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Pressure in my head. Feel drowsy. No appetite. Loss balance. Diaherra. Told middle ear infection?

Pressure in my head. Feel drowsy. No appetite. Loss balance. Diaherra.  Told middle ear infection?

Probably: Would have to agree with the person who actually looked in your ear. All your symptoms are consistent with that diagnosis. Lots of rest and fluids and be careful when getting up from a lying position (dizziness). ...Read more

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i might have MS because im getting crazy symtoms like i start to get a hot flash like im sweating but im not blurry vision,loss balance,hearing loss,

 i might have MS because im getting crazy symtoms like i start to get a hot flash like im sweating but im not blurry vision,loss balance,hearing loss,

Not necessarily: Although nobody will be able to 100% counter your hypothesis to;; you're tested by MRI & examined neurologically- the first thing I think of when someone says they feel a "hotflash" is something hormonal not demyelinating. But again, who knows? I agree your symptoms warrant an examination. Why not start there and leave the diagnosis for when all the testing is in and you've been seen? Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of loss of balance?

What are the common causes of loss of balance?

Infection, infarct.: Loss of balance can occur due to inner ear problems or due to specific lesions in the brain (the cerebellum). These problems can arise from viral infections or malignancies or infarcts. The best thing to do is to not attempt to self diagnose but to see your primary physician or a neurologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Do lots of people get loss of balance, or is it unusual?

Do lots of people get loss of balance, or is it unusual?

Unusual: Loss of balance is a symptom not a diagnosis it could be due to a variety of conditions some relatively common such as a fall in blood pressure on rising due to low muscle tone , dehydration anemia etc to more significant problems like cerebellar disorders, drug side effects, metabolic problems such as low sugar and ear disease. ...Read more

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What are the reasons that causes loss of balance or equalibrium?

Cause balance loss: There are many reasons you can lose your balance or equilibrium. These include vision loss, nerve damage in legs, muscle weakness, arthritis, spinal cord problems, medication side effects, brain disorders, and inner ear problems. ...Read more

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Loss of balance when standing up or sitting down, what causes it at 90?

One possibility.: The loss of balance may actually be a pre- fainting spell. As we get older the bodies ability to fight gravity is decreased. As a result the blood vessels do not contract as rapidly and if you stand quickly they will not be able to respond and push blood against gravity. This will cause a transient decrease in blood flow to the brain and make one unsteady. ...Read more