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What Can Dizziness Be A Symptom Of
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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