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Metallic Smell Then Lightheadedness
Ammonia like smell when deep breathing. And lightheadedness for 3 days all day without movement. No other symptoms. What could it be? Please.
If you are working out too much or burning too much fat/protein due to diet or work out it may produce ketones that are breakdown products of fat/muscle. This can give the ammonia like odor. Starving can do it too.
Some fat burning supplements can also do this. Make sure you have some basic blood work for kidney and liver function testing done, because it is not normal to have the symptoms you do. ...Read more
Pressure in head: This could be sinus infection. The strange smells could be from the infected areas and the pressure from build up of mucous and infection. Lightheadedness can be due to the pressure. However you really need to be examined to tell for sure. ...Read more
I just started feeling nauseated I feel warm and hot certain smells are making it worse I felt light headed what is wrong with me?
The last 2 days I have had a strange onset of a sour milk smell. It is not my hygiene as I am pedantic. I have been light headed for a few days. Other?
I have sudden onset of a sour milk smell coming form my skin. I bathe regualry so it is not a hygiene problem. I'm light headed and feel strange.?
Possible yeast: Women are prone to yeast overgrowth especially close to one's period. Alcohol, sugar, grains and fruit feed yeast. These food can cause low blood pressure, too which can cause light headedness and a strange feeling. Look at life style and eat healthy unprocessed foods every 3 hours, stay well hydrated, use olive oil, probiotics, and use herbs that kill yeast like thyme, clove and rosemary in food. ...Read more
My stomach hurts and my period blood smells I am aliitle light headed. Do I need to go to the hospital?
It depends on: Several things. If your period is within last 1-2 weeks and you are not sexually active, then pregnancy is not the reason. If you are sexually active, but recent period, then you may have a vaginal infection. Or you may just have a bad period with some viral infection on board, and it may take a few days to get rid of the stomach cramping and light headedness. ...Read more
I am anaemic and I take iron meds and folic acid I have been feeling a little light headed for a good two days and the smell of food (eggs especially) has me feeling nausea and I feeling tired and sleepy most of the time?
I think you need: To be rechecked regarding your anemia...and possibly have a pregnancy test! Feeling tired and sleepy is a frequently reported sign of pregnancy and the nausea, with or without rotten eggs, can be, too. Make a visit to your doctor--you need to see what your current blood count is and have pregnancy ruled out. .. or ruled in!! Good wishes:) ...Read more
Hi, I have recently had a bad hangover (throwing up and using the washroom) after that I am really fatigue & light headed all the time. I can't eat much, the amount of smells I get makes my stomach turn & I am 8 days behind on my cycle. Can you help me?
I've been having. .. Daily hives, headaches, ringing ears, metallic taste in back of throat. Lightheadedness/dizziness. Any ideas?? Thanks
Medicine?: First question is: Are you taking any medications? What you're describing sounds a lot like medication side effects. ...Read more
Smelling metal: This requires an examination and evaluation. This may be neurological or other. ...Read more
Lightheadedness: Lightheadedness = the sensation that one is going to faint. ...Read more
? Neurologic symptom: I would like more info to be more helpful. How long and often do you these symptoms occur? Are there other symptoms that occur during or after the lightheadedness and unreality feeling? Do you have any other medical problems or take any drugs that could contribute to your issues? ...Read more
It Sure Can: All of the physical symptoms of anxiety r directly the result of the cascade of physiological events that get triggered when ur primitive fear ; rage brain centers sense danger. Learn about this "fight or flight or freeze" response. See: http://bit. Ly/wzhvqo once u understand the physiology of anxiety, the symptoms make sense. This doesn't make them feel less unpleasant necessarily though! ...Read more
Psychosomatic: Generally means a physical disease or symptoms that are caused by or made worse by mental factors. Lightheadedness is caused by inner ear problems, motion sickness, medication effects, circulation/blood pressure issues, dehydration and anxiety, among other causes. Because anxiety can make it worse, you might say there are psychosomatic factors, but dizziness is not usually considered psychosomatic ...Read more
Headache: You may have tension headache, although, lightheadedness is not specific for that but it's not specific for any other disease. Warm compress, gentle rubbing of the neck muscles, Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen may be tried provided no other symptoms are present. If worsens or other symptoms add up, seek prompt medical attention. ...Read more
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
Lightheadedness: May be ear or vestibular issues labyrinthitis / neuritis/ otolith dysfunction a variant of vertigo (which is usually exprienced on standing), rarely acoustic neuroma or other brain/ carotid (stenosis/dissection), neck compression (check thyroid) issues There are exercises that can be done for vertigo like Eply maneuver/ Brandt - Daroff. F/u/ w/ ENT. ...Read more
A brain tumor...: ...For one. But most of the time, such symptoms are due to something common, such as a cold or flu. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor and make sure it is not something serious. ...Read more
Not ok: This is not ok. While there are many possible causes, it will take a clever physician to determine the reason for your headaches. I am sure your PCP is clever and recommend you see him/her. ...Read more
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