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Does asthma cause dizziness ?

Does asthma cause dizziness ?

That could occur: If you were hyperventilating or really had poor oxygen exchange. If you are experiencing an exacerbation of asthma - please obtain prompt medical care (or possibly emergent care). ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

A disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of ...Read more


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What could cause dizziness in a 10 year old. He has allergies and mild asthma?

What could cause dizziness in a 10 year old. He has allergies and mild asthma?

Mgt: This symptom may be due to a number of factors. The use of albuterol should follow an outlined plan, and keeping nasal passages clear with nasal saline will help. If he has headaches, imbalance, vision changes or other symptoms a visit to the ED is advised. A virtual appt is available to review his asthma/allergy management. ...Read more

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Is dizziness normal during a severe asthma attack?

Is dizziness normal during a severe asthma attack?

Maybe: During a severe asthma attack many people will feel light headed, especially if they are hyperventilating. If your oxygen levels drop during the attack dizziness is also common. ...Read more

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I am 10 and I have really bad asthma u get wizy and dizzy and I do faint a lot ?

I am 10 and I have really  bad asthma u get wizy and dizzy  and I do faint a lot  ?

Asthma: I feel that you should be on inhalers like salbutamol acute attacks and on seretide as a preventor. Should get support and education from org. Like asthma Waikato . You will need to figure out what your triggers are and it is essential to have a Asthma action plan for yourself. I would advise you to have a course of prednisone at home as a back up. You need to Fu with GP and treatment optimisation ...Read more

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Is there any good and safe OTC alergy medicine that wont make me racey or dizzy. And can also help with asthma symptom?

Is there any good and safe OTC alergy medicine that wont make me racey or dizzy. And can also help with asthma symptom?

OTC ALLERGY MEDS: The only over the counter allergy meds which will not make you drowsy are Claritin (loratadine) and allegra, zyrtec can make you a little drowsy.But none of them have any direct affect on asthma and will not help making asthma better.The only drug which helps asthma and allergy is singular, but it is not available over the counter. ...Read more

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I'm 22, no health problems except asthma but Feel dizzy and every time I stand up I black out for a second. What could be causing this?

I'm 22, no health problems except asthma but Feel dizzy and every time I stand up I black out for a second. What could be causing this?

Dizziness : Dizziness is not related to your asthma. You have what is known as orthostatic hypotension, which means you are getting up to rapidly from one position to another and your blood flow to your brain is momentarily delayed causing dizziness ...Read more

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I have asthma and when i take a hot shower when im done its hard to breath and i get dizzy bout to pass out and sometimes I do why is that?

I have asthma and when i take a hot shower when im done its hard to breath and i get dizzy bout to pass out and sometimes I do why is that?

Not sure: Could be a number of things. Hot showers can cause your blood vessels to dilate and your blood pressure to drop. This can cause fainting. Maybe inhaling too much steam can be the cause as well for your breathing episodes. ...Read more

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I have asthma and i always get dizzy and light headed, especially during afternoons. Does my asthma have something to do with this?

I have asthma and i always get dizzy and light headed, especially during afternoons. Does my asthma have something to do with this?

Possibly: Check your peak flow meter each day (aren't you doing that already?), and check it when you have symptoms of dizziness and lightheadedness. Also, are you skipping meals? This could explain your symptoms also. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Hi there my mum started getting dizzy whenever she moved her eyeballs like 3 weeks ago. She says that whenever she is standing up or sitting when she moves her eyeballs she gets dizzy for about 2 seconds. She has asthma and she says when she is lying down

Hi there my mum started getting dizzy whenever she moved her eyeballs like 3 weeks ago. She says that whenever she is standing up or sitting when she moves her eyeballs she gets dizzy for about 2 seconds. She has asthma and she says when she is lying down

Dizzy: I think she should consult a doctor , preferably an ENT , on this. This problem may be transient due to a viral infection (viral labyrinthitis) or something more serious. Either way, she may need a medication to control her dizziness before she falls and hurts herself. If she has asthma when lying down, she may need a controller drug. Sorry, I don't fully understand your questions. ...Read more

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When should I go to ER with therapy resistant asthma? Im constantly whezy n dizzy

When should I go to ER with therapy resistant asthma? Im constantly whezy n dizzy

Yes, because: Oxygen deprivation to brain can cause damage in a short time. Breathing difficulty is always an emergency. Get to a doctor immediately. ...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