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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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Fever of 101.X, headaches, coughing, shortness of breath, dizziness, sore throat, upset stomach but no vomiting and very tired. Symptoms for 15 days.

Fever of 101.X, headaches, coughing, shortness of breath, dizziness, sore throat, upset stomach but no vomiting and very tired. Symptoms for 15 days.

Shortness of breath?: You've been sick with whatever this is for over 2 weeks now, and are still febrile plus are feeling short of breath. Please go to an urgent care center since it's now friday evening, unless your own physician can see you himself/herself. Be well. ...Read more

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Non productive couch with tightness in the chest. Headaches, shortness of breath and dizziness. No fever or runny nose.

Non productive couch with tightness in the chest. Headaches, shortness of breath and dizziness. No fever or runny nose.

Mgt: An inbox consultation is available to further discuss. From your description you may have asthma, but other causes including a pulmonary embolism should be considered. Have you had any pulmonary testing including a chest CT? Do you have a history of smoking? ...Read more

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Constant dizziness, spaced out, headache, tiredness, shortness of breath lately?

Constant dizziness, spaced out, headache, tiredness, shortness of breath lately?

You need to be seen: Stress, poor diet, smoking, dehydration, anemia, medication interaction, endocrine problems, heart problems, being out of shape are all potential reasons. You need an evaluation to see what is going on with you. ...Read more

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Headache dizziness coughing neck pain shortness of breath?

Headache dizziness coughing neck pain shortness of breath?

Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy everytime I stand up, followed by a headache and shortness of breath? Could this combo be related to a bad anxiety disorder?

Why do I feel dizzy everytime I stand up, followed by a headache and shortness of breath? Could this combo be related to a bad anxiety disorder?

Dizzy: This confluence of symptoms sounds cardiac in nature. You should see a cardiologist to determine if your blood pressure drops when standing. It's called orthostatic hypotension. ...Read more

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I have been having shortness of breath, fatigue, headaches and dizziness upon standing for a week now. Doctors say nothing is wrong?

I have been having shortness of breath, fatigue, headaches and dizziness upon standing for a week now. Doctors say nothing is wrong?

Seek second opinion: You are having these symptoms of shortness of breath, fatigue, headache and dizziness and doctors you have consulted say there is nothing wrong. We can not comment on it without knowing what tests you have had and what other tests need to be done. I will suggest if you are not getting the answer and you still have symptoms
get a second opinion by consulting another doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 16 years old, female. Sharp, frequent headaches. Fluttering heart. Pulse of 131 all week. Shortness of breath and dizziness. Is it serious?

I'm 16 years old, female. Sharp, frequent headaches. Fluttering heart. Pulse of 131 all week. Shortness of breath and dizziness. Is it serious?

Please tell your: Parents now. If you have consistently had a resting pulse over 130, difficulty breathing and dizziness - associated wtih headaches - recommend prompt medical care. ER is appropriate. Medical evaluation will determine if it is serious. ...Read more

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Sharp/stabing pains in heart, chest tighten, dizziness, shortness of breath, headaches. Its being on for six months. Also passed out three times.?

Sharp/stabing pains in heart, chest tighten, dizziness, shortness of breath, headaches. Its being on for six months. Also passed out three times.?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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Past 3wks almost daily headaches. This wk added bouts- dizziness, muscle fatigue, shortness of breath. Today began to have memory lapses. Suggestions?

Past 3wks almost daily headaches. This wk added bouts- dizziness, muscle fatigue, shortness of breath. Today began to have memory lapses. Suggestions?

Go see ur FamilyDoc: Given the constellation & duration of your symptoms, speculating online does you no good. Instead, you need to see your FamilyDoc for complete evaluation including history & physical. Do not delay seeking medical care. ...Read more

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Not pregnant, but feeling dizzy, headache, tired, and nauseous, shortness of breath and bloating for the pass 2 days. What can be the cause of this?

Not pregnant, but feeling dizzy, headache, tired, and nauseous, shortness of breath and bloating for the pass 2 days. What can be the cause of this?

Headaches: If you are not pregnant (presumed negative pregnancy test) then I would go to your medical doctor to sort out these medical symptoms. You may have a serious medical problem so go to your doctor or urgent medical care center today. ...Read more

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Why do I have dizziness shortness of breath headaches and palpitation with hb of 11.5, 4 days after heavy periods while other people show no symptoms?

Why do I have dizziness shortness of breath headaches and palpitation with hb of 11.5, 4 days after heavy periods while other people show no symptoms?

Dizziness: You obviously had blood work to determine that your hemoglobin was good I would make sure that you are well hydrated and eat plenty of green leafy vegetables to make sure it is not a nutritional issue. If this does not work have an ENT check you or a neurologist. I know the ENT can do balance tests to further check this. Good luck! ...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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I have swollen painful lymph nodes on one side of my neck, a headache, a fever, a sore neck, dizziness, shortness of breath this has come on in 24 hrs?

Infection: You sound like you have an infection, possibly bacterial or viral, or both. The shortness of breath is the worrisome thing in your description. You should see a doctor very soon. ...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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What cause dizzy, shortness of breath, heart pain, headache, and thirst lack of appetite? Constipation and bad periods?

What cause dizzy, shortness of breath, heart pain, headache, and thirst lack of appetite? Constipation and bad periods?

A lot going on: There's really too many symptoms there to try to address over the internet. No one disease can tie all all those things together. You really need a comprehensive evaluation that looks at your total health picture. That's would best be accomplished in a doctor's office with a person you know, trust, and like over the course of many visits. Please do consider this. ...Read more

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I've been feeling dizzy, light headed, I've had a shortness of breath, a constant headache, and this strange tightness in hands and stomach.

I've been feeling dizzy, light headed, I've had a shortness of breath, a constant headache, and this strange tightness in hands and stomach.

Many possibilities: Hyperventilation could wrap all of your symptoms up into one package. However, unless you have an arterial blood gas determination during your symptoms, it's a diagnosis of exclusion. So some basic evaluation is required. The cornerstone of treatment is an accurate diagnosis. ...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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8196 abs (n) WBC 12.4 MCH 26.7 RDW 17.2 32 days suffered debilitating headache itchy skin (after bath) blurry vision dizzy jaw pain weakness night sweets shortness of breath bloated lft side no answer?

8196 abs (n) WBC 12.4 MCH 26.7 RDW 17.2 32 days suffered debilitating headache itchy skin (after bath) blurry vision dizzy jaw pain weakness night sweets shortness of breath bloated lft side no answer?

Cardiac check up: C/o chest pain along with the pain inthe left side of jaw, without any evidence of any problems related to teeth or jaw directly, may be indicative of angina.Please consult your cardiologist ; get complete cardiac check up. ...Read more

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Experiencing fatigue, shortness of breath, numb toes, noticeably pale skin, headaches, joint pain, fast heart beat, dizziness, brittle nails. Help?

Below: With the variety of symptoms you are experiencing, it would be best to see your DR for an exam.
It is impossible to give you a DX without an exam. ...Read more

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Lightheaded multiple times a week, vertigo while sitting or laying down, regular headaches on one side, shortness of breath, on and off for months?

Lightheaded multiple times a week, vertigo while sitting or laying down, regular headaches on one side, shortness of breath, on and off for months?

Exam: Serious symptoms which require a medical examination, evaluation, testing, diagnosis and treatment: call for an appointment or go directly to the ER-NOW! ...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. Dariush Saghafi
3,765 Doctors shared insights

Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more