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What are causes of lightheadedness and nausea in college kids?

What are causes of lightheadedness and nausea in college kids?

A long list: Ranging from their bad eating habits to actual illnesses. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Lightheadedness (Definition)

Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...Read more


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What are possible causes of lightheadedness and nausea 5 days after a blood patch? The blood patch was from a spinal headache after an epidural.

What are possible causes of lightheadedness and nausea 5 days after a blood patch? The blood patch was from a spinal headache after an epidural.

May: be nothing much.if these expected side effects go not go away, then get checked with same MD to r/o any serious infection. again not common to have serious problems. ...Read more

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I've had lightheadedness and nausea for months and months? What can cause this?

I've had lightheadedness and nausea for months and months? What can cause this?

nause for months: Many possible causes. One common cause is pre menopausal hormone changes, or medication reactions. Make sure you are not being exposed to chemicals or pesticides etc. ...Read more

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What causes nausea and lightheadedness especially after eating?

What causes nausea and lightheadedness especially after eating?

Hypotension: Lightheadedness and nausea is likely due to low blood pressure after eating. It is called postprandial hypotension. Blood pressure usually hits bottom 30 to 60 minutes after a meal. Sitting or lying down for an hour after eating can help with postprandial hypotension. ...Read more

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Can recurrent BV cause lightheadedness or nausea or other gastro problems if it's been happening for too long? Does PID often present wiyhout fever?

Can recurrent BV cause lightheadedness or nausea or other gastro problems if it's been happening for too long? Does PID often present wiyhout fever?

Depends: I am not sure what BV is? Could you spell it out for us? Yes pelvic inflammatory disease can present without fever. Chlamyadia is an std that can cause pid with no symptoms. That is why it is important to go see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can a stomach virus cause constipation, fatigue, chills, nausea, lightheadedness?

Can a stomach virus cause constipation, fatigue, chills, nausea, lightheadedness?

All except: Constipation is unusual for a stomach bug, usually you get diarrhea. I would look for other causes of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Sudden nausea & lightheadedness since yesterday cause?Provera (medroxyprogesterone) 11/1-11/10/13 for pcos & lisinopril hctz 10-12.5mg for htn BP 110/76 p86

Sudden nausea & lightheadedness since yesterday cause?Provera (medroxyprogesterone) 11/1-11/10/13 for pcos & lisinopril hctz 10-12.5mg for htn BP 110/76  p86

Ideal blood pressure: However, check your blood pressure standing to see if it will drop below 100 or if heart rate will increase to 100 or above. If so, would stop Lisinopril and check with doc. Note that if you are dehydrated for some reason e.g. Anorexia, nausea, diarrhea, athletic activity, etc, Lisinopril will make you dizzy esp with hct which is a water pill. If this the case, stop it and let your doc know. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having ...Read more