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Headache nausea back pain and dizziness. What could these symptoms be?

Headache nausea back pain and dizziness. What could these symptoms be?

Check medications: Please check through all your medications and find out the side effects of these medications. Many medications can sometimes give rise to problems similar to what you are describing. Make sure that you see an internist and get some blood work done to assess if you have any ongoing infections or diseases of internal organs or whether you have a back or neck problem that can bring out such symptom. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Douglas
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Throbbing Headaches (Definition)

Throbbing headaches is a symptom in which a person has pain in the head, and the pain is pulsating (throbbing). Throbbing headaches can be a sign of migraine headaches. Severe headaches or headaches which are worsening each day over several days can be signs of ...Read more


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I've had a severe headache coupled with occasional dizziness and nausea for 17 days. Also symptoms elsewhere...Chances of lupus?

I've had a severe headache coupled with occasional dizziness and nausea for 17 days. Also symptoms elsewhere...Chances of lupus?

Not: Typical initial symptoms of lupus. Is you headache on one side and pounding ? Does light or sound make it worse? You may be in a bad cycle of migraines. Relax. Does not sound anything like lupus! ...Read more

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Fell off horse 2 days ago, not sure if I hit my head. S/S: headaches(short, come&go), dizziness&nausea. Head injury symptoms or from my fractured rib?

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Fell off horse 2 days ago, not sure if I hit my head. S/S: headaches(short, come&go), dizziness&nausea. Head injury symptoms or from my fractured rib?

Posttraumatic HA: headache is considered a form of secondary headache that occurs after head injury. In addition to headache, other associated symptoms frequently develop after head injury (dizziness, nausea) and the post-traumatic headache is often part of a post-traumatic syndrome. ...Read more

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Bad headache mixed with vertigo/dizziness nausea, no fever or any other symptoms of flu etc. Died my hair recently with peroxide, not sure if that’s relevant. Ive never felt this kind of head pain before or suffered previously from vertigo. ?

Bad headache mixed with vertigo/dizziness nausea, no fever or any other symptoms of flu etc.  Died my hair recently with peroxide, not sure if that’s relevant. Ive never felt this kind of head pain before or suffered previously from vertigo. ?

Neurologist: Inner ear causes of positional vertigo are common but are not associated with headaches. This combination of headaches and vertigo warrants investigation. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate you and order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis and advise you. ...Read more

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Headache nausea dizziness sweating what's causing these symptoms in a 16 year old kid?

Headache nausea dizziness sweating what's causing these symptoms in a 16 year old kid?

Perhaps migraine: Do headaches seem to run in your family? Have you had carsickness, or "brain freeze"? When headaches do occur, is light or noise irritating? Might discuss with your doctor, and try to uncover answers, as this could all be reversed quite readily. ...Read more

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Person with vp shunt complains of dizziness, feeling he will pass out, nausea for 3 days, worsening headache x week. No other symptoms. Go to er?

Person with vp shunt  complains of dizziness, feeling he will pass out, nausea for 3 days, worsening headache x  week. No other symptoms.  Go to er?

Sounds wise: There is no reason to wait for diagnosis and treatment. While the symptoms may or may not be due to problems with the shunt, the fact that the person has a shunt warrants evaluation. Go to the er and get checked out. ...Read more

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Why would women with endometriosis have dizziness, headaches, nausea and joint pain? It seems to be a common symptom, but why? Thanks!

Why would women with endometriosis have dizziness, headaches, nausea and joint pain? It seems to be a common symptom, but why? Thanks!

Several Reasons: Patches of endometriosis respond to hormones in a similar way as the lining of the uterus. In some cases, inflammation and chemicals produced by the endometriosis areas can cause the pelvic organs to adhere or stick together causing scar tissue. Patches of endometriosis might also press against nearby nerve cells to cause pain. Some endometriosis lesions have nerves in them. ...Read more

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Got my period 3 days late and it stayed for 3 days the 2nd and 3rs day it was lite and brown why? My symptoms are headache, fatigue, nausea, dizziness

Got my period 3 days late and it stayed for 3 days the 2nd and 3rs day it was lite and brown why? My symptoms are headache, fatigue, nausea, dizziness

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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PT neg 4/10 normally period is 7 days. I spotted lt brown 4/11. 4/12&4/13 kind of heavy, not heave as normal. On 4/12 I passed a huge black blood clot. Having headaches, dizziness & nausea going on 3 weeks? Why all these symptoms &weird short period?

PT neg 4/10 normally period is 7 days. I spotted lt brown 4/11. 4/12&4/13 kind of heavy, not heave as normal. On 4/12 I passed a huge black blood clot. Having headaches, dizziness & nausea going on 3 weeks? Why all these symptoms &weird short period?

Hormonal imbalance: You may wish to repeat the pregnancy test, Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Yesterday 2 glass storage containers hit left temple. No cognitive changes. Still mild headache, nausea slightly dizzy. How long could symptoms last?

Depends on damage: Symptom duration will vary depending on what happened inside your head. If you have any remaining effects by Monday, call your doctor for an exam ASAP. If if gets any worse before then, go to an ER. If it is definitely better and better - just watch and note down the progress a few X's a day. I hope that's how it goes. ...Read more

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Ear pain, nausea, dizziness, slurred speech, and headaches. Not all the time but often enough to notice and be concerned of the symptoms. Suggestions?

Ear pain, nausea, dizziness, slurred speech, and headaches. Not all the time but often enough to notice and be concerned of the symptoms. Suggestions?

Time for Dr visit: The pattern you site could be as simple as migraines, emerging hypertension or worse. Your body is telling you things are not right. Get in to see a physician & provide as accurate a history as you can. Start writing down symptoms & questions now so you don't omit them when you go in. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi, please help: Sharp pain on left side of chest & back. Shortness of breath. Overly tired. Dizziness. Some nausea and slight headaches. Over 2 days experiencing these symptoms, what's wrong with me?

Hi, please help:

Sharp pain on left side of chest & back.
Shortness of breath.
Overly tired.
Dizziness. 
Some nausea and slight headaches. 
Over 2 days experiencing these symptoms, what's wrong with me?

ER, Dr. can check: In a 25 year-old, heart problems are possible though less likely, but rib or sternum joints may hurt for many reasons, such as trauma (bumped into something, somebody poked a finger into the ribs), coughing (bad cold and cough symptoms), jogging or running (breathing heavily for a while), over-exertion while exercising, irritation in the rib's bones, muscles, cartilage, etc... ...Read more

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Preg symptoms including headaches, leg and backaches, nausea, dizziness, scatterbrain. period was due yesterday and ovul was timely. Neg test result?

Preg symptoms including headaches, leg and backaches, nausea, dizziness, scatterbrain. period was due yesterday and ovul was timely. Neg test result?

Be patient: The preg test is the most sensitive, that is, other than your symptoms. many of your symptoms may be be due to being stressed and probably overworked and under-payed. With the symptoms you are having, my wife would be pregnant all the time, as she gets the same often! Be patient, re-check a pregnancy test in 1 week and keep trying if you want to become pregnant, or get on BC if you do not. ...Read more

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Important, need medical guesses Symptoms - nausea, cramps, lower and middle back pains, dizziness, memory loss, migraines, loss of appetite& headaches?

Important, need medical guesses
Symptoms - nausea, cramps, lower and middle back pains, dizziness, memory loss, migraines, loss of appetite& headaches?

Concern: you very likely have a combination of migraine related headaches affecting your memory as well as an irritated esophagus and stomach region giving you the other symptoms. Please see your health care provider to get treatment for your headaches and your stomach problems. ...Read more

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What does a person have if they have symptoms of headache, dizziness, nausea, blurred vision, earache, jawache, tighten muscle all together?

Giant cell arteritis: This condition, also known as temporal arteritis, is a relative emergency and needs to be addressed asap! i would recommend immediate medical attention with the possibility of intravenous steroids and an eventual biopsy. ...Read more

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I have been sick for 2 weeks now my symptoms inclue nausea fatigue stomach pains dizziness headaches soreness in body and i also have asthma and it se?

I have been sick for 2 weeks now my symptoms inclue nausea fatigue stomach pains dizziness headaches soreness in body and i also have asthma and it se?

Get evaluated....: If you have been sick that long you need to get checked today. A bladder infection is the most likely cause, but there is a long list of other potentials illnesses. ...Read more

Dr. Cyma Khalily
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One Sided Headaches (Definition)

One sided headaches is a symptom in which a person has pain in the either the left or right side of the head, but not both sides. Severe headaches or headaches which are worsening each day over several days can be signs of ...Read more


Dr. John Goldman
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Moderate Headaches (Definition)

Moderate headaches is a symptom in which a person has pain in the head, and the pain is bothersome but not severe. Severe headaches or headaches which are worsening each day over several days can be signs of ...Read more