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What could cause 1 to 2 episodes of lightheadedness, dizziness, heart palpitations, sweaty palms, numb hands, and headache?

What could cause 1 to 2 episodes of lightheadedness, dizziness, heart palpitations, sweaty palms, numb hands, and headache?

Lightheaded: If you go long periods of time without eating you can have all of these symptoms. You can also get these due to anxiety. Try to have small frequent meals and stay away from sugar and caffeine. F/u with your dr. For annual check up and labs if you haven't done so already. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or environmental temperature. ...Read more


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Headaches for the past 2 months, then fainted 3 weeks ago;symptoms, tunnel vision, dizziness, numbness in legs, sweaty hands. Should I be worried?

Headaches for the past 2 months, then fainted 3 weeks ago;symptoms, tunnel vision, dizziness, numbness in legs, sweaty hands. Should I be worried?

Chronic daily HA's: Believe your headache pattern is literally out of control and needs to be treated. You are exhibiting syncope and emotional changes, all of which can become severely debilitating. This is complex and recommend treating the headache pattern prophylactically, but also, having a psychologist get involved to alter all of the aspects both primary and secondary. ...Read more

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25 year old female. Left arm, shoulder and neck pain. Left chest near underarm pain. Dizziness and shortness of breath. Sweaty palms and feet?

25 year old female. Left arm, shoulder and neck pain. Left chest near underarm pain. Dizziness and shortness of breath. Sweaty palms and feet?

Medical exam needed: This is no a complaint for here. See a doctor to evalute soon.

25 year olds can have heart disease too., . ...Read more

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Cold, sweaty hands, left arm heavy, accelerated pulse, dizziness, nausea, all in 7 minutes of extreme attention and curiosity. Also short breath.

Cold, sweaty hands, left arm heavy, accelerated pulse, dizziness, nausea, all in 7 minutes of extreme attention and curiosity. Also short breath.

Stay calm: Stay calm and practice breathing slowly and deliberately. If you have ongoing asthma or a known heart condition call your doctor for advice (while staying calm and breathing slowly and deliberately). Otherwise, calm down and let this episode pass. Then, seek treatment for panic attacks and anxiety disorder management (psychiatrist/psychologist). ...Read more

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If I don't eat every 3hrs I get dizzy, shaky, sweaty, nauseated, headaches, and very faintish. I panic n eat until gone, gaining weight due to this?

If I don't eat every 3hrs I get dizzy, shaky, sweaty, nauseated, headaches, and very faintish. I panic n eat until gone, gaining weight due to this?

Hypoglycemia: You are describing symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). The most common cause is diabetes mellitus. You should see your primary care doctor for the correct diagnosis and management of the underlying condition. ...Read more

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I take 20mg adderal a day but find when it wears off my chest hurts im super sweaty, headache, dizzy, vision becomes weird? But it helps at school?

I take 20mg adderal a day but find when it wears off my chest hurts im super sweaty, headache, dizzy, vision becomes weird? But it helps at school?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) dose: Might want to talk to your prescribing professional about trying Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr (extended release). Max dose per fda is 60 mg/day though more than 20 is more effective but it does come in capsules of 25 and 30 mg. ...Read more

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I am 23 years old I work in a roofing company I have felt dizzy, im sweaty, I have a rash that comes and goes, headaches, hallucinations and dry mouth?

I am 23 years old I work in a roofing company I have felt dizzy, im sweaty, I have a rash that comes and goes, headaches, hallucinations and dry mouth?

See a physician asap: Please see a physician as soon as possible. It sounds like you have more than one symptom that if left untreated will result in even bigger problems for you. If necessary, go to a 24\7 urgent medical care facility or the emergency room of a hospital. ...Read more

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16f.167-130lbs since oct on restrictive diet. Dizzy, eyes black over when standing, sudden nausea/vomiting. Headache sweaty tired.1200cal/day. Tingly body?

16f.167-130lbs since oct on restrictive diet. Dizzy, eyes black over when standing, sudden nausea/vomiting. Headache sweaty tired.1200cal/day. Tingly body?

Why???: Why the restricitve diet? Are you trying to become a jockey? Or a fashion model? Sounds very unhealthy... And yes I beleive your symptoms may well be caused by resrtictive calories etc. Etc. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing a variety of symptoms lately such as dizziness, headaches, excessive sweating, etc and my urine smells like "Cat Urine" I read o?

I have been experiencing a variety of symptoms lately such as dizziness, headaches, excessive sweating, etc and my urine smells like "Cat Urine" I read o?

? Question: Your question was cut off, but with your symptoms you mentioned, you could be getting dehydrated, causing the dizziness, and a concentrated urine that could smell different than you are used to. See your Doctor and get well soon. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am experiencing neck pain, foot tingling, shoulder stiffness, neck strain, hot flashes, irritability and dizziness (worsened by: lying flat, prolonged standing). The following also describe me: Headache, Feeling anxious, Excessive sweating, and Should

I am experiencing neck pain, foot tingling, shoulder stiffness, neck strain, hot flashes, irritability and dizziness (worsened by: lying flat, prolonged standing). The following also describe me: Headache, Feeling anxious, Excessive sweating, and Should

Varied symptoms: One diagnosis may not explain all these symptoms although chronic anxiety may be playing an important role. I recommend that your physician take a thorough history, perform a complete physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to explain these symptoms. Referral to certain specialists may be recommended if thyroid, inner ear or rheumatologiy problems are felt to be present ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy and have headaches and I also have visible veins in my palm hands.?

Feeling dizzy and have headaches and I also have visible veins in my palm hands.?

Not enough info: Without more history, it would be hard to make a intelligent guess as to what is going on. I am concerned about the dizziness with the headaches-that would prompt me to have you see a dr. Asap as you could be experiencing an impending stroke. ...Read more

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Having anxiaty; is it weird to feel fetige in the mornings, nasua, headaches, unfocused in chores, nervous, sweaty palms? I have this everyday, why?

Having anxiaty; is it weird to feel fetige in the mornings, nasua, headaches, unfocused in chores, nervous, sweaty palms? I have this everyday, why?

ADHD or ADD: Those symptoms are common in persons who are diagnosed with adhd of the adult. Particularly if taking a sedative like lorazepam, Alprazolam or clonazepam, the concentration and memory worsens, anxiety is not reduced, and the sleep does not improve. Make a consultation with an specialist to lead to proper diagnosis of your problems. ...Read more

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I am currently on 10 mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) for anxiety. I am 10 months on it now. I have mild headaches and very sweaty palms. Could you suggest dr a better med?

I am currently on 10 mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) for anxiety. I am 10 months on it now. I have mild headaches and very sweaty palms. Could you suggest dr a better med?

A better med?: Lexapro (escitalopram) is an antidepressant and diazepam is a drug used to treat anxiety. How about trying psychotherapy instead? Good psychotherapy often works better than medication for the kinds of problems you seem to be having. Ask your primary care doctor to recommend a good psychologist. ...Read more

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What can sweaty palms, salt cravings, headaches, tiredness, chest pains, flu-like symptoms indicate?

What can sweaty palms, salt cravings, headaches, tiredness, chest pains, flu-like symptoms indicate?

Many, many things.: Lot depends on hx of these symptoms (history leads to over 95% of the diagnoses, most of the time testing adds little, or confirms the DX of an experienced clinician taking time to listen. Within these parentheses lies the answer to a failed health system at double the cost). Here, the answer is in the hx. Is it acute, recurrent, chronic, etc. Diangosis is in doc's brain, add compassion, give all a good 'gp'. ...Read more

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I keep having episodes where I experience the worst headache imaginable, my right cheekbone and right hand tingles, and I get dizzy (for over 1 month)?

See a specialist: You need to see neurologist as soon as possible for evaluation of these symptoms. You will probably need a referral from your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Tingly sensation in the top left hand side of my head for 6 days. Sometimes causes pain, dizziness, drowsiness and headaches. Painkillers don't work?

Tingly sensation in the top left hand side of my head for 6 days. Sometimes causes pain, dizziness, drowsiness and headaches. Painkillers don't work?

Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain, stomach nose bleeding and parasthesias are common symptoms. This condition must be professionally managed. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering. ...Read more

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My wife has dizziness, nausea, light sensitivity, and headache. She gets migraines 5-6 x/yr. This time her right hand is ice cold. Cause for concern?

My wife has dizziness, nausea, light sensitivity, and headache. She gets migraines 5-6 x/yr. This time her right hand is ice cold. Cause for concern?

Rheumatological: A single hand being "ice cold" may be the sign of a rheumatological type of disorder or a vascular type of disorder. Migraine headache as a cause to this symptom would be unrelated. ...Read more

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I had fever from last five days with body pain headache dizziness. Today fever subsidised then I saw red dots and its itching hand and legs mainly?

I had fever from last five days with body pain headache dizziness. Today fever subsidised then I saw red dots and its itching hand and legs mainly?

Viral: Sounds like a viral infection which may be associated with an itchy rash or even hives for some people. Try taking antihistamine up to 4 x /day. If problem persists over 2 weeks or is getting worse, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can C5-C5 thecal sac indention cause right arm pain, weakness & the hand to be frozen cold? Can it cause constant dizziness & balance issues headaches

Can C5-C5 thecal sac indention cause right arm pain, weakness & the hand to be frozen cold? Can it cause constant dizziness & balance issues headaches

Insufficent data: Please repost: Are you referring to an MRI? If so, please state. Do you mean "indentation"? If so, indentation by what? Indentation of the thecal sac by itself is only an incidental finding. What is indenting it is what's important. Also, you posted "C5-C5." Do you mean C4-C5 or C5-C6? Please also state how the doctor who ordered the test answered your question; or, if you haven't asked, why not. ...Read more

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When I get ill, I'm dizzy and then I get a horrible headache. After a while I feel sick and vomit. Today my left hand got numb, is this normal? Thanks

When I get ill, I'm dizzy and then I get a horrible headache. After a while I feel sick and vomit. Today my left hand got numb, is this normal? Thanks

No: Your symptoms are not normal but they are not uncommon either. If these symptoms persist, talk with your doctor. If you are sexually active, get a pregnancy test at the drugstore. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...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