Dizziness And Numbness

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Unilateral and sudden-onset numbness or tingling associated with dizziness may reflect a stroke, and you should call your doctor right away. Dizziness, or vertigo, often occurs due to otitis media (or ear infection), or labyrinthitis. It can also be benign positional vertigo. Numbness and tingling, usually starting in the feet, suggests peripheral neuropathy, which can be caused by lots of things, like vitamin deficiencies and thyroid problems. It could also suggest multiple sclerosis or other neurologic problems.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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