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Last night I heard nothing for a few seconds then I got a dizzy so sat down?

Last night I heard nothing for a few seconds then I got a dizzy so sat down?

Possible Méničre's: It is hard to tell without knowing more detail..Méni?re's disease can cause hearing loss and vertigo. Your hearing loss duration isn't characteristic of méni?re's. Vertigo in méni?re's lasts 30min-24hrs. If you were straining when this happened there is the chance of a peri lymphatic leak from the inner ear. Suggest follow up with ENT if it keeps happening. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

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I was really dizzy last night. Checked my sugar and it was 302! wow. Took my metformin and it went down some. But now today i don't feel good. Pain in my stomach and diarrhea. Is this possible from the pill?

I was really dizzy last night. Checked my sugar and it was 302! wow. Took my metformin and it went down some. But now today i don't feel good. Pain in my stomach and diarrhea. Is this possible from the pill?

See your doctor: While metformin can cause stomach pain and diarrhea, in your case, it could be the high blood sugar and uncontrolled diabetes that could be causing these symptoms. See your doctor to see if you need to intensify your treatment regimen. Metformin is a great drug but it is a slow acting medication and won't bring down your blood sugar fast enough ( in the 300's). ...Read more

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Frequent headaches for 10 years, 2 weeks tingling in lower legs and arms. Last night dizzy while sitting down. Brain tumor? Or due to stress?

Frequent headaches for 10 years, 2 weeks tingling in lower legs and arms. Last night dizzy while sitting down. Brain tumor? Or due to stress?

Headaches: The headaches for the past 10 years make a brain tumor unlikely. Albeit a small slow growing mass could manifest this way. The dizziness and the tingling in the arms and legs are nonspecific and require a careful history and physical examination. An MRI of the brain and cervical spine may be indicated. A neurologist can help with headaches and better define the cause of the dizziness and tingling. ...Read more

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The last 2 nights when I get up I am dizzy. I also get dizzy when I lay back down. What would cause that?

The last 2 nights when I get up I am dizzy.  I also get dizzy when I lay back down.  What would cause that?

Dizziness: Please review previous answers about dizziness and vertigo. Dizziness is very common but many things can cause it. We have to assess the heart make sure there are no arrhythmias, also the vertebrobasilar arteries, the inner ears, good hydration, check for anemia, no side effect from medicines, blood pressure issues. Viruses may cause them too. In women pregnancy. Get evaluated. ...Read more

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I get dizzy after sitting/laying down. Has been going on for a week now, but last 24 hours it is happening every time i move. Why

I get dizzy after sitting/laying down. Has been going on for a week now, but last 24 hours it is happening every time i move. Why

Dizziness: You are describing what appears to be symptomatic orthostatic hypotension. There are a variety of causes, from dehydration to cardiac disease...All of which should be investigated and treated when diagnosed. It could also be do to anemia, bleeding, ongoing infection and other causes. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Clarifying last question regarding systolic BP raises when standing lowers when laying down I've had lightheadedness and dizziness. 48 y/o?

Clarifying last question regarding systolic BP raises when standing lowers when laying down I've had lightheadedness and dizziness. 48 y/o?

Orthostatic hypotens: You must correlate your dizziness with a significant drop in BP to say that they're related. Check your BP lying supine. Stand. Do you get dizzy? Check your BP immediately (you may have to repeat this a few times to get it). If your BP drops by >40 points or if it drop to ...Read more

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Super dizzy headrush/faint feeling a few minutes after lying down. It was very intense but only lasted about 4 seconds, Why is this?

Likely normal: The symptoms you are describing may be related to anxiety. If this is the case, breathing exercises and calming techniques such as meditation may help. See your doctor for a proper evaluation and consideration of another cause. ...Read more

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