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Room Is Spinning
I'll be sitting for a while or laying down everytime I get up fast the room would spin for a second or would get light headed..
Vertigo: Vertigo name for permanent or prolonged Dizziness occurs with positional changes from lying down/ sitting/ standing or turning one's head quickly to one side or the other and up/down. Problem with the middle ear, like water/fluid or Infection in the ear. Colds with head congestion, or even long standing damage to the middle ear with calcium deposits. Best to see PCP or ENT for proper eval/ RX. ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism that's being treated with synthroid (thyroxine). I get heart palps that cause the room to spin and electrical feeling running down body?
Vertigo: Greetings. Vertigo that recurs makes us think of a few different possible causes. Vertigo can be treated with meclizine. I usually recommend obtaining 12.5 mg tablets. You can take 1-2 tabs every 8 hours as needed for dizziness. I never recommend staying on these medications long term. Different treatments are available for recurring vertigo episodes. See your ENT if symptoms persist. Good Luck ...Read more
Vertigo: Possible benign vertigo. Get checked by your pcp to find obvious cause. Most of time you can't find any treatable cause. May treat empirically with medications if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Wait it out: Vertigo is the seaation of spinning. It is fairly common and usually resolves quickly on its own. Remain still until it passes. Trying to move can make it worse. If these episodes are often and prolonged, you may need a thorough ENT and/or neurological evaluation. ...Read more
When I move my head especially when I'm lying down, it feels my room is spinning. What could be causing this?
Inner Ear Problem: Most likely you have positional vertigo, best to check with your doctor. ...Read more
Vertigo?: Room spinning is associated with a condition called vertigo. Unfortunately, there are several different things that can cause vertigo. Please see your doctor where a history and some examination can get to the bottom of it. ...Read more
I have dizziness sometimes when I’m in bed. It happens when I move posture. 5 sec. Room is spinning and feel no gravity. Scary! What’s that?
Vertigo: Studies show that when one feels the room spinning around vertigo is a likely diagnosis, and benign positional vertigo is likely if it is positional. A full history and physical exam are still necessary. How is it treated if vertigo? Physicians can perform the Epley maneuver, treat you with meclizine, and send you for vestibular rehabilitation/thearpy. Stay calm and see MD. ...Read more
Inner ear: You may have a focal inner ear issue, such as benign paroxysmal vertigo, Meniere's, or perhaps otolithic imbalance affecting one ear. This should definitely be investigated by an otolaryngologist, and maybe MRI films can reveal answers. There are many explanations for your symptoms, and most are benign, and easily treated. ...Read more
Vertigo: See a neurologist or ENT. After evaluation medications can control your symptoms. ...Read more
I have shingles and am taking antiviral tablets. Just woke up and room was spinning. Is this linked?
Maybe linked: Probably not a drug side effect. You don't say where your singles rash is. If the face, and especially if near the ear, you may have Ramsey Hunt syndrome, a type of herpes zoster (or sometimes herpes simplex) that can affect the inner ear and the nerves that control balance. If so, you may need higher doses of the antiviral, and maybe a corticosteroid. Contact your doctor immediately. ...Read more
For the last 2 morning when I wake I find that the room is spinning around. Could this amount to blood pressure,?
See your doctor: Sounds like vertigo. See your primary care this week for aide complete evaluation. Sometimes simple head tilt maneuvers can cute this. Sometimes you need some testing as well. Hope this helps! ...Read more
When I lay down flat on my back I start to feel dizzy and like the room is spinning. This morning when I got up, I couldn't keep balenced.
Got out of the shower around half an hour ago. I got out of the shower feeling very dizzy, and the room was spinning. I still feel dizzy.?
I was using the bathroom got up doing my hair all of a sudden I broke out into a bad sweat the room started spinning. What would cause my BP to drop?
Vasovagal: It's called vasovagal reaction -- but the cause is many? What about your brain tumor? Please talk with your doctor. ...Read more
Room spins, I start vomiting for hours, then it just goes away. I feel fine, perfect even, then 3 days later the room is spinning again, what is wrong?
Vertigo: You need to see an ear doctor to determine the cause of your vertigo. ...Read more
I woke up this morning really dizzy. I tried walking and almost fell down. I laid down and it felt like the room was spinning.
Inner ear: You may have a viral labyrinthritis, and if you start vomiting, you could get dehydrated. If you have had recent head trauma, this could be due to endolymphatic fistula or other type of inner ear damage. Early meniere's disease could present this way, but likely would also have hearing loss. Phone your doctor. ...Read more
I woke up throughout the morning with severe dizziness, room was spinning very fast, no nausea. Never had this ever. What is the cause?
In the middle of the night i. Took a giant gulp of milk then got extremly dizzy hit the floor, the room was spinning ehat could this be?
Several things: You could have had a vasovagal (reflex) fainting spell stimulated by sudden stimulation of your pharynx (throat) or esophagus. Perhaps you were already having severe low blood sugar and then fainted despite the milk. Perhaps you were not fully awake and simply had a sleep attack. ...Read more
After driving a long time, when I got out of the car I was dizzy like the room was spinning for 30min. Was driving through mountains. What causes this?
Need check up: 30 minutes is a long time to have symptoms of full blown vertigo which you describe as the room spinning. Blood clot, TIA, virus, stroke, substance abuse come to mind. It is not normal to have this occurring whether you are driving through mountains on or off the road. See a Doctor before driving again to get diagnosed and prevent an auto accident. ...Read more
Waking up with bad vertigo where the room is spinning. Also, have a sensation of moving while standing still, I don't have a cold. What could be wrong?
Vertigo: Vertigo can be caused by various things - trauma, migraine, CNS issue, sinus issues, ear problems. The most common type is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). It involves three small bones and fluids in the inner ear. Your doctor can perform a simple test called the Dix-Hallpike maneuver to confirm diagnosis. In most cases, this will resolve on its own or may require medication. ...Read more
What to do if I cannot even move my head a little without getting so dizzy. Even when I lay my head down the room starts spinning : (what could be doing this?
Middle ear: Your balance organs in your middle ears may be the cause of your symptoms. See Your Physician for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I've been feeling very light headed. And when standing up I feel like I'm about to faint. Sitting or laying down the room is spinning.?
I'm having an issue where I'm dizzy all the time, even when I'm sleeping I half way wake up and go to turn over and the room starts spinning, why?
? Vertigo: See ENT surgeon to get checked.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have been dizzy for seven months. I woke up one morning and the room was spinning. I have had epley therapy for the past two weeks still dizzy.?
You need: Further evaluation and treatment.Get a more detailed answer ›
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