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Could occasional lightheaded/dizziness be a symptom of anemia?

Could  occasional lightheaded/dizziness be a symptom of anemia?

Possible: Would not hurt to check a blood count, but other etiologies could be considered. Your doctor can check a few possibilities ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

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


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How often is it that dizziness or vertigo is a sign of something deadly if it's only symptom someone has?

How often is it that dizziness or vertigo is a sign of something deadly if it's only symptom someone has?

Rare: not vertigo/dizzy... if someone plain passes out over 90% of the time if we dont' know the cause IMMEDIATELY...we never do. can be heart, stroke, medications, arhythmia...they all have key signs if they are the cause (like chest pain) and... if nothing else and no neuro signs... we admit for a day or two obs. but... essentially nothing found. (hot day and sweating we can find !) ...Read more

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I have been getting really dizzy lately and sometimes my vision gets spoty or goes black for a few seconds? Is this a symptom for something?

I have been getting really dizzy lately and sometimes my vision gets spoty or goes black for a few seconds? Is this a symptom for something?

Yes.: Everything is a symptom of something! in your case dizzy (if you mean sense that you might pass out) and greying/blacking out of vision indicates low blood pressure at the level of your brain. Are you dehydrated? If you can't correct this with good oral rehydration you should see your doc. ...Read more

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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

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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

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Is dizziness a symptom of pregnant?

Is dizziness a symptom of pregnant?

Maybe yes: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feeling tired), a sharper/stronger sense of smell, mild soreness and mild swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and food cravings . . . Could be pregnant. Symptoms can occur before missing a period. Dizziness can happen with some women who have nausea and fatigue. ...Read more

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Is dizziness a withdrawal symptom of topomax?

Is dizziness a withdrawal symptom of topomax?

TOPAMAX (topiramate) WITHDRAWAL: Dizziness may be a part of the withdrawal and it also may be one of the side effects. ...Read more

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Is dizziness or lightheadedness a symptom of sinusitis?

Is dizziness or lightheadedness a symptom of sinusitis?

Certainly could be: Since sinusitis can affect the eustachian tube which connects to ear, these symptoms are not unusual for a sinus infection. ...Read more

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Help please! is dizziness a withdrawal symptom on caffeine?

Help please! is dizziness a withdrawal symptom on caffeine?

Flu like sxs: Caffeine withdrawal sxs can last a up to two weeks & can begin 12 to 36 hours after you stop caffeine use. Symptoms can include nervousness, irritability, low mood, mood swings, feeling tired, headaches, poor concentration, nausea, vomiting & muscular aches & pains. ...Read more