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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

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 could cause dizzy and have tummy pains?

What could cause dizzy and have tummy pains?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What could cause dizziness and pressure in the forehead?

What could cause dizziness and pressure in the forehead?

?migraine: Migraine can be associated with both, but you need to have your doctor get more information via history and exam, as other conditions can potentially be the cause. ...Read more

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What could cause, dizziness, nausea, and loss of balance?

What could cause, dizziness, nausea, and loss of balance?

Many mechanisms: Would check for thyroid and anemia problems, but also blood pressure and cardiac events. The constellation of symptoms could be inner ear, and Meniere's might be considered. Some of this occurs in a whole variety of systemic illnesses, and even neurological disorders. Hard to pin down based upon this description, but a Concierge visit may help. ...Read more

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What could cause dizziness and eyes twitching back and forth?

What could cause dizziness and eyes twitching back and forth?

Nystagmus: You are describing vestibular symptomatology, and the eye problems are part of this. Could be due to inner ear or central brain problems. See your doctor, and likely also, an otolaryngologist. This needs diagnosis, and treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause dizziness with right eye crossing, lasts about 5 minutes?

Could be serious: Dizziness and eye crossing localize to the brainstem. I would see your primary care doctor immediately. Though it could be a complicated migraine, more serious neurological problems like a blocked blood vessel or growth in the brain need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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What could cause dizziness in a 10 year old. He has allergies and mild asthma?

What could cause dizziness in a 10 year old. He has allergies and mild asthma?

Mgt: This symptom may be due to a number of factors. The use of albuterol should follow an outlined plan, and keeping nasal passages clear with nasal saline will help. If he has headaches, imbalance, vision changes or other symptoms a visit to the ED is advised. A virtual appt is available to review his asthma/allergy management. ...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

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What could cause dizzy spells and a numbness in the right hand that lasts about 5 minutes?

What could cause dizzy spells and a numbness in the right hand that lasts about 5 minutes?

Dizziness & Numbness: The possible causes for your symptoms are too broad for discussion here. What I recommend is either a consult with a HealthTap provider or evaluation with your personal doctor. Best of health to you! ...Read more

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What could cause dizziness, lack of sleep, some confusion, very anxious, migrains. Had inner ear infection loss of hearing yrs ago. Feeling frustrated?

What could cause dizziness, lack of sleep, some confusion, very anxious, migrains. Had inner ear infection loss of hearing yrs ago. Feeling frustrated?

Multiple Symptoms: It is important to see your doctor to assess your medical conditions, then consult a mental health professional who can help you with your anxiety and how to reduce your overall tension levels. Try to use the anti anxiety app for daily supportive help. My best. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden dizziness been having it for a couple weeks now also get rigging in the ears?

What could cause sudden dizziness been having it for a couple weeks now also get rigging in the ears?

Many reasons: There are a multitude of maladies that may cause dizziness such as problems with your inner ear structures, viral illness, and medications. Try to identify triggers of your dizziness and see a physician if they persist. ...Read more

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What could cause ccasional dizziness and sometime low blood pressure?

What could cause ccasional dizziness and sometime low blood pressure?

Depends on symptoms: It may be a sign of other condition such as a heart rhythm problem, thyroid dysfunction, adrenal gland problem, medication side effect, or dehydration. ...Read more

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What could cause a dizzy spell and then uncontrolable diarrhea ? My blood pressure is low at this time

What could cause a dizzy spell and then uncontrolable diarrhea ? My blood pressure is low at this time

Infection: If youh ave a bacterial or viral illness of the GI tract you can lose large amount of fluid and have low blood pressure, need to be seen by a md. ...Read more

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What could cause extreme dizziness, loss of motor skills, and lower back with quad pains, but no fever?

What could cause extreme dizziness, loss of motor skills, and lower back with quad pains, but no fever?

Acute rhabdomyolysis: Many illness can cause above symptoms. Als / rhabdomyolysis stroke, meningitis etc. You need to see an doctor to get a detailed history /physical and further w/u including MRI of brain to rule out brain tumor. ...Read more

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What could be causing dizziness, blurred vision, ringing in ears, fainting, and low blood pressure while pregnant?

What could be causing dizziness, blurred vision, ringing in ears, fainting, and low blood pressure while pregnant?

A number of things: Any number of conditions can cause these symptoms and all must be taken seriously in pregnancy... Dehydration, anemia, infection, arrhythmias, inner ear disturbance, neurocardiogenic syncope, thromboembolism, irregular rhythms, etc. Definitely discuss your symptoms and concerns with your OB and internist. ...Read more

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What could cause of my dizzy spells?

What could cause of my dizzy spells?

Nausea/dizziness: Many causes possible, such as Migraines, inner ear problem, motion sickness, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, diabetes, early pregnancy, hyperventilation, etc. My recommendation is to seek medical attention if symptoms severe or other symptoms are noted. ...Read more

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MRI was normal. What else could cause my dizziness?

MRI was normal. What else could cause my dizziness?

See ENT doc: Most likely, your problem emanates from inner ear. See an otolaryngologist for further evaluation, BUT make sure you do not possess thyroid, anemia, or medication reaction issues. ...Read more

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What could cause rapid breathing, dizziness and cold sweats in you?

What could cause rapid breathing, dizziness and cold sweats in you?

Hard to say.: The symptoms are consistent with what is known as a panic disorder. This is a real phenomenon related to increased secretion of Epinephrine in the brain. You need to rule out anxiety/depression. The latter symptoms are often associated with dizziness and there are neuro-anatomical reasons for these symptoms. See your pmd and have a specific diagnosis and be placed on appropriate medication. ...Read more