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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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Should i go to ER if my glands are swollen a little feeling light headed sweating feel like my heart is beating fast feet and hands tingling and cold?

Should i go to ER if my glands are swollen a little feeling light headed sweating feel like my heart is beating fast feet and hands tingling and cold?

I will recommend : If the symptoms are new, to stay home hydrate yourself with water and gatorade. And if continue after 24hrs see a physician. If this is more chronic, still go a see a physician for a good history and physical. Ed were design to provide fast, life-or-limb-saving care. But if in doubt go to the nearest er. Only you can decide. ...Read more

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If someone drinks 8 beers a day and takes pain bill that u can buy at a store and take 8 to 10 a day he is weak his heart is beating fast and light headed

If someone drinks 8 beers a day and takes pain bill that u can buy at a store and take 8 to 10 a day he is weak his heart is beating fast and light headed

See doctor asap: If you are talking about tylenol, (acetaminophen) it is much more toxic in someone who is drinking that much, and if he takes 8-10 day he may be causing liver damage. If you are talking about Ibuprofen (motrin, advil) or naproxyn (alleve), it can cause stomach, liver and kidney damage, particularly when combined with alcohol. See a doctor for an evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I got bitten by my kitty 20mins ago. And im feeling light headed, my heart beat is so slow, and I have a dry mouth, help? I don't want to panic.

I got bitten by my kitty 20mins ago. And im feeling light headed, my heart beat is so slow, and I have a dry mouth, help? I don't want to panic.

Vagal response: Immediate lightheadedness and slow heat beat are vagal responses. Relax.Lie down. Breath deeply. If the skin is broken wash is water and anticeptic. If it is deep talk to your pcp tomorrow. ...Read more

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Feel like gonna pass out lately. Light headed trouble breathing. When I get a workout or run my heart beat starts low and weak and major headache ?

Feel like gonna pass out lately. Light headed trouble breathing. When I get a workout or run my heart beat starts low and weak and major headache ?

Physical exam : Please schedule an appointment for a full history and physical exam. Shortness of breath is a serious symptom that needs prompt medical evaluation by an MD. You may have a respiratory illness or asthma at your age cardiac issues anemia less likely but still need investigation. Family history medications social history like smoking etc. occupation all helpful info on here. Stay calm and see MD. ...Read more

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She is light headed rapid heart beat , hungry and nauseous at the same time and very thirsty. Diabetes? Urgent care or ER?

She is light headed rapid heart beat , hungry and nauseous at the same time and very thirsty. Diabetes? Urgent care or ER?

Possible hypoglycemi: Low blood sugar can cause these symptoms. Reactive Hypoglycemia can result from eating carbohydrates which raises the blood sugar which then causes a release of insulin which,in some cases,lowers the blood sugar too low bringing on the symptoms mentioned above.Blood testing can diagnose hypoglycemia at the time of symptoms or a few hours after eating a carbohydrate load. Discuss with your MD. ...Read more

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Feel like gonna pass out lately. Light headed trouble breathing. When I get a workout or run my heart beat starts low and weak and major headaches. Can this be something closing on my heart or in my blood? Or heart problem

Feel like gonna pass out lately. Light headed trouble breathing. When I get a workout or run my heart beat starts low and weak and major headaches. Can this be something closing on my heart or in my blood? Or heart problem

There are many: possible explanations for the symptoms you are experiencing including cardiac, pulmonary, arrhythmia and neurovascular issues. This cannot be diagnosed over the internet. Get checked out by a health care professional as soon as possible. ...Read more