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Pass Out When I Turn Head Left Or Lay Left
I just recently noticed that when I rotate my head to the left. Further behind me I feel faint as if I'm about to pass out. What could this be?
Vertebral artery: Syndrome. See neurologistGet a more detailed answer ›
After cardio I get extremely light headed, nauseous and I have to lay on the floor so I won't pass out. I start to sweat and breath extra hard. It has happened to me 4 times already. Why is this?
Hold the cardio: For now and see your doctor or cardiologist for assessment, you may have heart beat irregularities or some other problem, don't procrastinate or exercise again till sorted out, good luck ...Read more
I have pressure on top oft head and feel like I am going to pass out. I took two tylenol (acetaminophen). I lay down but when I get up and move I ferrl really dizxy?
What could be causing me to fell like my room is spinning every time I lay down and making me dizzy to where I almost pass out? When I lay down at any time I get light headed and dizzy and fell like I am gonna past out and fells like the room is spinning.
Hello.: Hello. The symptoms you are describing can be consistent with a condition called vertigo. I am answering this 6 days after you wrote in. I suggest that if you are still suffering from these symptoms when you get this answer, that you see either your physician or an ear/ nost./ throat specialist. ...Read more
Hello, I was head in the left temple on Friday; I didn't pass out, but the next day I experienced a pulling pain in my right eye.
EYE CHECKED ASAP!
"Delayed" eye issues are common with this type injury!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
My left side of my face has been a bit itchy and tingling along hair line under my eye and lips. It comes and gose but more today it's been going on for 4 days and today I feel funny and have gotten hot like I want to pass out. What could be causing this.
See a doc: Pls consult your doctor, you will need a full exam. You may have allergy or neurological issue. ...Read more
Head injury: Although there are a # of types of head injuries - concussion is frequent. A concussion could occur with or without loss of conciousness. Symptoms of a concussion can include: headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, blurred problems with short term memory & dizziness. Please be evaluated if you have sustained a head injury with loss of consciousness. ...Read more
When I layed down I got shooting pains up the left side if my head is that serious? I was laying on my left side
Get checked: I would check the major cranial joints, TM joints, the frontal sinus at the sphenoid junction, the maxillary teeth, the muscles of masticatio, the ear, and check for the presence of unresolved infection. ...Read more
I have certain feeling going through my head I sometimes feel I am about to pass out I'm nervous and jumpy what can I take to calm me?
Seek care now.: You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Possible symptoms include: headache/ pressure of head, inability to recall what happened, dizziness, decreased coordination, ringing in the ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea or vomiting & extreme fatigue. If you believe you have a concussion please seek medical care. Seek emergency care for loss of consciousness, on-going >. ...Read more
Postural hypotension: If this happens when you stand up it might be from low blood pressure where the blood doesn't get sufficient supply to the brain and it can cause you to pass out. Blood pressure is a vital sign and is thus very important. See your md and get a diagnosis. You wouldn't want to fall and hurt yourself from this condition! ...Read more
Can anxiety give u a weird head rush n feel like u pass out n make head real weird for a few sec or is this serious?
Today I woke up coughing and hackingup white mucus and everytime I turn my head bend over anything I almost pass out?
Hit the top of my head hard today did not pass out or get sick but I have a head ach its been about 14 hours now should I go see a dr?
Can anxiety give you a really weird head sensation n kinda like you pass out or lose ur self really worried it's serious I keep worrying bout it?
See your doctor: It is very common for anxiety to manifest as physical symptoms. These physical symptoms can be scary because they mimic serious medical conditions such as a heart attack. Go see your doctor for a physical exam. Once physical problems such as thyroid disease or heart disease are ruled out, your doctor can recommend treatment for your anxiety such as medication and therapy. Best wishes! ...Read more
28 hours ago I stood up and hit the top of my head on a beam. Friends saw, I didn't pass out & I recall it clearly. Today I have a slight headache.
What's your question: OK, you sustained a mild closed head injury. How can we answer your comments? ...Read more
I feel so tired and I feel like my head is going around in circles and that im going to pass out or black out?
Have had multiple episodes of dizziness when going to lay down on back with head tilted to left side. Coincidence or problem?
Vertigo: Does it feel like the room is spinning around you? Especially since you describe your dizziness occurring in a particular position, you may have benign positional vertigo (BPV). Visit your physician for an exam. Your physician can perform the Epley maneuver to try to treat you. Try to avoid the position that causes your dizziness. Https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001420.htm ...Read more
Headaches nearly making me pass out over a year after a hit to the head but doctors won't take me seriously, what should I do?
Find another doctor!: I will assume you have had all the scans and imaging studies and he found nothing. Then you have muscular type headaches. See travell's myofascial therapy protocols are designed to treat all types of "joint pain." begin a self-care self/pro massage, chiropractor, heat, epsom soaking, stretching. I use acupuncture! ...Read more
Dizziness all the time. Before 3 days when laying down on bed by turning head to left its worst for few seconds then disappeared.
See MD: U may have benign positional vertigo. See an ENT md! ...Read more
Have a horrible headache on top and back of my head. Whenever I bend over or look down I feel like I'm going to pass out. What should I do?
I hit my head falling off a chair around 19 days ago, I did not pass out. So far ive had no symptoms and feel fine. Should I still be worried?
Asymptomatic: 19 days after a head injury without symptoms is a fair time period to be comfortable that secondary problems should not occur. It is wise to be concerned after head injury even without loss of consciousness. I would feel comfortable feeling that a 19 day period without any sequelae is long enough observation to state that you are back at baseline ...Read more
Heavy drinker for over 5 years. I quit cold turkey and have been sober for almost a month now. I get a weird head feeling like im going to pass out!
Withdrawal: Quitting as you have done after using alcohol so long may be sign of of other problems. You need blood work and may need to be on vitamins. When you drink for such along time, you don't always eat properly. Your problem may be that simple. But also, alcohol could be completely unrelated so, I suggest you have blood work and ekg especially if you are smoker to, . ...Read more
I'm a healthy 37 year old female, woke up with severe vertigo 3 days ago. Mostly when lay left sided. Bumped head 3 days prior but didn't really hurt.
BPPV: I see you are close. You can make an spot to see me this week. You most likely have BPPV which will require a maneuver to fix. The little crystals in the ear get in the wrong place and have to be positioned. Lie down with left side down. When you get dizzy tool all the way to the left on side, slowly roll to right, get on right side the sit up and you will get real dizzy. This put them in pla ...Read more
A few thots: Maybe a local inner ear issue on the left, or perhaps, arterial compression in neck due to position, or even intracranial issues such as colloid cyst presentation. In some cases, a videonystagmogram will provide localization and therapeutic directions. If inner ear, an epley maneuver may work wonders. ...Read more
I randomly get a dropping sensation like being on an elevator and feel light headed or that I might pass out?
Near syncope: Near syncope can be caused by many things including, but not limited to metabolic causes such as diabetes (low/high blood sugar levels), low or high blood pressure, anxiety disorders, heart disorders (certain abnormal rhythms), dehydration, as a few examples. You should see a doctor for an evaluation and get some testing to see if your cause can be found. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
I have 2 tender spots on the left side of my head it doesn't hurt unless I lay on it or touch it what could this be?
Cysts? Infected: Image is of a hair follicular cyst infected. This can happen in the head also. Sebaceous cysts r common in the head and r usually not painful unless infected. They r sore when pressure is applied, just like a boil. Get in2 c a dermatologist or surgeon 4 evaluation. ...Read more
I got smacked in the head at school I had a headache but not anymore I feel a little pressure did not pass out feel fine but anxious?
I have hyperadenergic POTS with syncope, NMH. How do I convince drs in the ER or elsewhere when I pass out that it is not all in my head?
When im laying in my bed I turn my head to the left, only ti the left and I feel like dizzy or something, I can explain, the I turn right and stop?
I hit my head hard almost a month ago. Hurt a lot but I didn't pass out or anything. The place where I hit it on the scalp is still paining though.
Still hurts: It's been a month without resolution. You're about a month overdue having the traumatized area evaluated by your Physician or Zurgent Care. ...Read more
Pain in occipital & lower temporal regions of head only when laying down on back or left/right sides. No illnesses or traumas. Happening 3 weeks now.
I've had chronic headaches for the past few weeks on and off. When I stand up, even if slowly, I get head rushes, almost pass out and my vision goes black?
Female 25 Been having throbbing pulse in the left side of my head can't lay on left side No pain but I can feel it w/o touching it BP 189/70 last week?
Hi when I lay down on the back of my head for some reason I get this numbness feeling on the left side of my head especially when I use a pillow. As s?
Pressure: This is most likely positional, temporary and due to pressure on the superficial nerves of your scalp and has nothing to do with any brain pathology especially if you don't have this symptom any other time. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you if you have further concerns. ...Read more
I blackout when I turn my head to the left. What can I do? I passed out driving, lucked out hit no one and nothing don't dare drive and my life is really messed because of it. Can't and one help me?
You may be a person who has vertebral artery compression on rotation. The vertebral arteries are arteries that travel up through the back of the neck to supply the brain stem and the back part of the brain. At one point they actually travel through the bony part of the spine. Occasional people, especially with arthritic changes in the neck, can transiently block one while in extreme rotation. We used to see this sometimes while doing brain angiograms in the old days. You should be checked out for this possible vascular problem. Another vascular problem that can cause faintness with certain neck and arm positions is the subclavian steal syndrome in which there may be some blockage in the subclavian artery.
Have your primary care doctor check you and possibly refer you to a vascular specialist. ...Read more
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