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I am feeling light-headed, dizzy, foggy vision. How should I treat it?

I am feeling light-headed, dizzy, foggy vision. How should I treat it?

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

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


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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.

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

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What can you do to stop feeling dizzy or light-headed?

What can you do to stop feeling dizzy or light-headed?

Cause?: Cause of dizziness should be investigated. Neurologic, inner ear, visual, cardiac, blood pressure are among possibilities. Avoiding sudden change in position and keeping hydrated might help. See you doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I've been feeling light headed and dizzy for the last couple of days?

I've been feeling light headed and dizzy for the last couple of days?

Several causes: 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

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Is dizziness or feeling light headed a symptom of vagoglossopharyngeal neuralgia?

Is dizziness or feeling light headed a symptom of vagoglossopharyngeal neuralgia?

NO: It is a symptom of vasovagal presyncope or orthostatic hypotension. Cardiac issues should be ruled out by exam from low BP. ...Read more

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What can I do if I've been feeling light headed / dizzy after activity / exercise?

What can I do if I've been feeling light headed / dizzy after activity / exercise?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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

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

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How can I stop feeling light headed and dizzy when dieting?

How can I stop feeling light headed and dizzy when dieting?

Slow down: If you are developing these symptoms - you are likely decreasing calories too radically. Slow your pace. ...Read more

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What can you do to stop feeling dizzy or light-headed from anxiety?

What can you do to stop feeling dizzy or light-headed from anxiety?

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

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I have been feeling dizzy and light headed also pain in my chest... What can it be do to?

I have been feeling dizzy and light headed also pain in my chest... What can it be do to?

See your DR and get: Checked for a heart condition or it could just be related to stress and anxiety. Take care! ...Read more

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Been having palpations all day and feeling light headed and dizzy on and off is it anything to worry about?

Been having palpations all day and feeling light headed and dizzy on and off is it anything to worry about?

Yes, palpitation: Could mean cardiac arrhythmia. LIghtheadedness and dizziness could mean that your brain is not getting enough oxygen because of low blood pressure caused by cardiac arrhythmia. Get to a doctor before you lose consciousness. ...Read more

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Why am I getting light headed and feeling dizzy every evening? I don't drink or smoke and am worried its something serious.

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

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I've currently been feeling really dizzy, light headed and nauseous for the past 24 hours and am wondering if I should be concerned?

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

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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?

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?

Possible UTI: I would see my primary doctor and see if they don't think you merit a urinalysis to check for a urinary tract infection? They also may want to get a couple of standard hormonal tests for situations like this such as estrogen and thyroids. ...Read more

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I'm feeling light headed And dizzy also nauseated it could be vertigo?

I'm feeling light headed And dizzy also nauseated it could be vertigo?

Vertigo: Is the sensation of the room spinning around you rather than just regular light headed or dizziness. If this is what you are experiencing you probably have vertigo ...Read more

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Headaches, brain zaps, neausea, dizziness and feeling light-headed?

Headaches, brain zaps, neausea, dizziness and feeling light-headed?

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

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I feel dizzy and light headed and very weak but only at night feeling very warm to?

Dizzy: These are not normal symptoms and should not be ignored. Please visit your doctor. ...Read more

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I've been feeling very light headed, dizzy, and nauseous and extremely tired. What do you think it can be?

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

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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?

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?

Stay compliant!: Although fluoxetine sticks around in the system for several days, it is not uncommon to experience minor withdrawal symptoms with several missed doses. The key is to avoid missing doses. Please use medications as advised by your provider. ...Read more

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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

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Feeling light headed dizzy tingling in extremities flushed have normal a1c?

Feeling light headed dizzy tingling in extremities flushed have normal a1c?

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

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I'm feeling light headed, dizzy and am having trouble focusing my eyes. Could my anemia be causing this?

I'm feeling light headed, dizzy and am having trouble focusing my eyes. Could my anemia be causing this?

Yes and maybe: This depends on your degree of anemia. Other causes need to be evaluated. I would strongly suggest you get evaluated further by a health care professional. ...Read more

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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

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Severe anemic female feeling light headed dizzy and anxious. What's the best way to alleviate symptoms at home?

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