How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask DOC EK Your Own Question

DOC EK
DOC EK, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 1210
Experience:  MBBS, FCPS (R)
Type Your Medical Question Here...
DOC EK is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

When I stand up I cant stand still I seem to sway back and forth

Resolved Question:

I feel dizzy - lightheaded almost and I seem to want to lean to one side or the other. When I stand up I can't stand still I seem to sway back and forth. I mostly sway to my left. What does this mean?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DOC EK replied 3 years ago.

DOC EK :

Hi

DOC EK :

sorry to hear this

DOC EK :

any ear pain or discharge

DOC EK :

any missed beat felt

DOC EK :

please enter the chat to reply and move further

Customer:

No, but the dizziness does seem to get worse when I have to bend over for something. I stomach doesn't feel upset though

DOC EK :

have you checked your blood pressure

Customer:

No, but my heart rate seems to be normal.

DOC EK :

do you have any known medical problem

Customer:

No. I mean, I don't take any medication. I take a multivitamin every morning, but other than that I don't take anything.

DOC EK :

any other sympXXXXX XXXXXke vomiting or loose stools or chest pain ,palpitations or breathlessness

Customer:

No, like I said I have no nausea or chest pain, I'm breathing normal and my heart rate is normal.

DOC EK :

thanks for the information

Customer:

no problem.

DOC EK :

i would like you to have your blood pressure checked

Customer:

Okay. I can go and do that, but it will take awhile

DOC EK :

i am waiting

Customer:

okay.

DOC EK :

no problem

Customer:

My systolic is a little high, but my diastolic and my heart rate are normal. It read 129/79 HR: 88

DOC EK :

what is normal for you

Customer:

120/80 HR: 80-90

DOC EK :

thanks for the information

Customer:

No prob. I'm starting to get a little shaky-low blood sugar?

DOC EK :

i would avise you to take some sweeteners and go to ER

DOC EK :

have your ECG first of all

Customer:

Go to the ER?

DOC EK :

and also a proper monitoring of blood sugars

Customer:

Can't I just eat something and see if it goes back to normal?

DOC EK :

you can try for sure but even if it gets better your doctor need to see why it get so low that made you dizzy

Customer:

hmmm, okay

DOC EK :

any more question

DOC EK :

i am available if you have any further question

DOC EK :

click ACCEPT if you got the answer

DOC EK :

good luck

Customer:

You have been helpful thanks.

DOC EK, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 1210
Experience: MBBS, FCPS (R)
DOC EK and 6 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me. Susan O. USA
< Last | Next >
  • I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me. Susan O. USA
  • I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much Corrie Moll Pretoria, South Africa
  • I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well! Claudia Albuquerque, NM
  • Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion. Kevin Beaverton, OR
  • Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
    I feel better already! Thank you.
    Elanor Tracy, CA
  • Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem. Julie Lockesburg, AR
  • You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions. John and Stefanie Tucson, AZ
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Dr. Thomas, MD

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    46349
    Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, also Integrative, CAM, etc
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/DR/DrThomasMd/2012-7-25_134438_Imagess1.64x64.jpg Dr. Thomas, MD's Avatar

    Dr. Thomas, MD

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    46349
    Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, also Integrative, CAM, etc
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/MY/mysticdoc/2012-6-8_15615_mysticdoc3.64x64.jpg Dr. D.J.'s Avatar

    Dr. D.J.

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    14679
    MD
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/agketch/2008-7-14_184046_drketchresized.jpg Dr. Ketch's Avatar

    Dr. Ketch

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    76
    Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/FA/FamilyPhysician/2013-8-31_191624_JA550x500Photo.64x64.jpg Family Physician's Avatar

    Family Physician

    Doctor

    Satisfied Customers:

    2562
    Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/DR/drappapo/2013-8-16_22576_drdavid.64x64.jpg Dr. David's Avatar

    Dr. David

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    224
    Treat children/young adults, former chief resident, multiple publications
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/DrDLove/2009-08-12_141522_DrDLove.jpg Dr. D. Love's Avatar

    Dr. D. Love

    Doctor

    Satisfied Customers:

    11961
    Family Physician for 10 years; Hospital Medical Director for 10 years.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/CO/commissure/2011-4-15_192514_REISD20080926JR1090.64x64.jpg Dr. David's Avatar

    Dr. David

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    10667
    Experienced Physician trained in New York City. I'm ready to help.