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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more


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After I was done eating I felt light headed dizzy somewhat nasues had a pain in the middle of my chest felt confused what can it be ?

After I was done eating I felt light headed dizzy somewhat nasues had a pain in the middle of my chest felt confused what can it be  ?

Maybe cardiac: This could be cardiac chest pain. You should see a doctor right away. If it happens again, go to the er by ambulance. The other likely causes include heartburn, muscle pain, and lung inflammation like a mild infection. However, cardiac chest pain is life-threatening. ...Read more

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20 weeks pregnant. Had a warm bath. Felt dizzy and light headed after. Had to lie down for 10 minutes. Did I cause harm to my baby? Really worried!!!

20 weeks pregnant. Had a warm bath. Felt dizzy and light headed after. Had to lie down for 10 minutes. Did I cause harm to my baby?  Really worried!!!

Your baby is likely: just fine. Warmth can cause our blood vessels to dialate. That can lead to drop in blood presure which can cause lightheadedness. Make sure the temperature is not too warm in the future. Congratulations and be well. ...Read more

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Im dizzy and light headed I have been all day what can I do to stop it?

Im dizzy and light headed I have been all day what can I do to stop it?

Blood pressure: You may have low or high blood pressure, anemia, or dehydrated. If you had low fluid intake then please try to drink some fluid. You may need to see your doc if it does not go away. ...Read more

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I feel dizzy and light headed. What is wrong?

I feel dizzy and light headed. What is wrong?

Many possibilities: There are a great many things which can cause these symptoms, including blood pressure problems, thyroid problems, inner ear problems, low blood counts, and abnormalities of heart rate or rhythm. Many are harmless and resolve by themselves, but if your symptoms persist you need to be further evaluated. ...Read more

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I am taking 40 mg of fluoexetine, I have missed some doses. I ve started feeling dizzy? And light headed each time lasting longer.Is this normal?

I am taking 40 mg of fluoexetine, I have missed some doses. I ve started feeling dizzy? And light headed each time lasting longer.Is this normal?

Stay compliant!: Although fluoxetine sticks around in the system for several days, it is not uncommon to experience minor withdrawal symptoms with several missed doses. The key is to avoid missing doses. Please use medications as advised by your provider. ...Read more

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I have asthma and i always get dizzy and light headed, especially during afternoons. Does my asthma have something to do with this?

I have asthma and i always get dizzy and light headed, especially during afternoons. Does my asthma have something to do with this?

Possibly: Check your peak flow meter each day (aren't you doing that already?), and check it when you have symptoms of dizziness and lightheadedness. Also, are you skipping meals? This could explain your symptoms also. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Dizzy and light headed with some vertigo only when climbing/ what's that?

Head tilt: If dizziness etc comes only when climbing up, the then answer could due to kinking of a vertebral artery damage to a portion of the inner ear, or exaggerated feedback from position sensors in the cervical spine. If climbing ladders is important to you, get it checked out. If dizziness/vertigo occurs in other situations also, definitely have an exam and further testing. ...Read more

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I feel dizzy and light headed and very weak but only at night feeling very warm to?

I feel dizzy and light headed and very weak but only at night feeling very warm to?

Dizzy: These are not normal symptoms and should not be ignored. Please visit your doctor . ...Read more

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