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Can ct head/orbit cause : lightheaded dizzy w/ brief low rumble noise , headache w/ tingling forehead? Dr said maybe anxiety, but no hx panic.attacks

Can ct head/orbit cause : lightheaded dizzy  w/ brief low rumble noise , headache w/ tingling forehead? Dr said maybe anxiety, but no hx panic.attacks

No, a CT cannot: CAUSE these symptoms. In fact, a CT may HELP DIAGNOSE reasons for dizziness and headache, such as sinusitis. Your doctor is correct that anxiety can cause dizziness and tingling, even without "panic attacks". If you have your CT on a disc, I can explain it to you on HealthTap Concierge healthtap.com/saurbornmd. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Vertigo (Definition)

A type of dizziness where the patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion usually due to a dysfunction of the inner ear apparatus. It can be associated with nausea, vomiting and an unsteady gait. Vertigo is classified as either peripheral (inner ear or vestibular problem) or central (injury to the balance centers of ...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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If im afraid of having a brain tumor cause of forehead pressure and dizziness and it's causing me to worry, would ER give me MRI or CT scan?

If im afraid of having a brain tumor cause of forehead pressure and dizziness and it's causing me to worry, would ER give me MRI or CT scan?

See your doctor: Call your pronary care doctor to discuss your symptoms. Your doctor can either have you come in for an appointment or have you go to the er. Either way, either your doctor or the er doctor will examine you and determine if a ct scan or MRI is needed. ...Read more

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I feel really dizzy/ light headed recently and feel pressure in my forehead. It makes my eyes want to close all the time what could this be?

I feel really dizzy/ light headed recently and feel pressure in my forehead. It makes my eyes want to close all the time what could this be?

Nonspecific symptoms: These are very nonspecific symptoms. Could be absolutely nothing to worry about, or could be serious. A medical exam is needed to sort it out. ...Read more

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If a brain tumor is causing forehead pressure tightness and dizziness, would it show on CT scan without contrast? Like brain shift or some evidence?

If a brain tumor is causing forehead pressure tightness and dizziness, would it show on CT scan without contrast? Like brain shift or some evidence?

Well...: Tumors larger than 6 mm will show on a CT scan with contrast. But at that size it would be highly unlikely to have any of these symptoms. An MRI is way better to visualize brain pathology. Yet at this point I doubt you have a large enough brain tumor that would cause these symptoms... Do not panic, sounds more like a sinus problem ...Read more

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Pressure in forehead, random seconds of dizzy feeling, and cheeks hurt when pressing. Tired feeling.

Pressure in forehead, random seconds of dizzy feeling, and cheeks hurt when pressing. Tired feeling.

Nondiagnostic: These symptoms are nondiagnostic at this time, but a physician will need to take a detailed history,examine you,and if necessary, order the appropriate tests or a referral to a neurologist if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Feeling pressure on my eyebrow when i look up, had a bad cold and vertigo recently. I'm not feeling dizzy anymore. Just concerned about my forehead?

Feeling pressure on my eyebrow when i look up, had a bad cold and vertigo recently. I'm not feeling dizzy anymore. Just concerned about my forehead?

Sinus congestion: This is the area of your frontal sinuses . You are probably suffering from congestion of these sinuses. Take a decongestant. If it doesn't improve in a few days, see your dr. ...Read more

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If probably empty sella is normal. Why i feel too much headache pressure on my top of head & forehead vomiting dizziness weekness please help me .

See doc immediately: How long have you had symptoms?. This couldbe symptoms of a migraine or tension headacheshowever, in view of your symptomatology you should be evaluated by a neurologist because these could be symptoms of things more serious. ...Read more

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Pressure In forehead, ears feel a little full, post nasal drip, dizziness, been on predinsone, 2 rounds of augmentin. Do I need more? I want relief.

Pressure In forehead, ears feel a little full, post nasal drip, dizziness, been on predinsone, 2 rounds of augmentin. Do I need more? I want relief.

Well...: How many days of treatment have you received, and is it slowly getting better?? If ofter 5 days there is no change in symptoms, you should be re-evaluated by your Dr. and it might be time to get a CT scan of your sinuses ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more