1,891 Possible Causes for Dizziness in USA

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Most cold and flu medicines are safe, but they can cause unwanted side effects, such as drowsiness, dizziness, trouble falling asleep or rapid heart rate. … for Mild pain Pain that improves with non-prescription pain reliever (e.g. acetaminophen, ibuprofen) GET MEDICAL CARE IMMEDIATELY if you have headache with: Blurred vision Dizziness[1] [2]

  • Insect Bite

    local emergency medical service (EMS) if the individual has signs of a severe allergic reaction such as trouble breathing, tightness in the throat or chest, feeling faint, dizziness … life-threatening allergic reaction, including the following: Coughing Tickling in the throat Tightness in the throat or chest Breathing problems or wheezing Nausea or vomiting Dizziness … TRUE ALLERGIC REACTIONS: Hives all over Feels dizzy or light headed (drop in blood pressure) Respiratory distress (swelling of tongue/mouth, face, shortness of breath, wheezing[3] [4]

  • Influenza

    Possible serious side effects of vaccination include: Difficulty breathing Hoarseness Swelling around the eyes or lips Hives Paleness Weakness Racing heart Dizziness Behavior … adults , emergency warning signs that need urgent medical attention include: Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath Pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen Sudden dizziness … or nurse immediately if: You feel short of breath or have trouble breathing You have pain or pressure in your chest or stomach You have signs of being dehydrated, such as dizziness[5] [6] [7]

  • Sinusitis

    group's expertise also covers voice and swallowing disorders (hoarseness, acid reflux, swallowing difficulty), hearing and equilibrium disorders (hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness … Signs and symptoms include headache, nasal discharge, swelling in the face, dizziness, and breathing difficulties. … About one out of every four people who take antibiotics has side effects, such as dizziness, stomach problems, and rashes.[8] [9] [10]

  • Hookworm Infection

    As iron deficiency anemia develops and worsens, the patient may become indolent and have weakness, palpitations, fainting, dizziness, dyspnea, mental apathy and headache. … deficiency caused by blood loss constipation congestive heart failure decreased rate of growth and mental development in children (caused by protein and iron deficiency) diarrhea dizziness … intestines, they can cause malnutrition and anemia. [9] Symptoms of anemia include: [10] Fatigue Weakness Pale skin A fast or irregular heartbeat Shortness of breath Chest pain Dizziness[11] [12] [13]

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Dizziness Vertigo

    Symptoms can include hives, rash, itching, facial or oral swelling, sudden cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, weakness, dizziness, feeling faint, racing heart[14]

  • Labyrinthine Concussion
    Dizziness Vertigo

    occurs following trauma to the head and/or inner ear or can also present without well-defined radiological injury and is characterized by inner ear symptoms such as tinnitus, dizziness … Typical features of labyrinthine concussion are a reversible hearing loss, dizziness, and tinnitus on the ipsilateral side, although they can also be seen on the contralateral … All these patients can complain of dizziness, although a migraine and headaches are more common in post-concussion syndrome while patients with whiplash syndrome may have[15]

  • Amanita Phalloides Poisoning
    Dizziness Vertigo
  • Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus
    Dizziness Vertigo
  • Foreign Body in the Ear
    Dizziness Vertigo


Dizziness is defined as an abnormal perception of movement, either of the surroundings or the person. It can be associated with nausea and vomiting as well as a balance disorder.

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  11. Tropical Medicine Central Resource, http://www.isradiology.org/tropical_deseases/tm…
  12. Hookworms, http://www.parasitesinhumans.org/hookworms.html
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  14. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, http://www.rituxan.com/hem/patient/cll
  15. Labyrinthine Concussion, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/labyrinthine-c…