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GERD diagnosis 6 years ago, now with upper and upper left ab. Pain, diarrhea, dizziness, night sweats -- all for the last 4 weeks.?

GERD diagnosis 6 years ago, now with upper and upper left ab. Pain, diarrhea, dizziness, night sweats -- all for the last 4 weeks.?

See your doctor: This could represent multiple pathologies all related to a prior hisotry of GERD. You should see your doctor and ask to see a gastrointestinal specialist ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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I have been running a low grade fever (99-100.2) for approx 2weeks I've also been suffering from diarrhea and dizzy spells I have increased h2o intake?

I have been running a low grade fever (99-100.2) for approx 2weeks I've also been suffering from diarrhea and dizzy spells I have increased h2o intake?

Keep drinking fluids: You should probably do yourself a favor and not try and treat yourself anymore at home because this may simply get more complicated and then, things can go south. Get an appointment to see a doctor and be prepared to take stool samples in for testing. ...Read more

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After being on 50 mg of co-sertraline for a year and a bit should I be having withdrawal like dizzy spells migraines diarrhea and personality changes?

After being on 50 mg of co-sertraline for a year and a bit should I be having withdrawal like dizzy spells migraines diarrhea and personality changes?

Suddenly stopped yes: If you suddenly stopped taking your sertraline without being gradually tapered off of the medication, you could have withdrawal symptoms some of which you've mentioned. Talk to your prescribing doctor to see if you should get off the medication and how. ...Read more

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16 day's postpartum, passed a clot the size of a baseball. Still heavy bleeding with small clots. Having minor dizzy spells, Nausea, diarrhea andHeadaches?

16 day's postpartum, passed a clot the size of a baseball. Still heavy bleeding with small clots. Having minor dizzy spells, Nausea, diarrhea andHeadaches?

Seek attention: 16 days out from delivery, most bleeding should have ceased. Concerned about ongoing hemorrhage and the secondary effects (dizzy, headache, etc.). See your OB/GYN sooner than later. Get checked out. ...Read more

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I have been having lower abdominal pain, dizzy spells, diarrhea and every now and then a hard stool, for about 2 and half weeks now, any idea what it?

I have been having lower abdominal pain, dizzy spells, diarrhea and every now and then a hard stool, for about 2 and half weeks now, any idea what it?

Irritable bowel: Abdominal pain and alternating bowel movements are typical for irritable bowel syndrome. Usually this improves by avoiding stimulants such as caffeine and nicotine and getting plenty of fiber in your diet. Symptoms could also be related to other problems. Would recommend seeing your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause a dizzy spell and then uncontrolable diarrhea? My blood pressure is low at this time

What could cause a dizzy spell and then uncontrolable diarrhea? My blood pressure is low at this time

Infection: If youh ave a bacterial or viral illness of the GI tract you can lose large amount of fluid and have low blood pressure, need to be seen by a md. ...Read more

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BP has Been 150's/high 90's since yesterday. Take 2 Losartan a day. Also dizzy spells. Should I be concerned?

BP has Been 150's/high 90's since yesterday. Take 2 Losartan a day. Also dizzy spells. Should I be concerned?

Side Effect: Although your BP is elevated above the desired range, it is not astronomically high. The dizziness may be a side effect of the Losartan. You should see your physician to possibly adjust your meds for better control of your BP and to see if switching to another agent will cause the dizziness to go away. ...Read more

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Why do I. Have dizzy spells?

Why do I. Have dizzy spells?

Many different: Causes for dizzy spells. Can't try to diagnose your reasons for dizzy spells with available info. Consider hydrating well and seeing your physician for workup. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do I keep having dizzy spells?

Why do I keep having dizzy spells?

Vertigo: There are a dozen possibilities including
anemia
blood pressure
migraine
viral infection
fluid in the inner ear
etc
Keep a diary of your symptoms. Is it with pain, tinnitus, etc. Which way does room spin. The more details, the easier for the doctor to diagnose and treat you. If it is anemia or blood pressure, need treatment right away.
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What could cause of my dizzy spells?

What could cause of my dizzy spells?

Nausea/dizziness: Many causes possible, such as Migraines, inner ear problem, motion sickness, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, diabetes, early pregnancy, hyperventilation, etc.
My recommendation is to seek medical attention if symptoms severe or other symptoms are noted. ...Read more

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What causes dizzy spells while sitting?

What causes dizzy spells while sitting?

Many things: Dizziness can be a heart rhythm problem, dehydration, thyroid problem, or an inner ear problem. I would suggest speaking to your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Reasons for dizzy spells? Not on any medication..

Reasons for dizzy spells? Not on any medication..

Many possibilities: There are probably at least a hundred possible causes of being dizzy. The most common and easiest to try to correct first is being a little dehydrated. Most people do not drink enough fluids throughout the day. Is your urine concentrated? If so, drink (non-caffeine containing) liquids until your pee is clear. This can sometimes help with dizziness. If this doesn't help, you may need to go see doc. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause dizzy spells?

Can constipation cause dizzy spells?

Indirectly: Attempting to evacuate your bowels when constipated can cause dizziness due to the straining causing diversion of blood flow. ...Read more

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Does lamotrigine cause dizzy spells?

Does lamotrigine cause dizzy spells?

Possible: Most medications can cause dizziness but it should be confirmed that the spells occur only when you take the medication. You should stop the medication for about 2 weeks. If no dizzy spells occur then take the culprit drug again. If dizziness reoccurs then it is proved otherwise not. ...Read more

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Dealing with lupus an constatnly dealing with dizzy spells lately?

Dealing with lupus an constatnly dealing with dizzy spells lately?

Vestibular testing: Need to sort out, as could be due to lupus cerebritis, a medication reaction, or co-morbidity. Work closely with your doctor, but also see otolaryngologist, and perhaps due audiological and vestibular testing. ...Read more

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My fiance blacked out while driving n has been having dizzy spells?

My fiance blacked out while driving n has been having dizzy spells?

She needs to see Dr.: By all means don't let her drive until you've found out the cause. It could already threaten her life, and if driving it could threaten yours or others. Please don't mess around, and help her get to a doctor. ...Read more

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Fainting and dizzy spells when sudden temperature change in the weather?

Fainting and dizzy spells when sudden temperature change in the weather?

There are a number: Of fainting disorders related to autonomic dysfunction that could be exacerbated by sudden changes in temperature. You need to be evaluated by a health care professional familiar with autonomic dysfunction. Cardiology, Electrophysiology). A Tilt Table test might be useful in your diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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What could one pupil being larger than the other and dizzy spells signify?

What could one pupil being larger than the other and dizzy spells signify?

Many possibilities: Pupils of unequal size could be due to irritation of the eye with different chemicals. If you are dizzy and your doctor put you on something called scopolamine patch, touching your eye can cause the pupil to widen. Generally unequal pupils should be brought to a doctors attention for a complete work up. Not to alarm you but I would try to get seen as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of dizzy spells with electrical like feelings in feet?

What could be the cause of dizzy spells with electrical like feelings in feet?

Multiple things: Panic attacks can cause dizziness and often have electrical or tingling feelings in hands or feet. Too much synthroid (thyroxine) can cause dizziness, as well. Sugar imbalance, orthostatic hypotension, anemia, and even vitamin deficiency are within the differential. Best to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I keep getting a creaking sound in my head and I just keep getting bad dizzy spells?

I keep getting a creaking sound in my head and I just keep getting bad dizzy spells?

The recurrent: Bouts of dizziness warrant medical evaluation. I am not sure what the creaking sound in your head is related to. Take care. ...Read more

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I keep getting really bad headaches and dizzy spells where I nearly fall over what could this be?

I keep getting really bad headaches and dizzy spells where I nearly fall over what could this be?

What indeed: Your really bad headaches & dizzy spells could be really bad headaches & dizzy spells. They don't have to be anything else. You may have a primary headache syndrome (e.g. migraines) of which the dizzy spells are a part. Doctor Google will get you only so far with this. See a live doctor in a brick-and-mortar office and get a diagnosis. Anything else is a waste of time. ...Read more

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I have been having spasm like pain in my back on both sides where my kidneys are. Now I have dizzy spells to. What could it be?

I have been having spasm like pain in my back on both sides where my kidneys are. Now I have dizzy spells to. What could it be?

Muscular: Most likely neuromuscular origin. If pain persists and is sharp shooting pain in the flanks to the groin it could be kidney stone. It's not common though possible to have kidney stone attacks at the same time. Certain type of kidney stones can be bilateral. Kidney sonogram will help. Rest in the mean time and try not to lift anything heavy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about vertigo, I'm 23 F and I get dizzy spells a lot when I stand up after sitting for a bit and a bit neausea?

That's orthostasis: The positional vertigo you describe is called orthoststic hypotension. When going from sitting to standing, there is a transient drop in blood pressure as gravity pulls the blood down. To compensate, blood vessels squeeze and your heart beats a little harder/faster. Once the flow to your brain normalizes it resolves. Drink lots of water and transition slowly. See your doc if passing out. ...Read more

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I get head makes then dizzy spells and see height spots that turn to black if I do not sit down will fall down what do that mean?

I get head makes then dizzy spells and see height spots that turn to black if I do not sit down will fall down what do that mean?

Lightheadedness: It sounds like lightheadedness or "presyncopal" episodes. In young women these are usually vasovagal reflexes, dehydration, or possibly related to your heartbeat. If it's a recurring or bothersome problem or if you ever faint, then go see PCP to examine you, check BP with tilt test, and get some baseline EKG and lab work. ...Read more

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I've been told it is a hernia that does need a op but is the dizzy spells normal sometimes feel like passing out it comes an goes?

I've been told it is a hernia that does need a op but is the dizzy spells normal sometimes feel like passing out it comes an goes?

Please clarify: Sorry, but I doubt any doctor in HealthTap will be able to make head or tail of yout post. I certainly can't. Looks like you have about 4 sentences run into one and none of them has anything to do with the others. If your native language isn't English, perhaps you could get a native speaker to help you repost it. ...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


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more


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