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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What could be the cause for constant dizziness, vision blackout, ringing sound and headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old female. Almost every time I stand up or sit up I get extremely dizzy and lose all eyesight, and everything looks like a tv that lost signal. I also lose most of my hearing and there is also ringing noises in my ear. After a few minutes I can see again, but I get abo...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Frequent chronic headaches are most commonly due to: 1. Migraine headache. 2. Chronic tension headache. Migraine headaches are usually unilateral, associated with throbbing, vomiting sensations, photophobia, and phonophobia. Chronic tension headaches usually present w...  Read Full »

Why am I having heartbeat skip and dizziness inspite of normal ECG?

Query: Hello doctor, I have some problems with my heartbeat. It has been three days today and still, I am feeling the same thing. My heartbeat skips for a few minutes and then go on. I went to the hospital and get it checked. The doctor at the hospital ordered for x-ray, blood tests and ECG as well. All ...  Read Full »


Dr. Satyajit Jalinder Pawar

Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Oncologist, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your history, you are having skipped beats with dizziness. No prior history, no chest pain or breathlessness. In this case, what I do in practice is to have a cardiac examination and get ECG (electrocardiogram). As in most of the cases, we will get some clue....  Read Full »

What is the reason for sudden headache, dizziness and vision blackout?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old. At about 1 am I suddenly experienced some symptoms at the same time. Extremely severe headache (worst headache I have ever had), blurred vision, my right eye crossed inwards, darkness in my vision, nausea, extreme dizziness, extremely dilated pupils with slightly di...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After going through your detailed and insightful query, I am of the opinion that you had one episode of cluster headache. I like to inform you that cluster headache affects mostly middle-aged men. Its cause is unclear but may relate to a vascular headache disorder o...  Read Full »

I have tense pain in thighs with dizzy spells. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male. I have been experiencing some tense pains in my inner thighs (near groin area). It is not everyday but still lingering. Also, every couple of months I do feel a pain in the back of legs like muscle pain (I did an MRI for my lower spine and nothing was found). ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugandh Garg

Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Toxicologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Get your blood sugar re-tested and this should be done once a month or at least once on three months and the dose adjusted accordingly. Drink plenty of water, fluids. Keep a candy/ lemon water with little salt and sugar handy and take sips often. Avoid, if you can, p...  Read Full »

Does my MRI brain suggest vestibular schwannoma?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know the results of my brain MRI. I do not know what this bright spot near the vestibular nerve is? Can it be vestibular schwannoma? Or something else in some cranial nerves or near the brain stem. In the second picture that is highlighted what can this white cluster s...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The white area in the circle is likely minimal fluid and mastoid effusion in the left mastoid temporal bone, in the inferior air cells area. It can be due to a mild left middle ear infection. Y...  Read Full »

What could be the cause for sudden palpitation and dizziness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old. At work, I had an episode of my heart started racing out of the blue. I could feel it pounding in my chest, and it made it feel like I was choking. I got very dizzy and thought I might faint, and started sweating. It only lasted about five minutes. I have issues wit...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are various reasons for having palpitations along with dizziness. The most important one is an abnormal heart rate or rhythm which starts suddenly and terminates abruptly. This could be detected by different monitors that you can carry with you, these devices c...  Read Full »

Why is there repeated episodes of dizziness and chest pain in partial right bundle block?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband went to the hospital before four days because he felt dizziness and chest pain. They found no troponin and told us his EKG was fine. His bp was 105/70 mmHg in the hospital. The next day we went to a cardiologist and found partial right bundle block and he ordered more test...  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your detailed explanation. I understand your worries, but there is nothing much to worry about. It is common to have an event of fainting and dizziness, I see often amongst my patients with RBBB (right bundle branch block). RBBB is due to a slow heart rat...  Read Full »

What are the causes for headaches and swollen feet?

Query: Hello doctor, I am wondering if anyone would know what is wrong or what other tests can be done. My ANA is 1:360, TSH is 0.5, free and total, T3 and T4 are normal. SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus) is negative, Sjorgen's is negative, and thyroid ultrasound is normal. Symptoms experienced are extrem...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. Firstly, let me summarize your complaints and investigations. You have symptoms of ill health which include headaches, giddiness, and swelling of feet and ankles. Positive findings on investigations are your high leukocyte count of more than...  Read Full »

Is BP of 111/63 mmHg normal?

Query: Hi doctor, I am feeling very dizzy lately, and I have lost a lot of weight without dieting. I am suffering from headaches a lot. This morning, I was shaking so much, which lasted for about two hours. I checked my blood pressure, and it was 111/63 mmHg. Is this normal?  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your query. Blood pressure of 111/63 mmHg is lower than the normal limit. Low blood pressure can occur in internal blood loss sometimes. There could be lots of reason for getting dizzy and weight loss. You need to be examined and investigated with relevant...  Read Full »

What is the cause for frequent dizziness, headaches, and vomiting in an elderly person?

Query: Hello doctor, My grandmother is having dizziness, vomiting and headache. These problems occur constantly with a gap of five to six months.  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the symptoms that you mentioned it seems your grand mother has migraine which reccurs when she is either exposed to the allergen, which triggers her migraine, or it can also manifest as a seasonal change. How long has she has been having this problem? During her...  Read Full »

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