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I have severe sudden headache + nausea + shortness of breath. What's wrong?

I have severe sudden headache + nausea + shortness of breath. What's wrong?

See the doctor: It is hard to say specifically what you have based on this broad array of symptoms you describe. Have a doctor examine you so that hopefully with the combination of your history and the exam the doctor will have a better idea what the problem might be. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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I have had left eye twitching constantly for about 2 months now. Recently I have had constant headaches, nausea and shortness of breath too.

I have had left eye twitching constantly for about 2 months now. Recently I have had constant headaches, nausea and shortness of breath too.

Eye twiching: Eye twitching with headaches, nausea, and shortness of breath strongly recommends you have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
It is likely that the Emergency team will examine you, order some labs, and then send you to the hospital.

Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Is it possible that anxiety cause chest pain, feeling nausea, shortness of breath and headaches?

Is it possible that anxiety cause chest pain, feeling nausea, shortness of breath and headaches?

Yes: Especially if you have something to be anxious about.! of you have fever or chills you could be sick. In the former find a good counselor to help you do you don't have these attacks and deal with their cause. Exercise and a healthy diet and enough sleep always help too! ...Read more

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Pregnant woman hot / chills, body achy, extra nausea shortness of breath, pounding headache?

Pregnant woman hot / chills, body achy, extra nausea shortness of breath, pounding headache?

Go to the Doctor: Please sign off of the application and call your OB and go in to be seen. Your question is the very definition of being ill and needing to be seen by the doctor. ...Read more

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I get really bad headaches and when walking upstairs or for distances I get a shortness of breath and extream nausea?

I get really bad headaches and when walking upstairs or for distances I get a shortness of breath and extream nausea?

Shortness of breath: You need to see your doctor about your shortness of breath and nausea with minimal exertion. Your headache could be due to the shortness of breath/lack of oxygenation. ...Read more

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Hi I have a lot of shortness of breath followed by a pumping head, nausea and headaches. I'm tired all the time do you know the cause of this please?

Hi I have a lot of shortness of breath followed by a pumping head, nausea and headaches. I'm tired all the time do you know the cause of this please?

Many causes: The causes are too numerous to count. You could have anything from anemia, renal disease, chronic infection, collagen vascular disease, fibromyalgia, tension headache, migraine, and on and on. We need much more information and some selective tests. I urge you to see your regular doctor to begin the process. ...Read more

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Moderate Chest pain, fatigue, nausea, mild shortness of breath, headache and general body pain. How do I manage these symptoms?

Moderate Chest pain, fatigue, nausea, mild shortness of breath, headache and general body pain. How do I manage these symptoms?

Natural therapies: 20y female with Fibromyalgia, FM, c/o chest pain, breathlessness, fatigue, headache, nausea & general body pain; all typical FM symptoms & apparently not aided by "Lyrica". She is advised to be aware of causes of FM & ways to ameliorate these symptoms. See comments below: ...Read more

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I had a mild headache, shortness of breath, nausea, and some times numness on my left leg, I did an cray for my chest but was normal, I had a cough?

I had a mild headache, shortness of breath, nausea, and some times numness on my left leg, I did an cray for my chest but was normal, I had a cough?

Multiple symptoms: Time for a comprehensive examination to include blood and urine testing. Your symptoms cannot be diagnosed on this site. Please call your physician for an examination. ...Read more

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Injected heroin 4 days ago since then headaches shortness of breath digestion problem nausea back ache and feeling unwell is it due to heroin or not??

Injected heroin 4 days ago since then headaches shortness of breath digestion problem nausea back ache and feeling unwell is it due to heroin or not??

Go to ER: Heroin effects need to be evaluated without delay. You don't know what was in the heroin, possible infection if shared needle, etc. Why are you shooting up heroin? Please get help and value your health. Be safe. Http://www. Drugabuse. Gov/publications/research-reports/heroin/what-are-treatments-heroin-addiction ...Read more

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I have headache nausea light headed slightly dizzy and my left arm feels heavy. Feel tired and blah all time, shortness of breath. No pain?

I have headache nausea light headed slightly dizzy and my left arm feels heavy. Feel tired and blah all time, shortness of breath. No pain?

If new onset, ER!: Women tend not to take these symptoms as serious as they might be, and wait valuable time to seek help. I would strongly recommend an er visit in this instance. If you are alone call 911, so as not to drive or waste time. They will check your blood pressure, oxygen level, ekg and blood tests, not to mention a neurologic exam. ...Read more

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2 days of shortness of breath. Today my tounge goes numb when I eat & a headache comes on my right side & down my neck, also dizzy, weak, and nausea?

2 days of shortness of breath. Today my tounge goes numb when I eat & a headache comes on my right side & down my neck, also dizzy, weak, and nausea?

Headache: Sounds like something is occurring in the brain like a headache causing you nausea. It can also cause numbness. Make sure to avoid all triggers including caffeine and stress. Excercize and sleep 8 hours a night. Turn off the cell phone and decrease your stress. Dawnbuse. Com for relaxation exercises. ...Read more

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Are daily headaches, nausea, numbness in limbs, shortness in breath, weight loss, drowsiness and loss in appetite signs of cancer in teenagers?

Are daily headaches, nausea, numbness in limbs, shortness in breath, weight loss, drowsiness and loss in appetite signs of cancer in teenagers?

See a Dr.: You need an evaluation. There are multiple symptoms and multiple possibilities here including symptoms resulting from poor lifestyle habits, like poor nutrition, poor sleep habits, even depression. Get checked out but stay calm. Cancer would not be high on the list. ...Read more

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My EKG shows swelling of the left ventricular, what is that? I have shortness of breath, chest and shoulder pain, nausea, loss of appetite, headache.

My EKG shows swelling of the left ventricular, what is that? I have shortness of breath, chest and shoulder pain, nausea, loss of appetite, headache.

LVS: Left ventricular swelling is not a term which we use in reading the ECG. Your symptoms suggest you should be checked by a physician. There are lots of possibilities for their cause. ...Read more

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Frequent headaches, dizziness, shortness of breath, tachycardia, nausea, eye pain.

Multiple symptoms: These multiple and diverse symptoms require a consultation and complete evaluation by your physician who will then order appropriate tests to diagnose the causes of these complaints. In addition to blood tests, xrays, ekg, breathing tests, neurology and opthalmology consultations may be needed. ...Read more

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Having severe headache with nausea vomiting chest pressure aching bones and shortness of breath?

Chest pain: Lots of possibilities for this group of symptoms, best to go see a dr. And get examined to be sure what's going on. ...Read more

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I have chest pain that comes and goes, headaches upper back pain dizziness. Shortness of breath nausea. Have been to ER was told not heart attack.

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Symptoms include shortness of breath, bleading gums, bloated, headaches, fatigue, night sweats, nausea after eating, and hip pain.

Symptoms include shortness of breath, bleading gums, bloated, headaches, fatigue, night sweats, nausea after eating, and hip pain.

Comorbidity: You have a few medical conditions existing simultaneously, but independently and should address them separately.
For bleeding gums see your dentist. For the rest of complaints see your pcp for comprehensive examination and proper management.
Do not forget to mention level of stress, anxiety and depression. ...Read more

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My friend is having shortness of breath, nausea, stomach pains, daily headaches, no sleep, and weak in the arms & hands. Do you know what it could be?

See doctor: Any of these symptoms if present for more than a few days is justification enough for a visit to the doctor's office. You need to find out what may be the cause ASAP. ...Read more

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I have had a cough that leads to short of breath for 2months vomiting headache nausea dizziness swoll lymphnod etc what can be the cause of this cough?

I have had a cough that leads to short of breath for 2months vomiting headache nausea dizziness swoll lymphnod etc what can be the cause of this cough?

Complex: This one is too complex for an e-mail answer. Likely you have post inflammatory bronchitis and may need a combination of, singulair, (montelukast) advair (these are my preferred drugs of choice), possibly half dose Medrol dose pack, + 100 % (100%) no dairy. Www. Thepmc. Org. ...Read more

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Bloating, headaches, nausea, dizziness, short of breath, and chest pains. Been sick with this for a week. Could it be pregnancy?

Bloating, headaches, nausea, dizziness, short of breath, and chest pains. Been sick with this for a week. Could it be pregnancy?

Multiple symptoms: Yes. If you've recently engaged in unprotected intercourse you should take a pregnancy test to confirm if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Non stop, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, weakness, headaches and now shortness of breath for ten days. Should I go to the hospital? Any advice?

Non stop, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, weakness, headaches and now shortness of breath for ten days. Should I go to the hospital? Any advice?

Nausea/vomiting: Symptoms could all be attributed to a virus. Concerned about nausea and vomiting especially if you are unable to keep anything down as this can lead to dehydration which does warrant a hospital visit for IV fluids. In the absence of intractable vomiting, symptoms can likely be managed conservatively at home. Viral symptoms can last up to 2 weeks before you start to get better. ...Read more

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Why I'm I bleeding for 10 days still after my period with right upper pain, nausea, headaches, cough, fatigue and shortness of breath with fever occasiona?

Why I'm I bleeding for 10 days still after my period with right upper pain, nausea, headaches, cough, fatigue and shortness of breath with fever occasiona?

See your doctor: You may have a pelvic infection with liver involvement (adhesions). In addition you may have anemia from excessive bleeding which may be contributing to your headaches, fatigue and shortness of breath (SOB). In any case, SOB should be evaluated as there may be other serious causes such as blood clots in your lung, pneumonia, etc. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dry rough cough fits when take deep breaths, chest pain, shortness of breath, body aches, fatigue, sore throat, sneezing, headache, nausea. Ideas?

Dry rough cough fits when take deep breaths, chest pain, shortness of breath, body aches, fatigue, sore throat, sneezing, headache, nausea. Ideas?

Flu like illness: It sounds like you have a respiratory infection- whether that's the flu or any one of other germs remains in question. If you see a doctor, they can perform diagnostic tests to help figure out what you have (cultures, blood work, chest X-rays etc). You may have 'reactive airways' - something like asthma that could trigger the paroxysms of cough you describe. Hope you can schedule an apt with doc. ...Read more

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Benefits of slipper elm bark for gastrointestinal issues? Burning/pressure discomfort in upper left abs, nausea, shortness of breath sometimes.

Get a diagnosis: I'm concerned you have a serious reflux problem and may even be aspiration which might be why you're short of breath. Don't cover it up with a "pop" remedy that's 1000 years old and probably won't work. ...Read more

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I'm having nausea & shortness of breath...should I continue taking my amoxicillin...it will be 2 weeks come Monday since I've had my tooth pulled?

I'm having nausea & shortness of breath...should I continue taking my amoxicillin...it will be 2 weeks come Monday since I've had my tooth pulled?

Get checked: Nausea and shortness of breath are not normal, and could be serious. They may not be due to the Amoxicillin, but could be. Although, likely something else is going on. You need to be evaluated today. Do not take Amoxicillin until you talk to a doc or your dentist and explain your symptoms. If you cannot reach either one this moring go to an ER. ...Read more

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Dizziness, numbness in the face, faintness, nausea, shortness of breath.

Dizziness, numbness in the face, faintness, nausea, shortness of breath.

Go to emergency room: If these are all new symptoms, and you have no other medical reason for them you need to be seen now. All of these could be seen in someone having a panic attack but unless this has happened in the past and you have been diagnosed with this disorder do not assume. There are many other reasons and some of them serious why you could be having these symptoms. Seek help in getting to the er. ...Read more

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What could cause these symptoms? Nausea Shortness of breath Intermittent swelling of feet and ankles Persistent odd taste in back of mouth.

What could cause these symptoms? Nausea Shortness of breath Intermittent swelling of feet and ankles Persistent odd taste in back of mouth.

See your doctor: There are many diseases that can cause some or all the symptoms you mentioned. Please see your doctor soon! ...Read more

Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more