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My head is swimming&i feel nauseous, The dizziness &the

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My head is swimming&i feel nauseous
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Is there anything in particular that makes your head feel worse or better?
Customer: The dizziness for awhile&the swimming tonight
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Lossofweight,phobias&nerves
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 1 year ago.

Hello from JustAnswer.

How long have you had the dizziness?

Have you noticed anything that makes the dizziness better or worse?

For example, is the dizziness worse when your nerves are worse?

How much weight have you lost Over what period of time?

Have you had any evaluation for the dizziness or weight loss?

What medicines are you taking, either for these symptoms or for other medical problems?

Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 1 year ago.

I had asked for additional information and have not heard back.

The most common cause of dizziness and a swimming sensation of short duration is from inflammation of the inner ear, frequently from a viral infection. There are many other conditions to consider if there have been symptoms for a longer period of time.

At present, it may help to use an over the counter medicine, meclizine, which is primarily marketed for motion sickness, but also can help ease symptoms from inner ear inflammation.