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Can Seasonal Allergies Cause Dizziness
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
In april, I had a bout of dizziness or lightheadedness, could it be attributed to seasonal allergies?
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
I have bad seasonal allergies. On drive down through the mountains had dizzy/vertigo/numbness. Now i feel fluid behind eardrum. Worse dizziness drivin?
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
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
I've got stuffy nose itching nose sneezing and cough n feel bad n have to blow nose a lot is it cold or allergies will it cause diZZINESS?
Who knows: Probably a viral unless the same symptoms occur at this time every year or the symptoms persist. ...Read more
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