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Can Congestion Cause Dizziness
I have been on long term bed rest. I noticed when I exercised my head congestion left. Can bed rest cause dizziness and faint now adjusting to moving?
High BP, nausea, chest congestion, (no fever) difficulty breathing, cough, and dizziness when I stand up. Causes? Have an Echo in a week.
19 years old: All the symptoms you list can be caused by asthma/bronchospastic disease, which, in your age group, would be my first diagnosis. Infection or allergy can be a trigger and should be considered. Unless you have known congenital heart disease, the echo is unlikely to be revealing. Pulmonary function testing is higher yield. A chest x-ray may also help. ...Read more
Reoccurring sinus pressure (no congestion or headaches) but causes dizziness. No infection. Tried antihistamine and Sudafed to no avail. Suggestions?
Sinus: Sometimes when over the counter medicines don't work, a nasal steroid spray such as Flonase or Nasonex (mometasone) will. If you can't get to your doctor for a prescription, try nasal saline spray. Make sure to tip your head forward after spraying so the solution gets to your sinuses. If dizziness persists, see your doctor to evaluate for inner ear disease. ...Read more
Could congestion in one of your ears cause dizzy spell.? had to sit down. Dizzy spell went away though. Also have sore throat, nasal congestion.
Certainly: You should consider seeing a health care provider who can look inside your ear and make certain you don't have a residual bacterial infection that would be improved with antibiotics. ...Read more
Yes: Sinusitis due to a cold is usually viral and can cause feeling of congestion in all the sinuses, headache and occasionally dizziness. Some forms of migraine can cause dizziness. Always consult with your physician for any new or worsening symptoms. Don't hesitate to ask for a referral to a specialist if your not improving with your physicians treatment. ...Read more
I have minor dizziness that comes and goes. Feeling congestion and occational facial pressure, but very minor drainage. What could be causing this?
Sinus infection: Could be a sinus infection see a doctor in person to make a diagnosis for you and for treatment. Could also get care on HealthTap ...Read more
I have had a fever for four days, congestion, very weak, and some dizziness. What could be causing this? And what should I do?
You apparently have some infection, most probabely a viral upper respiratory infection causing fever and congestion, it could be sinus infection and you should get it checked if does not get better within 5 days
but if the fever is high see your doctor asap as you may need antibiotics. ...Read more
I am looking for treatment for vertigo. Slight dizziness congestion in my sinus. I have been diagnosed before. Forgot what to tablets to take. Thank?
Allergies: You can try taking antihistamines, but if you are still symptomatic, see an allergist or ent. Feel better. ...Read more
I am suffering from dizziness and dr said it is head congestion. My cold is better but dizziness persists. I suffer from high blood pressure?
Dizziness vs vertigo: Depends on what you call vertigo. Is it sensation of "spinning" related to head position change or is it lightheadedness. Does it start upon standing up? The causes of dizziness are multiple. Of course your blood pressure has to be checked, by evaluation by neurologist is necessary especially if symptoms persist. ...Read more
My ear feels full, crackly, and hurts down into my neck. Had dizziness, no congestion. Dr. Keeps saying my ear looks fine. What could it be?
No pain, numbness in neck and back of head and a little on spine. Dizziness and nausea as well. Have had it for 1 1/2 weeks. Now have congestion. Help?
Questions: If in the setting of flu like symptoms this should get better. If persistent, after congestion and other symptoms clear should contact M.D. ...Read more
I have been exposed to mold and have stuffed nose congestion, headaches and dizziness. What should I do?
Allegra and Nasacort (triamcinolone): Allegra 180 mg works well to reduce nasal allergy. Be careful about using decongestants as they can increase blood pressure and cause tremors. Nasacort, (triamcinolone) a steroid nasal spray is also good to reduce allergy swelling in the nose. See an allergist to determine if these medicines are right for you. Also - don't forget to avoid the cause of the allergies. ...Read more
Head congestion, dizziness, anxiety, burning sensation on back of tongue, and nausea all of a sudden. Head cold or something else?
See below: Please call your primary care doctor to help you figure out what's causing your symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm 8 wks pregnant feeling dizzy chest congestion and tightness n squeezing feeling in chest is it something wrong with my liver plz help?
See your physician: I'm not as concerned with your liver with these symptoms as I am with your lungs or possibly your heart. Have you alerted your OB? ...Read more
Symptoms: coughing, wheezing, congestion, fever, difficulty breathing, dizziness, fatigue. Been going on for 2 weeks. What could this be?
I have sinus pressure and congestion, foggy headed and slightly dizzy alot. I avoid decongestants because of blood pressure issues. What else can I use?
Nasal products: If you have poorly controlled high bp, you are right to avoid decongestants containing Ephedrine or pseudoephedrine. You can safely use anti-histamines (eg loratidine). You can also use nasal steroids or nasal saline rinse. If your BP is well-controlled, short term use of the full range of decongestants is probably fine. ...Read more
Pain in L jaw and L shoulder that radiates. No fever or congestion. Intermittent extreme dizziness and pallor. Intermittent pain in chest. Bad headach?
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