Dizziness

The feeling of being lightheaded and unbalanced is called dizziness. Some of the causes of dizziness are vertigo, Meniere's disease, drop in blood pressure, anxiety disorders, ear infection, heat stroke, motion sickness, anemia, and a decrease in blood volume.

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I am suffering from chest pain, mild headaches, and dizziness even after taking medications. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 28 years old, 60 kg, and 5.5 feet tall. Last week I started experiencing chest pain, mild headaches, and dizziness. I was tested for malaria and given medicine, but I still feel the same.Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Dehydration can cause headaches and dizziness. If your water intake is low, please increase it to at least two to three liters daily. It might be a good idea to meet your doctor and check your blood pressure. Sinc...  Read Full »

I am suffering from sudden severe headaches, chest pain, and dizziness. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old female. I am suffering from sudden, severe headaches, chest pain, dizziness, fainting, difficulty in balance and blurring of vision often. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two possibilities. One is anxiety episodes, and the other one is cardiac arrhythmia like PSVT (paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia) or atrial fibrillation, in which heart rate suddenly goes up and also suddenly decreases. Do you have any palpitations or...  Read Full »

Is Electrophysiological study necessary for heartbeat irregularities?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30 year old male, and I have a heart condition from when I was three years old. My heartbeats¬†get very fast all of a sudden. What is the name of my heart problem? The ECG report was not normal. I am taking ayurvedic medicines for this problem. A doctor told me to get a surgery ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your heart condition is a cardiac arrhythmia, which is called PSVT (paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia), in which heart rate suddenly goes up and also suddenly decreases. The blood pressure falls during these episodes, and one has dizziness, fainting, blackouts...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing dizziness, lightheadedness and have symptoms of low blood sugar. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing dizziness and lightheadedness feeling and also symptoms of low blood sugar. However, when I checked my blood sugar with a monitor, it was 6.3 mmol/L. As this was regular, I checked my blood pressure during dizziness which was 110/68 mm of Hg. I told my docto...  Read Full »


Dr. Vedprakash Verma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms could be related to epilepsy seizures. The EEG (electroencephalogram) shows many muscle and ocular artifacts. There is also focal slowing in the fronto- central leads, which could be related to these attacks of falling. I would also recommend performing an...  Read Full »

Is medical attention needed for fainting from heat exhaustion and dehydration?

Query: Hi doctor, Today all of a sudden, I fainted due to dizziness, exhaustion, and dehydration. I have never fainted before. I am currently under medication for birth control. Do I need medical attention? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. J N Naidu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sudden dizziness is due to inadequate blood supply to the brain temporarily. Temporary dizziness may be caused by dehydration due to heat, excessive sweating, and diarrhea. Even sudden fear and anxiety can cause dizziness. Avoid exposure to direct sun for long periods. I ...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing dizziness, lightheadedness, and also symptoms of low blood sugar levels. Please help

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing dizziness, like a lightheaded feeling, and also symptoms of low blood sugar; however, when I checked my blood sugar with a monitor, it was 63 mg/dL. I drink enough water. Because this is a regular occurrence, I checked my blood pressure during dizziness which was ...  Read Full »


Dr. K. Shanmuganandan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have been thoroughly evaluated for giddiness. It would help if you met a neurologist to rule out neurological causes of dizziness. If that is fine too, it may be connected to infrequent meals and large gaps between meals. Please have frequent high-carbohydrate meals w...  Read Full »

Why is my hearing impaired after waking up dizzy and nauseous?

Query: Hi doctor, Five days ago (for the first time in my life) I went to the emergency room of the local hospital. I had awakened at 3 AM with severe dizziness and nausea. We determined that it was probably caused from an accidental overdose of Tamsulosin. I have gradually improved but to only about 80 %...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to iclinq.com. You need to perform tympanometry and pure tone audiometry to assess the condition of your middle ears, inner ears, and cochlear nerves. The attack which you have experienced can be an acute vestibular attack but the accurate diagnosis needs initially the previous audiolo...  Read Full »

How are headaches, vomiting, and dizziness treated?

Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18-year-old male, and I want to help my girlfriend, who is also 18 years old. She suffers from headaches, vomiting, dizziness, and sometimes forgetfulness. Two years back, she checked for her head and also had a CT scan, and the result was that she was negative for a brain tumor...  Read Full »


Dr. Thakre Mahendra Shivram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com I hope you are doing well. I understand your concern. I need to know more about the symptoms. I need to know how frequently she gets a headache, how long she gets a headache, whether it is continuous or intermittent. Any precipitating factors are present such as too much...  Read Full »

My daughter is having headaches for the past 10 days even after taking medication. What can I do?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter, of age 24 years, has symptoms of headaches and dizziness. She was prescribed tablets Z-pack and Prednisone. She was not feeling better, so she went back, and the doctor said that her ears were red and she had pus pockets in her throat. He prescribed tablets Augmentin and Z...  Read Full »


Dr. B. Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. This could be a case of vestibular migraine as there are headaches associated with dizziness. Some major inciting factor always triggers migraines. This major factor has to be identified and avoided as much as possible. Please try to see the ...  Read Full »

Why is there sweating with black spots in vision in a pregnant woman?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 weeks 5 days pregnant. Yesterday I started feeling hot, sweating and started getting black spots in my vision. Then I felt like I was gonna pass out. I was at work during this and went to sit down. I had water and I felt better. I have a slight lightheaded feeling today and I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Getting dizzy in a second trimester (after 20 weeks) of pregnancy is a normal phenomenon as pregnancy hormones especially Progesterone results in vasodilation of blood vessels and pooling of blood in lower limbs after prolonged standing or sitting. So do not worry ab...  Read Full »

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