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Hi im sweatin too much while im walking and i have pain in my back and dizziness while im walking?

Hi im sweatin too much while im walking and i have pain in my back and dizziness while im walking?

Hyperhidrosis: The patient is suffering from probable hyperhidrosis on the background of some form of dysautonomia such as orthostasis. You will need testing of sorts. See your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler
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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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I have had dizziness on and off for about a week. My vision at times looks as if the whole worldworld turns right. It at times effects my walking.

I have had dizziness on and off for about a week.  My vision at times looks as if the whole worldworld turns right.  It at times effects my walking.

Needs to be checked: You have had dizziness and associated vision problems, it needs to be evaluated by your doctor to find the cause. It may be something not serious like a viral infection or something else which is causing your symptoms. You need a detailed history and physical exam, and if indicated other tests. So make an appointment with your doctor and have it checked. ...Read more

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What causes dizziness when walking?

What causes dizziness when walking?

Unsteadiness: If your gait is unsteady and you do not have true spinning (vertigo) you may want to see a neurologist. There are many causes of unsteadiness and you need a thorough workup by either a neurologist or a neuro-otologist. Check to see if any meds you are taking may have a side effect of gait disturbance. ...Read more

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My boyfriend been feeling dizzy when getting up and walking. What could be wrong with him?

My boyfriend been feeling dizzy when getting up and walking. What could be wrong with him?

Dizzy: You didn't give much of your boy friend's medical history specially any medication prescribed or otc. Dizziness in this age group comes from heart, brain, ear canal vestibular systems. Biochemical disturbances also cause it. Some diseases also do it. Therefore, he needs a good medical history, thorough physical exam.& appropriate diagnostic tests. Please take him to doctor. . Thanks. ...Read more

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Why does imbalance or feeling of dizzy and tensdency to fall happen while walking a few distance?

Why does imbalance or feeling of dizzy and tensdency to fall happen while walking a few distance?

Depends: If you have been laying down for a while or you jumped out of bed quickly in the morning all the blood rushed down to your feet and you get dizzy till blood gets back up into your brain. Move your leg and get the circulation going before jumping up should stop that. ...Read more

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What caused 1min dizzy spell after standing and walking for 5 mins? First time that has ever happened.

What caused 1min dizzy spell after standing and walking for 5 mins? First time that has ever happened.

Lots of things!: Some of them serious some not-so-serious. Given that you're 75 years old and are on chemotherapy, you should definitely see your physician. ...Read more

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I just walking for a while (or standing still for a few minutes) and suddenly I get dizzy and nause. Why? What I must do?

I just walking for a while (or standing still for a few minutes) and suddenly I get dizzy and nause. Why? What I must do?

See your doctors : These symptoms are non-specific but should be evaluated for blood pressure problems (ortho static) or an inner ear problem. If these are normal, further neurological evaluation is warrented. ...Read more

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Feel dizzy without being dizzy, feel like I'm being pulled to the right side also especially when I'm standing and walking.?

Feel dizzy without being dizzy, feel like I'm being pulled to the right side also especially when I'm standing and walking.?

Dizzy: If your dizzy sensation has a vertiginous component then at your age likely you have a middle ear disorder, if persistent see a doc. Try an antihistamine for relief. ...Read more

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I am 35 years old. I have been experiencing sever pain on the lower left side. It hurts to stand, walk, & sit. I am a little dizzy from the pain?

I am 35 years old. I have been experiencing sever pain on the lower left side.  It hurts to stand, walk, & sit. I am a little dizzy from the pain?

Left lower side pain: For a woman there are only so many problems this can be. See your doctor for an exam. Have your urine checked for stones or infection, make sure your bowel is healthy and your L ovarian system. These may require other investigations. Look for a rash if you have had chicken pox that may be shingles. All the best. ...Read more

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I feel dizziness when I lay down on my bed and sometimes when I look down everything moves for a second sometimes when I walk I feel i’m going to fell?

I feel dizziness when I lay down on my bed and sometimes when I look down everything moves for a second sometimes when I walk I feel i’m going to fell?

May be vertigo : Vertigo can cause it , but could be dehydration or something more serious like an infection or evan cancer ; rec extra fluids and if symptoms do not improve, should have it looked at. ...Read more

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Why would my child that is 12 years feel dizzy when walking around today?

Why would my child that is 12 years feel dizzy when walking around today?

Several reasons: Dizziness is not an uncommon complaint in teens. Most of the time it is due their hydration status. They usually are not drinking enough. Some kids when the stand up fast can have a momentary drop in blood pressure and this can cause dizziness. If your unsure why you should talk to or see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy and out of balance when I eat sweets?I can't even walk properly

Why do I feel dizzy and out of balance when I eat sweets?I can't even walk properly

Test blood sugar: You need to see your doctor to do blood studies. It sounds like Type 2 diabetes and your sugar intake is creating problems. But let your doctor do some tests to find out if your body isn't handling sugar intake well. If in fact it is diabetes you will need dietary counseling. Don't let this drag on. Get help now ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy like off balance when I walk. Not taking any meds. What can this be and what can I do to stop it?

See a neurologist: 30 year olds should not be dizzy and have balance loss. This may be a sinus infection, inner ear infection, or something more significant. You need to see a neurologist ASAP to determine cause, and then this can be improved ...Read more

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Dizzy feeling when I walk as if I'm drifting sideways like I'm about to fall no problems while sitting and laying?

Dizzy feeling when I walk as if I'm drifting sideways like I'm about to fall no problems while sitting and laying?

Family practice: Occasional dizziness can be normal but what you are describing should be checked out by your dr. Anemia could cause this, sudden drop of blood pressure could as well. A cerebral pathology needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning really dizzy. I tried walking and almost fell down. I laid down and it felt like the room was spinning.

I woke up this morning really dizzy. I tried walking and almost fell down. I laid down and it felt like the room was spinning.

Inner ear: You may have a viral labyrinthritis, and if you start vomiting, you could get dehydrated. If you have had recent head trauma, this could be due to endolymphatic fistula or other type of inner ear damage. Early meniere's disease could present this way, but likely would also have hearing loss. Phone your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of dizzyness no one can figure out why im dizzy when I stand up or walk have had every test they say anxiety?

What are the most common causes of dizzyness no one can figure out why im dizzy when I stand up or walk have had every test they say anxiety?

Long list: The list of things that cause dizziness are as long as your arm. If you haven't been seen by a neurologist, that seems like a logical next step. ...Read more

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I've been getting extremely dizzy after sex lately... To the point of passing out if I stand up and try to walk after. Should I be concerned?

I've been getting extremely dizzy after sex lately... To the point of passing out if I stand up and try to walk after. Should I be concerned?

Yes: This is obviously not normal. It is impossible for anyone here to know if this is caused by a drop in blood pressure or perhaps an irregular heart rhythm (which could be dangerous), but you should see a good doctor for an evaluation to find out why this is happening. ...Read more

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I went to a festival and got in 2 dizzy type rides after that day there's been times where I walk and randomly I get dizzy for a sec only for a sec?

Positional vertigo: Sounds like you may have gotten a little roughed up in at least one of the rides and developed positional vertigo. Little stones in your balance devices behind your ears loosened and are causiing you to get dizzy. This is a benign entity and will eventually go away. ...Read more

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About 2 hours after I got to work I felt very dizzy, unstable and couldn't walk. I was breathing very fast. It was out of nowhere. What could it be?

About 2 hours after I got to work I felt very dizzy, unstable and couldn't walk. I was breathing very fast. It was out of nowhere. What could it be?

Depends on cause: There are several, possible explanations. It could be hypoglycemia, anxiety with hyperventilation, vertigo, cardiac dysrhythmia, syncope, vasovagal event, etc. Without more detail I can't give you more specific information. ...Read more

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I was walking & got a sudden dizzy spell. It felt like lightening struck me & lost balance. I almost fell but I didn't. Lasted 5 seconds. Is this bad?

I was walking & got a sudden dizzy spell. It felt like lightening struck me & lost balance. I almost fell but I didn't. Lasted 5 seconds. Is this bad?

Feeling dizzy: We all get dizzy occasionally even without any health problem. A sudden change in blood pressure may cause that. If you have no other symptoms and it's not repeated itself since, you may be fine. ...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