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Light headed and dizzy. What causes that? Its happened two days in a row now

Light headed and dizzy. What causes that? Its happened two days in a row now

Dehydrated: Feeling light headed & dizzy are common signs of dehydration or not getting enough calories. Drink plenty of water each day & make sure you are not skipping meals. Try eating something small, like a few crackers. However, this could be something more serious (ex. Infection, not enough info to tell) so if it gets worse or doesn't go away please see a dr. ...Read more

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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


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I feel dizzy for more then two days now and very light headed why?

I feel dizzy for more then two days now and very light headed why?

Dizzy: If you have labyrinthitis, a viral infection of the inner ear, it often starts with severe dizziness/spinning (vertigo), and as the infection resolves you may have imbalance/lightheadedness for a while before the infection fully resolves. An ENT may be albe to give you a medication to help lessen the symptoms. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve cause dizziness? My son was in a accident last year and has had constant back pain, now he is getting light headed and feeling na

Can a pinched nerve cause dizziness? My son was in a accident last year and has had constant back pain, now he is getting light headed and feeling na

Concussion Syndrome: Typically a "pinched nerve" in the lower back will not cause any dizziness. If he was in an accident, it is possible that your son may have suffered a concussion even without loss of consciousness. I would recommend further evaluation by a specialist for that possibility. There are many other causes of dizziness that may require an ENT evaluation or neurological consult. Medication side effects? ...Read more

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I'm on the medication lithium but I haven't taken it for about 4 days now I'm starting to get very light headed and dizzy when I walkorstand?

I'm on the medication lithium but I haven't taken it for about 4 days now I'm starting to get very light headed and dizzy when I walkorstand?

Get help: You're likely having symptoms from abruptly stopping lithium. Should not be stopped without medical supervision for this reason and to monitor your mental status. Please call prescribing doctor immediately for advice. Tell a family member or friend what happened and ask them to help you walk b/o dizziness. Have someone by your side for safety reasons to see your doc or go to urgent care for eval. ...Read more

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My head feels off. Kind of a light headed dizziness. Is this vertigo? What causes vertigo and how to make it go away? Been like 4 days.

My head feels off. Kind of a light headed dizziness. Is this vertigo? What causes vertigo and how to make it go away? Been like 4 days.

Lightheadedness, and: Vertigo are very different sensations though confused frequently. They have different causes and treatments. So, the first thing to do is differentiate them which is best done by seeing your doctor ...Read more

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My head feels off. Kind of a light headed dizziness. Is this vertigo? What causes vertigo and how to make it go away? Been like 4 days.

My head feels off. Kind of a light headed dizziness. Is this vertigo? What causes vertigo and how to make it go away? Been like 4 days.

See doctor now: There are many causes for dizziness or vertigo. Please see your pcp without delay for exam and proper diagnosis. Be sure to have a complete list of all meds you take. Ask a family member or friend to go with you for safety reasons. Have someone drive you until you are cleared to drive by your doctor. Hope this helps. Be safe. ...Read more

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My sister in law has been experincing light headed, dizzy, and headaches after the dizzines subsides. She has been having this for two days.

Difficult to decide: Dizziness is one of the most difficult symptoms to sort out because it can be caused by almost anything. The light-headedness and headaches bother me. Those make me think about dehydration or some other process at play. Two days of persistent symptoms probably warrants a visit to your fp to have her evaluated for migraine, dehydration, infection, blood pressure, blood sugar, or other conditions. ...Read more

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These past two days I've been feeling dizzy, I get up and feel everything is moving, I've read about the differences like vertigo, light headed?

These past two days I've been feeling dizzy, I get up and feel everything is moving, I've read about the differences like vertigo, light headed?

Vertigo: The causes of dizziness are varied. The most likely cause is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, but with the few details I've got, I think you should see an ENT for a better diagnosis. Most forms of dizziness are easily treated. Feel better! ...Read more

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I have been light headed and it feels like I am in a dream for a few days now and I have a little tiny headache what is it? Light headed dizzy stomache feels like I am in a dream

I have been light headed and it feels like I am in a dream for a few days now and I have a little tiny headache what is it? Light headed dizzy stomache feels like I am in a dream

Depersonalization: Psychiatrically you are in a state of depersonalization. However, given your other symptoms I would recommend that you see a neurologist first and then if they cannot find anything see a psychiatrist or psychologist that specializes in depersonalization disorders. ...Read more

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Feeling light headed dizzy confusion and blurred vision when I drive its only been happening for two days and I only threw up once?

Feeling light headed dizzy confusion and blurred vision when I drive its only been happening for two days and I only threw up once?

May be dehydrated: You may be dehydrated, but these are concerning symptoms especially the confusion and it happening when you are driving. You likely have symptoms of an illness with the nausea. However, some serious things can cause dizziness, blurred vision, nausea and some confusion. Especially if things are getting worse, please let someone check you out. ...Read more

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I have had a head/chest cold for 4 days now. On day 2 I went to urgent care because I was having trouble breathing. My bp was 90/70 (normally 120/80 area) and pulsox 92. I do have an appt with my doc tomorrow but I've been very dizzy and light headed, I h

I have had a head/chest cold for 4 days now. On day 2 I went to urgent care because I was having trouble breathing. My bp was 90/70 (normally 120/80 area) and pulsox 92. I do have an appt with my doc tomorrow but I've been very dizzy and light headed, I h

Dehydration: Highly likely. We don't see all your answer, but dizziness and lightheadedness usually means low blood pressure. Drink AT LEAST 8 oz of non alcohol, non caffeinated liquid (water or something salty like soup) every hour until you stop feeling dizzy. If not better in 4-6 hours, call your doc to see if you can get IV fluids. Search https://www. Healthtap. Com/expert/tips for managing dehydration. ...Read more

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My BP is 97/71 right now and I am light headed and dizzy going for an angioplastic on the 22 should I goto emrg now or stay in bed like I have been d?

My BP is 97/71 right now and I am light headed and dizzy going for an angioplastic on the 22 should I goto emrg now or stay in bed like I have been d?

GO TO ER NOW: Since you are having symptoms with your low blood pressure and it sounds like you may have heart disease, you should go to your emergency room now for an evaluation. I would have you get a ride there and not drive yourself as this could put you and others in danger if you pass out. If you cannot get someone to take you to the ER, call an ambulance NOW. ...Read more

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Sickle cell patient became light headed and dizzy, what could cause this?

Sickle cell patient became light headed and dizzy, what could cause this?

Anemia: If your anemia worsened, you could feel light headed. If the feeling doesn't go away, go to your doctor to get your heart, lungs, and blood counts checked. ...Read more

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Been feeling light headed and dizzy for over a week to the point sometimes I am nauseated could this be something major or can it be caused by stress?

Dizzy and nausea: If your symptoms have persisted for over a week it is a good idea to see your physician. There are several causes of dizziness, from infection, inner ear problem, dehydration, heart issue, pregnancy... Most of the time it's nothing serious in a young woman like you, but get checked out to be sure. ...Read more

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Wat would cause light headed and dizzy when u stand up & walk around? Dehydration? Bp is 98/57. P 110. Standing. Sitting its 106/61. P71. Blood wrk ok

Wat would cause light headed and dizzy when u stand up & walk around? Dehydration? Bp is 98/57. P 110. Standing. Sitting its 106/61. P71. Blood wrk ok

Low BP and dizziness: You blood pressure, and more important, your pulse change when you stand up. Your pulse increases by about 50% and your BP falls. You may be dehydrated and, if you were, when you blood was taken, you would not have normal labs. I would go to an er and get assessed. Your rapid pulse when you stand could be the sign of some significant fluid volume deficit or some anemia. ...Read more

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I've been on blood pressure medication for yrs. I began feeling light headed and dizzy. The nurse told me my pressure had dropped. What could cause th?

I've been on blood pressure medication for yrs. I began feeling light headed and dizzy. The nurse told me my pressure had dropped. What could cause th?

Less need for meds: It sounds like the BP meds are more effective and your BP is lower. There are a couple of considerations: you may be healthier and if you have made lifestyle changes (diet, weight loss, exercise) this could lower your BP naturally. Thus the BP meds may be "too much". Also, if there have been changes in your meds (ie. Going from a beta blocker to ace inhibitor), the current one may be more effective. ...Read more

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I have been feeling light headed and dizzy off an on. But also it seems like I just get over the flu and I get it back. For the last two month?

I have been feeling light headed and dizzy off an on. But also it seems like I just get over the flu and I get it back. For the last two month?

Prob. Vertigo: If you only have lightheadedness and dizziness only without sore throat and fever then it is benign positional vertigo which has become chronic. Medication Meclizine otc taken on regular basis and not as needed basis will help. ...Read more

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58 year old male. No previous heart condition. High BP of 150-90 had been my norm. I've been light headed and dizzy for weeks now. BP was 106-60 today.

58 year old male. No previous heart condition. High BP of 150-90 had been my norm. I've been light headed and dizzy for weeks now. BP was 106-60 today.

Dizziness: The symptoms described do not necessarily indicate a particular diagnosis. Low blood pressure can cause lightheadedness; it is always better to be safe than to ignore it. You don't want to miss a cardiac problem. Consider seeing an internist or cardiologist, or an Inbox Consult on HealthTap. Need a lot more info. (Meds?) These little text boxes are too small for a detailed review of your history. ...Read more

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I drank hazelnut coffee about 7 hours ago and now my vomit is black is that normal?? I also got real light headed and dizzy...

I drank hazelnut coffee about 7 hours ago and now my vomit is black is that normal?? I also got real light headed and dizzy...

Vomiting black: Usually vomiting blood looks bright red or a coffee ground substance. If your vomiting continues with your other symptoms and your stool is black go to the ER. All the best. ...Read more

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Tremors in my hands uncontrollably for over a week with no cause. Light headed and dizzy, my whole body feels weak like jello and feeling faint. Help!

Tremors in my hands uncontrollably for over a week with no cause. Light headed and dizzy, my whole body feels weak like jello and feeling faint. Help!

Go to the hospital: LuciL you sound seriously dehydrated or perhaps profoundly anemic. You may have been losing blood from an ovarian cyst or from something else (internal bleeding). This is a dangerous situation with probably very low blood pressure and you could die or pass out while driving for example, so please drink something salty right now and call 911 or have someone drive you to hospital. ...Read more

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In may I start experiencing palpitation with and without activities. With activities I also feel light headed and dizzy. I had two ER visits and doctors. Blood work chest Xrays normal hotler monitor 7 extra beats upper chamber (told normal) any advis?

In may I start experiencing palpitation with and without activities. With activities I also feel light headed and dizzy. I had two ER visits and doctors. Blood work chest Xrays normal hotler monitor 7 extra beats upper chamber (told normal) any advis?

See Cardiologist: Did you see a heart specialist? Otherwise known as a Cardiologist. You may need an Echo or Stress Test to further find out why you are feeling lightheaded and dizzy.
Usually all of your medical team family doctors, specialists need to help. If still no pathologic cause Anxiety, Stress and Panic attack could be considered. Go back to doctors. ...Read more

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Does sinus cause light headed or dizziness?

Does sinus cause light headed or dizziness?

It can but rare: Usually lightheadedness and dizziness are due to something other than "sinus". More commonly dehydration, viral infections or facial muscle spasms can lead to these feelings. In the case of "sinus" if you have worsening nasal obstruction, discolored mucus and head pressure then sinus may be the cause. ...Read more

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What is wrong with me? Okay so I have been really sick feeling lately. Earlier this year I was fainting and getting dizzy. And now this week I have been feeling really week and stuff and today I went to the nurse bc I was light headed and she said I was

What is wrong with me? Okay so I have been really sick feeling lately. Earlier this year I was fainting and getting dizzy. And now this week I have been feeling really week and stuff and today I went to the nurse bc I was light headed and she said I was

Hello.: Hello. I can't diagnose your symptoms but problems with headaches, feeling dizzy, fainting can be due to low blood pressure. Problems with fainting, headache, feeling weak, dizziness, being tired can be tied to dehydration. Problems with dizziness, feeling weak, being tied can be due to anemia. It wouldn't be appropriate to try to provide you with a diagnosis in this format, but I would recommend that you be medically evaluated to determine the source of symptoms. Would recommend a complete blood count as well as tilt blood pressure and pulse. That is all I can offer you. Take care. ...Read more

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Dizziness and light headed had a seziure on monday and fell and bump my head and now I keep having dizziness

Dizziness and light headed had a seziure on monday and fell and bump my head and now I keep having dizziness

Seizure: Unless already diagnosed, uncomplicated or precipitated by forgetting to take medication, generally does not require urgent evaluation. One should document the event in a seizure calendar and be sure to share this information with the doctor. Having dizziness after a seizure associated with head trauma would likely warrant an evaluation to exclude conditions such as sub-dural hematoma. ...Read more

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Can eating too much sweets and the heat cause me to feel dizzy and light headed?

Can eating too much sweets and the heat cause me to feel dizzy and light headed?

Lightheadedness: Heat exhaustion and dehydration can certainly lead to lightheadedness. Eating sweats may affect pre-diabetics and diabetics with compensatory hypoglycemia after ingestion which causes lightheadedness. Make sure your heartrate isn't irreglar or too fast. Count beats at carotid artery of neck for 6 seconds and multiply by 10. Should be less than 120, unless exercising. Hydrate well. ...Read more