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Is it normal to feel lightheaded due to gardasil?

Is it normal to feel lightheaded due to gardasil?

Due to getting poked: Some people feel lightheaded when they get stuck with a needle during a vaccination, a medicine injection, a blood draw, blood donation, or I.V. Insertion. The lightheadedness is temporary and is related to a person's thoughts, fears, and sensations when getting poked and injected (it most likely is unrelated to the Gardasil material). Unusual or prolonged lightheadedness can be evaluated by a dr. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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When quitting smoking is it normal to feel lightheaded and shaky in the first few days of quitting?

When quitting smoking is it normal to feel lightheaded and shaky in the first few days of quitting?

Yes!: You are having withdrawal symptoms. Might become agitated, have headaches, feel your skin crawl, feel the need to kill people! it will get better, and you are worth it! ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel lightheaded and have shortness of breath almost a week after blood donation?

Is it normal to feel lightheaded and have shortness of breath almost a week after blood donation?

Short of breath: Most people feel some of those symptoms for a short while after giving blood. Generally those symptoms don't last a week. ...Read more

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Can it be normal to feel lightheaded sometimes with a picc line in?

Possible, not normal: There may be several reasons to have lightheadedness while picc line is in place, both related and unrelated to the line. Talk to your provider about the symptom asap. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel a bit nauseous and lightheaded after rough sex? (I'm a female)

Is it normal to feel a bit nauseous and lightheaded after rough sex? (I'm a female)

Not necessarily : Define rough. Sex is to be enjoyed and mutually beneficial. If you feel lightheaded and nauseated, you either need a new partner or a better approach to making love, it sex ...Read more

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To recover from anxiety, I have tried light/moderate excercise. Is it normal to feel more anxious/show more symptoms like 'lightheadedness' at first?

To recover from anxiety, I have tried light/moderate excercise. Is it normal to feel more anxious/show more symptoms like 'lightheadedness' at first?

Absolutely: Exercise often is very helpful for anxiety on multiple levels and the fact that it can cause similar symptoms is actually used as a basis of a type of therapy for anxiety called interoceptive therapy. If you can habituate to symptoms the anxiety loses its power to cause threat or fear. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel extremely lightheaded during an asthma attack?

Is it normal to feel extremely lightheaded during an asthma attack?

Yes some may: Some people with asthma depending on the severity of the asthma attack may feel lightheaded, and sometimes it may be due to therapy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel dizzy and light-headed the day after having the scan and ingesting the radioactive pill?

Is it normal to feel dizzy and light-headed the day after having the scan and ingesting the radioactive
pill?

Could be: Uncertain what study this was but you may feel this way in some settings. You can discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel light headed in yourown dream, strange dreams aswell. I had 3 dreams like this last year & it only lead to a severe anxiety attak?

Is it normal to feel light headed in yourown dream, strange dreams aswell. I had 3 dreams like this last year & it only lead to a severe anxiety attak?

Normal for anxious: Your level of anxiety may not be very extreme, but there's no reason not to learn how to avoid, reduce and manage it in CBT therapy and avoid panic attacks. If medication is needed they can refer you for it. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel weak and sometimes light headed 4 days after gallbladder removal?

Is it normal to feel weak and sometimes light headed 4 days after gallbladder removal?

Sure!: You just had major surgery and had general anesthesia! Take it easy, drink fluids (no or little) caffeine and stay hydrated. if dizziness or weakness worsens, do call doc. Read the signs of what you should watch for in your discharge instructions. Your doc may have a website where more information about your surgery is given. You'll feel better soon! (God willing and the creek don't rise!) ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel light headed and sick to the stomach while on your period?

Is it normal to feel light headed and sick to the stomach while on your period?

Sometimes: But most women do not, excessive prostaglandin production can cause nausea, and if there is too much blood loss can cause light headedness, so see your gyn, for my pts in boca raton, fl. I do an evaluation with blood work and ultrasound and if nothing strange is found, drugs like motrin, ananproxds or Lysteda to take during periods, or bcpill;s can also make periods lighter. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel light-headed, and have numb arms, hands, and legs when very upset?

Is it normal to feel light-headed, and have numb arms, hands, and legs when very upset?

Hyperventilation: When you are very upset, you may breathe very quickly, even if you are crying or sobbing. This rapid breathing can cause you to lose to much carbon dioxide too quickly. That is what give you the symptoms you describe. Putting a paper (not plastic) bag over your mouth and nose can help reverse the co2 loss and resolve the symptoms. If they symptoms persist, call your doctor! ...Read more

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Is it normal to get lightheaded after going 5 or 6 hours without any sugar?

Is it normal to get lightheaded after going 5 or 6 hours without any sugar?

Low sugar: Symptoms might include confusion, dizziness, feeling shaky, irritability, pounding heart, weakness, sweating, incoordination, etc. Need to monitor your blood sugar if the above symptoms occur. ...Read more

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Is it normal to sometimes feel lightheaded for about 15 minutes after sex? Usually doesn't happen, but has a few times.

Is it normal to sometimes feel lightheaded for about 15 minutes after sex? Usually doesn't happen, but has a few times.

Yes: Hahaha, we all go by experience but physiologically, the answer is still yes. The exertion, the opening of blood vessels and mostly the rapid breathing (hyperventilation syndrome) can cause the symptom. ...Read more

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Have you ever had a patient who had body tremors and other physical symptoms such as lightheadedness with all normal work up?

Serious sign: Lightheadedness on mild physical exertion is a serious sign. See your family physician, perhaps also a cardiologist. Echocardiogram (in addition to a 12- lead ekg) is indicated. Your cardiologist may also consider a stress test, if everything else is normal. Never exercise if you are dehydrated. ...Read more

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I got my first gardasil shot 2 weeks ago. I still have a very hard lump at the injection site, and hurts to touch. Is this normal?

I got my first gardasil shot 2 weeks ago. I still have a very hard lump at the injection site, and hurts to touch. Is this normal?

See your doctor: It is normal to feel a hardening of the skin (lump) for up to several weeks after an injection; however, any tenderness associated with the shot should have already resolved. We need to be concerned about infection at the site or other possible complications. Recommend seeing your doctor to have the area examined. ...Read more

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Lightheadedness when standing since I was a kid, 30 now. EKG normal. Has not worsened. Not every time I stand. Should I be concerned?

Lightheadedness: Changes in body posture, like rising suddenly often results in lightheadedness and is generally benign. If u dont loose consciousness, even for a few seconds, it probably is not syncope. Make sure ,low blood sugaris not contributing to your symptom. In older people TIA may be a concern. ENT specialist can check for inner ear diseases like vestibulitis. virtigo. Some meds can also cause lighthead ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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