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Forum Name: Headaches

Question: Dizziness and some Headaches

 anergex - Sat Sep 01, 2007 7:56 pm

Hi I am a 20 year old male and for the past 3 weeks now I've been having spells of dizziness. The dizziness starts about 15 minutes after I wake up and is on and off throughout the day. Also late at night before I good to bed, I get sharp headaches just above my left temple that only last a second or two. About 2 weeks ago when I first noticed the dizziness, I had a very sore neck but that has appeared to of vanished. I have noticed a bit of ringing in my ears, but do not have any pain in my ears and no fever. Other than the dizziness and the headaches I feel completely normal. Any ideas what this could be? Thanks
 Debbie Miller, RN - Tue Oct 02, 2007 7:29 pm

User avatar Some people develop vertigo, where you feel like the room is spinning and you could experience nausea, visual disturbance as well as ringing in the ears. Ear infections can also have a similar effect.

You should seek urgent medical care if you develop double vision, weakness, headache, difficulty speaking, abnormal eye movements, or even acting "not yourself."

There are other causes of lightheadedness and fainting so it is difficult to say what the cause might be. If this is still going on, I would suggest talking with your doctor about it.

Good luck.

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