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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


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I have episodes of sudden deja vu, dizziness, wanting to throw up, and images almost movie like in my head, confusion. Any ideas what this might be?

I have episodes of sudden deja vu, dizziness, wanting to throw up, and images almost movie like in my head, confusion.  Any ideas what this might be?

YES: You describe the experiences many find when they suffer focal seizure activity, especially complex partial seizures. Although you do not enumerate precisely, it is likely that these spells are occurring far more frequently than you realize. A well tolerated anti-epileptic drug can make a world of difference. Discuss with your neurologist and get started. Really little else that could be. ...Read more

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For what reasons might i get dizzy, light headed and nauseous after sex?

For what reasons might i get dizzy, light headed and nauseous after sex?

Unclear: Could be many things. I would suggest having a cardiac check-up. Post-orgasmic illness syndrome is a rather rare condition but may be possible as well. Infrequently, some women have a semen allergy. ...Read more

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Had hole in ear drum while back. Doc said looked like it healed. I recently get dizzy/light headed. Hard consintrate. Wat chance could be ear problem?

See your PCP: There are a number of things your dizziness can be caused by. You are young and only 23; however, you should still get checked by your pcp, because some serious conditions cause dizziness like low blood pressure, heart valve problems, etc. They should run some tests on you to rule out the serious before diagnosing with something mild, like blood work and an echocardiogram, etc. ...Read more

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Why when i get up or out of my car i feel dizzy like if i was light headed?

Why when i get up or out of my car i feel dizzy like if i was light headed?

Depends: The transient dizziness can be due to many things from inner ear problem, parasympathetic dysautonmia, or sinus problem.; need more information. ...Read more

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Why do I feel light headed and dizzy when I get home from work. ..I've eaten ok?

Why do I feel light headed and dizzy when I get home from work. ..I've eaten ok?

Variety of factors: As a woman there are other things in your physical being that can contribute to feelings of lightheaded & dizziness men don't have to worry about such as menstrual periods & their effects. There is the question of GOOD HYDRATION?. You say that you eat "Ok" but we'd really need to define that a bit more, right? Then, there're drugs being taken that deserve attention. What's your doctor say? ...Read more

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When I get up everything seems to spin and I feel light headed and dizzy?

When I get up everything seems to spin and I feel light headed and dizzy?

True vertigo: that is the sensation of being pulled to one side or rotating can occur with changes in position of the head relative to gravity and suggest an inner ear problem. Light hotheadedness occurs if the amount of blood is too little for the container (as with dehydration or vasodilatation of the leg vessels) Make sure your BP does not drop when you stand (HR will also rise) If so drink more fluids. ...Read more

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Im on the medication lithium but I haven't taken it for about 4 days now I'm starting to get very light headed and dizzy when I walkorstand?

Im on the medication lithium but I haven't taken it for about 4 days now I'm starting to get very light headed and dizzy when I walkorstand?

Get help: You're likely having symptoms from abruptly stopping lithium. Should not be stopped without medical supervision for this reason and to monitor your mental status. Please call prescribing doctor immediately for advice. Tell a family member or friend what happened and ask them to help you walk b/o dizziness. Have someone by your side for safety reasons to see your doc or go to urgent care for eval. ...Read more

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Why do I feel light headed and dizzy when I get back from work at night. I had eaten ok?

Why do I feel light headed and dizzy when I get back from work at night. I had eaten ok?

R/O VERTIGO: The symptoms may be secondary to inner ear anatomy/low BP/LOW G. Dexamethasone dose Pak is anti-inflammatory treatment for Vertigo. But they can only be used sparingly. Make sure you have a through ENT consult and Neuro consult. Get a second opinion full lab work up TFTS/VITD/B12/ Folate/LYME TITERS/ACEI LEVEL/. Also start low salt GF diet WholeApproach.com EPPLEY MANURERS ARE TO MOVE OTOLITHS ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more


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