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Contents for Dizziness
  1. Introduction: Dizziness
  2. Causes (1357 conditions)
  3. Drug causes (2855 listings)
  4. Drug interaction causes (1638 listings)
  5. Diagnostic tests (22 listings)
  6. Questions your doctor may ask (and why) (20 listings)
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Light headed: Light headed is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of Dizziness (Light headed): See detailed list of causes below.

Dizziness (medical symptom): Feelings of lightheadedness or giddiness.

Introduction: Light headed

Dizziness (medical symptom): The word "dizziness" is used with many meanings in everyday language. The exact type of dizziness symptom is very important to determine. The symptom of "dizziness" needs to be separated from vertigo, which is a feeling that the room is moving or spinning, or that the person is moving when they are not (or even a floating sensation). Balance difficulty is also a separate topic where a person feels they are about to fall, has difficulty staying balanced, or may actually fall. Some people also say dizziness when they really mean weakness. True dizziness is a lightheadedness or a sensation that you are about to faint. Dizziness can arise from various medical conditions including ear conditions, brain conditions, cardiovascular disease, anemia or hypoglycemia. Dizziness is also the side effect of numerous medications (both prescription and alternative). Any dizziness or vertigo symptom needs prompt professional medical advice.

Causes of Dizziness (Light headed)

The list of medical condition causes of Dizziness (Light headed) includes:

All 1357 causes of Dizziness

Related Symptoms for Light headed

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More Symptom Information for Light headed

For a medical symptom description of 'Light headed', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Dizziness (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Light headed' may be possible.

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