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When I Lay Down On My Left Side I Get Swimmy Headed
Needs evaluation: Most of us learn that left-sided chest pain might mean a heart attack, but it is usually with exertion--not lying on your left side. Inflammation of the heart surface or pericarditis can be a cause of positional chest pain as can mitral valve prolapse. You should see your doctor promptly for an evaluation. Good wishes:) ...Read more
A few thots: Maybe a local inner ear issue on the left, or perhaps, arterial compression in neck due to position, or even intracranial issues such as colloid cyst presentation. In some cases, a videonystagmogram will provide localization and therapeutic directions. If inner ear, an epley maneuver may work wonders. ...Read more
Why is it when i lay on my stomach i cnt breath same thing when i lay on my back i cnt breath my stomach just feels heavy so i lay on my side now?
When i lay down i can lay on my back, right side and stomach.When i lay on my left side my guts start rumbling.Im not worried but what causes this?
Rumbling Guts: When you lay on your left side, because of the anatomy of your gastrointestinal system, this position favors emptying of the stomach and enhances the gut's normal muscularity which is needed for movement of intestinal contents (peristalsis). This peristaltic action is what causes the "rumbling" sensation. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Possibly BPPV: If by dizzy you mean that you feel as if you are moving or things around you are moving then that is called vertigo. Vertigo is a problem usually of the inner ear. If vertigo occurs only when you move your head in a certain position and then goes away shortly thereafter it is called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo or "bppv ". This is best treated by an "epley" maneuver. ...Read more
Side Stich: The most common reason for pain on the right side is an abdominal strain of the muscle. Most of the time, the pain goes away with slowing down your running pace. It can sometimes represent an issue with your gastrointestinal symptoms, so make sure you get evaluated. You should make sure you aren't dehydrated as this can contribute to your symptoms. ...Read more
Inner ear: Could consider local inner ear problem, such as "otolithic dysfnctn", where the receptors are irritable and shift when on left, but could also wonder if posture affects the vertebral artery in the neck, with some minimal compression. These issues can be sorted out with vestibular testing and even a ct-angio, . ...Read more
?inner ear: This could be a sign of left inner ear problem such as otolithic dysfnctn, meniere's, endolymphatic fistula, etc, and best to evaluate using a videonystagmogram and other otolaryngological studies. Many of these problems readily respond to vestibular therapies, even an epley maneuver. ...Read more
I have period like pains when i lie on my right side but not when i lie on my left side or my back ?
Head hurts top left whenever i shake my head vigrously (side to side) been going on for 3 days now and hurts when i run on treadmill?
Not sure.: Those symptoms are hard to figure out with this limited interaction. I suggest that if they continue you see a medical provider. ...Read more
Inner ear issue: is most likely. Avoid lying on that side, get up slowly from any position, and see a clinician to get an actual diagnosis. Lots of useful info on http://www.dizziness-and-balance.com/index.html Good luck! ...Read more
I was wondering what i should do since saturday my left arm hurts and feels weak and my left leg hurts when i walk and when i move it while laying and sitting down.
When i lay down i get an on and off sharp pain in my lower right hand side of my stomach, when i get it, it really hurts! something chronic!
When I layed down I got shooting pains up the left side if my head is that serious? I was laying on my left side
Why does my side hurt when i lie down on my rifht side? It feels like my stomach is pulling down and i xant sleep on my right sideonly left. Whatisit?
Could be muscle : Spasm , u can see u pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
I've been having sharp stinging pain on my right side of my head its gets worse when am laying down and i turn my head or when i sit and turn my head?
Pain is Urgent: This is most likely not the forum for this problem. You are having acute pain and symptoms that must be evaluated in person by a trusted medical expert. Please get in to see your physician soon. ...Read more
When I lay on my right side, I get a sharp pain on my left side -feels like it's near my rib cage. And when I am sitting sometimes. What is this?
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