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Why Do You Get Dizziness After Stitches
Why do people get sleepy after gettinga concussion and why do doctors generally tell you to not go to sleep after a concussion?
Brain swelling: Uncontrollable sleepiness/ grogginess, along with severe nausea are signs that the brain may be swelling or that there may be a bleed within the brain. It is important to frequently assess the injured person for such changes (which requires waking them) in the first 12 hours or so after a head injury since they would signal a need for medical re-evaluation and possibly even surgical intervention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Syncope: Did you pass out while the blood was being drawn? If so, this is vasovagal syncope which means that your vagus nerve was activated enough to slow your heart too much reducing blood flow to your brain resulting in fainting. Often patients who have this tendency can avoid it by lying flat when their blood is being drawn. It is not loss of blood that makes you faint in this setting. ...Read more
Get checked: The effects of concussions can vary and be unpredictable. It depends on the severity of the injury. The symptoms can include headache, dizziness, vision change (blurred vision/ double vision), nausea/vomiting. If your symptoms or headache are severe, or if you have a loss of consciousness, you should get evaluated immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The effects of concussions can vary and be unpredictable. It depends on the severity of the injury. The best thing is to give your brain complete rest. The more strain you place on your brain while it is attempting to heal, the more likely it is to slow down the healing process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood pooling: Some people, after eating might feel dizzy as most of the blood goes around GI system to help food digest ie less blood going to the brain and some might feel dizzy. You might lie down after a meal for 1/2 hour to see if that is helpful. If symptoms persist, please do see an md. Best of luck. ...Read more
How can I do to know why I always get dizzy? & when I feel dizzy I realy can see things are spinning.
My idea: I believe that stitch results from a fold in the pleura, the membrane that lines the lungs, and this is more likely to happen when the lungs are expanding and contracting very rapidly. Nobody's looked at this scientifically. ...Read more
Visable bleeding: Blood is an emetic (makes you vomit). Bleeding after tonsillectomy usually occurs 7-10 days after the surgery. If bleeding occurs you will spit out clots, bright red blood, or vomit blood. If this occurs see your surgeon or ER immediately. Remember stick to a soft cool diet and hydration to minimize risk of bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple Factors: Dehydration especially after alcoholic drinks, sleep deprivation, and "jet lag" all contribute to these headaches. Try to keep you activities as "normal" as possible to minimize these headaches.Allow time to adapt to the local time zone. Try to adjust to your return time zone prior to actually getting home. ...Read more
Plan better: Your body isn't built to do all nighters. In fact, besides water, you'll die of sleep deprivation before you starve to death! That said, if you MUST stay awake, try snacking on small snacks and staying hydrated through the night. Granola bars, peanut bars, gatorade, water, things like that. NOT pizza and soda, NOT alcohol. If you must caffeinate, make sure you drink a cup of water for every coffee ...Read more
Exertional headache?: Exertional headaches are a primary headache type. They are brought on by physical activity. They last 5 min to 48 hrs. The trick is to either avoid the offending activity or take chronic medication to help prevent them. You can also try to scale back your activity and slowly increase to increase your tolerance. Dehydration can also do this. Definitely worth seeing your doc about this. ...Read more
Why do I keep getting vertigo? I will be ok then I get so dizzy for days...Im afraid to drive when im like this...
That is variable. : With pms, symptoms (to include cramping) can occur one to two weeks prior to your period. ...Read more
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