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Faintness is a description of the initial manifestations of a syncopal spell where one loses consciousness for a few seconds usually. This is often due to drop in blood pressure, provoked by a noxious stimulus, but can be seen in dehydration. Initial general malaise, light-headedness, dizziness, contraction and darkening of vision, responding to recumbent posture. ...Read more
My son aged 12 yr has his palm itching with faint red color for 2 weeks now. Kindly give advice for treatment please?
First find the cause: Important first to find the cause. Has your son been exposed to any new skin care products, chemicals or other products? When does the itching occur? Does he have itching elsewhere? Is his skin peeling? Does he have any other symptoms? These are all questions to discuss first with your doctor before deciding upon treatment. ...Read more
Fainting spells: First try to find out the cause of the spells, and when do they occur. This may help with the cause. People can faint due to cardiac or neurological causes, so if you determine that you are not having seizures then we look to see if your heart is structurally normal. If it is normal then we look for causes or associations. ...Read more
Dizziness lightheadedness faintness pulsating head pressure ringing ears for 5 months. Symptoms come n go no triggers. Ct scan w out contrast clear.
How to prevent nervousness, as I always faced increased heartbeats, sweaty armpits and faintness. Please help doctor.
Breathing: You may want to try diaphragmatic breathing or belly breathing. If you add mindfulness techniques to the breathing techniques you may be amazed with the results. ...Read more
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 more
I'm 5 foot 8 inch and weigh 115 I have a heavy period passing large clots. I'm feeling unsteady what can I do to stop this? Am I at risk to faint?
Faintness: Faintness = near loss of consciousness.Get a more detailed answer ›
2 second palpitations occuring every 10 mins or so for hours post workour after I started 1.5hr daily intense exercise again 2 days ago. No faintness.
Hydration: Most people forget that they need to drink fluids well in advance of doing vigorous exercise. Exercise causes the arteries and veins to expand which can lower blood pressure and make people feel tired and lightheaded. If you exercise in the morning, make sure you are well hydrated the night before. Avoid caffeine and high sugar energy drinks which can give quick bursts but result in dehydration. ...Read more
Go to the ER: You need to be evaluated asap.Get a more detailed 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
Once, after I ran I had faintness, difficulties in breathing, seeing (white image). Then the medic gave me glucose and calcium, what were they for?
Suspected low sugar.: In the short term, low blood sugar is more dangerous than high level and so rapidly giving sugar for suspected symptom is a safer bet. I doubt that u had low calcium--as u likely would have experienced muscle spasm etc...but giving u some MAY reduce the risk of cardiac rhythm trouble. I would recommend checking with doc to see why u had trouble breathing...? asthma? Good luck ...Read more
What might cause faintness, numbness, pain, and lightheaded drowsy and really abnormal feeling only while laying?
Many things: Could be anxiety or medical problems. I suggest you see your family physician. Make sure you ask your family members if they have ever had anything like this. Also does this only happen when you are falling off to sleep or coming out of sleep. If so make note of this. Does your heart skip beats? Start taking your BP first sitting then standing am, noon, 6pn, hs with pulse and axial temp. Keep a log. ...Read more
Shortness of breath: It could be a heart problem or lung problem. You need to consult your physician to get worked up. ...Read more