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 KCNQ1 mutation result in long QT syndrome?

Query: Hi doctor,I am trying to get answers for my questions for many years. I feel to have heart palpitations and dizzy spells for few days. I got fainted a couple of times without reason. No one has answered my question. I did a 23 and me test. It showed a KCNQ1 mutation and suggest long QT syndrome. Cou...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. KCNQ1 gene mutation causes long QT Syndrome. It causes delayed repolarization of the heart resulting in delayed relaxation of heart muscles. This is an electrical abnormality of the heart and it can result in palpitations and dizziness or loss of consciousness. In Long ...  Read Full »

Are nausea, abdominal pain, itching, and swelling signs of parasitic infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I have severe nausea, pain in the abdomen, dizziness, intense itching, and swelling all over. I believe it is a parasite infection, and I do not know where to go or who can treat me properly. I know it is something rare. I woke up today, and now my eyes are swollen. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from nausea, abdominal pain, dizziness, intense itching with swelling all over for the last few days. Your eyes are also swollen from today's morning. According to your description, y...  Read Full »

Why do I feel dizzy while sitting or standing?

Query: Hello doctor, Seven months ago, I started having dizzy spells and frequent headaches. I then discovered I had BPPV, so I treated it with the Epley. The spinning is now gone, but I still feel dizzy all the time. I also get ear fullness in my left ear, tinnitus and when I get a migraine, it feels lik...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Quka


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I passed carefully through your question and would explain that your symptoms could be related to migraine with vertigo area, which is a common type of migraine. It would be exceptional to have MS with a normal brain MRI. The strange feeling in your occipital can...  Read Full »

Why do I get dull headache and dizziness while playing?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old male. Yesterday, I was hitting golf balls, and after each swing, I could feel tightness and dull headache in my forehead and upper eyes. It almost felt like the pressure was being released after finishing striking the ball. However, after each game, especially with ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vedprakash Verma

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have described, you have a headache while hitting golf, which is localized on the right forehead, followed by dizziness. Later, it disappeared after taking medicine or taking rest. So with this scenario, I will tell you that the dissection of the artery is h...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for my headache, dizziness and breathing difficulty?

Query: Hello doctor, I got symptoms of an anxiety attack, fatigue, and exhaustion after my periods. I was very tired, and could not walk properly. I was walking in a zig-zag manner and had balance problems. I used to wake up with a numb arm in the morning, and I was having insomnia and tingling in my arms...  Read Full »

Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your attached CBC (complete blood count) report does not show a low hemoglobin level. So, your headache and dizziness plus difficult breathing could not be due to iron deficiency. However, your iron and transferrin saturation are low, so iron tablets can be taken for...  Read Full »

Why do I feel dizzy often?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a baby before sixteen months. When she was four and a half months old, I started to get dizzy spells in certain positions. It was triggered by tilting the head to the right side while using my phone. It does not happen every time but it was very sporadic. It got severe after a few ...  Read Full »

Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal

ENT Otolaryngologist, Audiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having dizziness with hyperacusis. There is an increase in hearing sensitivity. The dizziness associated with these symptoms must be investigated. It can be positional vertigo but you should consult an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist and get an MRI (magne...  Read Full »

Are my partner's wisdom tooth infection and eye problem connected?

Query: Hi doctor, My partner has been experiencing lack of focus in eyes (both), for about a week now. It is not double vision or seeing things, just not being able to focus on something especially letters and the smaller the harder for her to read no matter the distance. We went to an Ophthalmologist and...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Quka


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would explain that the wisdom tooth infection does not seem to be related to the eye problem, as the tooth lies in the lower jaw. I agree with the neurologist for a brain MRI in order to exclude optic neurons, although her symptoms ar...  Read Full »

Why do I get lightheadedness and dizziness after stopping Progesterone pills?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I have mild polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and possible endometriosis. I was put on a Progesterone only pill for the past six months, and I thought I was getting more headaches. So my gynecologist advised me to stop for two weeks. Since coming off the pill, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Firstly, I must compliment you for analyzing your problem and arriving at a likely solution. Yes, you are right. Maybe your body has developed some dependency on Slynd. But there can be other reasons too like...  Read Full »

How to get rid of dizziness, clogged ears, and warm face?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from a suspected ear infection for nearly four weeks now. I am currently experiencing dizziness and a warm face for the past four weeks. I have been using Gentamicin ear drops for the last two weeks, but my symptoms have not improved. I am fatigued all the time, an...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Have you shown it to an ENT specialist? Do you have any ear discharge, or fever, or reduced hearing? Can you describe the giddiness? Is it always present? Is it an imbalance or spinning sensation? How long does it last?  Read Full »

What causes mild tinnitus and pain behind the ear?

Query: Hello doctor, I have mild tinnitus and pain at the back of the skull behind the ear. I also have pain in both temples next to the ear. I wanted to ask what causes this as I have on and off pain. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj Patil

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Diabetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since when you started having these problems?  Read Full »

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