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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Could you please check the MRI of my brain, cervical, and thoracic spine?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26 years old male. I have been facing dizziness and brain fog for the past five months. It is permanent all day. It is not like vertigo. It is more like I see through a glass window. I was born with Arnold Chiari syndrome but had successful surgery. My neurosurgeon told me that ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Please attach MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) brain scan images again as I cannot view them. The review of MRI cervical spine is: Cervical lordosis is normal. Vertebral bodies appear normal with no evidence of collapse or bony destruction. Cerv...  Read Full »

I am 14 years old, and I feel dizzy after a headache. Is it due to inadequate sleep?

Query: Hello doctor, My head hurts, and I feel dizzy. Once when I was in the church, I fainted, but before that, I felt cold. After a couple of days, I felt nauseous and had stomach pain and diarrhea that night. I vomited after that and looked pale. Now I always experience throbbing pain in my head. My hea...  Read Full »

Dr. Bn Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. You have been experiencing head and dizziness for five months. I am going to ask you a few questions. Please answer them Do you experience headaches daily? Does any aggravating or relieving factor make headache intense? You mentioned y...  Read Full »

Is vertigo normal in an 80-years-old man?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 80 years old and has been diabetic for 30 years. He has had a bypass in the past and also a stroke almost sixteen years ago. He feels a little dizzy after getting up from bed for the past week. His symptoms were more yesterday, and he was feeling imbalance while walking in...  Read Full »

Dr. Gursimran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear about his problem. Yes, this condition is called benign paroxysmal postural vertigo (BPPV) when the giddiness comes on movements. This type of vertigo is common at an elderly age. When he stands, you should ask a physician to check your father's blood pres...  Read Full »

Is labyrinthitis the reason for my dizziness?

Query: Hi doctor, It started with dizziness over two weeks ago. Doctors thought that it is labyrinthitis but now I am getting inward head and body tremors that make me feel like a nervous wreck. I was prescribed the tablet Betahistine hydrochloride 16 mg for the Labrynthitis and I am wondering if these tre...  Read Full »

Dr. Abhaya Kant Tewari

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.1. What I gather is that you had an onset of symptoms two weeks ago with dizziness. Now dizziness actually encompasses a multitude of symptoms and is not a very specific symptom. If it has an associated illusion of spinning/rotating with sound and fullness in the ear, the c...  Read Full »

My brother has a headache and eye pain and feels dizzy due to a high fever. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My brother is 9-year-old. His fever is now 104 degrees celsius, which started yesterday. Today my parents took him to the hospital, and he was given an Ace suppository and some liquid medicines, but his fever has not decreased. He feels dizzy, and his eyes are hurting, along with headache...  Read Full »

Dr. Syed Muneeb Mohammad

Answer: Hi, Welcome to the iclinq.com. Your brother seems to be suffering from acute viral illness causing pyrexia. As he is feeling dizzy and has headaches, it also points to diffuse illness due to some virus. There is no localization of infection, so do not worry he will settle in a day or two. Just give...  Read Full »

I have left side chest, upper back, and shoulder pain with dizziness. Please help me.

Query: Hello doctor,I have left side chest, upper back, and shoulder pain for the past four years. I have undergone tests. Maximum time, I feel drowsy. I am not able to sit in the office as I feel pain and drowsy. I am feeling so anxious as my pain is on my left side. Cardia tests, ECG, and echo showed nor...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer the following to know more. Do you have any family history of heart diseases? Do you have high blood pressure or other risk factors like smoking or alcohol? I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's privacy), and the...  Read Full »

Do I have dizziness and headache due to the hit on the back of my head a month ago?

Query: Hi doctor,About a month ago, I hit the back of my head on the underside of a cabinet when standing up. It hurt, but I did not pass out or anything like that. For a day or two, I felt slightly dizzy. I had a dull headache for about a week. The back of my head was tender to touch, but no bleeding or a...  Read Full »

Dr. Bn Bhagat

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concern. You mentioned the history of being hit on the back of the head about a month ago. You had symptoms like pain on the hit spot, dizziness for two days, dull headache for one week, and tender feeling in the hit area on the scalp. I hope you did not h...  Read Full »

Is my severe dizziness a symptom of post-COVID syndrome?

Query: Hi doctor,I am in my late forties and I just recovered from COVID-19. I have been suffering from severe dizziness.I took the powder L-glutamine 1650 mg and after that, the dizziness lasted for 45 minutes. I had to lay down to feel better.First, I had tingling in my fingers and now I have a stomach u...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I have read your concern in detail and I will surely help you out.The powder L-glutamine can cause dizziness, rather it is known to cause dizziness.I would like to know the reason you are taking it for.I would also like you to stop it if no urgent need is there.Apart fro...  Read Full »

Can wait or seek medical help immediately for my lightheadedness and dizziness?

Query: Hello doctor,I am under medication for depression and anxiety. I am taking the following medicines;1. Capsule Venlafaxine - 75 mg.2. Tablet Mirtazapine - 30 mg.I do not drink alcohol or take drugs. But sometimes, I feel shaky, lightheaded, etc., after eating, so I went to see an endocrinologist. I g...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Your liver enzymes are elevated, and your blood sugar level is high. But for liver enzymes and sugar, no urgent treatment is required; you can wait to see your doctor. TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) is borderline high. For the TSH level, treatment may be initiated, bu...  Read Full »

I am not pregnant but experiencing dizziness and vomiting these days. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing random dizziness these days, along with vomiting. But I just had my period four days ago, so it is not pregnancy. I am currently under medication for depression and anxiety.   Read Full »

Dr. Manisha Auradkar Raghunath Auradkar

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand your concern. Dizziness and vomiting can be seen in different conditions. 1. The period of taking the medicines that you mentioned. 2. If you have started it recently, these symptoms can have an adverse effect. 3. Apart from that, these symptoms can be r...  Read Full »

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