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Getting light headed when coughing?

Getting light headed when coughing?

See doctor....: If you are coughing so much that you are getting light-headed, you need to see your doctor so your cough can be diagnosed and treated. Common causes of cough include acute bronchitis, bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip. All of these have different treatments and your cough can be due to more than one cause. If smoking, you need to quit today! if you are short of breath, go to the er. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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Feeling light headed and feel like coughing?

Feeling light headed and feel like coughing?

Vague symptoms: Can you provide more information, such as: duration of symptoms, sudden vs insidious onset, fever, fatigue, other constitutional symptoms? Do you have any other medical problems? ...Read more

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I've been feeling light headed, headaches, hot flashes and shortness of breath?

I've been feeling light headed, headaches, hot flashes and shortness of breath?

See your doctor : Any shortness of breath could represent a serious condition such as pneumonia, asthma, allergies, pulmonary embolism, or other serious and potentially life threatening issue. See your doctor as soon as possible for a complete work up and treatment. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Light headed and dizzy when bending over?

Light headed and dizzy when bending over?

Positional vertigo. : It is possible you are suffering from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (aka bppv). This condition is due to small crystals in the inner ear that stimulate the inner ear with movement. Typical symptoms are room-spinning dizziness when lying down in bed, rolling over in bed and when bending over and getting back up. This condition can be easily treated by a knowledgable practitioner. ...Read more

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Dizzy, light, headedness, fatigue, shortness of breath, yawning.

Dizzy, light, headedness, fatigue, shortness of breath, yawning.

This constellation : Of symptoms requires further evaluation with your physician. ...Read more

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Chest pain. Feeling sick. Being sick. Cold sweat. Dizzy. Feeling light headed. Wheezing. Coughing. Shortness of breath feeling a bad sensation?

Chest pain. Feeling sick. Being sick. Cold sweat. Dizzy. Feeling light headed. Wheezing. Coughing. Shortness of breath feeling a bad sensation?

Cough: This is likely the common cold. Give it time and it will resolve. Take some tylenol (acetaminophen) and get plenty of rest. Do not forget about drinking enough fluid. If you are wheezing you may need to see your doctor and get a chest x-ray to rule out a pneumonia. The doctor can also give you a bronchodilator to make your breathing easier and open up the bronchi of the lungs. Good luck. Feel better. ...Read more

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Keep getting palpatations.And feeling light headed.

Keep getting palpatations.And feeling light headed.

Check for arrhythmia: Sorry to hear that. Your symptoms are concerning for a heart rhythm abnormality. See a doctor. Tests you should discuss with him/her include ecg, echocardiogram in addition to a detailed history and physical ...Read more

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Feeling shaky and light headed and cant sleep?

Feeling shaky and light headed and cant sleep?

Anxiety: I understand your distress. These symptoms are likely due to Anxiety caused by various stress in your life. We were born with natural ability to have rest and sleep. Focus on Blessing and Wonder of 3 million air sacs in your lungs due to which you are alive and functioning. Realize and Speak-BREATH IS LIFE! See Video of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park See Psychiatrist for Therapy and Medication ...Read more

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Light-headed, mild eye pain, feeling nauseaous?

Light-headed, mild eye pain, feeling nauseaous?

Possibly migraines: Jimmy appears to have migraine headache. Many times associated with headaches are pain behind the eyes, nausea, vomiting, blurry vision, bothered by light. I suggest you ask your doctor to send you for a brain MRI because your doctor wants to be sure that other causes of nausea and eye pain are ruled out. Symptoms as you described can be caused by other factors and may appear as a migraine. ...Read more

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I feel light headed and dizzy whilst lying down?

I feel light headed and dizzy whilst lying down?

May be BPV: Bpv or benign positional vertigo occurs when the head assumes a more horizontal position or the affected ear is closer to the floor..Shortly after assuming or getting out of the inciting position, often laying down, there is brief spinning lasting. ...Read more

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I'm feeling light headed And dizzy also nauseated it could be vertigo?

I'm feeling light headed And dizzy also nauseated it could be vertigo?

Vertigo: Is the sensation of the room spinning around you rather than just regular light headed or dizziness. If this is what you are experiencing you probably have vertigo ...Read more

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Light headed when walking and ears ringing.

Tough to say: It's hard to be sure if this is a systemic versus inner ear problem. Need an exam by a doctor to help sort this out. ...Read more

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Dizzy light headed nausea no energy what could this be?

Dizzy light headed nausea no energy what could this be?

Many causes: Your symptoms are not specific enough to make it possible to provide a diagnosis. Common causes include not enough sleep, missing a meal, having a heavy period (anemia), viral illness, and many more. ...Read more

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Sudden numb lips, nausea, and light headedness?

Sudden numb lips, nausea, and light headedness?

Need more info.: with just this one line of symptoms, it is impossible to diagnose this reliably. One thought, though, is that these symptoms sometimes occur with hyperventilation. If your symptoms persist, I would consider seeing your doctor for evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I almost collapsed after feeling very light headed?

I almost collapsed after feeling very light headed?

Confused: Your post looks like a statement, but there's a question mark after it. Which is it, a statement or a question? Did this happen yesterday or last year? What does "collapse" mean? What does "lightheaded" mean? These words are subject to considerable elasticity of interpretation. Sorry, but an 8-word post that supplies almost no useful information is not likely to yield a satisfactory answer. ...Read more

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Its been 2 weeks feeling terrible but past 3 days I've been feeling really dizzy, light headed, cough occasionally etc. Not mono and blood is normal..?

Its been 2 weeks feeling terrible but past 3 days I've been feeling really dizzy, light headed, cough occasionally etc. Not mono and blood is normal..?

See doc: Your symptoms are not specific for any disease and thus it is essentially impossible to diagnose you remotely. I recommend that you see a doc locally for a history and physical. ...Read more

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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