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I am due within this week and am feeling extremely disorientated. Is this normal?

I am due within this week and am feeling extremely disorientated. Is this normal?

Due for what?: I'm sorry, but i don't know what you're due for -- a menstrual period? Giving birth? An eye exam? In any event it's not normal to feel disoriented. Please contact your physician so s/he can help. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Disorientation (Definition)

Confusion is the inability to think with your usual speed or clarity, including feeling disoriented and having difficulty paying attention, ...Read more


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Do you normally wake up from general anesthesia feeling disoriented?

Do you normally wake up from general anesthesia feeling disoriented?

Was it long lasting?: If you remember being very disoriented after waking up from anesthesia, and it is troubling, it is reasonable to contact your anesthesiologist and find out if they were aware of your perceived disorientation and whether you had an unusual reaction to medication. This information will also help you be prepared for a future surgery. ...Read more

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For a week I have been feeling disoriented all day long. Last for a few days to a week and suddenly I snap out of being disoriented & become nauseated?

Please repost: Please repost and describe in more detail what you mean by "disoriented." Also include information whether there is any headache and/or whether you have any history of migraines. ...Read more

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What could cause me to be feeling disorientated after sugary drinks?

What could cause me to be feeling disorientated after sugary drinks?

Check for diabetes: The first thought is that your blood sugar is rising due to glucose intolerance (ie diabetes or pre-diabetes) but i also wonder if there is caffeine in the drinks as well. ...Read more

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Disorientated, headache, hungry, nauseous. Feeling like i'm in a dream, feeling of blacking out.

Disorientated,  headache, hungry, nauseous.  Feeling like i'm in a dream, feeling of blacking out.

Need evaluation: Many conditions can be associated with these symptoms, some of which can be dangerous. It is impossible to tell what you are suffering from without further evaluation. If your symptoms are severe, call a friend or family member to take you to the nearest er (or call 911 for emergency transport). ...Read more

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What could cause a feeling of disorientation and inability to concentrate very well?

What could cause a feeling of disorientation and inability to concentrate very well?

Many things: Many things can cause feelings of disorientation and inability to concentrate. Consider any kind of drug intoxication or withdrawal -- same for alcohol. Various kinds of infectious encephalopathies either in CNS or from outside it. Stroke. Metabolic encephalopathies like severe hyperglycemia, liver or kidney failure, severe hypothyroidism, wernicke's, etc. Head trauma. Brain tumor. Others. ...Read more

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I frequently get a vibrating sensation in my head along with difficulty concentrating and a feeling of disorientation. What can this be?

I frequently get a vibrating sensation in my head along with difficulty concentrating and a feeling of disorientation. What can this be?

Many possibilities: You need to make a list of when and how often this occurs, along with any other associated symptoms such as headache, the specific things you are disoriented about, whether you are having difficulty with cranial nerve functions such as vision, smell, hearing, taste, etc. Take this with you and go and see a neurologist. Do this fairly soon, but not an emergency. ...Read more

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My BP occasionally spikes when i sleep (i.E. 178/101) and i wake feeling disoriented and shaky. It subsides in about an hour. No spike during the day.

My BP occasionally spikes when i sleep (i.E. 178/101) and i wake feeling disoriented and shaky. It subsides in about an hour. No spike during the day.

Too high.: Sometimes salty food is at fault. Therefore, one should avoid salt and monitor ones bp, sitting and standing, daily. Aim for a BP which remains at 130/80 or lower. ...Read more

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Is feeling disoriented a side effect of prozac (fluoxetine)?

Is feeling disoriented a side effect of prozac (fluoxetine)?

Not entirely sure : What you are experiencing. But there are 2 side effects of Prozac (fluoxetine) that can feel really strange. One is derealization and the other is depersonalization. Derealization is feeling like you are walking around in a dream and depersonalization is feeling as though you are watching yourself go through the day. If one of these is happening, it is the Prozac (fluoxetine) and you should call your doc. ...Read more

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Can staying in the tanning bed too long lead me to feeling disoriented?

Can staying in the tanning bed too long lead me to feeling disoriented?

YES: A tan lasts 6 weeks tops; the side effects, as you describe, can be the rest of your life. ...Read more