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What causes sudden dizziness and nausea with balance problems?

What causes sudden dizziness and nausea with balance problems?

Vertigo: The symptoms you describe suggest a diagnosis of an inner ear problem called labarynthitis. Causes are multiple, some benign and some serious. If symptoms are persistant, serious problems are more likely. See your family doctor to discuss this matter further and to determine if further evaluation is required. ...Read more

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Dizziness (Definition)

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What causes dizziness and nausea with somefever?

What causes dizziness and nausea with somefever?

Infection: Can be a cold or flu. Be careful about running fever though. If persisting, call your doctor since these symptoms can represent infection of either viral or bacteria in origin. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sudden nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea?

What are the causes of sudden nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea?

Nausea: Any medication prescribed or added recently could have effects on stomach or mood. Review with your pcp. ...Read more

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What causes lightheadedness and dizziness?

What causes lightheadedness and dizziness?

Lots of things!: Sorting out the significance of those symptoms depends on accompanied circumstances (precipitating events, duration, palpitations), objective findings (abnormal cardiac or neurologic exam), age (younger, older), etc. Often these may be relatively benign (if younger patient and not objective abnormalities), but may also be a harbinger of more serious underlying conditions. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Causes of vomiting, headaches and tiredness ?

Causes of vomiting, headaches and tiredness ?

Ambiguous: There are probably a thousand different possibilities. These are very ambiguous symptoms. Can you be more specific? ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness and shakiness?

What are the causes of dizziness and shakiness?

Glucose level: If it is too low, or to high. Even your blood pressure being too low or too high. Inner ear disease may also be a cause of dizziness/being unsteady. ...Read more

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What is the cause of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and fatigue?

What is the cause of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and fatigue?

Possibly Diet: Many diseases and cancer can cause these types of symptoms. I would first try to see if the cause of your symptoms could be related to your diet. Have you changed your diet in any way recently? ...Read more

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What causes dizzy spells and nausea and short of breathe?

What causes dizzy spells and nausea and short of breathe?

Anxiety?: My first thought would be anxiety. See your doctor about an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of earache, headache and lightheadedness?

What are possible causes of earache, headache and lightheadedness?

Infection: It is possible that you have an ear or sinus infection causing those symptoms - see your doctor to find out. ...Read more

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Are headaches in the back of head, lightheadedness and nausea common symptoms of hyperparathyroidism?

Are headaches in the back of head, lightheadedness and nausea common symptoms of hyperparathyroidism?

Hyperparathyroidism: Your symptoms could be those of hyperparathyroidism (h). The diagnosis of h is easy. Ask your doctor to obtain a intact pth, calcium (c), phosphorus (p) and Albumin levels to see if your PTH is elevated at the same time your c is, along with a low p. The Albumin is drawn to arrive at a corrected level of c. If these values are not present, you do not have h. Speak to your physician and good luck. ...Read more

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Can ulcers be the cause of headaches, nausea, and constant feeling of hunger and heartburn?

Can ulcers be the cause of headaches, nausea, and constant feeling of hunger and heartburn?

Yes: An ulcer can cause the symptoms described above. See your doctor for an evaluation about this possibility. ...Read more

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What could cause, dizziness, nausea, and loss of balance?

What could cause, dizziness, nausea, and loss of balance?

Many mechanisms: Would check for thyroid and anemia problems, but also blood pressure and cardiac events. The constellation of symptoms could be inner ear, and Meniere's might be considered. Some of this occurs in a whole variety of systemic illnesses, and even neurological disorders. Hard to pin down based upon this description, but a Concierge visit may help. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of headache backache joint pain fainting and fatigue?

What are the possible causes of headache backache joint pain fainting and fatigue?

Nondiagnostic: These varied symptoms are nondiagnostic without a physician performing a thorough history and physical examination. He/she will order the appropriate tests and,if necessary, refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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What are the causes of low back pain, dizziness, and vomiting?

What are the causes of low back pain, dizziness, and vomiting?

Dizzy/back pain: A spinal cord abnormality may account for all these symptoms. Please see your medical provider for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes nausea and lightheadedness especially after eating?

What causes nausea and lightheadedness especially after eating?

Hypotension: Lightheadedness and nausea is likely due to low blood pressure after eating. It is called postprandial hypotension. Blood pressure usually hits bottom 30 to 60 minutes after a meal. Sitting or lying down for an hour after eating can help with postprandial hypotension. ...Read more

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What kinds of tumors can cause persistent nausea and vomiting?

What kinds of tumors can cause persistent nausea and vomiting?

Many possibilities: Nausea and vomiting is a common GI tract symptom and can be caused by many medical problems like kidney diseases, liver diseases and stomach problems. Tumors in any of these same organs(especially in the stomach and lver often cause nausea. Brain tumors commonly menifest as headachesand nausea. Your doctor needs to examine you and order tests to find out if your bodily functions and metabolic/chem. ...Read more

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Why are the common causes of nausea, headaches, and muscle weakness?

Why are the common causes of nausea, headaches, and muscle weakness?

Need more info: When was the onset, how long has this been going on? More details? ...Read more

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What causes sudden dizziness and nausea with balance problems?

Vertigo: The symptoms you describe suggest a diagnosis of an inner ear problem called labarynthitis. Causes are multiple, some benign and some serious. If symptoms are persistant, serious problems are more likely. See your family doctor to discuss this matter further and to determine if further evaluation is required. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of dizzyness and nausea after being in and out of an under stair storage closet for 3 hours?

What can be the cause of dizzyness and nausea after being in and out of an under stair storage closet for 3 hours?

See below: We're there any chemicals stored under the stairs, if so chemical exposure could be a cause. However, nausea and dizziness can be symptoms of many processes. An illness may be presenting, poor air circulation and inhalation of other factors like dust, molds, allergens etc. Could also be a factor. If you are having serious symptoms, get seen! ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness and nausea?

What can cause dizziness and nausea?

Depends:: You want to HAVE dizziness & nausea or NOT have dizziness & nausea? Sorry, that was irresistible. The dizziness and vomiting centers are located in the brainstem. They respond to a wide variety of stimuli in the body e.g. gastroenteritis, in the brain e.g. migraines or rotational movement or vestibular mismatch, & systemically e.g. cancer chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What causes dizziness and nausea with somefever?

Infection: Can be a cold or flu. Be careful about running fever though. If persisting, call your doctor since these symptoms can represent infection of either viral or bacteria in origin. ...Read more

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Can rhinitis cause dizziness and nausea?

Can rhinitis cause dizziness and nausea?

Possibly: Rhinitis is a non-specific term describing irritation of the nasal passages. It can originate from many different sources including allergic, irritant and infectious. Those agents can cause body responses like dizziness or nausea to a variable degree so depending on the agent any or all symptoms could occur together. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve in your neck cause dizziness and nausea?

Can a pinched nerve in your neck cause dizziness and nausea?

Its possible: Nausea can certainly be a response to pain. The dizziness i find a little harder to relate. ...Read more

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What causes dizzy spells and nausea and short of breathe?

Anxiety?: My first thought would be anxiety. See your doctor about an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can.Uti cause dizziness.And slight nausea.Or am i pregnant?

Can.Uti cause dizziness.And slight nausea.Or am i pregnant?

Pregnant?: If you think you may be pregnant and have missed a period, get a home kit and test your urine for hcg. If negative test again in 7-14 days. If you are having nausea and dizziness as symptoms related to a UTI you need to be seen by a doctor asap, or if you are having these symptoms from medications you may be taking. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills cause dizziness and nausea? I'm taking gynera

Can birth control pills cause dizziness and nausea? I'm taking gynera

Yes: Call your doctor to advise, depending on how long you have been taking birth control pills and what other symptoms you may have. ...Read more

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Can inhaling hash oil cause dizziness and nausea? I'm feeling really bad have some chills as well

Can inhaling hash oil cause dizziness and nausea? I'm feeling really bad have some chills as well

Yes: Inhaling hash oil with a vaporizer can give you a large amount of THC in only 1 or two inhalations which has been known to cause dizziness and anxiety in some people. I have not read of any chills per se, associated with it. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause chronic dizziness, nausea, headaches and fatigue? Been feeling this for 6months and all tests are normal. Have anxiety/depression

Can anxiety cause chronic dizziness, nausea, headaches and fatigue? Been feeling this for 6months and all tests are normal. Have anxiety/depression

Yes plus: Anxiety our depression can contribute to some of these symptoms. See a psychologist to evaluate the sources of your distress and work on anxiety and depression. Self help relaxation, yoga and tau chi can be helpful. Best wishes Dr. Kathy ...Read more

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Can inner ear infection only cause short dizzy spells without nausea?

Not necessarily: If by inner ear infection you mean otitis media then ear pain is the main symptom but occasionally there may be dizziness but it would unusual to have nausea ...Read more

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Please everyday sore throat long time now causeing dizziness weakness nausea?

Please everyday sore throat long time now causeing dizziness weakness nausea?

See your PCP: Please see your doctor for an evaluation. You may have symptoms consistent with influenza and may require supportive care and guidance. You should also keep well hydrated. ...Read more

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I have an arachnoid cyst and a chiari 1 malformation. How will a neurosurgeon know which one is causing my tinitus, dizziness, and nausea?

I have an arachnoid cyst and a chiari 1 malformation.  How will a neurosurgeon know which one is causing my tinitus, dizziness, and nausea?

Cyst Location: Unless the arachnoid cyst is in the area called your posterior fossa , the back of your skull area, the dizziness would more likely be related to a chiari. The tinnitus should be assessed by ENT with hearing test. The nausea if it is exertional may be a sign of vertigo or due to the chiari if associated with a headache. I agree you need some workup to tease things out. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden dizziness, nausea, weakness, shakiness and urge of diarrhea? This is the 2nd time in 4days. Went to ER the 1st time no explanati

What can cause sudden dizziness, nausea, weakness, shakiness and urge of diarrhea? This is the 2nd time in 4days. Went to ER the 1st time no explanati

Many causes: Your symptoms can have many causes. At the ER they most likely ruled out the dangerous/serious causes, and told you to follow up with your doctor for further evaluation. They will have also told you to return to the ER if you develop worsening symptoms. Could be a virus, food poisoning, or any number of other causes. ...Read more

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What could cause, dizziness, nausea, and loss of balance?

Many mechanisms: Would check for thyroid and anemia problems, but also blood pressure and cardiac events. The constellation of symptoms could be inner ear, and Meniere's might be considered. Some of this occurs in a whole variety of systemic illnesses, and even neurological disorders. Hard to pin down based upon this description, but a Concierge visit may help. ...Read more

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