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also, my head feels to be soft on the left back side

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i am 20 years old and for the past couple of days i have felt a little awkward. i feel like when i stand or walk around, im tilted a little bit. also, my head feels to be soft on the left back side, but i know that warm water from a shower could make this happen also. also, my stool has been green, and im not too sure if that has anything to do with it or not.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 5 years ago.

Are you on any medications?
Any significant past medical history?
Any balance issue?

Dr. Arun
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
i was on meclizine for bpv but am recently off because i started feeling better, and no med history, and at times there is a little off balance, but not much, i play college baseball and am a catcher and can still do that.
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 5 years ago.

Are you anxious or stressed?
Any abdominal symptoms like gas, bloating, abdominal cramping?

Dr. Arun
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
not really any gas problems, just a green stool, and no abdominal pain, and and yes i have some stress from an injury i recently had that has prevented me from playing
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 5 years ago.

The green stool are usually not worrisome, unless they are persistent for 5-10 days. They are likely due to;

1) food which is green.
2) an occasional diarrhea or some increased intestine movements let the undigested bile salts flow in the stool which can cause stools to be green. This is a self limiting problem and resolve spontaneously.

Feeling awkward, slight tilt can be due benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. These symptoms can be aggravated by the stress. Again, they are not likely to be due to any significant illness.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.


I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.


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