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Can Mold Cause Dizziness
At church yest after they sung it made my head feel funny would this be some kind of migraine. also there is mold in my house can that cause dizzy?
Could mold exposure or a benign lymph node enlargement cause dizzy spells.. is dizziness a cause for concern?
Dizziness is a symptom experienced by many people and caused by many things. Mold exposure may cause dizziness, but it more often causes respiratory symptoms, such as coughing, sneezing, trouble breathing, or an itchy throat.
Lymph node enlargement is not normally associated with dizziness, except under exceptional circumstances. What makes the dizziness better or worse? That would help us. ...Read more
Mold exposure?: See a doctor right away and separate yourself from the source. There are varying degrees of medical illness depending on the type of mold. Some are quite serious intoxications / infections. ...Read more
Should I seek a toxicologist if I have been exposed to black mold, and i'm experiencing severe health problems mainly fatigue and dizziness?
Primary doctor first: For fatigue and dizziness, one should see his primary doctor for a thorough evaluation. Such symptoms are very common and can be due to almost any medical problem. If the primary doctor suspects that the fatigue and dizziness are related to mold exposure, he may refer to an allergist, immunologist, otolaryngologist, or pulmonologist; to look for allergies, nose or sinus problems, or lung problems. ...Read more
Why am I dizzy or fainting feeling everyday I work in an office and look at computer for 8 hrs. should I be seen? or is this postore or mold exposure
Not normal: Go to doctor for thorough evaluation. I feel confident that mold has nothing to do with your symptoms though. ...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
I have been dizzy for over a year from which is believed to be from mold will i be sick forever? Im on antibiotics as well azithromycin please help!
Dizziness: Dizziness is a complicated issue. You should start out with your primary doctor and branch out from there. You may need to be seen by a neurologist, cardiologist, and otolaryngologist. More information would be needed to provide you more specific details. If there truly is an allergy to mold, this would not necessarily be the focus of your problem but can be treated by an allergist or ent. ...Read more
I have mold in my apartment. I also have a sinus infection which caused vertigo.. i use a dehumidifier.. Am i making things worse?
No: need to see a provider to be tested on molds and if positive need to move because it is hard to remain the mold. The dehumidifier works a little by decreases the moisture that allows fungi to grow but doesn't get rid of it Your constant sinus infections are probably due to the molds see a provider for treatment and help in dealing with this problem ...Read more
Inhaled bunch of black mold 24 hrs ago, fever of 100.3, BP 150/130, cough, throat irritated, vomit w blood and woozy. Do i need to b seen right away?
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
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
Maybe: Dizziness is a very ambiguous and subjective word that can mean many things. Nystagmus is an objective finding. That means, a good doc can examine a patient and determine if they have nystagmus.It means the eyes are rhythmically moving in a particular direction.The direction and speed can be useful in making a diagnosis. Not all dizziness results in nystagmus as nystagmus usually means inner ear. ...Read more
In the extreme: Hi. You should be being treated with calcitriol and calcium for your hypoparathyroidism. If you don't take your calcium & calcitriol, your calcium can get very low, and if very low, dizziness can ensue. Be safe, treat your hypocalcemia. I recommend you run your calcium at or just below the lower limit of the normal range, so you don't have too high urinary calcium and risk kidney stones. Good luck ...Read more
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
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
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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