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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 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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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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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

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Can mild food allergy cause vasovagal reflex (dizzy spell, palpitations, sweaty, trouble swallowing)? Even the following meals without trigger food?

Can mild food allergy cause vasovagal reflex (dizzy spell, palpitations, sweaty, trouble swallowing)? Even the following meals without trigger food?

Strong food allergie: Mild food allergies usually don't cause the symptoms you've mentioned. However strong, positive food allergies can certainly produce that. It would be best for you to work with your doctor, and get a comprehensive food allergy with complement testing done to determine which foods you must stay away from, and which food you can eat safely. Plus you will need to discuss the the need for epipen (epinephrine). ...Read more

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Does Keflex cause yellow teeth? I've also been feeling very dizzy and have a sunburn rash. I do have an allergy to penicillan. Is this related?

Does Keflex cause yellow teeth? I've also been feeling very dizzy and have a sunburn rash. I do have an allergy to penicillan. Is this related?

Not common.: These are not typical side effects of Keflex Other antibiotics are more likely to do this. Are you taking any other meds or supplements? Certain foods and liquids can also cause yellowing of the teeth. Ask your doc to be sure and to find out what else could be going on that might cause this. We don't know why you are taking Keflex in the first place either. Call your doc! ...Read more

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Can allergies cause the following: constant mucus, constant bloodshot eyes, constant fatigue, constant tight chest, upper trapezius spasm, dizziness?

Can allergies cause the following: constant mucus, constant bloodshot eyes, constant fatigue, constant tight chest, upper trapezius spasm, dizziness?

Some: Some of your symptoms can be related to allergies, but the muscle spasm and dizziness may not be related to them. It is best to be evaluated by your primary doctor first and they can direct you. ...Read more

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I've had multiple brain scans - ct, mra, mri. Have dizzy / fogginess and pressure in head worsened by bending over. All caused by allergies?

I've had multiple brain scans - ct, mra, mri. Have dizzy / fogginess and pressure in head worsened by bending over. All caused by allergies?

Dizziness: The most important point is a history of what you mean by 'dizzy', time of day and other factors including medications, over the counter supplements, and allergies. A careful examination with blood pressures in both arms as well as changes in blood pressure and pulse from lying to sitting to standing as part of a basic physical examination would be good. Consult an internist or neurologist. ...Read more

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30 year-old woman with a 4-year history of numbness in the upper body, and arms and legs, with undiagnostic imaging studies, but carries diagnos.....?

30 year-old woman with a 4-year history of numbness in the upper body, and arms and legs, with undiagnostic imaging studies, but carries diagnos.....?

Stress related?!: At age 30 with so many normal tests and diagnoses like fibromyalgia and trigeminal nauralgia (highly unusual for that age except in MS, ruled out by the normal MRIs) non organic and stress related problems come to mind Don't forget the symptoms are REAL in those cases too! ...Read more

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Can being dizzy and heavy headed be due to cold or is it hay fever feel really horibble : (?

Can being dizzy and heavy headed be due to cold or is it hay fever feel really horibble : (?

You may have both: Severe allergies/hay fever can make you miserable. I can attest to that. I do my lawn and if I don't clean up---rinsing my eyes/nose and use some meds, I can be sure to suffer for few days. Having some hayfever and then having a cold on top can really create some misery for me. Congestion, headheavy, can't breath, nagging headaches and dizziness...I feel your pain. U should consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can allergies and sinus make you feel dizzy?

Can allergies and sinus make you feel dizzy?

Yes: Problems with allergies leading to congestion can cause middle and inner ear problems that can certainly lead to feeling dizzy. Also, extension of a sinus infection into the brain or middle ear can also cause dizziness, and these are very serious conditions. Don't ignore these symptoms - get evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Could allergies make someone feel dizzy and almost faint?

Not likely: Regular pollen or food allergies wouldn't normally cause these symptoms. Severe allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis can drop blood pressure with lightheadedness, syncope, severe blood pressure drop, shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Dizziness, headache, nausea and fever - am I sick or is this allergy?

Fever: If you have a fever, likely your body is reacting to something, usually virus or bacteria, so please get evaluation if symptoms not resolved. There are many possible explanations but allergies are not usually associated with fever. ...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