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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more


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Why can I smell strange burning smells. I also have blurred vision, dizziness, fatigue bad headaches pains over body for over 4mth. What could it be?


Why can I smell strange burning smells. I also have blurred vision, dizziness, fatigue bad headaches pains over body for over 4mth. What could it be?

Need examination: You should be examined by a neurologist and you require an imaging study of the brain. The next best thing would be a private consultation here on HealthTap if getting to a specialist is difficult in the UK which I'm given to believe it is...if you'd like to meet I'm happy to help you. Look me up at www.healthtap.com/dr-dr-drsaghafi and if prompted fill in Key Code: PDXFNR to make appointment. ...Read more

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What are chances I have polycythemia? I have high RBC and platelet occasional dizziness and blurred vision and constant headaches.

What are chances I have polycythemia? I have high RBC and platelet occasional dizziness and blurred vision and constant headaches.

Primary vs secondary: See primary MD and/or hematologist. Primary polycythemia = polycythemia vera can be evaluated by Jak2 V617F testing and Epo level. Secondary elevated RBC much more common with sleep apnea (OSA), tobacco use, etc. ...Read more

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Got a headache out of nowhere, this happens alot, they usually last 2-4 hours, with blurred vision and dizziness!! I'm becoming kinda concerned?

Got a headache out of nowhere, this happens alot, they usually last 2-4 hours, with blurred vision and dizziness!! I'm becoming kinda concerned?

If you're concerned,: go see your doctor, eh? Tell him/her you're wondering if you have migraines, eh? Because if your headaches are migraines, they're treatable, eh? I understand you're kinda concerned, but you need to stay grounded and keep your stick on the ice. ...Read more

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What does having small headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, and a loss of balance indicate?

What does having small headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, and a loss of balance indicate?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Have had a really bad headache with dizziness and some blurred vision?

Have had a really bad headache with dizziness and some blurred vision?

Dizziness: Your symptoms indicate that you have someone you know to take you as soon as possible the nearest Emergency facility. Hope all goes well - please keep me informed, I can always learn something. ...Read more

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I have a headache, dizziness and blurred vision and i just got into a fender bender, should I be worried, and what is this a sign of?

I have a headache, dizziness and blurred vision and i just got into a fender bender, should I be worried, and what is this a sign of?

Concussion?: If you symptoms began after the accident, they could be indicative of a mild concussion. I would see your doctor promptly for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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I have been having blurred vision , dizziness and the feeling of nausea and headaches that will come and go. What does this sound like?

I have been having blurred vision , dizziness and the feeling of nausea and headaches that will come and go. What does this sound like?

Possible migraines: There are many possible causes, including migraines. See a neurologist for a proper evaluation of the headaches. ...Read more

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I took Ativan for 2 weeks. 0.5-1mg a day. Stopped taking it 4 days ago. Headache, dizziness, blurred vision, can't sleep. Possible withdrawal?

I took Ativan for 2 weeks. 0.5-1mg a day. Stopped taking it 4 days ago. Headache, dizziness, blurred vision, can't sleep. Possible withdrawal?

Seems unlikely: Given the low dose and relatively short period of time taking Ativan, it seems unlikely you'd have withdrawal symptoms after 4 days of stopping (despite the long half-life or slow rate of metabolism/elimination). ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Vertigo (Definition)

A type of dizziness where the patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion usually due to a dysfunction of the inner ear apparatus. It can be associated with nausea, vomiting and an unsteady gait. Vertigo is classified as either peripheral (inner ear or vestibular problem) or central (injury to the balance centers of ...Read more


Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more