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Can cataracts cause dizziness?

Can cataracts cause dizziness?

Cataract ; dizziness: In general, the eyes don't cause dizziness. If cataracts are really significant enough to cause a lot of vision loss, then the strain to see things better could cause some lightheadedness. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Cataracts (Definition)

Occurs whent here is a clouding (or change in protein composition) of the normally clear lens (which is located behind the pupil and iris) inside the eye. Cataracts are most commonly due to aging, but can be congenital (born with it), due to trauma or uveitis (eye inflammation). Can be worsened by long-term topical steroid ...Read more


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Is it normal to have dizziness after cataract surgery?

Is it normal to have dizziness after cataract surgery?

No: Dizzyness may be felt if you received intravenous sedation for the surgey, but its affect should no last more than a couple of hours. ...Read more

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Recently white spots in my eyes looks like lace lasts 1 min. 3 or 4x also dizzy spells when lying down. Cataract operation 10 years ago. Serious?

Recently white spots in my eyes looks like lace lasts 1 min. 3 or 4x  also dizzy spells when lying down. Cataract operation 10 years ago. Serious?

Check it out!: What you are describing seems more like a blood pressure related item, systemic issue, rather than the eyes. I would start off with the primary care doctor! ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness?

What can cause dizziness?

See your doctor: These symptoms can't be solved in this forum. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does swinging cause dizziness?

Why does swinging cause dizziness?

Vertigo: You probably have positional vertigo. During swinging there is change of head and body position which triggers vertigo. ...Read more

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Could certain foods cause dizziness?

Could certain foods cause dizziness?

Don't think so: Foods themselves do not cause dizziness. If you have an abnormal release of Insulin in response to certain foods then your sugar could drop suddenly causing the sense of dizziness. ...Read more

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What could be a cause of chronic dizziness?

What could be a cause of chronic dizziness?

Many causes: Difficult question. Often inner ear. Requires thorough eval because of the chronicity. ...Read more

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What're the common causes of random dizziness?

What're the common causes of random dizziness?

Ears drugs migraine: Infection or dysfunction of the ear can cause a for of vertigo and dizziness which can be severe. Medications and drugs will often have side effect of dizziness. One of the more common symptoms of migraine headaches is dizziness and nausea. Meniere's disease affects the inner ear, and Dilantin toxicity affects the cerebellum and brainstem. Ear infections can cause severe dizziness. ...Read more

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Can halls lozengers ingredients cause dizziness?

Can halls lozengers ingredients cause dizziness?

No: The active ingredient in every flavor of halls lozenges is menthol. I have never heard of menthol causing dizziness. ...Read more

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What is the actural cause of dizziness or vertigo ?

What is the actural cause of dizziness or vertigo ?

Many causes: Vertigo is a sensation of you or your environment spinning. This implies dysfunction in the balance system, from brainstem to inner ear. Obviously many causes including toxins, drugs, infection, brain injury, stroke, tumor, irritating blood vessels, congenital anomalies & many, many more. Dizziness is a vague, ill-defined term which has therefor a much broader range of possible causes. ...Read more

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What can cause dizzy spell?

Many causes: Dizzy spells can be caused by a virus, ear disorder, drop in blood pressure, heart disease, anemia, TIA and others too numerous to include. Your doctor starts with a history and physical exam then orders tests based on the most likely causes for your particular symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause you to be so dizzy?

What can cause you to be so dizzy?

Need more informatn: First of all, are you dizzy/lightheaded, like you could faint, or do you have vertigo, like the room is spinning around you. The first is usually caused by low blood pressure from dehydration, BP meds, a heart problem, etc. The second is often caused by a problem with the balance center located in your middle ear, from allergies, a cold, or a virus that directly affects the vestibular apparatus. ...Read more

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Can hyperglycaemia cause dizziness?

Can hyperglycaemia cause dizziness?

Yes: Yes, because when your blood sugar is high, you can become dehydrated. High blood sugar plus dizziness means it's time to go to the er. ...Read more

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What would cause dizzy & shaky spells?

What would cause dizzy & shaky spells?

Low blood sugar: You must be very aware of metabolic/electrolyte problems. Low blood sugar is a very common cause of shaky/dizzy feelings. You also need to be on the lookout for signs of bleeding, such as in your stool, as a low blood count can leaving you feeling the same way. You should see your doctor and have vital signs/blood tests taken. ...Read more

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Could anxiety really cause 24/7 dizziness?

Could anxiety really cause 24/7 dizziness?

Before deciding that: You would need to have a physician run some tests. In addition to anxiety, dizziness could be caused by physical issues, like inner ear problems. If your physician does not find any physical reason for the dizziness, speak with a psychologist and learn techniques to reduce your anxiety. ...Read more

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What might cause me to feel dizzy and hot?

What might cause me to feel dizzy and hot?

?ear infection: Our inner ears are often the cause of a "vestibular" cause of dizziness. With a fever, you may have an inner ear infection, that is affecting your balance center. See you dr. For an eval, good luckl. ...Read more

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What could cause someone to get really dizzy?

What could cause someone to get really dizzy?

Vague: Dizziness is not a medical term but is a common speech word for a very vague term which has many meanings. If you want help for your problem, you are going to need much more specificity in your problem's description. ...Read more

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What causes someone to get headaches and dizziness?

Headaches: Migraine headaches may present with dizziness at times. However these symptoms are not exclusive of migraines. Consult with your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment as other more serious conditions need to be excluded. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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What causes the feeling of being dizzy all the time?

What causes the feeling of being dizzy all the time?

Dizziness : Dizziness can be a very non specific symptom and can be due to multiple conditions the medications are the most common cause of dizziness. The other conditions that can do it could be ear issues or could be due to brain issues. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Dizziness and lightheadedness, what could be the cause?

Dizziness and lightheadedness, what could be the cause?

Not enough info: Need more information to figure this out. What makes it better or worse ? Have you seen a doctor about this yet? ...Read more

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What could cause me to feel dizzy and like i'm falling?

What could cause me to feel dizzy and like i'm falling?

Many things: Several things could cause these symptoms. Most commonly a viral infection of the middle ear takes place resulting in vertigo. ...Read more

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What are the causes of headaches, dizziness and sensitively to light?

Probably migraine : Migraine is the most likely culprit especially if the headaches are episodic. Throw in a little nausea or movement/activity making the pain worse and you're likely sold. ...Read more

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What is the cause for a dizzy thing for if it lasts almost a minute ?

What is the cause for a dizzy thing for if it lasts almost a minute ?

Dizziness: Dizziness can have many different causes. It can be related to getting up quickly and blood pressure drop, anxiety, inner ear issues or even other neurological or cardiac issues. A good exam and history can help narrow the list of possible causes. ...Read more

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What can cause dizzy spells?

What can cause dizzy spells?

Many causes.: Dizziness can be either vertigo (sensation of things moving) or light-headed. There are many possible causes of vertigo. These range from inner ear problems (vestibulitis, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo) to vestibular migraines to problems with the brainstem (such as strokes). Light-headedness can be caused by standing up too quickly, dehydration, or low blood counts. ...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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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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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

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Why do allergies cause dizziness?

Why do allergies cause dizziness?

Allergies: Allergies can cause dizziness if your nose is congested. You need a nasal spray or see an allergist for adequate control of your allergies. ...Read more

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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