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Dizziness When Laying Down
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
Positional vertigo?: The chances are that this is benign positional vertigo but other diagnoses should be ruled out vertigo is a symptom not a diagnosis! ...Read more
Have had multiple episodes of dizziness when going to lay down on back with head tilted to left side. Coincidence or problem?
Vertigo: Does it feel like the room is spinning around you? Especially since you describe your dizziness occurring in a particular position, you may have benign positional vertigo (BPV). Visit your physician for an exam. Your physician can perform the Epley maneuver to try to treat you. Try to avoid the position that causes your dizziness. Https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001420.htm ...Read more
When I lay my head down forward I get dizzy all my blood work came back normal any ideas or suggestions?
Is it bad if every time I stand up from laying down I get Dizzy and Very Lightheaded and alot of pressure on my back head, as if im going to faint?
Is it normal every time I lay on my stomach I get up with throbbing on the back of my head for about 30 seconds and its get hard 2 see with dizziness?
I have a bump on the left side of my head, above my ear but more towards the top. I sometimes get dizzy when getting up after sitting for a long time. It is solid but when I push on it it moves around but then comes back to the spot where it started?
2 mnths ago I was hit with BPPV (left ear). I still sometimes feel dizzy or get mild vertigo while laying to left or turning left after laying down.
Epley Maneuver: When BPPV returns, you can just start doing the Epley Maneuver again until it resolves. There's great diagrams and videos of it online. Just google "Epley Maneuver" and/or search it in YouTube. Hope that helps and hope you feel better soon. I'm available for consults if you'd like to discuss further. ...Read more
When I lay on left ear I get dizzy and it isn't always. Now and then. I've had sinus problems ENT ruled out bppv and Mineres. What else could be?
Get thee to a doctor: Dizziness may be benign, but if you can reproduce symptoms with neck positioning, it may signify arterial insufficiency that could make it more likely for you to have a posterior circulatory stoke. You need to see a neurologist for evaluation to separate this condition from an inner ear or sinus problem. ...Read more
Concussion: You may be experiencing some mild concussion symptoms. However, should your symptoms worsen or you develop vomiting or lethargy, a trip to the emergency room is warranted. Only a brain imaging, such as a ct scan or an MRI of the brain, can rule out a brain hemorrhage or a subdural hematoma. ...Read more
Positional vertigo: This is frequently caused by positional vertigo. Exercises often will correct this problem. An ear specialist is the best physician to see to diagnose this condition. ...Read more
Why do I get dizzy and nausea when I tilt my head back is it my ears, and can this be causing me to feel sick a lot.
No: The main thing you worry about here is cardiac issues. I would recommend you have a cardiac workup to be safe. Beyond cardiac, you may have decreased blood pressure when standing, or orthostatic hypotension, still need to be assessed for this. You may be dehydrated as this can mimic many of the same symptoms. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I'm having dizziness and headache. The dizziness gets worse when I lean my head back or lay down. What could this be?
Dizziness: Causes of dizziness like this can be from BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo), labrynthitis (an inflammation of the inner ear), otitis media (middle ear pressure), or other more concerning causes involving the brain and balance center (acoustic neuroma or even brain tumor or bleed). An in person exam is best. An urgent care center is a good option. ...Read more
When im laying in my bed I turn my head to the left, only ti the left and I feel like dizzy or something, I can explain, the I turn right and stop?
Dizziness all the time. Before 3 days when laying down on bed by turning head to left its worst for few seconds then disappeared.
See MD: U may have benign positional vertigo. See an ENT md! ...Read more
I'm feeling pressure on the left side of my head and toward the back of my head. Along with a little bit of dizziness?
Sinus: It is probably a sinus infection with a middle ear dysfunction. ...Read more
What does it mean when I have a quarter shaped pain area in the back of my head and whenever I touch it I get dizzy and pain?
I get sharp recurring headaches on the same part in the back of my head whenever I excersize and stays for a while after. Dizziness as well.
Atypical migraine: For someone gets headaches and dizziness I think I'm in a typical form of migraine. Exercise me because incidental. The trigger may actually be stress, dehydration or something else what you're doing or not doing at the time of exercise. Neurologists and EMTs specialize in migraine. ...Read more
Weird dizziness when laying down but no dizziness when bending head up back or side. Do you think it's neck related? I don't think it's bppv help
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
The back of my head is tight and it feels heavy and when I get up I get dizzy and it hurts worse. What should I do?
Don't get up...: First see a doctor to rule out a serious or life threatening cause of dizziness. At young age it is likely not but would need a complete history & physical. With an assumption that has been ruled out, this sounds like benign/peripheral vertigo in which case, bed rest x 2 days, increase hydration, and an antihistamine (meclizine), & Tylenol (acetaminophen). Also try self Epley and Semont maneuvers for vertigo. ...Read more
What if u have a headache on the left side of your head and it's in and off! I sometimes get dizzy to and nausiated! Tumor???
Headache: Sounds like you have a headache or migraine. Dizziness and nausea can occur with either, but we often become concerned about nausea and dizziness because it can be a sign of increased pressure in your brain. A tumor is only one out of the many causes of headaches. You should be evaluated by a physician to ensure that a more dangerous condition is not going on. ...Read more
Been getting horrible headaches and with them a numbness, tingling feeling on the left side and back side of my head. Dizziness?
Bedrest 4 over a month. No sitting up. Now I'm sitting up & I get swimmy dizzy head that lasts until I lay down again. This normal?
It's common: After a prolonged period of bed rest. You need to start gradually becoming upright & give yourself a chance to adjust. The longer you have been flat, the longer it takes. You will adjust quickly to being upright. Good to hear you are working your way until being up on your feet. Just start slow. Don't sit up fully, just part way, and then wait. And don't stay up too long. Progress from there. ...Read more
I got dizzy, laying down leaning back, have to keep head still, threw up. That went away after a day. Then as dusk came, it came back, twice now,?
ER/UC- NOW: Please go directly to the ER or local UC clinic. You will need an examination and blood testing as well as a neurological evaluation ASAP! ...Read more
Some days, after laying down and I get up, my head throbs, I feel dizzy, and my vision gets blurry for a few secs. I'm pregnant. What could be wrong?
See your doctor: The symptoms you are experiencing can be caused by several things, and can be serious in pregnancy. Make sure that your doctor is aware. If you have no pre-existing conditions prior to pregnancy, you may not be drinking enough, or eating enough. Depending on where you are in pregnancy, especially in the second trimester, these symptoms can occur. You may also want to monitor your blood pressure. ...Read more
Last year I felt from a mororbike hitting my head on the right, a few months later I get dizzy if I turn to the left what can it be, also lump abreast?
Garbled: Sorry, but your post is very difficult to understand. It appears that you are making three separate statements: 1) Mororbike, 2) get dizzy, and 3) lump abreast your breast; each of which is unrelated to the other two. However, to be certain, you should repost your question with assistance from a native speaker of English. ...Read more
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