause dizziness and else can cause the fever?

Can a fever cause dizziness and else can cause the fever?

Yes: Dizziness can be caused by some of the causes of fever. Cannot evaluate your problem with out exam. See MD to sort out your problem. ...Read more

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Can an upper respiratory infection cause dizziness?

Can an upper respiratory infection cause dizziness?

Yes: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause nausea,backache or flu like symptoms?

Can a yeast infection cause nausea,backache or flu like symptoms?

Possible: very unlikely but possible if it's very severe, why don't you see your provider for a pelvic exam and an Urinalysis. Maybe you have urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Will a viral respiratory infection cause tinnitus to get worse?

Yes: Usually upper respiratory viral illnesses/infection cause inflammation of the nasal cavity and eustachian tube. This inflammation leads to swelling of the opening of the eustachian tube. While swollen, the eustachian tube doesn't open as often or as efficiently as it should. This absence of air can lead to worsening of tinnitus. It should improve when the cold resolves. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause diarrhea ?

Can a sinus infection cause diarrhea ?

Sinusitis : Certain viral and Bacterial infections can cause systemic illness that may attack multiple organ systems including gastrointestinal and respiratory. The key is to stay well hydrated, however if you also taking antibiotics for sinusitis, then your diarrheal illness maybe induced by antibiotics. Then, probiotics and yogurt products may help. ...Read more

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Can an ear infection cause a rash?

Can an ear infection cause a rash?

Yes: If the ear infection drains from the ear canal, it can spread to the ear and the skin around the ear. ...Read more

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Can a malaria infection cause severe breathing problems?

Can a malaria infection cause severe breathing problems?

Malaria: Complicated malaria can cause occlusion of small blood vessels due to parasite filled cells. This can cause cerebral malaria. Also pulmonary edema ( water logged lungs) can occur from a similar process. This can lead to shortness of breath. Usually this is a serious disease. ...Read more

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Do both viral and bacterial infections cause a fever?

Do both viral and bacterial infections cause a fever?

Yes: Fever is your body's response to foreign invaders whether bacterial or viral. A good high fever makes it harder for the infection to grow and spread in your body. Respect the fever. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause loss of vision?

Can a sinus infection cause loss of vision?

Rarely: Rarely you can have a serious sinus infection that affects the eye. But this is uncommon. ...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