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I was spray painting and I inhaled the fumes (accident). I have black (color of spray paint) snot and ear wax. Major headaches and dizziness.?

I was spray painting and I inhaled the fumes (accident). I have black (color of spray paint) snot and ear wax. Major headaches and dizziness.?

Please let your: Parents know. This type of activity should only be done in a well ventilated space. Please ensure you are in fresh air now. To have paint in your ears with your symptoms - it suggests that you may have taken in a fair amount. I am not an expert on this specific issue but if you were my child - I would seek medical assessment for your on-going symptoms. Take care. ...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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When I drink coffee feel light-headed dizzy. I pretty much always feel like this when I drink coffee bought from cafes etc but not when made at home?

When I drink coffee feel light-headed dizzy. I pretty much always feel like this when I drink coffee bought from cafes etc but not when made at home?

Possible: Caffeine content varies from blend to blend. You may be getting more than you bargained for or need at the store. Try cutting back when you are out on the town. ...Read more

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My pressure is good my sugar is good why is it sometimes I feel light-headed dizzy?

My pressure is good my sugar is good why is it sometimes I feel light-headed dizzy?

Water intake: It may be that you do not drink enough water to stay well hydrated. Drink enough water so that your urine is colorless.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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C. Diff. On flagyl. Feel light headed. Dizzy. Loss appetite. Really weak. Diaherra more after taking med. Normal to feel this was? Am in hospital

C. Diff. On flagyl. Feel light headed. Dizzy. Loss appetite. Really weak. Diaherra more after taking med. Normal to feel this was? Am in hospital

Dehydrated: Sounds like you may be dehydrated due to diarrhea. Probably need more fluids to catch up. Due to diarrhea IV may be best route. Give Flagyl more time to work also. ...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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Dizziness and light headed, what can cause this?

Dizziness and light headed, what can cause this?

Too many to list: The causes are way too many to even begin to list. See a doctor and have the problem evaluated. ...Read more

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I feel light headed and dizzy whilst lying down?

I feel light headed and dizzy whilst lying down?

May be BPV: Bpv or benign positional vertigo occurs when the head assumes a more horizontal position or the affected ear is closer to the floor. Shortly after assuming or getting out of the inciting position, often laying down, there is brief spinning lasting. ...Read more

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How do I figure out why I am so dizzy/light headed?

Vertigo: You will need some testing by your local ENT doctor or neurophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I get light headed and dizzy all the time and I have trimmers?

I get light headed and dizzy all the time and I have trimmers?

Evaluation: It is time for an evaluation face to face with your doctor. Bring all your medications and supplements with you to your appointment. ...Read more

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High levels of trihalomethanes in water health effects light headed/dizziness?

High levels of trihalomethanes in water health effects light headed/dizziness?

Filter water and DOH: Call tour health department for your water quality. Also consider lead check. For your drinking water change to filtered water from outside source. Your county water department has a quality check as well. ...Read more

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I'm feeling light headed And dizzy also nauseated it could be vertigo?

I'm feeling light headed And dizzy also nauseated it could be vertigo?

Vertigo: Is the sensation of the room spinning around you rather than just regular light headed or dizziness. If this is what you are experiencing you probably have vertigo ...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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Dizzy and light headed with some vertigo only when climbing/ what's that?

Dizzy and light headed with some vertigo only when climbing/ what's that?

Head tilt: If dizziness etc comes only when climbing up, the then answer could due to kinking of a vertebral artery damage to a portion of the inner ear, or exaggerated feedback from position sensors in the cervical spine. If climbing ladders is important to you, get it checked out. If dizziness/vertigo occurs in other situations also, definitely have an exam and further testing. ...Read more

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I feel dizzy and light headed and very weak but only at night feeling very warm to?

I feel dizzy and light headed and very weak but only at night feeling very warm to?

Dizzy: These are not normal symptoms and should not be ignored. Please visit your doctor. ...Read more

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After exercise I get light headed and dizzy what could be causing this and is it dangerous?

After exercise I get light headed and dizzy what could be causing this and is it dangerous?

Hypotension?: If you're getting lightheaded and dizzy after exercise, you may have low blood pressure or may be dehydrated. It would be recommended to talk with your family practice physician if you're having regular problems and symptoms. ...Read more

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I've been feeling very light headed, dizzy, and nauseous and extremely tired. What do you think it can be?

I've been feeling very light headed, dizzy, and nauseous and extremely tired. What do you think it can be?

Consult PCP: There are a multitude of potential causes of your symptoms ranging from simple viral illnesses, to more serious infectious conditions to thyroid disease etc. At your age it is also important to ensure that you are not experiencing the symptoms of early pregnancy. I strongly recommend consulting with your physician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel dizzy and light-headed the day after having the scan and ingesting the radioactive pill?

Could be: Uncertain what study this was but you may feel this way in some settings. You can discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Every once and a while I get really dizzy and super light headed when I laugh, what could this be a result from?

Every once and a while I get really dizzy and super light headed when I laugh, what could this be a result from?

Vasovagal: This may be a form of a vasovagal reaction. See your doctor who may be able to help. ...Read more

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What does dizziness, light headed, and the lose of circulation mean? I have just been given flovent 100 strength

Could be side effect: Of the medication. Get examined to check for problems with the heart, brain or could be from low sugar, low blood pressure etc
inadequate circulation to the brain is uncommon among young individuals but common in older folks with risk factors- hypertension, dm
i'd recommend a comprehensive blood work, ekg suggest to your dr to check for orthostatic changes in your blood pressure
hope u feel better! ...Read more

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I am almost always light-headed and dizzy when standing up after sitting for long periods of time. Why could this be?

Dizzy upon standing?: What you describe is typical of something quite normal. It's called postural hypotension. As we suddenly stand up, the blood gets left behind in our lower body and not enough gets to our brain, making us feel light-headed in dizzy. Usually, normal sensation returns in a minute or two. This is very normal and sometimes seen more often in people with relatively low blood pressure. ...Read more

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My head has been hurting all day dizziness/light headed and I took my blood pressure and it was 147/103 what should I do?

My head has been hurting all day dizziness/light headed and I took my blood pressure and it was 147/103 what should I do?

Urgent consult: I don't know your full medical background but symptoms of dizziness/headache and elevated blood pressure is best evaluated promptly by an MD. Please seek urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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Really bad migraines to the point I can't sit up without getting dizzy and light headed. Nothing helping. Any suggestions?

Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes. Rec. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and proper management. ...Read more

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I have asthma and I always get dizzy and light headed, especially during afternoons. Does my asthma have something to do with this?

Possibly: Check your peak flow meter each day (aren't you doing that already?), and check it when you have symptoms of dizziness and lightheadedness. Also, are you skipping meals? This could explain your symptoms also. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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After I was done eating I felt light headed dizzy somewhat nasues had a pain in the middle of my chest felt confused what can it be?

After I was done eating I felt light headed dizzy somewhat nasues had a pain in the middle of my chest felt confused what can it be?

Maybe cardiac: This could be cardiac chest pain. You should see a doctor right away. If it happens again, go to the er by ambulance. The other likely causes include heartburn, muscle pain, and lung inflammation like a mild infection. However, cardiac chest pain is life-threatening. ...Read more