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I cleaned my bathroom with a foaming bleach spray cleaner a couple hours ago and I still feel extremely nauseous and light headed. Is that normal?

I cleaned my bathroom with a foaming bleach spray cleaner a couple hours ago and I still feel extremely nauseous and light headed. Is that normal?

Could be: Fumes from that type of product can be very irritation to the airways which can cause you to feel light headed. If it is severe or does not resolve in a couple more hours see a doctor. If you have any trouble breathing call 911. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Lightheaded (Definition)

Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...Read more


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I recently did some cleaning with bleach, after breathing some fumes in while I cleaned I became mildly light headed and felt a bit sick to the stomach should I be worried?

I recently did some cleaning with bleach, after breathing some fumes in while I cleaned I became mildly light headed and felt a bit sick to the stomach should I be worried?

Likely ok: Since most people do recover. In the future, you need to avoid using too much bleach (if unavoidable) especially in a closed environment. ...Read more

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I inhaled concentrated bleach mixed with a little water while cleaning, it burned my nostrils and I could have felt it in my throat also. The next day I was sick and still am. My eyes are gritty, runny at times and I feel lightheaded. I also feel like I c

I inhaled concentrated bleach mixed with a little water while cleaning, it burned my nostrils and I could have felt it in my throat also. The next day I was sick and still am. My eyes are gritty, runny at times and I feel lightheaded. I also feel like I c

Call poison control: Inhaled bleach can cause significant irritation and injury to the respiratory tract and eyes. It sounds like the exposure was several days ago. I suggest you call poison control for advice: 1-800-222-1222 ...Read more

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Can inhaling bleach cause dizziness?

Can inhaling bleach cause dizziness?

Yes exposure to high: Exposure to high level of bleach such as 55 ppm (a concentration significantly higher than house hold bleech)can cause respiratory damage, and airway hyperactivity and that can cause dizziness and can be fatal some times.
So wear a protective mask when working near high concentration of bleach. ...Read more

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+Ana 1:160 H. +EBV 3.97 H (via igg). Joint pain, muscle aches, headaches, phantom smells (bleach), metallic taste, dizziness, weakness, some nausea.?

+Ana 1:160 H. +EBV 3.97 H (via igg). Joint pain, muscle aches, headaches, phantom smells (bleach), metallic taste, dizziness, weakness, some nausea.?

Nondiagnostic: Despite the elevated ANA your varied symptoms are nondiagnostic although a connective tissue or autoimmune disease is suspected. Perhaps a screen for toxic substances including metals, mercury levels etc should be done. I recommend that you consult a rheumatologist who will take a thorough history, perform a physical examination and order an appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am having lightheadedness and unreality feeling what can this be?

I am having lightheadedness and unreality feeling what can this be?

? Neurologic symptom: I would like more info to be more helpful. How long and often do you these symptoms occur? Are there other symptoms that occur during or after the lightheadedness and unreality feeling? Do you have any other medical problems or take any drugs that could contribute to your issues? ...Read more

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I have been feeling jittery an lightheaded an im 24?

I have been feeling jittery an lightheaded an im 24?

Uncertain etiology: This could be anything from a change in blood pressure to hyperventilation. Please see your internist to have blood pressure checked and lab work. ...Read more

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Feeling light headed and feel like coughing?

Feeling light headed and feel like coughing?

Vague symptoms: Can you provide more information, such as: duration of symptoms, sudden vs insidious onset, fever, fatigue, other constitutional symptoms? Do you have any other medical problems? ...Read more

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I have Crohn's disease and am feeling lightheaded.

I have Crohn's disease and am feeling lightheaded.

See details: Speak with your doctor soon. Dizziness is not a symptoms of crohn's per se but can be related to anemia, dehydration or certain meds used to treat the disease. ...Read more

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I almost collapsed after feeling very light headed?

I almost collapsed after feeling very light headed?

Confused: Your post looks like a statement, but there's a question mark after it. Which is it, a statement or a question? Did this happen yesterday or last year? What does "collapse" mean? What does "lightheaded" mean? These words are subject to considerable elasticity of interpretation. Sorry, but an 8-word post that supplies almost no useful information is not likely to yield a satisfactory answer. ...Read more

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I have a constant light headed / sick feeling, what can I do?

I have a constant light headed / sick feeling, what can I do?

See your Dr.: There are many possible things that could be wrong. Please see your dr. As soon as possible. ...Read more

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Lightheaded, unbalanced, feeling of unreality. What could this be?

Lightheaded, unbalanced, feeling of unreality. What could this be?

Stress hormones: Frequently, these symptoms are caused by the stress hormones/adrenaline. A psychologist trained in cbt can teach you to control the fight or flight response by teaching you emotional self help skills. ...Read more

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I've been feeling light headed for 4 days now. What could be wrong?

I've been feeling light headed for 4 days now. What could be wrong?

NEED TOBE CHECKED: You are light headed and it can have many causes from a viral infection, low or high blood pressure, low or high blood sugar or a viral infecton and several other causes. So get it checked if it is persisting, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I get light headed all the time. What cause a light headed feeling?

I get light headed all the time. What cause a light headed feeling?

Not enough blood: Not enough blood typically low blood pressure. But there are other causes as well such as ear or brain problems. Best bet is to let your dr. Sort out the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have been feeling light headed very often what can be causing this?

I have been feeling light headed very often what can be causing this?

There are many cause: Lightheadedness is a symptom which can be due to many causes
i will suggest you consult your doctor. You need a detailed history and physical exam, and may need blood and urine test as well and if indicated other tests to find the cause and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Anyone had any tips to make a lightheaded feeling go away? Coffee can help?

Anyone had any tips to make a lightheaded feeling go away? Coffee can help?

If anything...: ...Coffee is going to make it worse, not better. If this is a persistent problem, you need to see your doctor and find out what is causing it. ...Read more

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Feeling shaky, light headed. What could it be. Misses lunch just ate dinner.

Feeling shaky, light headed. What could it be. Misses lunch just ate dinner.

Don't know: But if you are overweight it's likely that you're Insulin resistant and your symptoms are an elevated post-meal glucose returning to normal after a meal. This is not hypoglycemia, which doesn't exist in normal human beings, other that people on diabetes medications. Talk w/your doctor. Eat less, exercise more and lost weight. ...Read more

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Why am I feeling light headed when I lay on my left side and not my right side?

Why am I feeling light headed when I lay on my left side and not my right side?

Maybe vestibular: Positional dizziness can be caused by an inner ear or other vestibular problem on one of your ears. An ENT or neurologist can do some maneuvers and tests that will be more definitive. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I am feeling a bit light headed and shaky, why is this?

What do you recommend if I am feeling a bit light headed and shaky, why is this?

Some considerations: Would check for anemia, thyroid disorder, medication reaction, etc., so see doctor and get this pinned down and reversed. ...Read more

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In the morning have been feeling lightheaded headache when I wake up am concerned?

Lightheaded: I would suggest seeing your family medical doctor. Sounds like you need a complete physical. Good luck. ...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