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Can seasonal allergies cause dizziness and burning eyes? I also have Eustachian tube dysfunction.

Can seasonal allergies cause dizziness and burning eyes? I also have Eustachian tube dysfunction.

Yes: Dizzines by causing congestion that causes unstable ear function. Burning eyes, itching of eyes, ears & nose & scratchy throat as well ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Do seasonal allergies cause dizziness?

Do seasonal allergies cause dizziness?

No...but: I agree with dr. Mcghee's answer. Dizziness can be caused by the medications you're taking to treat allergic rhinitis. Phenylephrine, the decongestant found in many over-the-counter & prescription oral medications for seasonal allergies can cause dizziness. If congestion is your main problem, topical antihistamine or corticosteroid sprays may be a better solution. They don't contain phenylephrine. ...Read more

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My ears feel a little plugged and have been feeling slightly dizzy last couple days on and off. I do have seasonal allergies. Could this be the cause?

My ears feel a little plugged and have been feeling slightly dizzy last couple days on and off. I do have seasonal allergies. Could this be the cause?

Eust. tube dysfuncti: Having allergy with stuffy nose may cause congestion in your eustachian tube and possible fluid in your middle ear, the results are plugged ears and dizziness and decrease hearing. ...Read more

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In april, I had a bout of dizziness or lightheadedness, could it be attributed to seasonal allergies?

In april, I had a bout of dizziness or lightheadedness, could it be attributed to seasonal allergies?

Possibly: If allergies cause severe nasal congestion blocking the eustachian tubes going from the back of the nasal passages to the ears, imbalance and/or lightheadedness may occur. It would be unlikely to have severe vertigo from allergies however. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies make you tired and dizzy?

Can seasonal allergies make you tired and dizzy?

Tired and Dizzy? Yes: Fatigue is very common when allergies are flaring. Your immune system is working like crazy, creating the allergies, making most people tired. Dizziness is also a symptom of allergies but is not nearly as common as the fatigue. ...Read more

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I just went inside after being outside for a few minutes. My head is spinning & won't stop. I have seasonal allergies but never have been dizzy? Help?

I just went inside after being outside for a few minutes. My head is spinning & won't stop. I have seasonal allergies but never have been dizzy? Help?

Eustachian tube: dysfunction. Allergies increse the secretions in nasopharynx and floods eustachian tubes with secretion, inflames the orifices of the eustacian tubes causing blockage so eustachian tubes can not clear the secretions . This raise the pressure inside the ear causing, dizziness, tinnitus, pain and some hearing impairment. Try otc antihistamin such as zyrtec, allegra or claritin (loratadine) for few days . ...Read more

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Can bad seasonal allergies cause vertigo ?

Can bad seasonal allergies cause vertigo ?

Maybe: True motion sensation vertigo may be viral, small calcium crystals in the labyrinth, Meniere's, vestibular migraine. Unsteadiness may also have multiple etiologies. Allergies can lead to eustachian tube swelling which can result in asymmetric middle ear pressure resulting in dizziness. ...Read more

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Have bad seasonal allergies. They have built up enough pressure behind my left ear to cause severe vertigo many times. Can this also cause tingling in hands and feet?

Have bad seasonal allergies. They have built up enough pressure behind my left ear to cause severe vertigo many times. Can this also cause tingling in hands and feet?

It can...: However, you should see your local PCP to determine if the approaches you are using to control the allergies is optimal given these other symptoms. ...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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Can allergies cause dizziness and make you feel like fainting?

Can allergies cause dizziness and make you feel like fainting?

Yes: Allergies can cause people to feel light-headed and dizzy. A severe allergic reaction could cause someone to pass out. See an allergist for evaluation. People with severe allergic reactions especially to foods or bee stings often need to carry emergency medicine like epipen (epinephrine). ...Read more

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Can summer allergies cause chest pain and dizziness?

Can summer allergies cause chest pain and dizziness?

Chest pains: All chest pains have to be considered serious until all the dangerous conditions are ruled out. You should be seen by a doctor if you're getting chest pain and dizziness. ...Read more

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I have allergy problems that leads to dizziness, then I worry about the dizziness cause I have health anxiety. Could anxiety make the symptoms linger?

I have allergy problems that leads to dizziness, then I worry about the dizziness cause I have health anxiety. Could anxiety make the symptoms linger?

Worry about worry: Not sure if the symptoms you are referring are part of the anxiety or the allergies but anxiety can exacerbate physical symptoms or increase one’s susceptibility to physical illness. It’s important to bear in mind that anxiety is not linear. People seldom if ever have one wave of anxiety that gets progressively worse. It comes in several waves that build on each other. Your worry about the anxiety ...Read more

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Can allergies cause you dizziness & fatigue ?

Can allergies cause you dizziness & fatigue ?

Possibly: People with allergies frequently experience fatigue and may also experience dizziness. However these symptoms can occur with many conditions. See a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause dizziness in a 10 year old. He has allergies and mild asthma?

What could cause dizziness in a 10 year old. He has allergies and mild asthma?

Mgt: This symptom may be due to a number of factors. The use of albuterol should follow an outlined plan, and keeping nasal passages clear with nasal saline will help. If he has headaches, imbalance, vision changes or other symptoms a visit to the ED is advised. A virtual appt is available to review his asthma/allergy management. ...Read more

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Can pollen cause such bad allergies that it can make you dizzy and give you headaches?

Can pollen cause such bad allergies that it can make you dizzy and give you headaches?

Sinuses: Allergies can lead to sinuses becoming congested which can cause headaches. That "clogged" sensation can feel like being lightheaded. ...Read more

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Can having a little stuffy nose from allergies cause dizziness but dr said ears look good?

Can having a little stuffy nose from allergies cause dizziness but dr said ears look good?

Dizzy or lightheaded: must be distinguished. Your ears can look absolutely normal while in the throes of a violent attack of vertigo because your ears aren't the issue. It is the vestibular apparatus. Being transiently light headed is common with allergic type symptoms and the treatment with antihistamines and decongestants but vertigo is a wholly different thing treated differently. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause you to feel dizzy , have an upset stomach , headache and overall feel aweful?

Can allergies cause you to feel dizzy , have an upset stomach ,  headache and overall feel aweful?

Insufficient data: Please repeat your post but this time specify what kind of allergies you mean: Drug allergies, food allergies, or environmental allergies. If environmental, try to specify: House dust? Mold? Pollen? Other? Also bear in mind that a lot of what are popularly called "allergies", really aren't true allergies. Have you seen an allergist and been tested? ...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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Seasonal Allergies (Definition)

An allergic response causing itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, ...Read more