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Body feeling off and hot. Sudden sweaty palms and feet. Sudden light headed and feeling about to pass out. Nausea.?

Body feeling off and hot. Sudden sweaty palms and feet. Sudden light headed and feeling about to pass out. Nausea.?

You could be: Presyncopal which is the syndrome that occurs right before you actually pass out (syncope). The symptoms you described speak of an adrenaline/ epipherine rush that occurs with acute hypotension/ body reaction to low blood pressure. Check your blood sugar to make sure it did not drop too low, also a potential cause for syncope. Heart rhythm problems and adrenal problems can also cause these. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Lightheaded (Definition)

Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...Read more


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Young adult having lightheadedness. Becoming more frequent/daily. If eyes move to fast, feel faint, blurry/tunnel vision, sweaty after/clammy during?

Young adult having lightheadedness. Becoming more frequent/daily. If eyes move to fast, feel faint, blurry/tunnel vision, sweaty after/clammy during?

Not good: No history is provided but several things can happen.
Is the pt working too hard? Is the pt having too much caffeine.Suggest the doctor visit now as tomorrow. May be some type of systemic illness. Brain involvement?
See the doc ...Read more

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Cold, sweaty hands, left arm heavy, accelerated pulse, dizziness, nausea, all in 7 minutes of extreme attention and curiosity. Also short breath.

Cold, sweaty hands, left arm heavy, accelerated pulse, dizziness, nausea, all in 7 minutes of extreme attention and curiosity. Also short breath.

Stay calm: Stay calm and practice breathing slowly and deliberately. If you have ongoing asthma or a known heart condition call your doctor for advice (while staying calm and breathing slowly and deliberately). Otherwise, calm down and let this episode pass. Then, seek treatment for panic attacks and anxiety disorder management (psychiatrist/psychologist). ...Read more

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I'm having bad headaches on top and my forehead im 45 and also feeling nausea sweaty clammy and lost my insurance so quit depression and bloodpressure?

I'm having bad headaches on top and my forehead im 45 and also feeling nausea sweaty clammy and lost my insurance so quit depression and bloodpressure?

Headaches: Headaches, nausea, clammy symptoms can be due to high blood pressure & other conditions. Diet choice can make a big difference in healing depression & HBP. Avoid all gluten & decrease carbohydrates. Consult with us to help you do this safely. See low inflammatory diet on [email protected] Com ...Read more

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I been having really bad headaches on my forehead and top of my head and I get really hot, sweaty. Clammy, nausea moving head, eyes fast almost fall down?

I been having really bad headaches on my forehead and top of my head and I get really hot, sweaty. Clammy, nausea moving head, eyes fast almost fall down?

Lots possible, but: Since you didn't provide us your age we can only advise based on the worst case scenarios for the elderly. Accordingly, please seek emergency care now. ...Read more

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Flu? I took the shot 2 months ago. I am 26. At my desk office. All of the sudden, I feel extremely hot. My back, back of my neck and forehead all became clammy. Followed with dizziness and nausea, mouth watering. I put my head on my desk, and breathed rea

Flu? I took the shot 2 months ago. I am 26. At my desk office. All of the sudden, I feel extremely hot. My back, back of my neck and forehead all became clammy. Followed with dizziness and nausea, mouth watering. I put my head on my desk, and breathed rea

The: The symptoms you are describing doesn't really sound like the flu. The flu has also not really been seen at all so far this season. I might watch to see how you do today and take some advil, (ibuprofen) force fluids and rest. It might still be another virus. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Bent over while seated or turning head. I get lightheaded, sweaty, and nauseous. Is this something to be concerned about? What could be causing this?

Bent over while seated or turning head. I get lightheaded, sweaty, and nauseous. Is this something to be concerned about? What could be causing this?

BPPV: You may have benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (bppv). This is a benign inner ear condition caused by loose calcium carbonate stones in the inner ear. Have an ENT doctor evaluate this possibility. ...Read more

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Lightheaded, weak, cloudy thinking, shaky, nauseated and sweaty if I go longer than 2 hours between meals. All diabetes tests negative, what is it?

Lightheaded, weak, cloudy thinking, shaky, nauseated and sweaty if I go longer than 2 hours between meals. All diabetes tests negative, what is it?

Endocrinologist: If you note these symptoms after having eaten certain carbohydrates, especially sweets, you may be experiencing reactive hypoglycemia which occurs when the blood sugar rises, the body secretes insulin to handle it, but the blood sugar drops too low bringing on typical symptoms of hypoglycemia. A 4 or 6 hour glucose tolerance test is helpful in diagnosis. An endocrinologist is best qualified to adv ...Read more

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Most days I feel lightheaded, nausea and fatigue, what could it be?

Most days I feel lightheaded, nausea and fatigue, what could it be?

No way to tell: Your symptoms are very general in nature. There are so many things which could be the cause of your symptoms. Please get checked out. The only way of figuring this out is to get a detailed description of what is going on and a physical exam and possibly some tests. ...Read more

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I think my boyfriend is getting a fever. He feels lightheaded, nausea and his face feels hot. What can it be?

I think my boyfriend is getting a fever. He feels lightheaded, nausea and his face feels hot. What can it be?

Viral syndrome: He is just starting a fever correct? Sounds like acute viral syndrome, which could be caused by any of common airborne viral pathogens. Focus on hydration, rest in bed, and keeping him comfortable. Should take otc analgesics to keep his temperature down to prevent dehydration. If he has high fever, chills & body aches, it can be a flu. It can be treated with tamiflu (oseltamivir) if within 48 hours of onset. ...Read more

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What are some causes of severe nausea, shakiness, and light headed feeling all at the same time, multiple times a week?

What are some causes of severe nausea, shakiness, and light headed feeling all at the same time, multiple times a week?

Many causes: These symptoms can have many causes from hypoglycemia to other hormonal imbalances and even neurologic conditions. This needs to be evaluated by a healthcare professional soon. ...Read more

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What would cause me to break out in cold sweat, nausea, lightheaded, feel faint when got out bed. No pain or discomfort.

Several poss causes: The differential includes postural orthostasis with tachycardia yndrome (POTS). Also included are the disorders of the vestibular system such as BPPV. There are other causes which may need further investigation. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read more

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Could panic disorder cause lightheadedness, with light dizzines and mild nausea? What should help beside breathing exercises?

Could panic disorder cause lightheadedness, with light dizzines and mild nausea? What should help beside breathing exercises?

Anxiety/ Panic Disor: I understand your discomfort.
Thank you for informing about Panic disorder, OCD, and taking Prozac, Lorazepam.
“Light dizziness and mild nausea” can be due to Anxiety.
Lorazepam helps with Anxiety and Panic Disorder.
See Psychiatrist for:
•Establishing Diagnosis
•Therapy for stresses in life and coping skills
•Benefits and side effects Prozac and Lorazepam
•Follow up for Medication
•Relaxation. ...Read more

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Started cipro (ciprofloxacin) and I feel nauseas and light headed, which can be expected. What can I do for that though? Feels awful

Started cipro (ciprofloxacin) and I feel nauseas and light headed, which can be expected. What can I do for that though? Feels awful

Take with meals: A lot of antibiotics can give you and upset stomach. Try taking them with meals. If you develop a rash, wheezing or any signs of an allergic reaction stop taking them immediately and see a health care professional. ...Read more

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Bleeding vaginally for 2+ months. Started as spotting, now is very heavy w/ big blk clots. Slight nausea and pain and lightheadedness. Help?

Bleeding vaginally for 2+ months. Started as spotting, now is very heavy w/ big blk clots. Slight nausea and pain and lightheadedness. Help?

See your doctor: When someone young bleeds for 2 months most likely the hormones are off causing lack of ovulation for a long time which causes the period to be really irregular. A problem such as polyps or fibroids or an infection is less likely. You need to see a doctor and likely need hormones to stop the bleeding. ...Read more

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Woke up with vertigo this morning when I turned over, nausea. Had labyrinthitis few years ago. Lightheaded bit off-balance today. What should I do?

Woke up with vertigo this morning when I turned over, nausea. Had labyrinthitis few years ago. Lightheaded bit off-balance today. What should I do?

Epley exercises: Epley exercises or maneuvers can help vertigo significantly. Go to you tube to see videos of good examples on how to do these exercises. If vertigo persists, consultation with ENT doctor is indicated. ...Read more

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What causes light headed & nausea?

What causes light headed & nausea?

Several things: Can be inner ear, sinus issue; heart rhythm disturbance, heart attack, low blood pressure, dehydration, electrolyte (body chemistry) abnormalities, severe pain from many causes, etc. ...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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I eat I get bloated nausea and light headed?

I eat I get bloated nausea and light headed?

Bloating; nausea: Many foods can cause bloating: beans, dairy products; cucumbers & melons; broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, brussel sprouts. Beano helps prevent gas; lactaid breaks down milk sugar (if lactose intolerant); simethicone breaks up gas. Lying on left side may help relieve gas via burping. If still persists, see pcp for exam & treatment. ...Read more

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I am diabetic, why am I feeling very nausea and light headed?

I am diabetic, why am I feeling very nausea and light headed?

Many possibilities: May or may not be directly related to your diabetes. Important to make sure blood sugar is normal because abnormally high or low blood sugar can cause or contribute to the symptoms. It would be a good idea to talk to your doctor about this as so many other reasons could account for these symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes nausea feeling weak and light headed on and of for a few weeks?

What causes nausea feeling weak and light headed on and of for a few weeks?

Can be hypotension,: This can be hypotension or hypoglycemia, or more likely the zopidem you're on for insomnia as it can have these side effects. It's wise to see your doctor to get tests and be sure or to adjust the dose of your zopidem. ...Read more

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What do you suggest I am constantly feeling nausea, light headed and headache?

What do you suggest I am constantly feeling nausea, light headed and headache?

Lightheadness: Common causes include lack of good sleep, stress and anxiety if you do not have any preexisting cardiovascular or other medical conditions. See your primary care doctor for a complete physical! ...Read more

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Last 2 weeks constant lightheaded and nausea. 31 y/o, mild smoker, no alchohol. Possible anxiety issues, not diagnosed and no reason to he anxious?

Last 2 weeks constant lightheaded and nausea. 31 y/o, mild smoker, no alchohol. Possible anxiety issues, not diagnosed and no reason to he anxious?

What meds R U on?: Many things can cause nausea and light headedness. I would check with your primary care MD. Are you on any new medications or have you changed your diet drastically? ...Read more

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I'm on my period but I get nauseas snd been light headed why?

I'm on my period but I get nauseas snd been light headed why?

Iron deficient?: There are many reasons for your symptoms, but if they occur during your period, and your flow is heavy, you may be anemic or iron deficient. Please see your doctor for proper exam and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or environmental temperature. ...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