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Could alergies cause headaches dizziness and difficulty breathing?

Could alergies cause headaches dizziness and difficulty breathing?

Allergy and Symptoms: Allergies can cause headaches from sinus/nasal involvement and triggering migranes. They can cause dizziness from the effect on the inner ear. Allergies can cause shortness of breath from swelling of the tubes in the lung or infiltrations into the lung which should't be there. You should see your md to determine if your symptoms are truly from allergies. The heart must be considered as well. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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19 yrs. Feel like difficulty breathing. Digestive issues. Benign ectopics. Random dizziness & pains/sensations around body. Headaches. GP says I'm fine?

19 yrs. Feel like difficulty breathing. Digestive issues. Benign ectopics. Random dizziness & pains/sensations around body. Headaches. GP says I'm fine?

Likely anxiety.: You have too many symptoms to be explained with any simple disease other than anxiety. At your young age disease usually presents with a single and primary symptom or at least something limited to a single organ system. If you remain concerned, get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be up most of the night (every night) with episodes of rapid heart rate, difficulty breathing, cold rush through bodu, feel super excited/nervous, dizzy, headache? Feeling fed up!

Is it normal to be up most of the night (every night) with episodes of rapid heart rate, difficulty breathing, cold rush through bodu, feel super excited/nervous, dizzy, headache?  Feeling fed up!

Absolutely not!: If you have a personal physician, contact her/him immediately about your severe symptoms. If not, go to the nearest appropriate medical facility. Anything from panic attacks to heart problems can cause this constellation of symptoms. Treatment is available and there's no need for you to go through this nightmare every night. ...Read more

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Sometimes I feel severe headache and dizziness and breathing problems...when I sleep from back side i have problem in hearing...reason?

Sometimes I feel severe headache and dizziness and breathing problems...when I sleep from back side i have problem in hearing...reason?

May need sleep study: I believe that you may wish to consider seeing your doctor and getting their thoughts on a sleep study given your symptoms of difficulty breathing at night while in certain positions coupled with headaches and dizziness. Given the risk factor of obesity as well I think it's very possible that you may be suffering from a sleep disorder, perhaps sleep apnea. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden blindness, dizziness, difficulty breathing, and stumbling?

What can cause sudden blindness, dizziness, difficulty breathing, and stumbling?

Symptoms: Various kinds of poisoning can cause those symptoms including alcohol, combinations of causes as well. Those things you mentioned all are bad and should be seen by a doctor as soon as possible to try to determine causation ...Read more

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What could cause difficulty breathing, dizziness, heat flashes, sweatiness, difficulty concentrating, and constant dull pain in my upper left chest?

What could cause difficulty breathing, dizziness, heat flashes, sweatiness, difficulty concentrating, and constant dull pain in my upper left chest?

Hyperventilation: The simple explanation would be hyperventilation with anxiety & your symptoms. If so, breath holding for a few minutes will reverse the symptoms. Alternatively, hypothyroidism could cause a similar set of symptoms. You need to see a doctor and be examined. ...Read more

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High BP, nausea, chest congestion, (no fever) difficulty breathing, cough, and dizziness when I stand up. Causes? Have an Echo in a week.

High BP, nausea, chest congestion, (no fever) difficulty breathing, cough, and dizziness when I stand up. Causes? Have an Echo in a week.

19 years old: All the symptoms you list can be caused by asthma/bronchospastic disease, which, in your age group, would be my first diagnosis. Infection or allergy can be a trigger and should be considered. Unless you have known congenital heart disease, the echo is unlikely to be revealing. Pulmonary function testing is higher yield. A chest x-ray may also help. ...Read more

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Bloating in stomach, difficulty breathing while laying flat on back, dizziness, fatigue, swollen ankle and weakness... what can the cause be?

Bloating in stomach, difficulty breathing while laying flat on back, dizziness, fatigue, swollen ankle and weakness... what can the cause be?

GET YOURSELF CHECKED: You are only 15 years old and have all these symptoms of difficulty in breathing, dizziness,fatigue, swollen ankle and weakness
You should speak to your parents and they need to take you to your Pediatrician or Family Doctor to be checked as soon as possible
We can not help you on this site as there are several possibilities for your multiple symptoms which can be serious
Talk to your parents asap ...Read more

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Hi, I have headaches, trouble breathing, my chest hurts, I feel dizzy, nausea, vomiting.

Hi, I have headaches, trouble breathing, my chest hurts, I feel dizzy, nausea, vomiting.

Sounds like you: Might have a viral infection. Drink fluids and rest and use tylenol if you develop a fever. If the symptoms persist for more than 48 hours, make an appointment with a health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more

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New b/p med, still averaging 188/98...pulse between 120-131. Having bouts of difficulty breathing and dizziness after physical activity.

New b/p med, still averaging 188/98...pulse between 120-131.  Having bouts of difficulty breathing and dizziness after physical activity.

You need help: You must see your doctor now and follow the advise and take medications as instructed, you have uncontrolled hypertension ( B P) , possible heart failure due to it. If you are unable to reach your doctor go to ER ...Read more

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What's wrong with me? I'm having difficulty breathing and I'm a little dizzy and tired

What's wrong with me? I'm having difficulty breathing and I'm a little dizzy and tired

Dizzy: The symptoms are nonspecific. You should be checked by a doctor to see what is going on. ...Read more

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I am experiencing dizziness (worsened by: changing head position, sitting upright), difficulty breathing (worsened by: lying flat, psychological ...

I am experiencing dizziness (worsened by: changing head position, sitting upright), difficulty breathing (worsened by: lying flat, psychological ...

It sounds like: You may have vertigo however as a diabetic there is the potential this is related to your glucose control. Additionally, autonomic dysfunction could contribute as well. Bring these issues to your health care provider as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Difficulty breathing, fatigue, upset stomach, dizziness. What could this be. It's not allergies?

Difficulty breathing, fatigue, upset stomach, dizziness. What could this be. It's not allergies?

Difficulty breathing: Always necessitates further evaluation... There could be many causes for your symptoms. ...Read more

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Symptoms: coughing, wheezing, congestion, fever, difficulty breathing, dizziness, fatigue. Been going on for 2 weeks. What could this be?

COPD or pneumonia: Sounds like pneumonia. You need to be examined and have a chest ray. You may need antibiotic treatment. Due to your smoking you may have chronic bronchitis. The best thing you can do for your health is to quit smoking. ...Read more

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I'm having trouble sleeping. I constantly feel tired, body ache, dizzy and difficulty breathing. Sometimes I feel my heart is beating fast.?

I'm having trouble sleeping. I constantly feel tired, body ache, dizzy and difficulty breathing. Sometimes I feel my heart is beating fast.?

YOU NEED COMPLETE EX: With your symptoms you need a complete physical exam and other tests like blood test and ekg, and sleep studies to rule out sleep apnea to find the cause and appropriate treatment
we need more history like your age, smoking history, family history, weight and height, history of any coexisting condition, to give specific advice. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure, difficulty breathing, fast heart rate, anxiety, dizziness, loss of senses, be part of thyroid disease?

Can high blood pressure, difficulty breathing, fast heart rate, anxiety, dizziness, loss of senses, be part of thyroid disease?

Most yes: Except losing ability to use other senses your symptoms could be compatible with hyperthyroidism but also other things, even anxiety itself. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Swollen thyroid difficulty breathing very tired dizziness fever hands are very shaky. Should I wait until after the weekend and call my doc or go to er? I'm so confused

Swollen thyroid difficulty breathing very tired dizziness fever hands are very shaky. Should I wait until after the weekend and call my doc or go to er? I'm so confused

Thyroid storm/crisis: Swollen and tender thyroid along with fever/dizziness etc...Is concerning for an acute thyrotoxicosis (thyroid storm)--an infection/inflammation in your thyroid causing a huge release of the hormone resulting your symptoms. Since you are having a hard time breathing, I would not wait because of a long weekend. Call your doc to find your options. Good luck. ...Read more

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Trouble breathing when laying on my sides, terrible head ache for 3 days now, nausea, dizziness and fainty feeling. I'm 38 weeks. Should i be worried?

Trouble breathing when laying on my sides, terrible head ache for 3 days now, nausea, dizziness and fainty feeling. I'm 38 weeks. Should i be worried?

Need to be seen: These symptoms are the kind that need a physical evaluation. Your vitals, urine, labs and physical exam need to be done. Please call your doctor ASAP ...Read more

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What can cause fast heartbeat, breathing difficulty, cold body, and dizziness?

Lengthy list: One could begin with common causes such as dehydration, extreme anxiety or fright, asthma, abnormal thyroid function and some unusual problems such as rare tumors which secrete substances which can affect heart rate and blood pressure. The list is very long. However, were you to undergo a thorough medical examination with appropriate blood and urine testing, an answer would likely be found. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Difficulty Breathing (Definition)

If you are having difficulty breathing, you feel as though you are able to get enough air in, or get air out. Your oxygen ...Read more


Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more