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What causes my brief period of dizziness when I bend down?

What causes my brief period of dizziness when I bend down?

Dizzines: When squatting or bending over can get symptoms of dizziness or lightheadedness. This can be from changes in blood pressure or how your change in position affects the balance center in your ears. Symptoms are transient and should not linger. If you have a headache or longer duration of symptoms let your doctor know. ...Read more

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Dizziness (Definition)

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If pregnancy is unlikely, what could be the cause of delayed period, constant dizziness and feeling bloated?

If pregnancy is unlikely, what could be the cause of delayed period, constant dizziness and feeling bloated?

Are you sure? ...: If a woman takes a pregnancy test too early, the result can be a false negative. If her period is delayed, seek medical attention from a gynecologist. If age-appropriate, these can also be signs of menopause. ...Read more

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My period was due on 15th Dec & I noticed spotting on the same day. Again spotted drops of brown discharge instead of period, today. Dizziness & nausea?

My period was due on 15th Dec & I noticed spotting on the same day. Again spotted drops of brown discharge instead of period, today. Dizziness & nausea?

You need...: I am not sure how easy is of you to get a pregnancy test where you are without seeing a doctor. If you can get one done If not then you will need to see a doctor for evaluation and testing as needed. Besides pregnancy this could also be related to other problems like an infection, ovarian cysts, skipped ovulation, stress, among others. ...Read more

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My last period in 16/7. I ovulate on 27/8 according to my Dr and opk. Still no period, but dizziness n nausea. I'm confused. Dr saw my egg thru scan.

My last period in 16/7. I ovulate on 27/8 according to my Dr and opk. Still no period, but dizziness n nausea. I'm confused. Dr saw my egg thru scan.

Irregular Ovulation: This seems to be a very late ovulation. I would think an evaluation as to why your cycles are irregular is in order. ...Read more

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Can clomiphene fool you and make you feel like you pregnant n cause you be late with period n dizzy with light pink discharge n nausea?

Can clomiphene fool you and make you feel like you pregnant n cause you be late with period n dizzy with light pink discharge n nausea?

More mental: Though clomiphene has side effects itself I don't believe that it can truly trick the brain into believing that the woman is pregnant as much as the person's own psychological desire to be pregnant would do something like that and thereby throw the period Off. ...Read more

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I'm not sure if I'm pregnant. I'm spotting 2 weeks after my last period been dizzy nauseated cramping and lost of appetite. Is this normal if I'm not pregnant?

I'm not sure if I'm pregnant. I'm spotting 2 weeks after my last period been dizzy nauseated cramping and lost of appetite. Is this normal if I'm not pregnant?

Ovulation: Spotting and abdominal pain 2 weeks following menses may be signs of ovulation and not pregnancy. It is usulaay short-lived and may last a day or so. Continued pain may require medical evaluation. Pregnancy testing should be done for abnormal bleeding and pain. Ovulation pain is also called mittelschmerz. ...Read more

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I recently had a pill abortion. Following that, I've had a sharp pain accompanying bowel movement while I'm on my period with dizziness and fainting?

I recently had a pill abortion. Following that, I've had a sharp pain accompanying bowel movement while I'm on my period with dizziness and fainting?

Fainting?: If you are fainting, you need to get checked right away to find out what is going on. You need to be examined in person. Call the doc who treated you or go to an ER now if you are dizzy or fainted today. If not get checked by doc tomorrow or to an ER if your symptoms return. Do not drive, until you are certain that the dizziness has been treated. ...Read more

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I have missed my period, feel dizzy, headaches, diarrhea, and nauseous. However I took a pregnancy test and it was negative. What could be wrong?

I have missed my period, feel dizzy, headaches, diarrhea, and nauseous. However I took a pregnancy test and it was negative. What could be wrong?

Vague symptoms: Menstrual irregularities like a missed period can occur with an infection or a non-infectious inflammatory process or even psychological trauma. Anything that alters hormonal balances can do this. You might want to use another home pregnancy test on a first am voided urine specimen in a week and make sure, otherwise wait and see what happens next month. ...Read more

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Can Anovulation Cause;Nausea, missed period, fatigue, Dizziness? 3 Neg. Hpt/1 Neg. Hospital/Urine (Last:5D/a) or do I have 2 month undetected pregnancy?

Can Anovulation Cause;Nausea, missed period, fatigue, Dizziness? 3 Neg. Hpt/1 Neg. Hospital/Urine (Last:5D/a) or do I have 2 month undetected pregnancy?

Possibly yes: I see that you've been pregnant twice before but have never given birth. If you've suffered spontaneous miscarriages at an early stage of pregnancy before, then it's possible you have conceived but the pregnancy might not be progressing normally. I strongly recommend contacting your OB/GYN ASAP and arrange for a transvaginal ultrasound. ...Read more

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I'm on my period symptoms: dizzy, sick to stomach, headache, heart burn. I'm also taking antibiotics. Intercourse 2days ago. Period ends tomorrow. Help?

I'm on my period symptoms: dizzy, sick to stomach, headache, heart burn. I'm also taking antibiotics. Intercourse 2days ago. Period ends tomorrow. Help?

Cannot diagnose: Or even tell from what you have conveyed, if all of these symptoms are related to each other. You need to see a pcp, provide a full detailed history and be examined to be appropriately evaluated. Good luck and hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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I missed my period, and am dizzy and nauseated, should I be worried?

I missed my period, and am dizzy and nauseated, should I be worried?

Missed period: You may be pregnant. Suggest you do home pregnancy tests to rule out pregnancy. ...Read more

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How long is the average time period you experience dizziness and off balance when first time getting new glasses?

How long is the average time period you experience dizziness and off balance when first time getting new glasses?

Not long: Dizziness and off balance should not be experienced for long after new glasses. Either something else is going on or the corrective prescriptive is incorrect. ...Read more

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Heavy dark brown discharge 2wks after period accompanied by dizziness and intense cravings and hunger?

Heavy dark brown discharge 2wks after period accompanied by dizziness and intense cravings and hunger?

Progesterone: Sounds like symptoms due to hormone surges or imbalance. Get a gyn checkup and read up on pms and Progesterone deficiency. ...Read more

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For 2 months. Every time I get my period I'm dizzy the whole time. Once its over im fine. Any explanation.

For 2 months. Every time I get my period I'm dizzy the whole time. Once its over im fine. Any explanation.

See below: It's most likely a combination of changing hormonal levels, contractions of the uterus and blood loss. Drinking lots of fluids should help. ...Read more

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I'm seeing my period and feeling dizzy very often first time I'm experiencing this my flow is also heavier than normal. Should I worry?

I'm seeing my period and feeling dizzy very often first time I'm experiencing this my flow is also heavier than normal. Should I worry?

Hard to say: Heavy bleeding can cause dizziness but without examining you and checking your vital signs, not much else is able to be said. I think if you are feeling dizzy and can not function getting checked out by your doctor in real life is important. ...Read more

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15 days late on my period. I get dizzy when I stand up to quick. Taken 2 test both neg. First one taken 3 days missed 2nd one taken 1 1/2 weeks?

15 days late on my period. I get dizzy when I stand up to quick. Taken 2 test both neg. First one taken 3 days missed 2nd one taken 1 1/2 weeks?

Blood test for HCG: If you had sex since your last period, you may wish to get a blood test for HCG level to settle the issue of pregnancy. Your getting dizzy may be due to inadequate intake of water.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, 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. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Will my periods feel different than they did b4 having baby? I just got my 1st period and am dizzy & lightheaded, my periods were never like this b4

Will my periods feel different than they did b4 having baby? I just got my 1st period and am dizzy & lightheaded, my periods were never like this b4

I'm concerned.: The first period after childbirth can sometimes be very heavy. I'm concerned that the combination of pregnancy, childbirth and heavy menstrual bleeding could make you anemic. See your Gyno ASAP. In addition to other evaluation, they need to check your blood count. Meanwhile, drink plenty of fluids and stay seated or lying down if you feel lightheaded. Be very careful about carrying your baby. ...Read more

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Please I have a BP of 110/70 and second reading 100/70 with pulse rate of 97 right after my heavy period dizzy and having migraines what can I do?

Please I have a BP of 110/70 and second reading 100/70 with pulse rate of 97 right after my heavy period dizzy and having migraines what can I do?

You are fine: Those numbers are normal. Be sure to check with your doctor about anemia, which can occur with heavy periods and cause lightheadedness. Also, there are preventative options for migraine. ...Read more

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Bleeding a day after my period, dizzy & palpitation's what could this be?

Bleeding a day after my period, dizzy & palpitation's what could this be?

Could be?: Well, many things. Without more information it's rather difficult to guess, however, could it be 1 extra day of your period? That does happen. Dizzy and palpitations could mean a bit anemic AFTER a period which happens if bleeding is heavy in a woman. UTI. Possible if "bleeding" is not REALLY bleeding and just "blood tinged? " If you'd like to chat about me write me at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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I got a positive test, but second test negative. I had an early period, but afterwards dizziness, back pain, headache, nauseous, which is true -+?

I got a positive test, but second test negative. I had an early period, but afterwards dizziness, back pain, headache, nauseous, which is true -+?

Prob negative: It's probably negative, since you did have bleeding. To make sure, you can wait a few days and retest. ...Read more

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Delayed period. Dizziness. Emotionally unstable. Cant work properly. How to know when my period will actually start? How to manage routine chores till

Delayed period. Dizziness. Emotionally unstable. Cant work properly. How to know when my period will actually start? How to manage routine chores till

Gyn Endocrinologist: Consulting a specialist who might be able to modulate your discomfort by subtle adjustments to the hormonal 'soup' your body has due to your dysmennorrhea is probably the best way to go. ...Read more

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On my period, anemic, feel dizzy forgot to take pill for anemia. Normal?

On my period, anemic, feel dizzy forgot to take pill for anemia. Normal?

Long-term issue: Anemia due to menstrual bleeding is usually a chronic process. The treatment is long term. If you are taking supplemental iron, you should take it daily (every-other-day if constipation is a problem).

Missing one pill should not make a difference. Make sure you are well hydrated.

If the dizziness continues see you physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I'm at my 32 day cycle, no period, boobs hurt, dizzy spells, negative test?

I'm at my 32 day cycle, no period, boobs hurt, dizzy spells, negative test?

Safe sex: If you are not planning to get pregnant and you are sexually active then you need to practice safe sex and be on a plane for birth control. That does not mean you are pregnant but it means have a better control of your life and health. If period does not arrived repeat the test if still negative see a doctor for a confirmation, there are many good reason for your period to be late at your age. ...Read more

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Day after sex high ovulation period. Dizzy, no appetite, hot flashes and vomit white foam what is going on?

Day after sex high ovulation period. Dizzy, no appetite, hot flashes and vomit white foam what is going on?

Not sure if the: Above symptoms are related to the intercourse part. It is too early to conceive, though if you have not had periods for a few months then you will need to check pregnancy test. If you have been having regular menstrual periods and haven't missed any, then you should be okay. But having unprotected intercourse 2 days before or after ovulation time is just waiting to conceive. ...Read more

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the first day of my period I feel dizzy I cant eat and at noon I always pass out. Happened since January had blood work done I'm anemic. What do I do?

the first day of my period I feel dizzy I cant eat and at noon I always pass out. Happened since January had blood work done I'm anemic. What do I do?

Iron supplements: E plus folic acid, B12 and iron rich foods such as liver, red meats, and spinach. You may need prescription iron tablets of ferrous sulphate or gluconate. You must consult your GYN for further evaluation and careful blood testing followup ...Read more