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Is dizziness or feeling light headed a symptom of vagoglossopharyngeal neuralgia?

Is dizziness or feeling light headed a symptom of vagoglossopharyngeal neuralgia?

NO: It is a symptom of vasovagal presyncope or orthostatic hypotension. Cardiac issues should be ruled out by exam from low BP. ...Read more

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Headaches, brain zaps, neausea, dizziness and feeling light-headed?

Headaches, brain zaps, neausea, dizziness and feeling light-headed?

Antidepressants??: From your description, it appears that you have stopped or ran out of an ssri (antidepressant/anxiety modulator medications)... These are common symptoms in that situation. If that is the case then please get back on your meds and consult your dr. If not then I suggest you see your physician for further evaluation to find out the underlying cause. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve cause dizziness? My son was in a accident last year and has had constant back pain, now he is getting light headed and feeling na

Can a pinched nerve cause dizziness? My son was in a accident last year and has had constant back pain, now he is getting light headed and feeling na

Concussion Syndrome: Typically a "pinched nerve" in the lower back will not cause any dizziness. If he was in an accident, it is possible that your son may have suffered a concussion even without loss of consciousness. I would recommend further evaluation by a specialist for that possibility. There are many other causes of dizziness that may require an ENT evaluation or neurological consult. Medication side effects? ...Read more

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Should I see a neurologist? I'm suffering from extreme spells of dizziness, often leading in loss of consciousness, or vision and feeling in my body. Two years ago, it resulted in a seizure. Before each spell I feel extremely light headed, dizzy, shaky, a

Should I see a neurologist? I'm suffering from extreme spells of dizziness, often leading in loss of consciousness, or vision and feeling in my body. Two years ago, it resulted in a seizure. Before each spell I feel extremely light headed, dizzy, shaky, a

When: When evaluating a presentation with so many differing symptoms; the work up may require evaluations by different types of providers such as: cardiology, neurology and psychiatry. If this has never been fully evaluated in the past, talk to your doctor and request an assessment. ...Read more

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I've been feeling rlly bad for almost 2 weeks. Fatigue, nausea in morning, indigestion, dizziness, light headed & starting to cough sometimes? Not mono

I've been feeling rlly bad for almost 2 weeks. Fatigue, nausea in morning, indigestion, dizziness, light headed & starting to cough sometimes? Not mono

See a doctor: This needs a full detailed evaluation by a professional face to face. Bring with you a chronological list of each and every symptom you have experienced and provide a full history and allow a physical exam and possibly some laboratory testing. Could you be pregnant? Go and get seen. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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I have been light headed with dizziness for three days nw. Also sick an weak an feeling like I have to voniment an running off an stomach pain. Part 1

I have been light headed with dizziness for three days nw. Also sick an weak an feeling like I have to voniment an running off an stomach pain. Part 1

Dizziness: Does the dizziness change when you sit up or lie down? When you turn your head from side to side, or when you look up or bend over to pick up something? Have you been able to eat anything? Are the dizziness and vomiting associated with each other? Does anything help you feel better?

Vertigo, a head injury, food poisoning, or changes in your abdomen could be the cause of some of these symptoms ...Read more

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Need help docs! My blood pressure was 127/63 and my pulse was 78 followed by some dizziness & feeling light headed. Is it normal?

Need help docs! My blood pressure was 127/63 and my pulse was 78 followed by some dizziness & feeling light headed. Is it normal?

Numbers: Those numbers for pulse and BP are normal. Feeling dizzy and lightheaded should not be related to those numbers. ...Read more

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13wks pregnant, experienced feeling of weakness followed by chest tightening really hard to breath, dizziness light headed and blurred vision normal?

13wks pregnant, experienced feeling of weakness followed by chest tightening really hard to breath, dizziness light headed and blurred vision normal?

Dehydration?: You may be dehydrated - easy to do during pregnancy. Try drinking plenty of fluids, and if no relief - call your OB doctor right away. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dizziness and light headed, what can cause this?

Dizziness and light headed, what can cause this?

Too many to list: The causes are way too many to even begin to list. See a doctor and have the problem evaluated. ...Read more

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My head feels off. Kind of a light headed dizziness. Is this vertigo? What causes vertigo and how to make it go away? Been like 4 days.

My head feels off. Kind of a light headed dizziness. Is this vertigo? What causes vertigo and how to make it go away? Been like 4 days.

Lightheadedness, and: Vertigo are very different sensations though confused frequently. They have different causes and treatments. So, the first thing to do is differentiate them which is best done by seeing your doctor ...Read more

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My head feels off. Kind of a light headed dizziness. Is this vertigo? What causes vertigo and how to make it go away? Been like 4 days.

My head feels off. Kind of a light headed dizziness. Is this vertigo? What causes vertigo and how to make it go away? Been like 4 days.

See doctor now: There are many causes for dizziness or vertigo. Please see your pcp without delay for exam and proper diagnosis. Be sure to have a complete list of all meds you take. Ask a family member or friend to go with you for safety reasons. Have someone drive you until you are cleared to drive by your doctor. Hope this helps. Be safe. ...Read more

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High levels of trihalomethanes in water health effects light headed/dizziness?

High levels of trihalomethanes in water health effects light headed/dizziness?

Filter water and DOH: Call tour health department for your water quality. Also consider lead check. For your drinking water change to filtered water from outside source. Your county water department has a quality check as well. ...Read more

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What causes dizziness feelin light headed and. Lack of energy on occasions?

What causes dizziness feelin light headed and. Lack of energy on occasions?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Does sinus cause light headed or dizziness?

Does sinus cause light headed or dizziness?

It can but rare: Usually lightheadedness and dizziness are due to something other than "sinus". More commonly dehydration, viral infections or facial muscle spasms can lead to these feelings. In the case of "sinus" if you have worsening nasal obstruction, discolored mucus and head pressure then sinus may be the cause. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if I have dizziness, sharp temple pain and light headed?

Yes: Yes. Could be many things. Some serious, some not serious. See your md asap. ...Read more

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Dizziness and light headed had a seziure on monday and fell and bump my head and now I keep having dizziness

Dizziness and light headed had a seziure on monday and fell and bump my head and now I keep having dizziness

Seizure: Unless already diagnosed, uncomplicated or precipitated by forgetting to take medication, generally does not require urgent evaluation. One should document the event in a seizure calendar and be sure to share this information with the doctor. Having dizziness after a seizure associated with head trauma would likely warrant an evaluation to exclude conditions such as sub-dural hematoma. ...Read more

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Could occasionally seeing spots, dizziness and being light headed upon standing or looking directly up be a sign of dehydration?

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Could occasionally seeing spots, dizziness and being light headed upon standing or looking directly up be a sign of dehydration?

Not necessary,: What described could be related to postural hypotension, which may be physiological and unique to a person but possibly exaggerated by dehydration or under drug side effects or.... However, it is not hard to identify what may contribute to your symptoms by following instructions described in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. So, don't jump to conclusion before check-up. ...Read more

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What does dizziness, light headed, and the lose of circulation mean? I have just been given flovent 100 strength

Could be side effect: Of the medication. Get examined to check for problems with the heart, brain or could be from low sugar, low blood pressure etc
inadequate circulation to the brain is uncommon among young individuals but common in older folks with risk factors- hypertension, dm
i'd recommend a comprehensive blood work, ekg suggest to your dr to check for orthostatic changes in your blood pressure
hope u feel better! ...Read more

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My head has been hurting all day dizziness/light headed and I took my blood pressure and it was 147/103 what should I do?

My head has been hurting all day dizziness/light headed and I took my blood pressure and it was 147/103 what should I do?

Urgent consult: I don't know your full medical background but symptoms of dizziness/headache and elevated blood pressure is best evaluated promptly by an MD. Please seek urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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Trouble concentrating, memory loss, other thinking problem, passing out, light headed, spotty vision and dizziness...What could be causing this?

Trouble concentrating, memory loss, other thinking problem, passing out, light headed, spotty vision and dizziness...What could be causing this?

Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for such symptoms. These include include drug and/or alcohol use; neurological causes such as head injury, migraines and seizure disorders; anemia, heart arrhythmias, etc. Anxiety can cause these things too. There are many more medical causes to investigate. It's important that you see your doctor as soon as you can, so you receive the kind of help you need. ...Read more

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1 week taking citalopram 20mg. It makes me quite light headed/dizzy. Worried about exercising. Is there anything you'd advise to help with dizziness?

1 week taking citalopram 20mg. It makes me quite light headed/dizzy. Worried about exercising. Is there anything you'd advise to help with dizziness?

Dizzy citalopram: Discuss with your doctor, they may lower the dose or change to another drug, there are many in that class. Also check your blood pressure ...Read more

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About every month I get light headed, dizzy and just wore down for about 3 days. The hard core dizziness comes and goes. Had a concussion 6 years ago?

About every month I get light headed, dizzy and just wore down for about 3 days. The hard core dizziness comes and goes. Had a concussion 6 years ago?

Need more info: Unusual for a concussion 6 years ago to suddenly show symptoms for the first time. Never the less your symptoms are significant and do deserve investigation. I would advise you to ask your family physician to make a referral to a neurologist for you. ...Read more