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Lightheaded When Raising Arms
Sorry: Absolutely no idea from such unrelated, subjective and few symptoms. Would suggest you see your doctor for a thorough history and physical. ...Read more
Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...Read more
I sometimes get lightheaded. And then my vision blurs and my arms feel to weak to lift. Should I be concerned?
Yes: You should definitely see your doctor as soon as possible. There are many different causes of your symptoms and a complete evaluation by your md is indicated. ...Read more
What can be the possible contribution to my symptoms of light headedness, slow heartrate and numbnedd in the arms for the past week I ve been experiencing symptoms of lightheadedness as well a a pretty slow heartrate (on average 60bpm sometimes as low as 5
I: I am very concerned about your symptoms. If you have had a known degenerative disc in your neck, and now have arm numbness, it may be that the disc is worse or pushing on your spinal cord. Please discuss this with your primary care doctor or a neurosurgeon if you have one already. You should also keep track of your pulse and discuss it with your doctor, it may be that your medication needs to be adjusted. I am glad that you did have ekg's two times to evaluate your heart rate. ...Read more
Lightheaded: Could be some type of obstruction. Subclavian steal one thought. Any process that puts pressure on vessels to head. Always possible could be primary vestibular problem ...Read more
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
My wife says she loses feeling in her arms while laying down to sleep. Also claims lightheadedness around the time, her heart skips a beat sometimes?
Numbness and tinglin: She needs to discuss with her Dr Tell us how old she is to start. 34 or 60? ...Read more
What could cause hot flushes in my face, neck and arms in the afternoon and lightheaded sensation, it doesn’t happen every day, but it is common.
Have been really lightheaded the past 3 months, now numbness in legs and arms! No one can find anything wrong! I'm scared, what could be the problem?
Get checked out: If you haven't seen a physician then you should start with a good history and exam. Write down your symptoms and any other information that might help the doctor make a diagnosis. Your symptoms are too vague and the information you gave cannot determine the cause. Get it checked out ...Read more
Have a pain in neck and base of neck and arms and legs feels slightly prickley and slight lightheadedness...any ideas? Thank you
I suspect stress/anx:
Stress /anxiety can affect our bodies in many different ways. Most often they cause vague muscular aches and pains particualrly in head and neck muscles.
I would ask you to look deeply into your daily life and find some time for relaxation. Exercise is one such effective option. Even a short walk gets your mind off from the stress of your work. Find time for a short walk any opportunity you get. ...Read more
My hole body is aching & my arms hurt me to use them head feels alil lightheaded I feel very tired but hurting what could this b? Small ha
Low blood pressure: If when you squat down and get up quickly you become light headeded you are prone to low blood pressure which can cause all the complaints you have. Be sure to avoid iron deficiency, stay well hydrated with drinks like emergen -c, eat 6 meals a day to keep blood sugar stable, and move through the day. The core program is a lying down exercise program that helps. ...Read more
What does it mean if you get light headed easily especially when arms above head diabetes & heart problems run in family should I be concerned?
Orthostatic hypotens: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
On fri I had a tdap shot and hep combo a/b shot I'm still lightheaded, and most of all tired and weak, especially in my arms. Will this get better?
Vaccines: If it had been more than 10 years since your last tetanus vaccine, there is more tenderness at the vaccine site. Any vaccine elicits an immune response, which can make u feel tired, especially in the extremities where u received the vaccines. Try cool rags on injection sites ; and, use your arms as much as possible to increase circulation. ...Read more
I have been having chest pains. I was also feeling quite nauseous and light headed. The pain has gone but I feel light head and sleepy & Arms r heavy?
How long?: If all this is new and chest pains were the main symptom then cardiac disease possible, though not common at your age. If this has been going on for a while and you have not developed illness that is visible then stress becomes the most common answer. Details of the symptoms, their course over time, your underlying health, and the findings on your physical exam would all shift the possibilities. ...Read more
My arms feel like they have growing pains with some numbness and tingling at times. Also it seems to be one arm at a time. Nausea and lightheaded also?
Gather more info: Losts of possible answers depending upon details. A common condition in young women is what I call "Headache-numb arm". The major mechanism is stress causing chronic muscle spasms along the spine resulting in various nerve symptoms and subjective complaints (not much on tests). Pay careful attention to the exact location of the numbness. Report this to your doctor. Many other possibilities. ...Read more
Numbness tingling across both shoulders and down both arms into hands. As well as feeling light headed. Should I be concerned?
Friend complained about getting out of the shower and suddenly feeling light headed, seeing white spots and feeling tingles in arms and legs?
Heat of shower: And standing can cause peripheral vasodilation and increased blood flow to the lower extremities - can cause slight drop in systolic blood pressure and if your friend has a lower end BP anyhow, this can cause temporary decreased blood flow within the brain and symptoms of light headedness, dizziness, visual disturbances, etc. ...Read more
Got tdap and hep a/b combo shots on fri. I'm still weak especially in my arms, tired and lightheaded. Is this from a shot? Will it go away? When?
Shots cause paine: It's great you are up to date on your immunizations. If you have that many shots at once, it is completely normal to have soreness/pain/and some viral prodrome. It should get less over the first week, and be completely gone by week 2. If you have dramatic worsening, then please visit your primary care physician for thorough testing. ...Read more
When I raise my arms above my head for a split second I get light headed & arms weak & sometimes I get light headed ears ring for no reason help!!?
Vascular disorder: 20's female with headache, depression, insomnia & dizziness during arm abduction needs cardiovascular evaluation. Unifying dynamics might be Thoracic Outlet Disorder, subclavian artery impingement, carotid "steal", or shoulder girdle dysfunction; causing impingement of blood vessels & nerves serving arms & shoulders. All of these symptoms can also occur with fibromyalgia. ...Read more
27yr old male feeling tired, lightheaded and some what "out of it" as of waking up yesterday. Body aches in arms, back and stomach, possible cause?
I have a rash on my arms and chest, started just as one little red mark almost like a mosquito bite mark but now it is everywhere, I am light headed and have a weird headache, what could it possibly be?
Not specific: Your symptoms are quite nonspecific. If things don't improve, you should sit down and discuss with your provider. ...Read more
See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more
I am dizzy, have nausea, and light headed. I have also had pains in my lower legs and arms. Should I be seen by a dr?
Yes: 28y fem. W. "dizzy, lightheaded, nausea & pains legs/arms". If fever/syncope need urgent evaluation. Viral? If semi-acute, hours to days, expeditious doctor evaluation needed for consideration of a systemic disorder. If long-term, weeks to months, see primary doctor for in-depth medical evaluation; if no distinctive diagnosis is obtained, then see Rheumatologist for consideration of fibromyalgia. ...Read more
Rarely I wake up at night with rectal pain. Recently I had it and it was extremely painful. I felt nauseous, light headed, my arms started falling asleep. I used prep h and that helped as well as a hot shower. Why would arms tingle? Wasn't hypervnt
Abnormal unrelated: You have nocturnal rectal pain. That is abnormal. It wakes you up and that is abnormal. You either have hemorrhoids or you have constipation. So record you bowel movements (how many and how often per day) and your diet (what are you eating and drinking). This should be treated. You should see your doctor with this history. Unrelated is that you are probably sleeping on your arms. ...Read more
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
My arms are going numb from my elbow down into my hands, when this happens I get really light headed and nausea. Also I can't move my fingers at all?
Nerve pain: It is difficult to say without examining but the pain you are describing sounds like nerve pain. Nerves can get pinched at the level of the neck or shoulder or elbow or even at the wrist. There could also be other more serious causes for these symptomsYou need to get examined by a doctor asap to get the correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Healthy 29 year old male could I have blood clots? Having chest pain, palpitations, lightheaded, pain behind legs and in arms
What's wrong with me when I get headaches, my head burns up, my neck hurts, my shoulder & arms have sharp pain, light headed, blurred vision.
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