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Large Pupils Dizzy
Many possibilities: Pupils of unequal size could be due to irritation of the eye with different chemicals. If you are dizzy and your doctor put you on something called scopolamine patch, touching your eye can cause the pupil to widen. Generally unequal pupils should be brought to a doctors attention for a complete work up. Not to alarm you but I would try to get seen as soon as possible. ...Read more
I've been getting dizzy and feeling the room is spinning for 3 days. Have noticed tonight that one pupil is larger than the other. Any ideas please?
See Neurologist: Your symptoms suggestive of VERTIGO, but with findings of pupils as you mentioned seems a more central cause of vertigo' May be related to neurological disorder. So see your MD and Neurologist ASAP ...Read more
What could be the significance of one pupil being larger than the other and associated dizzy spells other than brain tumour?
Anisocoria: There is a normal condition called anisocoria which is seen in 10-20% of people but the pupils are usually only a millimeter or so different. Dizziness can be caused by problems in the brain, but also inner ear disorders, as well as side effects of medications. Should be evaluated by a doctor to be sure what is going on! ...Read more
I hit my head hard at work and have a large knot and am still dizzy and sleepy feeling 24 hours later. Also revived a black swollen eye from it.?
Hello ER!: Those type of symptoms should not be ignored! Head injuries are a very serious problem at times- just ask hillary clinton! All joking aside, I would highly recommend having your head checked in the local er right away! ...Read more
Pressure in the left side of my head for nearly 2 weeks. Doesn't cause any pain but it does cause dizziness and unequal pupil size. What is it?
Woke up with huge migraine, dizzy, and my chest still hurts. Looked in mirror and now I'm noticing that right pupil is dilating. What's going on?
I'm getting lightheadedness, dizziness and dilated pupils when turning my head to the right. What could this be?
Circulatory problem: When you turn your head there might be some degree of arterial compression which can cause these symptoms, especially with the vertebral arterial circulation at the back of the spine. You should check in with a neurologist to have this evaluated as it might progress. ...Read more
Age 16, 5'3" 81lbs extreme dizziness, shaky, weak, nausea, dialated pupils, pale, ate 4 hours ago, no known medical conditions, why's this happening?
At.: 5'3, perhaps your weight is too low, have physical and labs asap. ...Read more
Hit head hard 48 hrs ago. No loc, no ha, pupils fine, no dizziness. Scalp a bit sore but feels like wet sensation under scalp in that area. Concerning?
? goose egg: You likely have a local subcutaneous hematoma or bruise over the scalp, and this will resolve over the next several days. Your description otherwise is reassuring, and does not implicate any direct brain problem. ...Read more
Pupil is blown out, recent head injury no bleeding or loss of consciousness, dizzy and disoriented, could it be treated at home?
Painless pressure in head won't go away with painkillers? Pressure in head can cause dizziness, drowsiness and anisocoria (unequal pupil size)?
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,
but, signs of a life-threatening amount of pressure in the head (tumor/bleeding/mass as possible causes) would include
drowsiness, change in pupils, change in mood/alertness. And sometimes other neurological symptoms incluing balance/dizziness or weakness or seizures. ...Read more
My son hit his head playing hockey, he had no headache, dizziness, or vomiting. Pupils are normal. However he has a fever of 101.84. Is this a concern?
Go directly to hosp: You may be toxic, you maybe withdrawing, but regardless, you need immediate medical attention. Head for emergency dept NOW, get evaluated and treated. Once stabilized, enter a rehab program. You do NOT NEED TO SELF DESTRUCT. Act now and save your future. ...Read more
Blurred vision, redness, dilated pupils, and dizziness are my symptoms, what could this possibly be?
OTC meds?: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will do this (any anticholinergic medicine can do this) Eye conditions like gluacoma can cause this. The vision is often blurred if the pupils are dilated. Excessive stimulants can do this (caffeine). If you find yourself making frequent trips to the refrigerator as well, check to see if someone is spiking your Ovaltine with marijuana. Otherwise go see the eye doctor ...Read more
17YO daughter hit back of head iceskating. Was a little dizzy, pupils dilating properly, headaches for about 5 hours, intensity varies. Concussion?
Must be evaluated: By a professional not by you, to make sure no intracranial injury, will need tests for this, take her to your nearest ER ...Read more
Having dizziness, blurry vision and constant head pressure for more than a year. Now, my pupils are dilated. Is this normal?
When I don't wear my eye glasses where suddenly things I normally can see (up close) becomes blurry and my pupils dilate and I get dizzy.?
I bumped my temple 72 hours ago. No headache, pupils fine, and not dizzy. Should I still worry about subdural hematoma:acute, subacute and chronic?
Migraine with new symptom of pupil in right eye completely dilated. Feel weird right now, kinda tired and dizzy....Is the thing with the pupil normal?
Unequal pupils r>l, both reactive, intermittent r eye pain and r sided headaches up to 3months. Noncontrast CT normal. Dizziness past few days. Tumor?
Neurologist, MRI: First, don't panic. Uneven pupils, aka anisocoria, are often due to a benign condition like migraines which would also explain the eye pain and headaches. However, more serious causes like multiple sclerosis and brain tumors are possible. You should see a neurologist who will likely order an MRI of the brain as part of a complete evaluation. ...Read more
Help, I have horrible dizzy spells sometimes after standing. Asymmetric pupil dilation, fuzzyness, odd sound in ears like ringing. Doctors found nothing. PTSD was mentioned?
See below: Your symptoms that you mentioned don't sound like PTSD unless there are others that haven't been mentioned. It sounds like more of a problem with your nervous system involving your brainstem, cranial nerves or inner ear. You should see your doctor again. A head CT would help to determine if you have a tumor, infection, stroke or other bleeding in these areas. Please go back soon. ...Read more
Took 30 mg Adderall & Zofran (ondansetron) ODT 8 mg. Resting heart rate between 100-125bpm. Breathing heavy, pupils dilated, dizzy, some tremors. Is this normal?
Feeling very weak, emotional, and tired all the time. I have moments when I get hot and dizzy and a little panicky. I aways have neck pain and dilated pupils. I have severe vit d deficiency. Related?
Probably not: But it couldn't hurt to take viamin d and see if you get better! ...Read more
Dizziness, loss of balance, dilating pupils, feeling anxious, mood swings, arms feel weak, doc says its migraine? What else could this be? Frustrated
Possibly migraine: This could be possibly a migraine or migraine variant. Do you get associated headaches? How long do the symptoms last. I would recommend second opinion if you are not comfortable with your first assessment. Could be hormone related (not just female / male hormones) or possibly tumor (I doubt it though). ...Read more
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