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Dizzy spells, twitching lips, numb fingers, what could be wrong?

Dizzy spells, twitching lips, numb fingers, what could be wrong?

Side effects?: Some times a combination of systemic medications may result is your symptoms, eg diamox (acetazolamide).
However, a full examination recommended by your internest or neurologists. ...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


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What does it mean when you get light headed/dizzy and lips go numb?

What does it mean when you get light headed/dizzy and lips go numb?

Hyperventilation?: One common cause is hyperventilation. This occurs when a person's breathing is faster and deeper than normal - and upsets their normal acid/base balance in the blood. Symptoms can include light-headedness, dizziness, numbness around the lips, and even severe cramping and spasm in the hands. It can be frightening - and sometimes it is brought about by anxiety. Holding your breath briefly may help. ...Read more

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I have been dizzy and having numbness of my lips and hands... And i almost fainted this morning...

I have been dizzy and having numbness of my lips and hands... And i almost fainted this morning...

Numb lips, hands,: And close to fainting. This MAY be a medical emergency. Please see your doc right away or go to emergency room. MAY be circulatory issue or sensitivity to something. Peace and good h ealth. ...Read more

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What could be causing this? When i stand up i get dizzy and start to black out and when my vision starts to clear, my lips and finger tips feel numb.

What could be causing this? When i stand up i get dizzy and start to black out and when my vision starts to clear, my lips and finger tips feel numb.

See your doctor: There could be many causes of these symptoms. Your blood pressure could be dropping when you get up quickly ("orthostatic changes"), your heart rate may be abnormal, or there could be other causes. Your symptoms need to be evaluated as soon as possible. I wouldn't drive yourself anywhere until you find out what is going on... ...Read more

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For the past 3 days I've had dirrhea, burping including wet burps, headaches, dizziness, and now some numbness/ting lines on my lips?

For the past 3 days I've had dirrhea, burping including wet burps, headaches, dizziness, and now some numbness/ting lines on my lips?

See pcp: Start drinking plenty of water now and get into you pcp to make sure you are not too dehydrated and they will help you figure what is going on. ...Read more

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What's if mean when my lips are numb n iam light headed n keep going dizzy n head feels right light and chest feels tight and blur vision ?

What's if mean when my lips are numb n iam light headed n keep going dizzy n head feels right light and chest feels tight and blur vision ?

Nerve pain: It is difficult to say without examining but the pain you are describing sounds like nerve pain. Nerves can get pinched at the level of the neck. The chest pain may be due to referred pain from a pinched nerve as well or due to inflammation of cartilage. It can also be something more serious like a brain tumor . You need to get examined by a doctor asap to get the correct diagnosis ...Read more

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Have to eat every 2-3 hours or i get really sick to point i get dizzy, shaky, panicky, hands and lips go numb. Tested sugars. At 96. What is wrong?

Have to eat every 2-3 hours or i get really sick to point i get dizzy, shaky, panicky, hands and lips go numb. Tested sugars. At 96. What is wrong?

Proper workup: Not all phyiscians know how to do a hypoglycemia workup, either fasting or postprandial. Missing an insulinoma will kill you. Even postprandial syndrome, which this might be, needs to be diagnosed and managed. Please get specialist consultation -- perhaps an endocrinology visit is in order. ...Read more

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Chest pains for 2 days already, as if there's something heavy on top of it that i can hardly breathe, numbness in hands and lips, dizzy & nauseous. :(?

Chest pains for 2 days already, as if there's something heavy on top of it that i can hardly breathe, numbness in hands and lips, dizzy & nauseous. :(?

Probable stress: Your symptoms are quite suggestive of hyperventilation. Very common and at your age most likely related to anxiety/stress. Nevertheless other, potentially more serious conditions (e.g. Asthma) can also present this way, therefore you should seek formal medical attention. ...Read more

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When pressured or stressed my nose & lips start tingling sort of going numb then it goes to the rest of my face & I get dizzy. Why does this happen?

When pressured or stressed my nose & lips start tingling sort of going numb then it goes to the rest of my face & I get dizzy. Why does this happen?

Sounds like an: Anxiety reaction. Try to find a therapist who can help you in these situations . A counselor can help you identify the stressors and learn coping strategies so you don't get the physical sensations. ...Read more

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Lip and tongue numb for sometime now, had blurred vision that lasted 1 to 2 minutes and dizzy, light headed?

Lip and tongue numb for sometime now, had blurred vision that lasted 1 to 2 minutes and dizzy, light headed?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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I had a spinal stimulator implant and im having fevers, headaches, dizziness and my lips feels kind of numb and tingling.

I had a spinal stimulator implant and im having fevers, headaches, dizziness and my lips feels kind of numb and tingling.

See Your Doctor Now: Fever is a sign that something is going on inside your body. Given the the headaches, dizziness and other symptoms, i would have the physician that implanted your device evaluate you immediately for possible infection. You may need antibiotics to treat this infection, however they should rule out any issues inside your spinal canal which is a bigger deal. ...Read more

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Heart feels like irs being constricted i feel constricted around my lips, dizzy and my teeth feel numb, feels like heart stops weird rythum i'm 24.?

Heart feels like irs being constricted i feel constricted around my lips, dizzy and my teeth feel numb, feels like heart stops weird rythum i'm 24.?

See your MD: I hope you already went to see a physician because this question was 4 days ago. I hope you are feeling better now. They must have done ekg on you to check your heart rhythm. It will be nice to know your current condition. ...Read more

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I have SFN and for 3 days now I've had dizziness when moving eyes or turning head today my tounge and lip are tingling and numb and random body jerks?

I have SFN  and for 3 days now I've had dizziness when moving eyes or turning head today my tounge and lip are tingling and numb and random body jerks?

Neuropathy symptpms: SNF is small fiber neuropathy, I presume, which has many causes. Metabolic problems may result in myoclonus (or body jerks) and be associated with neuropathy. I would recommend blood tests (such as HgA1c, TSH, CMP, vitamin b12 levels) and a neurology evaluation. Dizziness with head turning can be caused by inner ear or vestibular problems and also needs bedside exam to help assess. ...Read more

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Dizzy spells (12 months), heart palpitations, numb/tingling lips. Faint feeling. Have had every possible blood test and no answers?

Dizzy spells (12 months), heart palpitations, numb/tingling lips. Faint feeling. Have had every possible blood test and no answers?

See specialists: If your blood tests are normal you may need to see a cardiologist or neurologist for further testing. Your symptoms could be caused by many different conditions in your heart of nervous system. Make sure you are drinking plenty of water and taking a multivitamin. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, nicotine and any stimulants like decongestants. ...Read more

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Hi. Today I was at the store and I felt dizzy. I had a pain on my left arm. (Not sharp more like muscle pain) and then my lip became numb. Any ideas?

Hi. Today I was at the store and I felt dizzy. I had a pain on my left arm. (Not sharp more like muscle pain) and then my lip became numb. Any ideas?

Dizziness and pain: You need to report this to your doctor and get checked up asap. There are many possibilities for the cause. If you get increased severe dizziness or pain, go to ER or call 911. ...Read more

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Dizziness,uncomfortable feeling on left side of neck ear&head,numbness on lips and face and tongue,high pulse rate,fast heart beat.ECG normal.y?

Dizziness,uncomfortable feeling on left side of neck ear&head,numbness on lips and face and tongue,high pulse rate,fast heart beat.ECG normal.y?

Get checked: have a neurologist check you out, especicially your left facial nerve. Numbess is a disconcerting symptom and requires appropriate evaluation. ...Read more

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Been getting horrible headaches and with them a numbness, tingling feeling on the left side and back side of my head. Dizziness?

Been getting horrible headaches and with them a numbness, tingling feeling on the left side and back side of my head. Dizziness?

Atypical migraine : You probably are suffering from migraine and need proper treatment for you should visit and urgent care Center or go to or visit ER. Meanwhile use excedrin migraine or ibuprofen 400mg tablets every 6 hours. Drink a lot of water. Caffeine sometimes help in moderation ...Read more

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My head all the way down my body feels numb and i get dizzy for maybe 3 to 4 minutes and sometimes longer...What is causing this?

My head all the way down my body feels numb and i get dizzy for maybe 3 to 4 minutes and sometimes longer...What is causing this?

See dr: This could be many things some quite serious call your family doctor right away could be as serious as a TIA or stroke or mild like positional vertigo or in between blood sugar or medication effects. ...Read more

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Today I had numbness all over my head and felt like pressure in my head. Then I went dizzy and had to get off my bus because I was scared. ?

Today I had numbness all over my head and felt like pressure in my head. Then I went dizzy and had to get off my bus because I was scared. ?

Hyperventilation: from anxiety is a possibility, but if this happens again you should probably consult with us or see your GP. If it is hyperventilation, you can try breathing in and out of a small paper bag. Think calming thoughts, get with someone who cares about you or a pet or just go to a place where you feel safe and secure. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sometimes my head gets numb or I get dizzy. Its not all the time though? Any ideas?

Sometimes my head gets numb or I get dizzy. Its not all the time though? Any ideas?

Can be many things: If this is a regular thing that's occurring then the possibilities are wide open from thyroid disorders to female hormonal fluctuations to symptoms that could be related to an entity known as vertiginous migraine, vitamin D deficiency, anemia, stress, anxiety, being within eyeshot of your soulmate....all these possibilities. Only way to know for sure? Need to get a checkup. ...Read more

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I am experiencing heaviness and numbness in my head which causes tiredness and dizziness. I sometimes experience like getting blackout. Why?

I am experiencing heaviness and numbness in my head which causes tiredness and dizziness. I sometimes experience like getting blackout. Why?

Dizziness: The head symptoms you are describing are concerning. A sense of impending loss of consciousness is never normal, and workup should include some form of brain scan, and a thorough cardiovascular workup. ...Read more

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I woke up that my left side of my head theres a portion which is numb...seems scalp so thick..feel dizzy sometimes..tnx?

Numbness: Hello,
The feeling of numbness and dizziness makes me think of neurolological changes. Since you woke up with these symptoms, I would suggest going to the ER to be evaluated. This could be serious. ...Read more

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Stabbing pains in right temple followed by numb head and dizziness worse when I lay down or lean forward. BP perfect. Should I worry?

Stabbing pains in right temple followed by numb head and dizziness worse when I lay down or lean forward. BP perfect. Should I worry?

Be cautious.: Your symptoms are not showing something sinister, and you should not worry, but be cautious.

Headache has very many causes and not all of them are bad. Most common types are migraine and tension headache along with sinus headache.

See your doctor and let him/her get some tests on you.

Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my left side of my head just to go numb for like 10 mins nd feel dizzy i mean im 7 months pregnant nd its the first time happening?

Is it normal for my left side of my head just to go numb for like 10 mins nd feel dizzy i mean im 7 months pregnant nd its the first time happening?

Not really normal: Vague symptoms but I certainly wouldn't call them normal or expected in a pregnant woman. Do you have a history of migraine headaches or something along those lines? Any nausea/vomiting associated with these feelings, light or sound sensitivity? If I were you I'd let the OB/GYN know what's going on and get a neurology consult done just to be crystal clear on your symptoms and what they could mean ...Read more

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Dizzy, balance is off, numb feeling in the head, feels like I'm going to feel this way forever, irritable, distant from everyone and myself, anxious b?

Dizzy, balance is off, numb feeling in the head, feels like I'm going to feel this way forever, irritable, distant from everyone and myself, anxious b?

It sounds like you: Need to be evaluated in person by a physician. These are concerning symptoms that you should make sure don't go untreated. ...Read more