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32 y/o fem. Had negative MRI last yr w/2 mm frontal lobe lesion. Now having dull, VERY brief headaches, nausea, &dizziness. Should I have follow up MRI?

32 y/o fem. Had negative MRI last yr w/2 mm frontal lobe lesion. Now having dull, VERY brief headaches, nausea, &dizziness. Should I have follow up MRI?

I would say no: A 2mm frontal lesion is probably incidental. I would not expect it to cause brief headaches and dizziness. If you have a follow up MRI, it would be to see if there was any change to this incidental lesion. That is not likely. ...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


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Have dull headache post nasal drip dizziness and trouble eyes focusing since wed. Doctors are closed till monday what could this be?

Have dull headache post nasal drip dizziness and trouble eyes focusing since wed. Doctors are closed till monday what could this be?

Deep sinus infection: This can be a life threatening emergency. It can be a dep sinus infection that can be spreading to the brain or can already be there. You should go to the largest hospital er since some smallere community ers are not equiped to handle such problems if this is the case if you have a choice of hospitals. ...Read more

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No fever, moderate all over dull headache, neck ache, spinning dizziness, feel not upright, pulse and BP normal, nausea x 12 hours. Care at home?

No fever, moderate all over dull headache, neck ache, spinning dizziness, feel not upright, pulse and BP normal, nausea x 12 hours. Care at home?

Should see doctor.: The absence of a detected fever does not negate the fact that this could be an infection. Maybe sinusitis by your description. This symptoms complex requires an evaluation and may require antibiotics. ...Read more

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Split second dizziness like everything momentarily shudders. Feels like I am falling. Dull headache remainder of day. Frustrating. Anxiety?

Split second dizziness like everything momentarily shudders. Feels like I am falling. Dull headache remainder of day. Frustrating. Anxiety?

Before one can: Label this as being the result of only anxiety - medical problems need to be ruled out. See you have had EKG, nuclear stress test and Echocardiogram. See that you are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. What does the physician say? ...Read more

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Have been having this dizziness in my head, affecting my eyes for over 1year, it's off and on, associated headaches dull in nature. Help pls?

Have been having this dizziness in my head, affecting my eyes for over 1year, it's off and on, associated headaches dull in nature. Help pls?

Sinus or vertigo: Please discuss with your doctor. There are medications that may help if the symptoms are severe or frequent, but a complete evaluation including blood pressure should be done. ...Read more

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I have an avm and multiple aneurysms. For the last day or so I have had a dull headache and waves of nausea and dizziness. Is this avm related?

I have an avm and multiple aneurysms. For the last day or so I have had a dull headache and waves of nausea and dizziness. Is this avm related?

Possibly: The avm and the aneurysms can bleed. This can lead to headaches. What you describe is not the classic " worst headache of ones life" that is seen with aneurysm rupture. However, if there are small leaks or bleeds from the aneurysms or avm, this could lead to some of your symptoms. It should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Constant dizziness and eyes black out for a few moments. Constant dull headaches and random sharp ones. Moderate fatigue. All symptoms for 1 month?

Constant dizziness and eyes black out for a few moments. Constant dull headaches and random sharp ones. Moderate fatigue. All symptoms for 1 month?

General Health: Your symptoms might be related to your eyes or to that of the body. Many of these symptoms might indicate other physical problems like anaemia for example or mental health problem like stress.
I would suggest to see your doctor for full assessment including physical examination and investigations as deemed necessary to find a cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Heavy head, dull headache that goes from mild to a little worse, anxious, tired, semi blurred vision dizziness, light and noise sensitive, tinnitus.?

Heavy head, dull headache that goes from mild to a little worse, anxious, tired, semi blurred vision dizziness, light and noise sensitive, tinnitus.?

R/O MIGRAINE: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus, migraine and cluster. MIGRAINES often have visual distortion/vertigo/tinnitus andcan have a PRODROME beforehand. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. /Triptans. HI FLOW O2. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH. Com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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On/off dull throbbing at temples, top of head and behind ears. Also, feeling dizzy. Especially if I turn head too fast. Better when lying down. Headache?

On/off dull throbbing at temples, top of head and behind ears. Also, feeling dizzy. Especially if I turn head too fast. Better when lying down. Headache?

Mixed headache: Sounds like a mixed headache; please see your doctor to be evaluated for potential treatment options and an assessment, particularly if these are new headaches. ...Read more

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30yr old female, 4 a month now severe tiredness, needing 2 rest but can't sleep, headaches, dizziness, pins in needles, dull right arm&tingling in face.

30yr old female, 4 a month now severe tiredness, needing 2 rest but can't sleep, headaches, dizziness, pins in needles, dull right arm&tingling in face.

Head: Definitely time for a thorough neurologic history and examination. You would likely need a brain scan based on this alone. ...Read more

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Dull constant headache worse as day progresses. Dizziness and eyes sometime black out. Moderate fatigue ringing in ear, all for 2months? Healthy weight

Dull constant headache worse as day progresses. Dizziness and eyes sometime black out. Moderate fatigue ringing in ear, all for 2months? Healthy weight

TVL: Your description sounds like transient visual loss (tvl) which needs additional evaluation to rule out serious vision-threatening causes. Go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Dull headache, feel ovaries, an back ache, an bags under eyes. Dizziness, off balance. Fatigue. What's wrong with me. Comes an goes all day every day?

Dull headache, feel ovaries, an back ache, an bags under eyes. Dizziness, off balance. Fatigue. What's wrong with me. Comes an goes all day every day?

Nondiagnostic: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic and more information is needed in order to make a diagnosis. A physician will need to take a thorough history and perform a thorough physical examination and most likely will order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. If your symptoms persist I recommend that you see your physician. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing throbbing dull headaches back of head, stiff neck this morning, swollen lymph nodes in neck, dizziness, and tested + Ana test homogene?

I'm experiencing throbbing dull headaches back of head, stiff neck this morning, swollen lymph nodes in neck, dizziness, and tested + Ana test homogene?

A +ANA does not Dx L: Just because you have a+ ANA in a Homogenous pattern does not automatically mean you have lupus. Have your physician refer you to a rheumatologist to clarify your diagnsois. Headache and swollen lymph nodes can occur fo many reasons ...Read more

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Yesterday, I was nauseous & had severe vertigo. Today, some dull ear pain, pressure, headache, pain behind eyes, and jaw pain. Still a little bit dizzy. Eyes a little sensitive to the light. I am 22 y/o & healthy. Not on any meds. What could this be?

Yesterday, I was nauseous & had severe vertigo. Today, some dull ear pain, pressure, headache, pain behind eyes, and jaw pain. Still a little bit dizzy. Eyes a little sensitive to the light. I am 22 y/o & healthy. Not on any meds. What could this be?

Sinusitis?: Your many symptoms fairly common in Sinusitis and Otitis Media (ear infections)Some classical symptoms of Sinusitis is head and ear pressure; vertigo; jaw pain; (Many pts. First see a Dentist thinking it's an abscess).Can have nausea from post nasal drainageRecommend nasal saline spray, moist heat to face, increase humidification. If no better need to see Doc for antibiotics +possible steroids. ...Read more

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I have stomach bloat, pelvic pain, abdo pain, frequent urination, dizziness, dull headaches, nausea. Complication with a? pregnancy or ovarian cancer

I have stomach bloat, pelvic pain, abdo pain, frequent urination, dizziness, dull headaches, nausea. Complication with a? pregnancy or ovarian cancer

No way to...: There is no way to tell until you get the appropriate tests for your symptoms. First of all if you suspect you might be pregnant get a pregnancy test. Ovarian cancer is far less common than pregnancy so it is not one of the first things to consider unless you have had a diagnosis of this sort in the past. My recommendation is to see your gynecologist for exam and tests as needed and appropriate. ...Read more

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Ears feel full, cant hear properly, dull head ache for a few days, abit of dizziness/spaced out feeling. No pain in ears?

Ears feel full, cant hear properly, dull head ache for a few days, abit of dizziness/spaced out feeling. No pain in ears?

Below: This may be caused by Eustachian tube blockage.
If this is the cause, it should improve in the next week.
If it worsens, or new symptoms, then suggest exam. ...Read more

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Headaches every day with non stop dizziness?

Headaches every day with non stop dizziness?

Need diagnosis: The symptoms of headaches and dizziness are too non-specific to give you advice. For example, is the dizziness light-headedness or true vertigo (spinning). Is the headache unilateral (one-sided) or all over. Furthermore, daily symptoms could be related to muscle contraction headaches. Migraine is unlikely but possible, rhino-sinusitis is unlikely. Best recommendation is consult a neurologist. ...Read more

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Headache and dizziness is my symptom of sickness. How to cure it?

Headache and dizziness is my symptom of sickness. How to cure it?

Depends: A full history and phsyical is needed. Blood work and a ct scan or MRI of the brain with contrast. Cardiac tests such as a holter and an echo. Possibly a carotid dopller and a tilt table test may be indicated. ...Read more

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Random dizziness? Sitting down and suddenly felt as if I was sinking through the floor. Dizziness coming and going since. Very very slight headache

Random dizziness? Sitting down and suddenly felt as if I was sinking through the floor. Dizziness coming and going since. Very very slight headache

Many reasons: For dizziness, some benign, some severe. Can be related to migraines and many patients underestimate that theory. If the symptoms is new or severe, then please be evaluated. ...Read more

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I am on calbloc 10mg once a day. Two weeks ago my headaches returned, teamed with dizziness. With my current dosage my BP is 140/101 Can I up to 15mg?

I am on calbloc 10mg once a day. Two weeks ago my headaches returned, teamed with dizziness. With my current dosage my BP is 140/101 Can I up to 15mg?

Go to doctor soon: If you were having headaches with hypertension you need to be examined. If you’ve been taking your medication correctly, and still have such a high blood pressure, provider likely will increase dose and/ or add another medication.
You need a in person appointment ASAP ...Read more

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Hi I’ve been having fluctuating temperatures ranging from 98.6 to 99.4 daily along with slight headaches and dizziness for about 2 months now please h?

Hi I’ve been having fluctuating temperatures ranging from 98.6 to 99.4 daily along with slight headaches and dizziness for about 2 months now please h?

Headache and dizzy: Your temperature really aren't too bad. About the headaches and dizziness, I'm not too sure. You might review what have you been doing before they occur and see if changing your activity might resolve them. If not, pay your PCP a visit. ...Read more

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What causes someone to get headaches and dizziness?

Headaches: Migraine headaches may present with dizziness at times. However these symptoms are not exclusive of migraines. Consult with your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment as other more serious conditions need to be excluded. Hope you feel well soon. ...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