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since yesterday I have been feeling very dizzy, I feel like

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since yesterday I have been feeling very dizzy, I feel like my surroundings are moving when im not, its hard to keep balance when walking and feeling very nauseated and vomiting this morning. What should I do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr S.A.Alam replied 1 year ago.
Dr S.A.Alam :

Hello, Welcome to JustAnswer and thank you for your question.

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your age

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gender ?

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Do you have any other medical issues ?

Customer:

20, female. no medical issues

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headache ?

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problems in hearing ?

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or ringing in the ears ?

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problems in vision ?

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weakness on limbs ?

Customer:

I feel the head heavy but no pain, some ringing but not constant, vision is fine

Customer:

is hard to stand

Dr S.A.Alam :

Did you had a sore throat recently ?

Customer:

no

Dr S.A.Alam :

Does these symptoms also occur when you lie down in the bed ?

Customer:

yes

Dr S.A.Alam :

It is possibly benign positional vertigo.

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It in most cases is self resolving and you only need to rest few hours.

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If you are on job

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which is risky

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involves fire

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or heights then you should seek medical attention right away

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there are medicine which can help to relieve these symptoms

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You have questions ?

Customer:

what is vertigo? this happened to me a few days ago but it went away and now is happening again but stronger

Dr S.A.Alam :

it is a symptom in which you feel

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there there is spinning of the surroundings

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it can happen due to may reasons

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some are serious while other are not.

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symptoms and signs of serious disease are

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headache,

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problems in vision

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weakness in limbs

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If any such symptoms are present then you need to seek emergency treatment

Dr S.A.Alam :

you have questions ?

Customer:

ok, I don't have a headache but i can't hardly move without feeling spinning in my surroundings and my body is weak

Dr S.A.Alam :

It is benign problem, it in most cases settles with rest for few hours.

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It comes in episodes

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like happens for few hours then settles

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and then comes back after few days.

Customer:

do you think i sould go to a hospital or wait

Dr S.A.Alam :

since when these symptoms are severe ?

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few hours ?

Customer:

last night

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Are they increasing ?

Customer:

not gradually. this morning was really bad, but then it was a little better and now is increasing again

Dr S.A.Alam :

Normally they should not last for more than 2-3 hours in severe state. although mild level of symptoms or dizziness can last for few days.

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If symptoms are severe again then it is best to seek medical attention right away

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i do not think it is a major problem like stroke, ear infection or and other serious medical issue

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It is a benign problem but as symptoms have lasted since last night

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so it is better to seek medical attention because certain medicine

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like gravinate can help alleviate the symptoms.

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you have questions ?

Customer:

ok thank you, ***** ***** questions

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you are welcome.

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Do rate my reply as positive to credit the answer, Thank you and have a nice day.

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