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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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Bloated, nausea, light headed, and dizzy. Had period 2 weeks ago, could I be pregnant?

Bloated, nausea, light headed, and dizzy. Had period 2 weeks ago, could I be pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Bloated, nausea, light headed, dizziness? But had my period 2 weeks ago. Could I be pregnant?

Bloated, nausea, light headed, dizziness? But had my period 2 weeks ago. Could I be pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Mild head and back aches sore breast morning dizziness and nausea 2 weeks after unprotected sex also one day late period are these signs of pregnacy?

Mild head and back aches sore breast morning dizziness and nausea 2 weeks after unprotected sex also one day late period are these signs of pregnacy?

Possibly: These could be signs of pregnancy. You should take a pregnancy test. If the test is positive or if the test is negative and the symptoms persist, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you have dizziness and disorientation during period?

Can you have dizziness and disorientation during period?

Yes: And many women are iron deficient anemic and do not know it, from heavy periods. A simple blood test can answer this. ...Read more

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Why do I have shoulder pain, dizziness and headaches during period? What can I do to feel better?

Why do I have shoulder pain, dizziness and headaches during period? What can I do to feel better?

Hormonal fluctuation: It is OK to use antiinflammatory meds like Advil or Aleve (naproxen) (if you are not allergic)- these symptoms may be due to hormonal fluctuations during your menstrual cycle (or just before it) ...Read more

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I have been have periods of time on and off for 2 weeks where I have a temp, dizziness, nausea, weird pressure In my head and pins and needles.?

I have been have periods of time on and off for 2 weeks where I have a temp, dizziness, nausea, weird pressure In my head and pins and needles.?

Dizziness, nausea,: Consider sinusitis, GI issues like reflux, H pylori (a bacteria complicating) reflux, also check lyme and sometimes I have seen subclincial herpes infection so can test for HSV-1 (the kind that causes cold sores) if titer high could be that and can take acyclovir for 5 days, rarely TMJ F/u with doc/ urgent care.. ...Read more

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Random spells of dizziness, shortness of breath, grainy vision, cold sweat, ringing in ears, and weak muscles during period. Normal?

Random spells of dizziness, shortness of breath, grainy vision, cold sweat, ringing in ears, and weak muscles during period. Normal?

No: Hypotension, or low blood pressure, can cause many of these symptoms as can anemia. Make sure you are not dehydrated. Your tongue should look pink in the mirror, not white.
Definitely see your doctor. The cure might be as simple as more fluids or getting more iron in your diet, but there may be more to it. ...Read more

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Period came on time, but experienced nausea, fatigue & cramping, dizziness & breast tenderness before & during period. Period blood is a dark brown.

Period came on time, but experienced nausea, fatigue & cramping, dizziness & breast tenderness before & during period. Period blood is a dark brown.

Ans: Not abnormal symptoms. Check a urine pregnancy first. If negative try Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen a few days and heat over pelvis for the discomfort. Brown blood is old blood. The uterus must shed itself fully the brown blood is old blood from last cycle b ...Read more

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Light headed during period?

Light headed during period?

Lightheaded: Especially if significant bloodloss blood pressure can drop. ...Read more

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For the last 2 months during my period I've been bleeding a lot more than usual and I also get really light headed and dizzy. Should I be concern?

For the last 2 months during my period I've been bleeding a lot more than usual and I also get really light headed and dizzy. Should I be concern?

Probably: Women can become anemic due to heavy periods. It is quite easy to decrease menstrual blood loss for most women with oral contraceptives. You should see your doctor to have your hemoglobin checked and to see if there are any other issues such as pcos, hypothyroidism, etc. ...Read more

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My period only came for one day I feel dizzy upon standing nasuous and I feel light headed what is this?

My period only came for one day I feel dizzy upon standing nasuous and I feel light headed what is this?

No clue BUT....: The wizard may know! Ahhhh, but we are not in Oz so, the next best thing would be to purchase a home pregnancy test kit and see what it shows. However, if I were you I might just wait one additional week because your body may simply be playing in early April Fools joke on you. Nope, not kidding. Sometimes, Women can bleed, stop, off for a few days, and then have a normal bleeding phase. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex 2/27 and I have been feeling dizzy nauseated and light headed for weeks but I still get my period it's normal it ask funny y?

Not sure if normal?: You had unprotected intercourse about 11 days ago, and have been feeling dizzy, nauseous and light-headed for a longer period of time and you still get your period. Well, start by checking a pregnancy test now and again in one week. If these are both negative, then you need to see your doctor and check for anemia and thyroid disease. ...Read more

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I feel dizzy and light headed. Not enough to fall over. I'm also a thirsty and tired Never had sex and I'm on my period now and have fine periods?

I feel dizzy and light headed. Not enough to fall over. I'm also a thirsty and tired Never had sex and I'm on my period now and have fine periods?

See your doctor: It's probably a good idea to see your doctor and have your blood count (hemoglobin) and blood chemistry (including glucose) evaluated. You could be anemic or dehydrated, you could have thyroid problems or have new onset diabetes given your thirst. Please get checked! ...Read more

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I feel light headed dizzy & weak also look pale sometimes through the day when on my period. I have a heavy flow. Can I be anemic or have a iron def.?

I feel light headed dizzy & weak also look pale sometimes through the day when on my period. I have a heavy flow. Can I be anemic or have a iron def.?

Its possible...: Heavy periods can sometimes give you iron deficiency anemia. The only way to know for sure would be to get a blood test. It won't hurt to take iron every day while you are waiting for the test. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Concussion sever mood swings, pain, ringing, naseau, paralysis short period of legs, dizziness, light headed. What should I who I see?

Concussion sever mood swings, pain, ringing, naseau, paralysis short period of legs, dizziness, light headed. What should I who I see?

Concussion: You should have your primary doctor refer you to a neurologist, preferably a specialist in headaches, concussion or traumatic brain injury. ...Read more

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I had my period last week. My nipples are darker and I have blue veins on my breast. I've been dizzy and light headed all day today? What could it be?

Anemia: Menorrhalgia, or dysfunctional uterine bleed can lead to iron deficiency anemia, producing orthostatic hypotension, dizziness, lightheadedness, malaise, fatigue, craving for ice, or pagophagia, a variant form of pica. If these symptoms persist, you may want to followup with with your physician to obtain additional blood tests and possibly iron supplementation if needed. ...Read more

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Dizzy light headed nausea no energy what could this be?

Dizzy light headed nausea no energy what could this be?

Many causes: Your symptoms are not specific enough to make it possible to provide a diagnosis. Common causes include not enough sleep, missing a meal, having a heavy period (anemia), viral illness, and many more. ...Read more

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I get really really dizzy, nauseous and light headed when I blow my nose. If it's soft or hard, doesn't matter. Any advice?

I get really really dizzy, nauseous and light headed when I blow my nose. If it's soft or hard, doesn't matter. Any advice?

See below: These actions increase blood pressure which may be the cause. The other possibility is a perilymphatic fistula where fluid leaks out of the inner ear with straining activity. With a leak the hearing may fluctuate with a full sensation. ...Read more

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For what reasons might I get dizzy, light headed and nauseous after sex?

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Unclear: Could be many things. I would suggest having a cardiac check-up. Post-orgasmic illness syndrome is a rather rare condition but may be possible as well. Infrequently, some women have a semen allergy. ...Read more

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What causes a lot of dizzy spells, light headed, nauseous, headaches why would I be having all these symptoms almost every day n no I haven't seen a dr.

What causes a lot of dizzy spells, light headed, nauseous, headaches why would I be having all these symptoms almost every day n no I haven't seen a dr.

It is very difficult: To accurately give you an answer without talking to you and examining you. I would advise calling your doctor for an evauation or try a competent urgent care center or the fast track part of your local emergency department. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

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