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Doctor insights on: What Is The Cause Of Dizziness For Six Days In An Otherwise Healthy Woman

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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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34 yo,healthy woman.Get dizzy going from laying down to standing,but then goes away.Also get dizzy when bending over.Not dizzy any other time.Serious?

34 yo,healthy woman.Get dizzy going from laying down to standing,but then goes away.Also get dizzy when bending over.Not dizzy any other time.Serious?

Orthostatic: That is a symptom of orthostatic hypotension - meaning an abnormal drop of BP upon standing. This can be due to dehydration. Try drinking more fluids during the day. If it worsens or you actually pass out you should see your doctor for further tests. ...Read more

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What could cause a fast heart beat followed by dizziness in a 40 yo woman?

What could cause a fast heart beat followed by dizziness in a 40 yo woman?

Low blood pressure: If the rhythm is fast enough, the heart doesn't have time to fill adequately during each cardiac cycle causing the BP to fall with dizziness and, if prolonged or severe, passing out. For this to happen, the hr is generally >170 although it depends on your age and general condition. ...Read more

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46 yr old female w/o any chronic health conditions. Last 2 days, I have overwheming fatigue, nausea, dizzy, headache and chills. Any clues? Thanks

46 yr old female w/o any chronic health conditions. Last 2 days, I have overwheming fatigue, nausea, dizzy, headache and chills. Any clues?  Thanks

Perhaps the flu: Your description best fits the flu syndrome. If your chills are really shaking chills and you have a fever, you need to see your doctor promptly as, while it may still be the flu, it could also be a serious bacterial infection. ...Read more

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I have recently begun experiencing severe dizziness and associated balance issue for unknown reasons. I am a healthy 44 yo female s/p craniotomy 18 ye?

I have recently begun experiencing severe dizziness and associated balance issue for unknown reasons. I am a healthy 44 yo female s/p craniotomy 18 ye?

Dizziness : Need to know what you had the craniotomy for in the past. If it was for a malignant grown, I would recheck the head with an MRI. If it was a benign issue I would see an ent and have him or her rule out a treatable cause for the dizziness. Good luck . Feel better! ...Read more

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I've been experiencing dizziness lately, quite often. What could cause this? I've always been "text book" healthy.

I've been experiencing dizziness lately, quite often. What could cause this? I've always been "text book" healthy.

Ah, Dizziness!: Dizziness is a term that is not medical. This word means different things to different people--i've probably heard at least 50 things that different patients of mine have meant by that word. Now lots of doctors will assume that by that term you mean vertigo but such is often not the case. Re-submit your question with a better description to get a better answer. ...Read more

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DH, 38 y/o, sees stars, when tired or dizzy. Happens 3-4 times a week. Lasts 5-10 minutes each time. Possible cause? Healthy, nonsmoker, wear contacts

DH, 38 y/o, sees stars, when tired or dizzy. Happens 3-4 times a week. Lasts 5-10 minutes each time. Possible cause? Healthy, nonsmoker, wear contacts

Many causes: Visual disturbances can be caused by several conditions. A careful history needs to be taken to determine if disturbance precedes or follows the tiredness could be migraine variant or low blood pressure . See doctor evaluation. ...Read more

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Could dental health problems cause dizziness?

Could dental health problems cause dizziness?

Very common: In some cases, an infection in the teeth can spread to the nerves of the ears, leading to lightheadedness and dizziness. See your dentist ASAP for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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