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Can barotrauma cause vertigo?

Can barotrauma cause vertigo?

Yes: Pressure change can lead to vertigo. If you are a diver and you have vertigo from a dive that may be an ear nose and throat emergency. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Spinning Sensation (Definition)

Vertigo is a clinical finding where one is standing still but feels like the room is in motion, spinning around him. Vertigo is ...Read more


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Can constipastion cause vertigo?

Can constipastion cause vertigo?

Doubt it: The body is an amazing miracle. I suppose if you were extremely constipated, it's possible that you're 'bearing down' so hard that you're actually decreasing some of the blood flow to your brain, kinda like if you held your breath for a long period. This could lead to dizziness. True vertigo would be a very unlikely possibility. See your doctor or try an otc laxative. ...Read more

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Does tinnitus can cause dizziness/lightheaded/weightless head?

Does tinnitus can cause dizziness/lightheaded/weightless head?

Complex issue: Tinnitus is just the finding of ringing in the ears. It can be the result of damage to the inner ear or due to development of a tumor of the ear nerve. Sound trauma and head trauma can damage the inner ear and ear nerve and cause the complex of symptoms that you describe. You need a thorough evaluation with attention to the inner ear. ...Read more

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What can cause vertigo?

What can cause vertigo?

Long list: There is a long list of causes of vertigo. It could be due to a virus, medication, or other complex processes. Hard to answer your question in detail without a good history and physical. Set up an appointment with your pcp for workup of the cause and management of symptoms. ...Read more

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Can Nasacort cause Vertigo?

Can Nasacort cause Vertigo?

Not usually.: Vertigo is not a commonly recognized side effect of Nasacort. If it happens, it is rather rare. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can experiencing vertigo cause one to passout?

Can experiencing vertigo cause one to passout?

Generally no: If you are experiencing vertigo (a feeling of spinning), this is often due to a problem in the inner ear. If you are also passing out, this probably means that your symptoms are being caused by something outside the inner ear, or you may possibly be experiencing two separate problems, an inner ear problem and a problem arising from elsewhere. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause mild rocking sensation vertigo?

Can allergies cause mild rocking sensation vertigo?

Possibly: The exact cause for vertigo is often difficult to pin down but it is possible that allergy may be a factor which however may be difficult to prove. The obvious step is to control the allergic conditon and see what happens ...Read more

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Migraine-associated vertigo, can this cause severe lightheadedness as opposed to actual spinning or dizziness ?

Migraine-associated vertigo, can this cause severe lightheadedness as opposed to actual spinning or dizziness ?

Sure it can: While the most traditional & specific definition of what is known as vertiginous migraine or as you say "Migraine-associated vertigo" is that of actual vertiginous sensations or spinning/whirling/tumbling/moving feeling either followed by or preceded by migraine headaches there's nothing that says that a person couldn't simply have an event of lightheadedness or disconnected feeling & headaches. ...Read more

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Can heartburn cause dizziness? What else can cause dizziness?

Many things: Sometimes stomach discomfort can cause what is known as a vagal response, which while not dangerous, can cause low blood pressure and dizziness. The greatest concern would be if the heart burn was related to blood loss, which could also cause dizziness. A great many things not related to the digestive tract can also cause dizziness. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness and vision blackout?

What can cause dizziness and vision blackout?

Poor circulation: Even though dizziness is a no-descrpt, non-medical term, no matter what your personal definition is, the combination of "dizziness" & visual blackout indicates inadequate blood flow to the occipital cortex in the back of the brain. Many causes for this exist, most common of which are cardiac problems, low blood pressure, and migraine. ...Read more

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Can dementia cause dizziness?

Can dementia cause dizziness?

Sort of: There are many causes of dementia, including some we don't normally think of, such as vitamin deficiency, stroke, or brain tumor. Some of these diseases can cause dizziness in addition to dementia. More typically, dizziness does not accompany dementia. Dizziness can be a separate problem from dementia, or might help pinpoint an underlying cause for both. ...Read more

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What can cause headaches, motion sickness and dizziness?

What can cause headaches, motion sickness and dizziness?

Most commonly: You are mentioning three characteristics of migraine, and if these symptoms plague you, a visit to a headache specialist could result in medication intervention which could control your problems. ...Read more

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Can sciatica cause dizziness?

Can sciatica cause dizziness?

Possible: However the nerve that is injured that would cause dizziness is either in the head or in the brain stem. So unless these areas were injured unlikely that dizziness is associated with pinched nerve. Some people who have a lot of pain, can have a vasovagal response in which the body is trying to cope with the pain and can cause you to feel sick to your stomach, dizziness or feeling of passing out. ...Read more

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Constant nausea from unknown cause. Also feeling off balanced/slight dizzy. Phenergan (promethazine) helps both. What could cause these symptoms? Inner ear problem?

Constant nausea from unknown cause. Also feeling off balanced/slight dizzy. Phenergan (promethazine) helps both. What could cause these symptoms? Inner ear problem?

Possibly: The dizzy/unsteady component improved w/phenergan does make it suspicious for an inner ear issue. Could start w/your regular dr, but ENT or neurology good starting points as well. Should get exam to see cause. ...Read more

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Can nearsightedness cause lightheadedness?

Can nearsightedness cause lightheadedness?

Nearsightness: Is some cases when you are staring at something for long periods of time, it can cause lightheadedness. Nearsightedness will also cause headaches if not corrected. See you eye doctor to get your eyes checked and corrective lenses fit to your vision levels. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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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 weather pressure cause vertigo?

Can weather pressure cause vertigo?

Possibly,: Especially if you have migraine headaches, changes in barometric pressure can cause headaches and vertigo. ...Read more

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Can my lightheadedness be vertigo?

No: Lightheadedness is a central (brain) problem caused by decreased oxygenation to the brain and caused by a variety of diseases. Vertigo, on the other hand, is a perception that the room is spinning around and is usually but not always an inner ear (vestibular inner ear) problem. An ENT doctor can help you. ...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