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Woke Feeling Dizzy
Push fluids: I would stay from solid food and focus on keeping yourself hydrated. You can try some over-the-counter pepto-bismol or acid reduction medication. Some people feel that ginger ale settles their stomach. This may be related to some type of gastrointestinal bug however an ear infection can also cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
Many Things: It really could be many things. It could be an infection to being pregnant. I would need more information to provide a meaningful answer. You need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
I woke up feeling dizzy with the room spinning around me. I was very nausius and lay in bed for three days. Now six days later I am still unwell?
Woke up feeling dizzy. Drank a lot of water and ate a banana. And I feel like throwing it up. What is this?
I woke up feeling dizzy and and quickly felt fatigued and weak in my muscles. Any ideas what might be going on?
I had foot surgery 5 days ago, and have been off pain med for 3 days. I just woke up feeling dizzy out of a deep sleep & during day--is it the GA?
GA: It usually doesn't last as long as this but it should disappear ...Read more
6 week old baby is inhaling marijuana smoke from the apartment below, what effect will it have? I woke up feeling dizzy so am worried how baby is
I woke up feeling dizzy and my balance was off, felt like I was walking to the left. Could this be an ear infection? I haven't had a cold recently
Maybe but unusual: Positional dizziness / vertigo could be caused by dehydration, middle ear infection, problems in the inner ear, nervous system, some viral infection, side effects of medications or unknown cause. In some cases it may not signal anything dangerous but if your symptoms persist please consult with a physician for clarification on associated symptoms and a more concrete diagnosis. Take care ...Read more
I've had a mild sore throat for a few weeks. Then I woke up feeling dizzy and it hasn't gone away all day. Inner ear? Meningitis? What to look for?
See the doctor: You could be dehydrated and feeling dizzy due to that. Get checked out, you might have strep throat and need antibiotics. Meningitis can present in different ways but classically fever, headache, neck pain, vomiting. Does not sound like meningitis but get it checked out. ...Read more
Many possible causes: Dizzyness is a very vague/nonspecific symptom. You could be feeling spinning (vertigo), faintness/lightheadedness, unsteadiness, etc., which could be inner ear, heart/blood pressure, or a neurologic problem, or maybe your blood sugar is low from not eating. Try to more precisely define your symptoms and confer with your general md if your symptoms are significant or persist. ...Read more
Had a tooth extraction and i&d a couple days ago. Woke up today feeling dizzy, could this be from barely eating?
Yes: Yes. Eat, plenty of fluids.Get a more detailed answer ›
Viral labyrinthitis: Is one likely cause, or benign positional vertigo is another. Neither of which are a medical emergency if you are otherwise neurologically normal. Many times these symptoms will pass in 48-72 hours. If they persist, see a doctor. ...Read more
My grandmother woke up this morning feeling dizzy. Now hrs later she still feels the same and she also feels like she's about to vomit.
I woke up this morning feeling dizzy and my heads pounding this happens often and I'm not sure why. Sometimes feels like I will faint?
Dizzy: Dizziness can be caused by many things for example, blood pressure fluctuations, sinus disease, inner ear infections or inflammation just to name a few. The pounding head may be related to congestion in your inner ear, but it is purely a guess without examining you. You would be best served to see a doctor (especially and ent) for an evaluation and more definitive diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more
25 no health problems or meds/allergies. Woke up this morning feeling dizzy, wait to see if passes or see doctor right away?
Drink fluids: Drink fluids and watch your temperature, if it gets better then you are good to go, if not see your doctor. ...Read more
Woke up this morning feeling dizzy, my stomach pain is worse than ever. Only ate a bowl of cereal and a few chips. No water. What to do? A bit worried.
Dizzy: You are probably dehydrated. Drink 3 8 oz glasses of water and reassess. You should be drinking 8, 8 oz glasses of water a day. Avoid soda or pop. You could be also coming down with a virus or a common cold. If this is the case get plenty of sleep and eat as well as you can while drinking as water as I said above. Good luck! ...Read more
Wow: Stay from salt, feeling dizzy better call 911 and let er ck your sodium and hydrate you and put you on right treat ment and ck out any other cause of dizziness never do this again salt makes water retention and not good for brain, kidney and heart., mild Lasix (furosemide) might help get in the habbit of low salt foods. ...Read more
I woke up feeling really dizzy before I even sat up in bed. 11 weeks pregnant. Also still feeling somewhat dizzy. I woke up an hour ago?
I'm on 10 mg Lexapro (escitalopram) and took an Imitrex also last night for a migraine. Was this safe, because I woke up feeling jittery, dizzy, and hyper.
Woke up feeling very dizzy from a 1hr nap and after eating suddenly started crying, why? Slept 5hrs last night and took a walk this morning. Anxiety?
Hi, I took a short nap and woke up feeling extremely dizzy with pain between my eyes and my eyes are unable to focus. I also have confusion, weakness?
Go to ER immediately: These are very concerning symptoms and you need to be evaluated. Do not drive - call 911 for EMS services. ...Read more
Clonazepam. 5mg during day got very dizzy then escitalopram 10mg on night woke up dizzy, burning feeling can I be allergic to these? Is there another
Not allergic: These are merely potential side effects from these drugs. Perhaps reducing the dose may help but a alternative drug may be required. Talk to the doctor who prescribed these drugs and tell him what you told us at HT. ...Read more
I am a 50 year old woman that woke up feeling tired and dizzy if I stood too long and my limbs feel weak. I can't seem to think straight ie instead?
Woke up feeling hungry/tired/dizzy with jaw pain. Found whitehead with red rim on penile shaft. In a monog. Relationship. Cause for concern?
Monogamy pain?: Vigorous sexual activity like any athletic activity, can lead to sprains pains abrasions. Even in the mouth. Coupled with alcohol, it will dry the mouth and deplete blood sugars leaving you hungry. Superficial abrasions wherever can be treated with topical bacitracin, but if persist seek md attention. ...Read more
I've been feeling dizzy and lightheaded ever since I woke up this morning. It's worse when I look up. What could this be?
See doctor: There are many potential answers dizziness and a viral infection would be one of them. If you are feeling dizzy, don't operate any heavy machinery or drive. It is best to consult your doctor who can provide you the treatment and diagnosis. I presume that you have not had any head or neck trauma just prior to this instance. ...Read more
Woke up this morning, and was feeling dizzy, nauseous, and out of ballance. When I lie down, I feel better. When move head, dizzy again.?
I had a very bad migraine on monday, followed by a week of feeling dizzy and off balanced, now saturdau morning I woke up with the worst kigraine ever?
I woke up fine this morning and ate breakfast. Then I started feeling dizzy and I drank water so that I could calm down but only felt worst. Why?
Anxiety: Your symptoms are not uncommon in healthy young people. Start with your primary care doctor to evaluate the reason why you cannot calm down. ...Read more
I ate before I go to sleep I woke up at 12 am feeling dizzy, and having a bad stomachache and I threw up half what I ate for the day, what should I do?
And a medical exam. NO SOLID FOODS FOR 48 HOURS
Force fluids: 8-10 glasses/day:
Electrolyte rich fluids- Gatorade, Powerade, Vitamin Water
Protein rich fluids: broth bullion, consume.
AVOID ALL CITRUS JUICES: orange, grapefruit, pineapple, cranberry etc.
Avoid all aspirin, Advil, Aleve (naproxen) (NSAIDS).
If not improving go to private physician or ER. ...Read more
9 hours of sleep last night. Woke up feeling like I had taken muscle relaxers with a migraine and slight dizziness.
I have been feeling dizzy all day since I woke up. I'm not Sexually active so I know it's not that. But I woke up feeling really thirsty.
Hubby had head cold. Now I woke up with some post nasal drip and feeling dizzy. Is the dizziness probably from the cold?
Possible: But if it gets worse or lasts more than 10 days, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Many causes? ...Read more
Do I require a tetanus shot for a cut from a concrete block? 72 hours ago. Feeling dizzy/nausea for 48hrs. Woke up with intense neck pain, now passed.
Mom has MS and has been feeling dizzy a lot and woke up with pressure in her chest and abdomen... What could it be?
Several thots: Maybe, she is experiencing a relapse due to inflammation within the spinal cord, an "MS hug", but cannot exclude problem due to heart or lungs, even GI tract. Does need to be evaluated ASAP, so, contact your doctor and get this evaluated NOW!! Even if MS relapse, do not delay. ...Read more
Take flecainide. Woke up in middle of night and as trying to fall back asleep, felt really sick. Kept getting overwhelming feeling of dizziness/lightheadness even with eyes closed. Also feel a tiny bit lightheaded during day at times. Normal side effect?
See your doctor:
You are taking flecinide. You have a heart condition. Possibly atrial fibrillation or flutter etc. The medication has side effects but you may also be going back into the bad rhythm at night or throughout day. The dizziness etc.
See your doctor about having a monitor placed to tell what is going on when you feel bad. ...Read more