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Constipation causes headache dizziness sore throat?

Constipation causes headache dizziness sore throat?

You might have: Constipation at the same time you have symptoms of sore throat, dizziness ; headache but would not anticipate that it is the cause. ...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


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Fever, nausea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, constipation. Cause?

Fever, nausea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, constipation. Cause?

Infectious: It is hard to know the exact cause but with these symptoms an infectious cause should be considered and ruled out as you may need treatment. Please seek evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Can constipation for 5-7 days cause symptoms such as headache, dizziness, fatigue, bloading, and just a weird overall feeling?

Can constipation for 5-7 days cause symptoms such as headache, dizziness, fatigue, bloading, and just a weird overall feeling?

Yes it can: The body can react to physiological stress with toxic reaction. Patients prone to constipation can have severe autonomic reaction including hypertension, headaches, migraines, fainting spells, and even seizure like events. These may be severe is cases with spinal cord injury or in children with cerebral palsy. A "normal" person may have similar symptoms in an acute case of severe constipation. ...Read more

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What cause dizzy, shortness of breath, heart pain, headache,and thirst lack of appetite?constipation and bad periods?

What cause dizzy, shortness of breath, heart pain, headache,and thirst lack of appetite?constipation and bad periods?

A lot going on: There's really too many symptoms there to try to address over the internet. No one disease can tie all those things together. You really need a comprehensive evaluation that looks at your total health picture. That's would best be accomplished in a doctor's office with a person you know, trust, and like over the course of many visits. Please do consider this. ...Read more

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I am james from kenya. I have had headache [kinda horrible dizziness] from august. Then constipation has been born, and becoming severe.?

I am james from kenya. I have had headache [kinda horrible dizziness] from august. Then constipation has been born, and becoming severe.?

M.D. visit: You should be evaluated as soon as possible. Please have them check your blood pressure, kidney function and screen for Diabetes. Keep well hydrated and include fiber in your diet. Avoid sugar and processed foods. Please have your vision checked and report any changes in vision to your physician. ...Read more

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I am a 30 y/o female with constipation (5+ days), and dizziness/headaches. Dizziness is constant, worse after eating. Could the constipation be causing the dizziness/headaches? What should I do?

I am a 30 y/o female with constipation (5+ days), and dizziness/headaches. Dizziness is constant, worse after eating. Could the constipation be causing the dizziness/headaches? What should I do?

Probably Related: I doubt the constipation itself would cause dizziness and headaches, but what ever is causing the constipation could be to culprit. Are you dehydrated, do you have a UTI, thyroid disease? The straining could cause some headache. Also, think dehydration. They are probably related, but not a cause effect. ...Read more

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54 year old male with Chronic constipation — for almost a week. Causing dizziness and headaches. Can't pass stool so I cannot eat — what should I do?

Constipation: If u have no kidney disease, drink one bottle of magnesium 296ml OTC and drink 32 oz of water after that. Once u had the bowel movement., drink miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily to twice daily. Eat high fiber diet. Drink citrucel daily. If no prior colonoscopy. Get one ...Read more

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My period is 2weeks late and negative hpt I'm having symptoms like constipation bloating headaches and dizziness could i still be pregnant?

My period is 2weeks late and negative hpt I'm having symptoms like constipation bloating headaches and dizziness could i still be pregnant?

Not pregnant : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Tremor in both hands, headache, constipation, fatigue, joint pains, nervepains,footpain, dizzy,can't swing 1 hand, depression etc is it parkinson or ET?

Tremor in both hands, headache, constipation, fatigue, joint pains, nervepains,footpain, dizzy,can't swing 1 hand, depression etc is it parkinson or ET?

Need : Through examination parkinson disease will be too early in 22. If you antipsychotic medications side effects of medication should be considered, anxiety and thyroid disorders are other considerations and drugs ...Read more

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I have been constipated 4days. I feel like a lump on the right lower side of my stomach. I have been having headaches along with feeling dizzy?

I have been constipated 4days. I feel like a lump on the right lower side of my stomach. I have been having headaches along with feeling dizzy?

Might be feeling a: Fecalith. If constipation is the norm for you, it's best to hydrate, and consider using a stool softener until you can get to your PCP and have this lump examined closer. Usually constipation is a sign of dehydration, and not enough bowel movements/day. This can lead to hemorrhoids if left uncheck. So visit your PCP/Dr.& get this checked out in person, so you can start feeling better! Don't delay! ...Read more

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TAH 3 mths ago w/1 ovary&tubes removed. I was constipated for 5 days but I'm dizzy nauseous tender & waking up w/headache for 4 days. Related to TAH?

TAH 3 mths ago w/1 ovary&tubes removed. I was constipated for 5 days but I'm dizzy nauseous tender & waking up w/headache for 4 days. Related to TAH?

Probably not: Three months post TAH has allowed plenty of time to heal from that surgery. If you are still concerned, visit your GYN surgeon and find out if there is something else going on. ...Read more

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I feel nauseous, constipated & dizzy. I have headaches, chills but feel hot at times, no fever & loss of appetite. Not sure what's wrong. Please help?

I feel nauseous, constipated & dizzy.  I have headaches, chills but feel hot at times, no fever & loss of appetite. Not sure what's wrong. Please help?

Nausea/dizzy/constip: Would consider checking thyroid, drink 3 liters/day to avoid constipation and high fiber diet, brown rice, lentils, oats, kale, berries. Also consider evaluation for reflux, H pylori, possible mycoplasma or rarely lyme infection. F/u with doctor/urgent care ...Read more

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Last period was beginning of october. Been very active for 4 months unprotected. Headache dizzy constipated gas lower tummy pain mood swing. Preggo?

Last period was beginning of october. Been very active for 4 months unprotected. Headache dizzy constipated gas lower tummy pain mood swing. Preggo?

Visit OBGYN: Missing two periods after having a lot of unprotected sex makes 'preggo' a good bet. But see an OBGYN for confirmation and planning. Whether you intend to go to term or not — do not wait. Most of those other 'signs' are possibly connected (or not) but you need to be certain and to keep yourself as healthy as possible. Best! ...Read more

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Does constipation cause dizziness? And any possible immediate cures?

Does constipation cause dizziness? And any possible immediate cures?

Possible : If you have constipation because you not eating right and not drinking enough water it is possible to get dizzy. If that's the problem the cure would be to take something to help you go and drink plenty of water. Of course, they are other causes for dizziness and if you are concerned see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause dizzy spells?

Can constipation cause dizzy spells?

Indirectly: Attempting to evacuate your bowels when constipated can cause dizziness due to the straining causing diversion of blood flow. ...Read more

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Can severe constipation cause vomiting, dizzy and. Weakness?

Can severe constipation cause vomiting, dizzy and. Weakness?

NOT cause and effect: But all related to lousy diet, especially all the sweet stuff. It results in deficiency of vitamin b and magnesium. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause dizziness/lightheadedness. I usually am dizzy when unable to have bm. It is uaually followed by diarrhea. Can constipation press on a vagus nerve?

Can constipation cause dizziness/lightheadedness. I usually am dizzy when unable to have bm.  It is uaually followed by diarrhea.  Can constipation press on a vagus nerve?

Normally not: Anything is possible but your symptoms suggest that you at least need a GI workup. The vagus nerve is too far away to be directly affected. Are you anemic? If you are regualarly constipated are you sure that it is diarreah and not chyme(liquid processed food)pushing past old stool? Sometimes hypothyroidism can cause chronic constipation. Perhaps you should check with your primary care. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause sudden sever nausea + dizziness+ weakness. I take sompraz l at that time. If I take it regularly then it cause constipation & bloating?

Can GERD cause sudden sever nausea + dizziness+ weakness.
I take sompraz l at that time. If I take it regularly then it cause constipation & bloating?

Careful, behaviors: All issues you mention, including GERD, are symptoms & can have many "causes". We are embodied souls/minds driving a complex engineered body. While symptoms are physical, causes/control may include multiple levels, including fear/anger. Sompraz-l is a proton pump inhibitor: reduces stomach secretion of HCl acid ~1000 fold (range: a million fold) & side-effects you state are reported. Look further. ...Read more

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I have constant nausea + headache, better when eating and after sleeping, dizziness,nausea in upper abdomen+constipation. Cause? Had diarrhea 2 weeks ago

I have constant nausea + headache, better when eating and after sleeping, dizziness,nausea in upper abdomen+constipation. Cause? Had diarrhea 2 weeks ago

Many possibilities: You could have a viral illness of the GI tract(gastroenteritis) or liver (i.e. hepatitis) or any of a host of other physical reasons for your symptoms. You do need to seek medical attention as soon as you can to determine the cause of these symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause headaches and dizziness?

What can cause headaches and dizziness?

Many things: Most common would be migraine. Next would be ear and sinus infection. Bad would include brain tumor and meningitis. Medication and drug toxicity and too much alcohol can cause this. Head trauma, stress, emotional stress, lack of sleep can all result in these symptoms. Get a thorough evaluation! ...Read more

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What happens if you go from drinking soda every day to hardly at all, can it cause headaches and dizziness?

What happens if you go from drinking soda every day to hardly at all, can it cause headaches and dizziness?

Yes: You are withdrawing from caffeine and sugar, both of which can cause your symptoms. Be patient; these will get better with time. ...Read more

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Could inhaling steel fumes cause headaches and dizziness?

Could inhaling steel fumes cause headaches and dizziness?

Sure: I am not sure what "steel fumes" are exactly, but any fumes can cause headaches and dizziness. ...Read more

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Would an injury to the left arm neck and shoulders cause headaches and dizziness?

Would an injury to the left arm neck and shoulders cause headaches and dizziness?

It could: Especially if there is a trigger such as a ruptured cervical disc, or damage to brachial plexus. Have your regular doctor do some testing. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

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Dr. Troy Reyna
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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more