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Hot places (shower, car, room, etc) cause dizziness, nausea, upset stomach, heart racing, feel faint, weakness. Was not often now quite frequent.

Hot places (shower, car, room, etc) cause dizziness, nausea, upset stomach, heart racing, feel faint, weakness. Was not often now quite frequent.

Med Eval: Although decreased plasma volume or dehydration is a possible cause, thyroid hyperfunction or a heart arrhythmia are also possibilities. I suggest you have an evaluation by a general medical doctor. ...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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What might cause me to feel dizzy and hot?

What might cause me to feel dizzy and hot?

?ear infection: Our inner ears are often the cause of a "vestibular" cause of dizziness. With a fever, you may have an inner ear infection, that is affecting your balance center. See you dr. For an eval, good luckl. ...Read more

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Can it be that a hot shower after running make you dizzy?

Can it be that a hot shower after running make you dizzy?

Yes: After running, you may be dehydrated. A hot shower encourages the little blood vessels to expand, to allow heat to escape the body more easily (perspiration has a similar effect for a different reason). If your blood volume is low from dehydration, the amount of blood available to circulate to the organs (including the brain) may be low, causing dizziness. Hydrate better & take a cooler shower! ...Read more

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Lately when I get to moving around a lot I get hot and dizzy and feel like i'm about to pass out what could cause this?

Lately when I get to moving around a lot I get hot and dizzy and feel like i'm about to pass out what could cause this?

Dehydration: The most common cause of dizziness or lightheaded is dehydration. Keep hydrated. Dehydration can also cause blood salts (electrolytes) to get abnormal. Abnormal electrolytes can cause heartbeat abnormalities. ...Read more

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What causes sensitivity to heat? If I get too hot, I get nauseous dizzy and buzzing in my ears.

What causes sensitivity to heat? If I get too hot, I get nauseous dizzy and buzzing in my ears.

Several things: If this is a "new" condition for you then, a couple of things to consider. One would be hormonal, most commonly thyroid gland. There is also a phenomenon of heat intolerance in conditions which can affect the brain or spinal cord referred to collectively as demyelinating diseases. Also, sweating abnormalities resulting in the body's inability to properly cool itself can be a problem. ...Read more

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I got out the shower and it was very hot an steamy i felt very weak dizzy an felt to be sick i've had a period what's going on?

I got out the shower and it was very hot an steamy  i felt very weak dizzy an felt to be sick i've had a period what's going on?

Normal tone response: About 60% of teens either faint or have dizzy spells. Most are a normal autonomic nervous system response: change in position, quickly standing, standing for length of time, hot showers, hot tubs, hair combing, yawning, swallowing, stretching. These all can cause a decrease in blood pressure. Stay well hydrated and increase salt intake. ...Read more

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I have asthma and when i take a hot shower when im done its hard to breath and i get dizzy bout to pass out and sometimes I do why is that?

Not sure: Could be a number of things. Hot showers can cause your blood vessels to dilate and your blood pressure to drop. This can cause fainting. Maybe inhaling too much steam can be the cause as well for your breathing episodes. ...Read more

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I feel lightheaded/dizzy very often,with hot flashes at times. I'm 21,and do have anxiety a lot but haven't been anxious for weeks.Anxiety the cause?

I feel lightheaded/dizzy very often,with hot flashes at times. I'm 21,and do have anxiety a lot  but haven't been anxious for weeks.Anxiety the cause?

Possibly: It's definitely possible that anxiety is the culprit, however that is not the only possibility. It would be a good idea to have an exam and get some labs done to make sure everything is alright with your physical health as well. Anemia, electrolyte problems, infection, medications, drugs/alcohol/tobacco can cause it as well, just to name a few. ...Read more

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What could cause dizziness after eating? For instance eating only half a hot pocket has left me feeling faint.

Hypoglycemia: Dizziness after eating a high carbohydrate meal can be due to: sugar spike, then crash depending how long after you ate symptoms began. Also be sure not dehydrated, do not have diabetes or are not pregnant. See md if symptoms persist. ...Read more