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Ive been suffering from balance problems in general what are

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ive been suffering from balance problems in general what are the main causes of this.ive had a check by a ENT specialist and audiologist who did some tests but cant find a diagnosis
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
what are your symptoms?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
general balance problems its been over a year now everyday balance issues not even being able to stand on one leg without tripping over.feels like theres an extra step on the stairs in my flat and my co ordination is pretty bad too
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
have you had a brain MRI?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
no because im very claustrohobic and cannot go in a mri scanner ive tried nearly 10 times now
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
what about a CAT scan?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
the same with that unfortunately
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
This is very concerning. have you considered doing it under anesthesia?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
that doesnt help my severe anxiety about it you see,im anxious il die if i dont be fully aware of my sureoundings...my anxiety is one of the most worst kind
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
have you considered anxiety is causing it?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
can severe anxiety cause balance problems in general?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Yes, they can. Anxiety can cause any symptoms basically.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
but its been balance problems for over a year
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
still....anxiety is possible and common I might add
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
its common in balance problems? or common as in common
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
both
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
what are the symptoms of dry eyes
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
itchy, watery eyes mainly
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
can the watery eyes happen when driving or watching tv or only in sunlight
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
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