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What Serious Illnesses Can Cause Lightheadedness And Headaches
Many things: Most common would be migraine. Next would be ear and sinus infection. Bad would include brain tumor and meningitis. Medication and drug toxicity and too much alcohol can cause this. Head trauma, stress, emotional stress, lack of sleep can all result in these symptoms. Get a thorough evaluation! ...Read more
Can migraine headaches cause dizziness? Do migraines cause dizziness or can normal headaches cause this as well?
Delusions are: psychotic experiences. Diseases are schizophrenia, mania or deep depression, or delusional disorder. Seizures can be stress or fever induced, but more often are brain disorders (organic). Headaches? Too many diseases or medication side effects to list here.. All three can be induced by drug overdose, particularly the speeds...but hallucinogens can be a factor in delusions and headaches. ...Read more
Vomiting: Vertigo is the sensation of movement when you are not moving. For most people this causes nausea and vomiting. The sensation comes from ear and brain centers that are designed for balance and orientation. When they are off kilter we sense movement and get very disoriented. The cause may be quite complex. A thorough evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more
Many: Nearly any medical condition can cause delirium or confusion resulting in delusions, in a susceptible person. This includes fluid & electrolyte imbalance, infections, drug & alcohol withdrawal, toxicity from drugs & alcohol, metabolic disorders, postoperative states (esp in elderly), stroke, and neoplasms that metastasize to brain. Also, degenerative neurological conditions can cause these sx. ...Read more
A long list: Many different things can potentially cause this constellation of symptoms that you describe, including: high blood pressure, anemia, very high blood sugar, abnormal thyroid function, abnormal electrolytes, and less often neurological illness. Given how nonspecific these symptoms are, it's important you have a thorough exam and evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
Many things: Sometimes stomach discomfort can cause what is known as a vagal response, which while not dangerous, can cause low blood pressure and dizziness. The greatest concern would be if the heart burn was related to blood loss, which could also cause dizziness. A great many things not related to the digestive tract can also cause dizziness. ...Read more
Depends:: You want to HAVE dizziness & nausea or NOT have dizziness & nausea? Sorry, that was irresistible. The dizziness and vomiting centers are located in the brainstem. They respond to a wide variety of stimuli in the body e.g. gastroenteritis, in the brain e.g. migraines or rotational movement or vestibular mismatch, & systemically e.g. cancer chemotherapy. ...Read more
Headache: Severe refractory headaches referred as worst headache of my life, specially if abrupt onset, may suggest a very serious condition (brain hemorrhage). Migraine, the most common form of primary headache disorders can be severe. Other conditions can cause headaches. Sinusitis, and trauma for instance may also cause severe haedaches. For proper diagnosis and treatment i suggest medical evaluation. ...Read more
The inner ear.: Dizziness is a difficult term. Most people mean the room is spinning around them when 'dizzy'. Moving usually makes it worse. If that is what you are feeling, you likely have an inner ear disorder such as labyrinthitis or BPPV Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, if there are no other symptoms. Meniere's is another but usually has tinnitis & hearing loss with the episodes. See an ENT doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lamictal Side Effect: Lamictal (Lamotrigine) Side Effects Common Side Effects of Lamictal (Lamotrigine): Let your doctor know if any of these side effects persist or get worse. Nausea Dizziness Drowsiness Headache Changes in menstrual periods Back pain Insomnia (trouble sleeping) Blurred or double vision Shaking (tremors) Vomiting Upset stomach Feeling tired Runny nose Sore throat ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What possible illnesses could cause fatigue, brain fog, and tinnitus without any problems with blood work?
Vague: Many illness can cause similar symptoms. I would get more than one opinion from possibly an ENT dr. As a start. ...Read more
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