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Help please i woke up with extreme dizziness?

Help please i woke up with extreme dizziness?

Benign vertigo: If what you have experienced is sudden onset and associated with head motion, such as getting out of bed abruptly, but lasting for no more than a couple minutes, it may be a common benign condition called labyrinithis or benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. For quick relief: keep your head still or (move in slow motion). Some anti-nausea medications are very effective. C your doc if not better. ...Read more

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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


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How much time does the extreme dizziness last?

How much time does the extreme dizziness last?

Tell us more: Need to know cause, and how long it has been present. If an acute viral labryrintritis might have duration for about 7-10 days. ...Read more

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Wake up with extreme dizziness and body feels like its on fite?

Wake up with extreme dizziness and body feels like its on fite?

Dizziness: Sudden, persistent dizziness can be from a viral inner ear infection. I would suggest going to the emergency room, as they can give you medication to allege the symptoms. Feel, better. ...Read more

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Suffering from extreme dizziness after exercising, what could that mean?

Suffering from extreme dizziness after exercising, what could that mean?

Consult a physician: Most exercise programs have the helpful comments that 'any exercise program should begin by consulting with your physician'. Getting a workup from your doctor may help determine if you are ready for certain types of exercise or need a more modified program. ...Read more

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I have been getting nauseous every night the last three nights along with extreme dizziness. What could be happening to me?

I have been getting nauseous every night the last three nights along with extreme dizziness. What could be happening to me?

Depends: Dizziness especially vertigo when supine is often positional vertigo which rarely lasts more than a minute. This is usually easily treated with canalith repositioning procedure. If the dizziness continues as long as you're laying down then must see ENT as the dizziness may be coming from brain. ...Read more

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Could an incorrect eyeprescription lead to extreme dizziness and nausea?

Could an incorrect eyeprescription lead to extreme dizziness and nausea?

Well it might: Cause your eye to hurt but should not cause dizziness and nausea. I think you need to consult a physician soon. If the nausea and dizziness are getting worse even a er visit might be in order. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a-fib. Have periods of extreme dizziness, eyesight difficulties. Is this from my a-fib?

What to do if I have a-fib. Have periods of extreme dizziness, eyesight difficulties. Is this from my a-fib?

Possibly: If you have episodes where your heart rate is faster than it should be, which is common with a-fib, the symptoms you describe may be related to the a-fib. It is also possible that medications that you are on for the a-fib are effecting your blood pressure - which may be more noticeable with position changes (going from standing to sitting). Both possibilities should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Extreme dizziness and body burning with a cold sweat...What can cause that?

Extreme dizziness and body burning with a cold sweat...What can cause that?

Ramipril: According to the patient directions with ramipril you should contact your doctor immediately or go a walk- in clinic or the er. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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Can extreme dizziness be a sign of cancer?

Can extreme dizziness be a sign of cancer?

Possible: Many people have extreme dizziness and vertigo and cancer is not frequently the underlying reason however, any neurologic problem should be fully evaluated by a neurologist and typically MRI imaing of the brain and IACs are acquired. ...Read more

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Will low sugar be causing extreme dizziness and faintness?

Will low sugar be causing extreme dizziness and faintness?

Yes: Blood sugar below 70 commonly causes this. However rapid drop in blood sugar, even if still above 70 can do the same things. ...Read more

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Extreme dizziness and nausea and lightheaded for almost 12 hours! what do I need to do?

Extreme dizziness and nausea and lightheaded for almost 12 hours! what do I need to do?

Consider ER/ENT: Vertigo of this duration is not positional as positional vertigo lasts less than 1min and is triggered by getting into or out of bed, turning over in bed, or flexing/extending head. Consider menieres especially if ear full, tinnitus, hearing loss. May be vestibular migraine if headache, sound/light sensitive. Vestibular neuritis which can last days to week. Stroke. Or labyrinthitis-vertigo n deaf. ...Read more

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Can evista (raloxifene) cause dizziness? Is it common for evista (raloxifene) to cause extreme dizziness? .

Can evista (raloxifene) cause dizziness? Is it common for evista (raloxifene) to cause extreme dizziness?

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Speak to your doctor: I recommend you call your doctor and get evaluated in person. Dizziness is a serious symptom that can be caused by a number of problems. ...Read more