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Dizziness After Anesthesia
I had a colonoscopy yesterday, today I'm very dizzy and nauseated, could that be from the anesthesia?
I got sedated (not general anesthesia) felt sickeningly dizzy, and woke up four hours later and didn't remember anything. Is that normal? I thought I would be awake but sedated?
Dizzy: It would help to know what surgical procedure you had done. But in general, what you are describing is within the normal range for deep sedation. Two of the most common drugs (midazolam and propofol) have amnestic qualities. If they had you breathing some notrous oxide, that can disturb the inner ear and give profound dizziness. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been using a transdermal scop for anesthesia for 24 hours. I feel dizzy and nauseous. I want the patch off, but I read about withdrawal. Help?
After surgery, will my 14 year old son be admitted to the hospital if he is dizzy & confused from anesthesia and stays that way for hours?
Only if needed.: Pediatric patients are much more sensitive to anesthetics than adults. Because of this they can have more severe reactions to anesthesia. Discuss your concerns with your anesthesiologist before the procedure starts. Your child will only be allowed to go home when both the anesthesiologist and you are satisfied with his condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had moles removed yesterday. They were using local anesthesia. I felt fine after the procedure but during the following night I woke up dizzy and been feeling nauseous since then. Is this serious?
Had fast heart beat after dental local anesthesia. Also feeling a bit dizzy drowsy and cold. Now an hour has past. Should everything be ok? Or go toER
Are the otoconia crystals removed from semicircular canal before the surgeon puts a plug during canal occlusion for bppv vertigo? Anesthesia required?
Many things. Here is a broad category list:
1. Inner ear problems
2. Neurologic problems
3. Hormonal/metabolic problems
6. Cardiovascular/circulatory problems
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 more
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
Herbal Therapy: Homeopathic ingredients such as cocculus indicus, lobelia inflata and gelsemium have proven to highly effective in relieving the symptoms of dizziness, weakness, fainting, fatigue, headaches and emotional upsets. However, you need to see your doctor to make sure you have nothing serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Dizziness is a common symptom caused by a number of different factors, some that are benign and some that are serious.
I would be concerned about dizziness that affected walking severely, dizziness associated with long-lasting double vision, clumsiness in one arm, or intractable vomiting. Sometimes these are signs of a problem with the brain. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Depends: Dizziness is usually under the control of the inner ear structures (semicircular canals). Any infection or fluid in the middle or inner ear, nasal allergies, sinus infections can affect dizziness. Hypotension (low blood pressure) from anemia, high blood pressure medication or problems with blood flow to the ear structures (heart or carotid artery occlusion) and should be evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Probale inner ear: When asked to explain dizziness; most patients describe it as a feeling of one or more of "lightheaded, spinning, tilting, falling, loss of balance" triggered by change of head or body position. It is probably due to irritation of nerve of inner ear by (otoconia) which are gravels in ear. Some patients may call a feeling of faintness as dizzy but this is rare. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ekg, BP, CT or MRI: The symptom of dizziness may be from a circulation problem, a heart problem or a neurologic problem. Your Doctor may check your blood pressure in different positions to see if the dizziness is from blood pooling in the lower part of the body, he will check your heart with an ekg. The tests for neurologic problems would involve some king of imaging or the brain including, MRI or Ct scan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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