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I've been having bouts of dizziness/off balance feeling,

Customer Question

I've been having bouts of dizziness/off balance feeling, some congestion, headache behind eyes. Wondering if this would be a migraine or sinus pressure from allergies?
JA: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?
Customer: a few times a week, not everyday No nausea
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have anxiety disorder and a history of sinus problems but they seem to be much more severe this summer
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 2 months ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

Any fever with this?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No fever. More tired though. Episodes tend to come out of nowhere.
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Also some ear popping and irritated throat occasionally.
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 2 months ago.


Not a migraine

Sounds totally sinus related and while it may be just allergies, with the dizziness and pain it's more likely a sinus infection so I suggest you have it checked out bey your doctor to see if you need a course or oral antibiotics

Please let me know if you need any more information