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What can cause dizziness in my young teen?

What can cause dizziness in my young teen?

Multiple causes: The causes of dizziness are quite varied. Most often, there is not a serious underlying condition; however, there are some that are very important to exclude. A complete evaluation is indicated for persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Vertigo (Definition)

A type of dizziness where the patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion usually due to a dysfunction of the inner ear apparatus. It can be associated with nausea, vomiting and an unsteady gait. Vertigo is classified as either peripheral (inner ear or vestibular problem) or central (injury to the balance centers of ...Read more


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a swollen lypm node under chin feel very tired a bit dizzy i have open acne wounds on my face i had this once before when i was a teen impetigo?

 a swollen lypm node under chin feel very tired a bit dizzy i have open acne wounds on my face i had this once before when i was a teen impetigo?

Impetigo: It could be impetigo, or bacterial cellulitis, which is a slightly less invasive skin infection, but both have a potential to become a life-threatening deep-skin infection, such as an abscess, boil, or furuncle. Make sure IV or oral antibiotics are used to clear the infections ...Read more

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What does it mean when a 14 yr old female teen gets dizzy, faints, turns purple, gets cold, and body jumps while unconscious with eyes open?

What does it mean when a 14 yr old female teen gets dizzy, faints, turns purple, gets cold, and body jumps while unconscious with eyes open?

Get checked: It sounds like a fainting spell... But you/she should get checked. There are certain things that should get ruled out, like a seizure or heart concerns. Get evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Mysterious height growth in adulthood.....?

Mysterious height growth in adulthood.....?

Tests for HGH ,IGF-1: You should have a Growth Hormone Suppression test.There is a specific protocol for this and it must be followed rigorously.Also a simple IGF-1 test should be checked as well. It would have been better to test these when you were in the midsts go the growth spurt,but should be done anyway. ...Read more

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I am young, healthy weight w/ autoimmune condition & likely autonomic disorder.When falling asleep, i often stop breathing & wake up super dizzy.Cause?

I am young, healthy weight w/ autoimmune condition & likely autonomic disorder.When falling asleep, i often stop breathing & wake up super dizzy.Cause?

Apnea: The dizzy could be related to your lack of air. Why you stop breathing is hard to say, may have sleep apnea, but i'm having a hard time tying this into your autoimmune problem unless if affects respiratory muscles. ...Read more

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My 13 yr old c/o dizziness when getting up too quickly. Is she too young to experience orthostatic hypotension? What else could be causing this?

My 13 yr old c/o dizziness when getting up too quickly. Is she too young to experience orthostatic hypotension? What else could be causing this?

She's not too young: Depending upon diet and hydration she is not too young to have orthostatic symptoms. As far as I am concerned symptoms that you describe represent orthostatic changes until proven otherwise. In the absence of the sensation of motion it is not a vestibular issue. ...Read more

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What is the actural cause of dizziness or vertigo ?

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

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What causes a sudden dizziness?

Many Causes: Many things cause sudden dizziness. It could be an inner ear problem, heart condition, low blood sugar, vagal response, nerve condition or simply dehydration. If it is a recurring thing, it is time to see your doctor and have it examined further. One time episodes can be a sign of something worse, so unless you are generally a healthy person, evaluation of your dizziness is important. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness?

Probale inner ear: When asked to explain dizziness; most patients describe it as a feeling of one or more of "lightheaded, spinning, tilting, falling, loss of balance" triggered by change of head or body position. It is probably due to irritation of nerve of inner ear by (otoconia) which are gravels in ear. Some patients may call a feeling of faintness as dizzy but this is rare. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more