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What causes chronic diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, insomnia, fainting, Full bowel movement in sleep, headaches, eye pain?

What causes chronic diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, insomnia, fainting, Full bowel movement in sleep, headaches, eye pain?

Viral syndrome: Other than the "full bowel movement in sleep" what you are describing is consistent with viral syndrome which requires rest and hydration and should not last more than 5 days. Avoid dehydration as you are losing water and it will make symptoms worse. make sure you eat and keep activity and environmental exposure to a minimum until you recover. Let your doctor know what is going on. ...Read more

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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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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

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Pain an spasm in upper right side back neck chronic an dizzy what's the cause ?

Pain an spasm in upper right side back neck    chronic    an dizzy     what's the cause ?

Muscle or bone: Muscular strain or inflammation may be the problem. Do you recall any strain or exposure to cold drafts or wind? Try hot packs,and,if you can take them,NSAIDS like ibuprofen may help. See your physician if symptoms persist as appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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I am hospitalized with mild chronic pancreatitis. Why am I having dizzy spells and tied where I feel about to faint? Will Toradol cause fainting spels

I am hospitalized with mild chronic pancreatitis. Why am I having dizzy spells and tied where I feel about to faint? Will Toradol cause fainting spels

You may: have a low albumin..a protein which allows blood vessels to retain the correct VOLUME of blood to pump to your head/brain. This may be due to malabsorbtion secondary to your pancreas problem! Toradol by itself is unlikely to do this! Suggest you consult with a cardiologist if your PCP (Primary Care Provider) is puzzled by your problem! A "Tilt Table Test" might be useful! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Im constantly have a dizzy/disbalance/foggy head feeling, my ENT said it's chronic hyperventilation, can this cause a nystagmus?

Im constantly have a dizzy/disbalance/foggy head feeling, my ENT said it's chronic hyperventilation, can this cause a nystagmus?

Yes: It's called hyperventilation induced nystagmus and is a common way we test people to tell whether or not they have say, an acoustic neuroma of the 8th cranial nerve vs. a vestibular disease or neuritis of some sort. If you already have nystagmus this maneuver can increase it. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of chronic headaches that come for some time then go away for weeks. Get dizzy spells. Have high blood pressure 155/95 HR 130s?

What could be the cause of chronic headaches that come for some time then go away for weeks. Get dizzy spells. Have high blood pressure 155/95 HR 130s?

Headaches: Are the headaches occurring when your blood pressure is elevated and your heart rate is rapid? Are these resting values? These symptoms and values warrant medical assessment. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause chronic dizziness, nausea, headaches and fatigue? Been feeling this for 6months and all tests are normal. Have anxiety/depression

Can anxiety cause chronic dizziness, nausea, headaches and fatigue? Been feeling this for 6months and all tests are normal. Have anxiety/depression

Yes plus: Anxiety our depression can contribute to some of these symptoms. See a psychologist to evaluate the sources of your distress and work on anxiety and depression. Self help relaxation, yoga and tau chi can be helpful. Best wishes Dr. Kathy ...Read more

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Can a dysfunctional gallbladder cause constant dizziness or lightheadedness, chronic headaches (esp. Behind eyes and ears) and sensitivity to light?

Can a dysfunctional gallbladder cause constant dizziness or lightheadedness, chronic headaches (esp. Behind eyes and ears) and sensitivity to light?

Gallbladder: Biliary dyskinesia is the name for a dysfunctional gallbladder. It can be associate with vague, intermittent abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, often associated with meals. It rarely hospitalized patients. It is diagnosed by functional studies of the gallbladder. Often called a hida scan. It would not be associated with chronic headaches or dizziness unless you are becoming dehydrated. ...Read more

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Can Chronic Sinusitis cause eye pain&preasure and neurogical symptoms(headache,dizziness,weakness and body twitching)?

Can Chronic Sinusitis cause eye pain&preasure and neurogical symptoms(headache,dizziness,weakness and body twitching)?

Sinus symptoms: Yes, infections such as this one may cause many of these symptoms. Especially when there are flares of the infection. Fever and sinus drainage should also be symptoms for sinusitis. ...Read more

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What causes chronic fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, dizziness, blurred vision and overall achiness. Blood tests..Low vit d/b12, high calcium/pth ?

What causes chronic fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, dizziness, blurred vision and overall achiness. Blood tests..Low vit d/b12, high calcium/pth ?

Those things can,,,: All the things you mentioned can give you many of those symptoms. Vit B12 deficiency especially can do it. The high PTH is a concern also as it can mean a possible adenoma, so it would be smart to see your doctor for therapy to correct your deficiencies and find out why the ca/pth is high. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What causes dizziness?

What causes dizziness?

Dizziness: Many things. Here is a broad category list: 1. Inner ear problems 2. Neurologic problems 3. Hormonal/metabolic problems 4. Anemia 5. Dehydration 6. Cardiovascular/circulatory problems 7. Anxiety 8. Infection 9. Autoimmune disorder so...Lots of things to look at but before any testing ordered someone should take a very comprehensive history of your symptoms to guide the testing. ...Read more

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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

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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

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What could cause dizziness?

What could cause dizziness?

Many things: Difficulties with the inner ear and migraines are common causes of dizziness, but there are multiple other possible causes including your heart or neurological problems. Good place to start would be with your primary care or ENT doctor ...Read more

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What causes a sudden dizziness?

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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