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Doctor insights on: Headaches And Dizziness In Children After Swimming

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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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After swimming, I feel dizzy and have vertigo (only when I change head position quickly), this is a new problem for me?

After swimming, I feel dizzy and have vertigo (only when I change head position quickly), this is a new problem for me?

BPPV-see neurologist: These symptoms may represent a headache or other neurological condition (for example, BPPV), sinus issues, vasovagal response, or a vascular/blood flow issue. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to a neurologist. Avoid sudden head turns. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001420.htm

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Lately, when water enters my ears (even for short time (after swimming or bathing)ill be dizzy and feel vertigo for hours later. This is a new problem.

Lately, when water enters my ears (even for short time (after swimming or bathing)ill be dizzy and feel vertigo for hours later. This is a new problem.

Caloric vertigo: You are experiencing a temperature stimulation of the inner ear fluid which causes the sensation of movement. This may be facilitated through a tympanic membrane perforation. Use ear plugs and consult ENT.

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Headache after swimming swallowed some chlorine water, 8 yr old?

Headache after swimming swallowed some chlorine water, 8 yr old?

Swimming headache: Not sure if chlorine water ingestion is the cause of the headache. If it is, observe, have him rest, given Acetaminophen or ibuprofen. If it is caused by another reason and not severe, the above approach should help as well.

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S/S: Headache & dizziness. BP is 96/54 (low for me), HR is 115bpm. Did some moderate exercise 5 hours earlier. Could this be from possible dehydration?

S/S: Headache & dizziness. BP is 96/54 (low for me), HR is 115bpm. Did some moderate exercise 5 hours earlier. Could this be from possible dehydration?

Consistent: Your vital signs are consistent with mild dehydration. Other potential diagnoses could be considered. If you still have symptoms or low blood pressure after hydrating it would be worth getting checked out by a health care professional.

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Frequent feeling of dizziness and headaches why?? vertigo?

Frequent feeling of dizziness and headaches why?? vertigo?

Complex: For age 21, you have multiple issues, and your symptoms could be secondary to your medication, but you may also be developing migraine problems. Have your physician assess your entire picture, as this is neither simple nor straightforwards.

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What is the best way to handle severe dizziness and headache?

What is the best way to handle severe dizziness and headache?

Vertigo headache: You are having very distressing symptoms. Many possibilities. Time to call your doctor to determine the cause and give you proper treatment.

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I'm very dizzy with horrible headaches?

I'm very dizzy with horrible headaches?

Need evaluation: Could be hypertension, migraine, inner ear, low pressure with position changes, even inner ear tumor---get evaluation.

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Can astigmatism cause dizziness and headaches?

Can astigmatism cause dizziness and headaches?

It can: Uncorrected (that is, without proper glasses or contact lenses) vision can cause fatigue, headaches and rarely, dizziness. If these problems occur with proper glasses, then they are not caused by the need for glasses. In this cases, a visit to the primary care doctor is recommended.

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Is dizziness associated with headache and congestion?

Is dizziness associated with headache and congestion?

Yes: Sinusitis due to a cold is usually viral and can cause feeling of congestion in all the sinuses, headache and occasionally dizziness. Some forms of migraine can cause dizziness. Always consult with your physician for any new or worsening symptoms. Don't hesitate to ask for a referral to a specialist if your not improving with your physicians treatment.

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I am having real bad headaches and dizziness, what to do?

I am having real bad headaches and dizziness, what to do?

Most likely migraine: Migraine is a common cause of dizziness, and certainly is a part of headache. See an ENT interested in dizziness or a neurologist.

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I have very bad headache and dizziness what may be the cause?

Multiple causes: Bad headaches should enot be ignored tumor bleeding infection uncontrolled blood pressure hypotension blood glucose are few possible reasons however status migranous could cause dizziness.

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Hard feeling on the nape. Headache n dizzy?

Hard feeling on the nape. Headache n dizzy?

Hard to say: If you mean that you feel something hard at the nape of your neck, and it is new, you should have it checked. Also, at 75 years of age, with anemia and on aspirin, having a headache and dizziness could be something quite serious. You need to see your doctor! Good luck!

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What does fever headache vommiting dizziness mean?

What does fever headache vommiting dizziness mean?

A number of things: Sounds like you have an infection of some sort. Push fluids, take Acetaminophen for the fever and get rest. If the symptoms persist seek care for a definitive diagnosis. Hope you feel better soon.

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Can you give me advice with headaches and dizzy spells!?

Can you give me advice with headaches and dizzy spells!?

Ophthalmologist exam: You should see your local ophthalmologist for best diagnoses and treatment.