Patient Comments: Dizziness - Causes

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Comment from: Embarassed User, 35-44 (Patient) Published: November 16

I had a plantar wart for 6 months and decided to go with homeopathic treatment before going to the doctor (out of fear and embarrassment). I was told to try an apple cider vinegar soak for one hour a day. It was a pain, but I did it before I would go to bed while watching the news and did that for three weeks consecutively. It worked! My wart slowly disappeared. I am glad because I hate doctors and was really scared of getting 'scraped'.

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Comment from: ME, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: February 18

I suddenly was having a vertigo/dizziness problem for 2 days. Turns out I was dehydrated from working out at the gym on a regular basis. Despite drinking what I thought was an adequate amount of water, I was chronically dehydrated for a period of time. Drinking a lot of water ended the problem.

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Comment from: Hannah, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: September 08

I have had dizziness now for a week and I get a mild pain between my breasts sometimes, and a headache. It started on last Saturday when I took my ear plugs out after my nap. I stood up and was nauseated and really dizzy. I thought it would pass quickly but I still have it and I'm getting worried. I'm going to make a doctor appointment so I can get to the bottom of this. I also have weird vision sometimes. Looking at my iPad is making my eyes weird right now. I hope this isn't due to my heart.

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Comment from: DOTMAN, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: July 14

I always have dizziness each time I had sex to the extent that I almost fell off while standing because I used to stand up from bed to clean up after each time.

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Comment from: Venigalla, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: November 11

I am feeling dizzy since 2 days. Recently my stress levels are increased. Perhaps this is the reason for my dizziness or maybe any other. I am a hypothyroid patient. My TSH was 7.7 last month and now it increased to 9.7. I am worried about this.

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Comment from: Precy, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: June 28

I have vertigo. Last year, I had an MRI and it was ok. I have a hearing loss in my left ear and some symptoms of tinnitus but it was only mild and I can cope with it. The problem now is I am often feeling dizzy and sweat a lot especially on my forehead; a cold sweat when dizziness attacks. Sometimes I have blurry vision, and headache, and I feel drowsy especially in the morning.

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Comment from: abhilash, 35-44 Female Published: June 10

In my tests my hematocrit (packed cell volume) is high, i.e., 51.0 more than the normal which is 40 to 50 in volume percentage.

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Comment from: louwho, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: June 01

I have been told I have extremely dense breast tissue and have had since I began having mammograms nearly 12 years ago. I have seen the pictures of my mammograms, and they are nearly entirely solid white. I know there is no way anyone can see anything behind it. I do have follow up ultrasounds, but have heard they also miss cancers. I wonder if a breast MRI would be in order also along with a consultation with a breast surgeon. It is unsettling to see the reaction I get from the radiology staff during the mammogram and ultrasound on how dense the breast tissue is and I am afraid they may be missing something.

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