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Foggy Dizzy Light Headed Feeling
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I have been feeling sick for several days, I am running a fever and have been weak, dizzy, very tired, light headed, foggy and disoriented.
Sick: A variety of different infections can produce these symptoms and it's important to find out what type of infection you have. A general recommendation when sick is to rest, drink plenty of fluids and perhaps take tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever. Please consult a doctor to discuss further or go to the ER if worse. ...Read more
These symptoms could be caused by a number of things and are are rarely serious. Causes include
1) starting a new medication
2) not drinking enough water
3) not having enough salt and potassium in your blood from sweating excessively, prolonged physical exertion, or getting a massage. Drink a sports drink.
4) getting a virus
5) being stressed or emotionally upset
if it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
Blood pressure falls: Routinely after physical exertion you experience a fall in blood pressure, more so if dehydrated. Drink plenty of fluids before and during exercise! Grip a tennis ball after stopping your sporting activities. This will help maintian blood pressure. Fluids are still most important! Water is best! ...Read more
Iv been feeling really light headed an dizzy for the past 4-5 days an not really sure what's wrong is there anything it could be?
Vestibular issues: The inner ear houses our balance center and dizziness/vertigo is a common with inner era congestion and acquiring a type of benign Paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). See the ENT dr if it continues despite trying a regular over the counter decongestant. Best wishes. ...Read more
Woke up this morning feeling light headed & dizzy, my head is spinning the feeling isn't going away. First time its happened. What's causing this?
Could be a virus: There are some viruses that can cause these symptoms by affecting the inner ear organs. If symptoms persist or worsen you should seek evaluation by your PCP who may refer to ENT or neurology for further management. Maintain good hydration but your PCP may suggest medications for some relief. ...Read more
What is wrong with me? Okay so I have been really sick feeling lately. Earlier this year I was fainting and getting dizzy. And now this week I have been feeling really week and stuff and today I went to the nurse bc I was light headed and she said I was
Hello.: Hello. I can't diagnose your symptoms but problems with headaches, feeling dizzy, fainting can be due to low blood pressure. Problems with fainting, headache, feeling weak, dizziness, being tired can be tied to dehydration. Problems with dizziness, feeling weak, being tied can be due to anemia. It wouldn't be appropriate to try to provide you with a diagnosis in this format, but I would recommend that you be medically evaluated to determine the source of symptoms. Would recommend a complete blood count as well as tilt blood pressure and pulse. That is all I can offer you. Take care. ...Read more
Slow down: If you are developing these symptoms - you are likely decreasing calories too radically. Slow your pace. ...Read more
Slow & calm your: Breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through your nostrils. Hold in lungs for a five count. Slowly exhale through an open mouth. Focus on your breathing, not your anxiety. Continue until shallow/ rapid breathing corrects. Encourage you to see a psychologist to work on other techniques to reduce severity & frequency of panic attacks/ anxiety. ...Read more
Been having palpations all day and feeling light headed and dizzy on and off is it anything to worry about?
Why am I getting light headed and feeling dizzy every evening? I don't drink or smoke and am worried its something serious.
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
I've currently been feeling really dizzy, light headed and nauseous for the past 24 hours and am wondering if I should be concerned?
Multiple potentials: Many causes exist in your case. Having a cold, starting a menstrual period, having a reaction to a new drug/substance/food, or even catching on a new line of work/stress...any of these or combination can be triggers. Watch for additional symptoms such as fever, chills, headaches, vomiting. If any one of these develops, call your doctor or/and show up at a local ER immediately. ...Read more
Last week or two I have been getting light headed and dizzy feeling like I'm going to pass out. Why is this? Passed out once in sept-oct 2014
Last few days I have been feeling dizzy light headed sicky abit tierd and abit weak also was weeing a lot but that has calmed down abit and hot flushe?
Antidepressants??: From your description, it appears that you have stopped or ran out of an ssri (antidepressant/anxiety modulator medications)... These are common symptoms in that situation. If that is the case then please get back on your meds and consult your dr. If not then I suggest you see your physician for further evaluation to find out the underlying cause. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
Dizzy: These are not normal symptoms and should not be ignored. Please visit your doctor. ...Read more
I've been feeling very light headed, dizzy, and nauseous and extremely tired. What do you think it can be?
Consult PCP: There are a multitude of potential causes of your symptoms ranging from simple viral illnesses, to more serious infectious conditions to thyroid disease etc. At your age it is also important to ensure that you are not experiencing the symptoms of early pregnancy. I strongly recommend consulting with your physician. ...Read more
I am taking 40 mg of fluoexetine, I have missed some doses. I ve started feeling dizzy? And light headed each time lasting longer. Is this normal?
Been feeling light headed and dizzy for over a week to the point sometimes I am nauseated could this be something major or can it be caused by stress?
Dizzy and nausea: If your symptoms have persisted for over a week it is a good idea to see your physician. There are several causes of dizziness, from infection, inner ear problem, dehydration, heart issue, pregnancy... Most of the time it's nothing serious in a young woman like you, but get checked out to be sure. ...Read more
Hypoglycemia: It seems you have diabetes, if you are knowledgeable about your hemoglobin a1c. The symptoms you describe could be due to low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), produced by a diabetes medication taken with too little food. Your a1c would be normal if you have frequent low blood sugar episodes. ...Read more
I'm feeling light headed, dizzy and am having trouble focusing my eyes. Could my anemia be causing this?
I have been feeling dizzy, light-headed and having constant headaches/migraines. What should I do?
See your doctor: If you have not consulted with your doctor about these symptoms, you should. While most headaches are benign, it is always good to consult with your doctor, especialy if they are frequent and severe. ...Read more
Severe anemic female feeling light headed dizzy and anxious. What's the best way to alleviate symptoms at home?
Treat the cause:
Why are you anemic? How do you know you are anemic? Are you sure anemia is the causing your symptoms? It would be prudent to see a doctor for an evaluation. If you do not wish to do that, you may take oral iron and multivitamin supplements.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more