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Does Herniated Disc Cause Dizziness And Fainting
Feel dizzy with certain head movements. Once head is upright, dizziness goes away. Can this be caused by herniated disc compressing nerveroot?
Wear and tear can cause degeneration in the vertebral column, and cause discs to deteriorate. The supportive basket, nucleus fibrosis develops small tears. A bulge is minimal perhaps a few millimeters, and is clinically insignificant, but additional disc displacement such as protrusion or herniation may compress ...Read more
My husband went to a chiropractor for upper back neck pain. He performed a neck adjustment and my husband has been dizzy 24/7 since. MRI and CT show no arterial dissection. He has a herniated disc at C6-C7. He's seen an ENT and orthopedic surgeon, and no
Needs further evalua: Does he get dizzy when he turns our bend his neck? He may have instability. He needs a full cervical xray exam including bending views to check for instability. What did the MRI of the cervical spine show? Is there stenosis or cord compression? He should not have any manipulations on his neck any more. If his surgeon can not figure out what is going on, does not hurt to get a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Meniere's disease: Do you feel like motion-sickness? It depends if your symptoms are associated with sudden head movements, it is possible you have benign vertigo or a kind of vestibular disorder in your inner ear. If your symptoms last for more than several days, you are advised to talk to your doctor for further evaluation. Some anti-nausea medications are quite effective to control your symptoms. ...Read more
Go to the ER: You need to be evaluated asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
Go to emergency room: If these are all new symptoms, and you have no other medical reason for them you need to be seen now. All of these could be seen in someone having a panic attack but unless this has happened in the past and you have been diagnosed with this disorder do not assume. There are many other reasons and some of them serious why you could be having these symptoms. Seek help in getting to the er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ate breakfast and then 45 minutes later, dizziness, faintness, nausea, shaking etc. Ambo came and took my blood sugar it was 3.9. Why low after food?
Low glucose: You were clearly had hypoglycemia (h) and are not diabetic on medications. The possible causes of h, in your case are, too much alcohol, severe illnesses of the liver, such as severe hepatitis, can cause hypoglycemia. Another cause is a rare tumor of the pancreas (insulinoma) may cause overproduction of insulin, resulting in hypoglycemia. See a physician for help with your problem. Good luck. ...Read more
Feeling in head like blood rushing..Vibrating like with faintness and dizziness. Feels like it has to do with my eye movement...Simply moving eyes.
Dizziness or faintness for 5 months. I get tingling sensation near scalp then lightheaded. I have hypertension and heart palps.
You need evaluation: You have been having faintness and dizziness for 5 months and lighthededness and history of high blood pressure and heart palpitation.You should be evalated for all these, your BP should be controlled, cause of your palpitation found and treated and investigations done for lightheadedness, faintness, and dizziness you should talk to your doctor and may need cardiac and neuro consult as well.So go. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inside left ear swollen, dizziness, faintness, body gets flushed associated with this, like panic attk No fever, no highblood pressure, heart rate fin?
Dizziness: Knowing the patient age helps some. It could be from a labrythine disorder itself. In an older individual with other risk factors like diabetes, hypertension need to think of vertigo related to intracranial pathology like stroke, aneurysm etc. It may happen with anxiety also. A physical exam would help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dizziness (12 months) heart palpitations, faintness. Started day after gall bladder surgery. Thyroid normal, blood pressure low, diabetes neg.
Palpitations: Please call your surgeon today and report your symptoms! ...Read more
Dizziness=Faintness?: Are you saying "dizzy" meaning feeling lightheaded or faint as if you were going to pass out? Have you? Medications are an important cause especially either blood pressure medication or medications used to treat diabetes. Many other causes exist including types of migraine headaches. A good physical examination and history by your primary doctor will help figure it out with you. ...Read more
Headaches to the point I can't take a step without intense pain. Also having some dizziness, feeling faint, blackouts (5+ days). Causes? Options?
If you BP is lower than average normally, what night cause a sudden drop resulting in feeling faint, weak or dizzy. Or could anxiety be the cause?
Low BP: There are various reasons for your BP to drop below a normal range (dehydration, anemia, infection, orthostatic). I am not sure how low your BP was or if you actually checked it during this episode that you described. Anxiety would not lower your blood pressure. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Blood pressure 168/105. What need to be done and does it cause dizziness and lightheadness. And feeling faint. Or fatigue after wards.
You need evaluation: A 23yo woman with extremely high blood pressure needs a medical evaluation. You are setting yourself up for kidney failure, stroke, heart attack and a life time of problems. Get medical attention and treatment as soon as possible. You will have more symptoms of fatigue, lightheaded etc. if you go untreated than you will if you are well managed by a medical professional. ...Read more
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