Common "Giddiness" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Giddiness is a state where there is an imbalance of mind with lightheadedness. There is some disorientation with the surroundings spinning or moving around you. Giddiness is caused when you have hypotension, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, anemia, problems in the inner ear, dehydration, and tachy-brady syndrome. It can lead to long-term consequences if it is not treated earlier.

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I have had pain on the right side of my head for two days. Please suggest the treatment.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had pain on the right side of my back head for two days and sometimes I feel giddy. Yesterday, I put ice pack and felt a bit of relief, but again after a few hours. Please advise. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I would like to know some details about your problem : 1. Since when have you started to have headaches? It started only two days ago, or have you also had intermittent headaches before? 2. Is it only on the right side? 3. What kind of hea...  Read Full »

Can stress cause giddiness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29 year old male, and I have been having slight giddiness kind of feeling. I am not able to tell if it is giddiness since I did not fall or have any balance issues. This has been there for a week. I had the same symptoms two weeks back. It feels like some kind of pulling sensati...  Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hi,Welcome to could be benign positional vertigo, which is more common. I guess you might experience giddiness when you suddenly turn your head. It is mostly because of imbalance in the middle ear fluid, usually following ear infection, which is responsible for maintaining our posture...  Read Full »

I have giddiness while standing and walking. What can be the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 56-year-old male. I am on BP medicine Cresar 40 since a month. Prior to that, I was on Aten 50. Now, my BP is around 130/100 mmHg and before it was 160/106 mmHg. When I take my walk or I am standing I feel giddy, probably for less than a second. It is more prevalent when I turn my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Kusumakar Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This is called postural hypotension. It is very common in hypertensive patients. I suggest you Telma H (Telmisartan and Hydrochlorothiazide) once daily. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her, and take the medicine with consent. Take normal salt in the ...  Read Full »

What causes giddiness with generalized itching?

Query: Hi doctor, I was admitted to intensive care unit (ICU) in a hospital with below conditions at night 4 AM. Blood pressure (BP) 90/60 mmHg, temperature afebrile, pulse rate (PR) 80/min, cardiovascular system (CVS), R and PA NAD, giddiness, started generalized itching and nausea. There is no history of...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know a few more details. What did you feel in giddiness exactly? Was it feeling of everything rotating around you or feeling of head rotating or feeling of darkness in the front of the eyes or increased heartbeat? For how long these problems lasted? Wa...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for giddiness and high BP?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old. My weight is 154 lbs and height is 5.6 ft. I have some giddiness problem for the past two years. Doctors termed it as excessive stress, anxiety and tension. Before four months I had giddiness and high BP. Then at times I feel like taking long breaths and weakness in leg...  Read Full »

Dr. Naresh Kumar M.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I had gone through all the data you have posted. Some things are important in what you said. First diagnosis of hypertension (HTN) at 22 years of age has to be seriously looked into unless there is strong family history for the same. For the diagnosis of HTN three off...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing bluish spots on my legs, low blood pressure, and giddiness for the past two weeks. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,For two weeks or so I observed bluish clot-like spots on my legs. The day before yesterday my BP fell to 85/60 mm of Hg and I was very giddy. I have been having pain in my legs, especially during the night. I was sweating heavily that night and still felt cold. I felt very weak. My hemogra...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed your query and here is my advice according to provided history. The bluish lesion along with pain in the leg could be because of a deep vein thrombosis-like clot problem. For that, I suggest a color doppler investigation and physical examination. You...  Read Full »

What do my high body temperature, tiredness, weakness and giddiness signify?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a married woman. My body has a high temperature, and I feel tired, weak, and giddy. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. The symptoms you have described can be due to high or low blood sugar levels, high blood pressure, or altered thyroid hormone levels. I suggest you get your sugar level, blood pressure checked, and a thyroid profile test. I also suggest: 1) T...  Read Full »

My mom has been suffering from head spinning. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My mom is suffering from sciatica pain. She is 45 years old. Her doctor suggested complete bed rest for two months. It has been a month for now. She is facing trouble to take breath properly (night times). She is having head spinning and a sensation of falling from bed. She is having hi...  Read Full »

Dr. Sreejith. M. G

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The possibilities for her head spinning are as follows. Probably, your mom is suffering from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). It can be controlled by a tablet like Vertin16 mg (Betahistine) or Stugeron (Cinnarizine) at bedtime or twice daily. The second po...  Read Full »

My husband is type 2 diabetic, and he has not had a bowel movement for the past two days. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My husband has not had a bowel movement in two days. His urine is close to brown. When he lays down, there is a pressure on his head. When he stands up, he is dizzy and off balance. He drank close to a gallon of water yesterday and did not have the bowel all day. He did go it once but,...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your predominant complaints are constipation, giddiness on standing and discoloration of urine. Let me explain each. In diabetes, constipation could be due to diabetic gastropathy, in which the movement of the intestine is slow. It does not, however, happen suddenl...  Read Full »

My husband has mild gastric upset, body ache, tiredness, nausea, and giddiness. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband has been suffering from mild gastric upset since today morning. He started feeling body ache, tiredness, nausea, and giddiness by afternoon. By evening the pain severity is increasing. He had two tablet Paracetamol 500 mg morning and evening. Had enterogemina in the morning. He...  Read Full »

Dr. Jagdish Singh

Answer: Hi,Welcome to I understand your concern. It looks like Indigestion primarily due to outside foods. so I suggest you take the following tablets for five days:1. Capsule Sompraz D 40 (Domperidone 30 mg and Esomeprazole 40 mg) once daily before breakfast.2. Tablet Norflox 400 (Norfloxacin ...  Read Full »

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