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I am a little concerned because I keep getting dizzy spells, continuous mild headaches and chest pain. Why does this happen?

I am a little concerned because I keep getting dizzy spells, continuous mild headaches and chest pain. Why does this happen?

Your symptoms: Require an examination, evaluation, testing, diagnosis and treatment. Please close your computer a go directly to the ER or UC clinic-NOW! ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

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I am 34yr old male. Overweight, smoker, on medication for BP. Chest pain, dizzy spells. Normal stress 2 yrs ago. Now left arm pain. Ideas?

I am 34yr old male. Overweight, smoker, on medication for BP. Chest pain, dizzy spells. Normal stress 2 yrs ago. Now left arm pain. Ideas?

TAKE HEART!: Though you are only 34 years old, you had multiple cardiovascular risk factors (risk factors for heart disease and "heart attack"). These symptoms, regardless of your age, are VERY CONCERNING and need prompt evaluation. If you are having these symptoms now, go to the emergency department at once! ...Read more

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Wearing a heart monitor for 2 weeks and I usually experience chest pain and dizzy spells. My ecg was normal but poor r wave progression. Should I be w?

Wearing a heart monitor for 2 weeks and I usually experience chest pain and dizzy spells. My ecg was normal but poor r wave progression. Should I be w?

Dizzy spells: If the monitor does not reveal any abnormal rhythm during time of the symptoms it is unlikely the problem is from your heart. ...Read more

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Ekg at dr normal, still havin chest pain, nausea, sweatin n dizzy spells, feel flush, fatigued. Dr gav lorazapam. No help. Wait and if cont. Er? Admit me?

Ekg at dr normal, still havin chest pain, nausea, sweatin n dizzy spells, feel flush, fatigued. Dr gav lorazapam. No help. Wait and if cont. Er? Admit me?

Go to ER: Symptoms such as these can be cased by many things, running the gamut between panic attacks to arrhythmia/cardiac pathology. At your age coronary causes are unlikely, but in addition to an ecg. An in-depth history and physical exam might be helpful. A normal ECG does not exclude an intermittent arrhythmia or cardiomyopathy. Orthostasis/vagal reflexes could be assessed. Go to er. ...Read more

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Dizzy spells, sternum pain, nausea, chest tight, tiredness, short of breath at times, wake up in night with choking sensation. Can it be gerd/reflux?

Dizzy spells, sternum pain, nausea, chest tight, tiredness, short of breath at times, wake up in night with choking sensation. Can it be gerd/reflux?

Yes: Most common cause is gastroesophageal reflux sometimes associated with esophagitis.Sometimes pain mimics heart attack. When gastric acid reaches the vocal folds, airways, and lungs, cause swelling of the passages which can lead to atypical asthma reactions. Such airway damage can affect breathing. Dysphagia is choking. Nausea and tightness of chest. See physician to rule out other causes of pain. ...Read more

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Been having a lot of dizzy spells sometimes laying in bed the room starts spinning wake up with headaches chest pains what could this be??

Medications: You list caffeine, Chantix and Caffeine as your meds. Waking up with chest pain can be due to esophagitis (motirn and caffeine can contribute) Palpitations can occur with Chantix and caffeine use as can headaches. (Which can occure with analgesic rebound (motrin) or caffeine rebound. Other conditions that can cause nocturnal headaches include sinus conditions, HTN and pseudotumor. Check with MD ...Read more

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Stomach cramps chest pains fainted dizzy spells sickness but doc diagnosed IBS without even checking me over us this correct?

Stomach cramps chest pains fainted dizzy spells sickness but doc diagnosed IBS without even checking me over us this correct?

Exclusion: It could be IBS, but that is usually a diagnosis of exclusion after ruling other GI problems out. The dizziness and fainting should be checked out as they are not typical IBS symptoms. ...Read more

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Dizzy spells and racing heart 36 wks preg with chest pains. Had a echo it was normal. Wore a monitor only showed SVT. Scared of heart attack?

Dizzy spells and racing heart 36 wks preg with chest pains. Had a echo it was normal. Wore a monitor only showed SVT. Scared of heart attack?

Heart attack is: Caused by blockage of a coronary artery. Usually this occurs from cholesterol buildup and plaque formation in the artery. It is HIGHLY unlikely that a 28 year old woman would have significant atherosclerosis. You do not need to be scared. ...Read more

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I am 6'tall 170lbs 16yo had a pneumothorax have a chest that protrudes from the right side get bad dizzy spells and discomfort under my right ribs?

I am 6'tall 170lbs 16yo had a pneumothorax have a chest that protrudes from the right side get bad dizzy spells and discomfort under my right ribs?

Seek urgent care/ER: The major symptoms of a spontaneous pneumothorax are sudden onset of chest pain and/or shortness of breath. It usually doesn't require emergency treatment unless so much air collects in the chest that the heart and major blood vessels are compressed. Such a tension pneumothorax requires prompt removal of air from the pleural space. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000087.htm ...Read more

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I am having a very bad cough and it's causing dizzy spells and pain across the centre of my chest and bad back pain?

I am having a very bad cough and it's causing dizzy spells and pain across the centre of my chest and bad back pain?

See your Physician: Multiple symptoms which may be related to different conditions. Get checked out to make sure you don't have pneumonia or heart issues
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I feel weakness from my thighs down. I also been having chest pain. I also dad dizziness spells the past 2 weeks. Can this be from a blood clot?

I feel weakness from my thighs down. I also been having chest pain. I also dad dizziness spells the past 2 weeks. Can this be from a blood clot?

Not today my friend: Highly doubt it...now the only thing that prevents me from screaming out the proverbial>>>>> NEXT!!! is the symptom of Chest Pain. I won't make light of that too much since I don't know you very well.....but nothing else that you've said about dizziness or weakness in BOTH legs from the thighs down FOR THE PAST 2 WEEKS is blood clot related. Chest Pain? Doubt it's sig. Cuz 2 weeks? Ehhhh. But... ...Read more

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Nose stuffed up and developing a cough throaght and upper part chest hurt mild occasional nausea periodically throughout day dizzy spells what wrong?

Nose stuffed up and developing a cough throaght and upper part chest hurt mild occasional nausea periodically throughout day dizzy spells what wrong?

Viral syndrome.: You develop symptoms according to the places that the virus settles down. Sounds upper respiratory infection which can result in bronchitis, nasal congestion, and sore throat. Sometimes vomiting and diarrhea can also occur.. Fever and chills may indicate superimposed bacterial infection and pneumonia on viral process. You should consult your doctor for examination, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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What may be the reason for low back pain, tight chest and dizzy spells?

See your Doctor: These are nonspecific symptoms that need to be evaluated by a physician. Without the proper history, physical exam and possibly lab work and imaging it is hard to say based on those three things but you should be seen. ...Read more

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My son is having a lot of problems. Like bad dizzy spells shortness of breathe chest pressure and pain, staying tired and joint pains back hurting etc?

He needs to be seen: He needs to be seen. Those are significant issues and he will benefit from a good history, physical, evaluation, and labs/diagnostic tests if needed. ...Read more

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Went to er had a dizzy spells did cbc chest e xray ct scan ekg snd checked blood pressure all normal what could cause these little spells?

Went to er had a dizzy spells did cbc chest e xray ct scan ekg snd checked blood pressure all normal what could cause these little spells?

Dizzy spells: Dizzy spells are usually from not enough blood flow reaching the brain momentarily. This can be due to low BP, even if it was normal in ER. Low BP is apt to occur when you're dehydrated and standing up. Also klonopin can cause dizziness, as can Inderal (propranolol) (can make it more likely for BP to drop). If you also get fast heart rate ask your Dr if you could have POTS. Also anxiety can do this. ...Read more

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Chest conjestion cough dry stuffy nose pounding headache dry eyes dizzy spells nausea No fever or chills cold flu or allergies?

Chest conjestion cough dry stuffy nose pounding headache dry eyes dizzy spells nausea No fever or chills cold flu or allergies?

See doctor: You did not mention how long these symptoms have been present. If just for a few days, it may just be from a viral infection. If longer than that or getting worse, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Was beaten up hit onf orehead now haveblackeye and acute dizzy spells also severr pain under ribs and lowet back left side?

Was beaten up hit onf orehead now haveblackeye and acute dizzy spells also severr pain under ribs and lowet back left side?

Dizzy after fight: I am sorry this has happened to you. Please get medical attention immediately -- go to an er. Head injuries may lead to bruising or bleeding inside your skull, and need quick evaluation to make sure this hasn't happened. I also don't know who beat you up, but if in a domestic violence situation you need help with this as well. ...Read more

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I'm at my 32 day cycle, no period, boobs hurt, dizzy spells, negative test?

I'm at my 32 day cycle, no period, boobs hurt, dizzy spells, negative test?

Safe sex: If you are not planning to get pregnant and you are sexually active then you need to practice safe sex and be on a plane for birth control. That does not mean you are pregnant but it means have a better control of your life and health. If period does not arrived repeat the test if still negative see a doctor for a confirmation, there are many good reason for your period to be late at your age. ...Read more

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Taking omeprazoleand bisoprolol feel bloated. Taking meds have been having pain middle breast and dizzy spells. Waiting for heart scan?

Taking omeprazoleand bisoprolol feel bloated. Taking meds have been having pain middle breast and dizzy spells. Waiting for heart scan?

Sure why not: Any of the medications you listed may cause those symptoms. Heart scan may add additional information. I would also check with your primary care physician and cardiologist. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more