Top
30
Doctor insights on: Sudden Dizziness Few Seconds

Share
1

1
What causes Dizziness?

What causes Dizziness?

Dizziness-many cause: Dizziness is a symptom, not a diagnosis. This means many different causes of many different diseases may affect our balance, creating a lightheaded sensation, unsteadiness when changing positions, and occasionally a rotating sensation. The diagnosis in each individual is suggested most by major symptom, frequency and duration of symptom, what causes, what relieves, and presence of numerous meds. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
3,765 doctors shared insights

Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


3

3
How long does the dizziness last while starting trintellix I have been on it for 6 days.

How long does the dizziness last while starting trintellix I have been on it for 6 days.

The dizziness is a: known side effect of trintellix and may not go away even with extended use. By 6 days it should be tapering off or gone. Discuss with your health care provider. You may need a different drug. ...Read more

4

4
My son has severe dizziness and no appetite after his EDG/Colonoscophy a week and 1/2 ago. Should I be concerned?

My son has severe dizziness and no appetite after his EDG/Colonoscophy a week and 1/2 ago. Should I be concerned?

Yes: Let his Doctor know. Likely unrelated to the EDG/Colonoscopy procedure. May be related to why he had these done. Or picked up a virus and will be getting over it. A lot more information needed. Tell the ordering Doctor so they can assist you. ...Read more

6

6
I am feeling frequent dizziness for the past couple of weeks.some times feeling normal,especially night time I am experiencing this more?

I am feeling frequent dizziness for the past couple of weeks.some times feeling normal,especially night time I 

am experiencing this more?

Time to see doctor: You need to be evaluated. You know it is not normal to be dizzy. So get checked so you can resolve this issue ...Read more

7

7
What is the cause of the recurrent sudden dizziness that lasts for seconds? When I'm standing or even sitting, I feel everything spinning around me

What is the cause of the recurrent sudden dizziness that lasts for seconds? 
When I'm standing or even sitting, I feel everything spinning around me

Probably benign: There is a difference between dizziness, as in lightheaded, and spinning sensation. If it is lightheaded with position changes [stand, or sit up] then it could just be a mild drop in blood pressure. If it is spinning sensation, triggered by position change, eg head turn, then it may be inner ear. This is most often benign and goes away on it's own. If it persists or gets worse, go see a doctor ...Read more

8

8
What can cause dizziness?

What can cause dizziness?

See your doctor: These symptoms can't be solved in this forum. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

9

9
Is ginger good for dizziness?

Herbal Therapy: Homeopathic ingredients such as cocculus indicus, lobelia inflata and gelsemium have proven to highly effective in relieving the symptoms of dizziness, weakness, fainting, fatigue, headaches and emotional upsets. However, you need to see your doctor to make sure you have nothing serious. ...Read more

10

10
What to do to stop dizziness?

Depends on the cause: There are too many causes of dizziness to list.
Low blood pressure, low blood sugar, anemia, dehydration, hypothyroidism, problems with ear, and on and on... They all have different treatments--see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

11

11
When is dizziness an emergency?

When is dizziness an emergency?

On dizziness: Dizziness is a common symptom caused by a number of different factors, some that are benign and some that are serious.

I would be concerned about dizziness that affected walking severely, dizziness associated with long-lasting double vision, clumsiness in one arm, or intractable vomiting. Sometimes these are signs of a problem with the brain. Hope this helps! ...Read more

12

12
How do I relieve the dizziness?

How do I relieve the dizziness?

Remedies: Provide fluids and rest to start.If not relieved make sure to provide some easy source of calories to raise blood sugar. providing a decongestant may be helpful if age appropriate and there are allergy or sinus symptoms coexisting ...Read more

13

13
Why does swinging cause dizziness?

Why does swinging cause dizziness?

Vertigo: You probably have positional vertigo. During swinging there is change of head and body position which triggers vertigo. ...Read more

14

14
Could certain foods cause dizziness?

Don't think so: Foods themselves do not cause dizziness. If you have an abnormal release of Insulin in response to certain foods then your sugar could drop suddenly causing the sense of dizziness. ...Read more

16

16
What does it mean if I have dizziness?

What does it mean if I have dizziness?

Nothing vs. smth: Dizziness is experienced by all of us. To raise a red flag, though is worth when it is getting more frequent and severe, cannot be otherwise explained by "benign" causes (orthostatic hypotension, for example) and also having other symptoms present (headache, double vision, seizures, numbness, weakness in certain parts of the body, gait disturbances etc.). ...Read more

17

17
It dizziness the same thing as vertigo?

It dizziness the same thing as vertigo?

In most cases yes: If feeling of faintness is not considered dizziness, then dizziness and vertigo can be same. We should think of this as syndrome in which one or more symptoms may coexist. These are lightheadedness, spinning, tilting, falling, nausea, vomiting, loss of balance and these are triggered by change of head or body position such as bending or getting up from bed. ...Read more

18

18
Dizziness is a symptom of what maladies?

Dizziness is a symptom of what maladies?

Ear brain heart: People get dizzy because the balance centers are out of balance. Sudden standing may decrease blood flow, ear infections and viruses irritate the nerves, tumors and strokes and hemorrhage can damage brain centers. If all else is good, psychological stress and anxiety can throw off balance. Drugs are famous to cause dizziness. Not much else. ...Read more

19

19
Is crystalized ginger good for dizziness?

Is crystalized ginger good for dizziness?

Probably of value: Ginger root is a valuable item for sea sickness, and car sickness, and may help the patient with vertigo. Likely could be used in numerous forms, but the typical dose of ginger root capsules is about 1000 mg every 4-6 hrs as needed. ...Read more

20

20
What could be a cause of chronic dizziness?

What could be a cause of chronic dizziness?

Many causes: Difficult question. Often inner ear. Requires thorough eval because of the chronicity. ...Read more

21

21
What is dizziness a symptom of in general?

What is dizziness a symptom of  in general?

Many causes : Many causes such as: narrowed arteries in the neck or head, fast or slow heartbeat, very low blood pressure, malfunctioning heart valves, severe anemia, etc. ...Read more

22

22
What're the common causes of random dizziness?

What're the common causes of random dizziness?

Ears drugs migraine: Infection or dysfunction of the ear can cause a for of vertigo and dizziness which can be severe. Medications and drugs will often have side effect of dizziness. One of the more common symptoms of migraine headaches is dizziness and nausea. Meniere's disease affects the inner ear, and Dilantin toxicity affects the cerebellum and brainstem. Ear infections can cause severe dizziness. ...Read more

23

23
Can halls lozengers ingredients cause dizziness?

No: The active ingredient in every flavor of halls lozenges is menthol. I have never heard of menthol causing dizziness. ...Read more

24

24
What is the actural cause of dizziness or vertigo ?

Many causes: Vertigo is a sensation of you or your environment spinning. This implies dysfunction in the balance system, from brainstem to inner ear. Obviously many causes including toxins, drugs, infection, brain injury, stroke, tumor, irritating blood vessels, congenital anomalies & many, many more. Dizziness is a vague, ill-defined term which has therefor a much broader range of possible causes. ...Read more

25

25
What is the definition or description of: Dizziness?

Dizziness: Dizziness = per Mayo Clinic is " range of sensations, such as feeling faint, woozy, weak or unsteady. Dizziness that creates the false sense that you or your surroundings are spinning or moving is called vertigo." See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dizziness/basics/definition/CON-20023004 ...Read more

27

27
Should i be concerned if I have dizziness, blank out and other things?

Yes: Brain issues (malfunctioning) (low sugar, low cerebral perfusion, seizures etc) could be vascular (bp drops, or heart rythmn is off) or electrical in nature. Get checked out. You probably need a holter 24 to see if your hearts beats too slowly and/ or a brainwave test (eeg). I'm sure you'll get the problem fixed. ...Read more

28

28
Dizzy when standing ?

Dizzy when standing ?

Dizziness: Dizziness with standing is usually related to a sudden drop in blood pressure (BP) when the person suddenly changes posture. You may go to your GP and have them measure your BP while lying down, then sitting up and finally standing up. Also check the heart rate in the same position. Orthostatic hypotension is usually associated with an increase in heart rate and a drop in BP ...Read more

30

30
What can cause dizzy spell?

Many causes: Dizzy spells can be caused by a virus, ear disorder, drop in blood pressure, heart disease, anemia, TIA and others too numerous to include. Your doctor starts with a history and physical exam then orders tests based on the most likely causes for your particular symptoms. ...Read more