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Should I Be Light Headed After Completing Oxygen Therapy
Go Light On the O2: Yes you may be light headed. There are receptors in our carotid arteries that are sensitive to carbon dioxide levels. When levels are high the arteries dilate to bring more blood and oxygen to the brain. When the levels are low they constrict and slow blood flow to the brain. Loading the blood with oxygen, lowers co2 levels even more, constricting the arteries leading to dizziness sometimes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No & yes: Double red replaces the red cell volume removed with IV fluid and your body should be manufacturing replacement cells well before day #4, so it is either not usual or not related (just coincidental). Proximity should encourage you to see your Dr just in case your are getting ill or having other issue that may need you to tell donor center. ...Read more
Period or spotting?: If you have spotting instead of a period - it is recommended that you seek medical attention.. ...Read more
25 weeks pregnant sharp cramping for last 3 days. Also have placenta previa and anemia, i've been light headed and dizzy today. Should i be concerned?
Yes.: Call your obstetrician right away.Get a more detailed answer ›
7.5 weeks pregnant, exposed to latex paint fumes for 9 hours with little ventilation. Felt light headed for hours after. Will my baby be ok?
Yes : Other than the fact that it made you feel sick there is no risk associated with this. ...Read more
I woke up light headed and am still light headed a few hours later. I too some allergy meds last night, but if these are side effects, should the meds still be causing them 15+ hours later? I feel fine, I'm just dizzy, light headed.
Normal: Normal in first trimester. If severe, talk to OB doc for treatment. ...Read more
I'm taking losartan, and prior and now during i'm still getting light headed every now and then. What should I do?
Light cramping and bright spotting after a full hysterectomy 5 months ago.. Should I be concerned?
Recently i've noticed after long hot showers i become light headed, nauseous & weak. Cou LD this be poor blood circulation?
Dehydrated: More then likely your dehydrated - drink more water. ...Read more
I am a steelworker doing heavy manual labour and it's a very hot and dirty environment can I return to work after combined approach tympanoplasty.
Ear: Generally you can but you should speak to your surgeon to get clearance. ...Read more
17 female, 52kg, bp- 95/67 pulse-71 sugar-4.6 hour and half after fainted whilst having blood test. Always dizzy or light headed. Is this normal?
20 weeks and fetal movement has stopped. Cramping and light headed with bad cough. Should i see a doctor or wait?
See a doctor now: You should call you obstetrician or go to the er now. ...Read more
After open heart surgery if as of now i bench 225.. After surgery when would i be able to start working out with this type of heavy weight again?
Should I be alarm if I had my period last May 19 2016 and ends May 23 2016, light brown discharge for 5days and then light pink blood spotting again ?
No need for alarm: This type of menstrual irregularity/spotting is common, and may become more so near the perimenopause. There is no emergency about it. The brownish discharge at the end of the regular period is very common and likely represents old blood in the genital tract which is passing. More concerning is the light pink spotting..was it after intercourse? I think you should see your Doctor to discuss. ...Read more
Should I be worried about passing out or being super dizzy and vomiting after I try to walk after a months of bed rest?
Postural hypotension: You should be worried about passing out and vomiting from trying to walk. You are likely experiencing the deconditioning of your bodies' ability to control blood pressure to your brain because of the length of your bed rest . If you stay hydrated and get up a bit more slowly and wait a bit before you start walking this should resolve over time. See your provider if this persists or worsens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 17 weeks pregnant and have been vomiting pink with tinges of blood. I get sweaty, dizzy, and blurred vision right before. Should i be concerned?
Had tooth extraction due to abcess is felling light headed a day after ok and how many days after is it ok.?
Various causes: Feeling light headed is not a symptom related to either an abscess or an extraction. It would be more related to pain medication you might be taking, low blood sugar from not eating, or a psychological effect. How soon you feel better depends upon the difficulty of the extraction, your own pain threshold, the control of the infection and your medical status. Call your dentist for advice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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