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Causes Of Dizziness In Teenagers
I'm 16 and i'm a girl. I feel dizzy, tired, sleepy and unbalanced. I also have headaches. I was wondering is this normal for a teenager?
No: It seems you are getting a viral illness. ...Read more
Joint pain, tingling on outside of elbow when extended, tired, occasionally dizzy and seeing specks(not at same time), craving carbs &only teenager?
Can't say for sure: There are many possibilities. Your physician will look at joint pain and see if it can help connect the dots. Tingling outside the elbow could be tennis elbow or a neurological issue but everything else can suggest a hot of issues. You need to have a medical evaluation. ...Read more
Dizziness: Many things. Here is a broad category list: 1. Inner ear problems 2. Neurologic problems 3. Hormonal/metabolic problems 4. Anemia 5. Dehydration 6. Cardiovascular/circulatory problems 7. Anxiety 8. Infection 9. Autoimmune disorder so...Lots of things to look at but before any testing ordered someone should take a very comprehensive history of your symptoms to guide the testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dizziness-many cause: Dizziness is a symptom, not a diagnosis. This means many different causes of many different diseases may affect our balance, creating a lightheaded sensation, unsteadiness when changing positions, and occasionally a rotating sensation. The diagnosis in each individual is suggested most by major symptom, frequency and duration of symptom, what causes, what relieves, and presence of numerous meds. ...Read more
Many Causes: Many things cause sudden dizziness. It could be an inner ear problem, heart condition, low blood sugar, vagal response, nerve condition or simply dehydration. If it is a recurring thing, it is time to see your doctor and have it examined further. One time episodes can be a sign of something worse, so unless you are generally a healthy person, evaluation of your dizziness is important. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers