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I have spells of all of a sudden being off balance and unable to swallow, what could cause this?

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Dr. Igor Yusupov
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Chiari malformation

Ask your doctor to get MRI of your brain and refer you to a neurologist.

In brief: Chiari malformation

Ask your doctor to get MRI of your brain and refer you to a neurologist.
Dr. Igor Yusupov
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Dr. TED FEDER
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Dehydration

If you are "dry" you could have a dry mouth and throat making it hard to swallow.
This same lack of fluids could result in dizzyness and light headedness. If you are taking diuretics, tell your physician of these side effects, else drink more water!

In brief: Dehydration

If you are "dry" you could have a dry mouth and throat making it hard to swallow.
This same lack of fluids could result in dizzyness and light headedness. If you are taking diuretics, tell your physician of these side effects, else drink more water!
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