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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