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05 Aug 2010

Dizzy Spells &amp  Lightheadedness
I am 26 years old and have always been a sickly person since I was a baby. I suffer from interstitial cystitis, as well as severe allergies. I had an allergy attack last week and now have throat infection (which is a regular occurrence in my life since child-hood, at least every 2nd month), and sinus infection which leaves me feeling as if I have the flu, but it''s not. For the past few days I have been extremely dizzy and light-headed. I feel as if I''m ''floating'' and can''t seem to put two thoughts together, I feel as if I''m going to fall over on the spot or fall asleep. This is starting to worry me because it is getting worse and I have a four year old child to take care of, and can''t seem to concentrate on my work. My husband works night shift and my daughter is very difficult, which doesn''t help matters much. Please give me some advice as to what you suggest I can do. Thank you
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Suzanne
Maybe you should see your doctor - he can prescribe something for the dizziness and he needs to check if you need antibiotics for the sinus symptoms or if you could maybe use a 3 day cortisone course to reduce the symptoms quickly. I also wonder if they shouldn't also check your thyroid hormone levels and iron levels.
Dr Bets
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