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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   Hi Dr. I have loss my balance, I am feeling confuse and I vomit twice after I ate What can It be happening?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   f 26
Doctor :   Since when are you having these symptoms?
User :   suddently started 1 hr ago
Doctor :   Do you have headache?
Doctor :   Have you injured yourself?
User :   days before I lost my vision for one second and then proceed to have floats yes I do lightly
User :   No
User :   I have not in the last 4 mth lost 33 pounds
User :   wo excirsis
User :   they only have found cyst in my ovaries feeling abdmen full not eating well
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   Since your symptoms have developed acutely after a fall, I would recommend that you consult a doctor for physical examination.
Doctor :   This may have occurred due to the trauma and can be a benign condition,
Doctor :   however a physical examination is essential.
User :   I have not fall down
User :   I think u got confused sorry
User :   I say yes lighly headache
Doctor :   Can you please describe what you meant by lost balance?
User :   but then I said no meaning no I havent fall
User :   yes
User :   like drunk walking
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yes can make it straight
User :   not
User :   *
Doctor :   Are you persisting to have this imbalance?
User :   before everyday I have been feeling dizzy but never drunk walking
User :   since 3 mo.
Doctor :   Ok\
User :   yes..
Doctor :   May I know if the symptoms are associated with any other symptoms such as ear ache, hearing difficulties?
User :   mm not sure
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor?
User :   yes
User :   but in the pass message I try to explained
User :   33 lb lost
User :   less than 4 mo
User :   cyst in my ovaries
User :   feeling gas or stomach ache and full
User :   not eating well
User :   loss my appetite
User :   w out exercises
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and dizziness
User :   they refer me to audio dr
User :   is to far behind
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you got the Audiometry done?
User :   Gastro and eye dr , no I have not done that exam yet
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you then.
Doctor :   Imbalance while walking can occur due to a central brain pathology or due to an Ear pathology.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Since you don't seem to have any other associated symptoms, its difficult to predict the exact cause online without a physical examination.
Doctor :   Its probably more secondary to an ear pathology than brain event as your symptoms are recurring.
User :   yes understand but should I go tomorrow to my primary cause I got scare w the vomiting after eating and suddently lossing my balance
Doctor :   Ear conditions such as recurrent benign vertigo is possibly responsible.
Doctor :   Let me suggest you a few measures that would help you.
User :   mmm good one I thought about it
Doctor :   1. Symptoms are usually severe, if you are standing. Good rest during the events will fade your symptoms out.,
Doctor :   Hence during these events, its advisable that you sit down or lie down.
Doctor :   2. A group of exercises called vertigo exercises are useful in
Doctor :   helping you accommodate to the changes of dizziness slowly.
Doctor :   Include those exercises.
Doctor :   3. Certain antihistaminic medications are useful in reducing the symptoms,
User :   r those allergy pills??
Doctor :   hence if your symptoms are severe and recurring often you can consider these medications,
Doctor :   no, they are not energy pills, they are pills belonging to the class of antihistaminics.
User :   allergy
User :   allergy I wrote
User :   like benadryl
Doctor :   I am sorry, yes they are similar to allergy medications.
User :   ok good
User :   yes now we r in the same page
User :   haha
User :   thanks
Doctor :   4. As your previous doctors have suggested, I also recommend you to consider consulting an ENT specialist for physical examination
User :   yes I will definitely take your advised
Doctor :   you may need an audiometry with or without a CT scan of the brain to assess the nature of the condition and for specific treatment if necessary.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   I am a veteran I will go there and make an appoint
User :   yes
User :   they did a CT not to long ago
User :   it was clear and my sinus were under control
Doctor :   If the CT scan's were normal, then its more likely a benign lesions which you need not concern.
User :   passing right now through a common cold, I am so sorry didnt tell u that from the start
Doctor :   A ENT check up and audiometry(if needed) will give you more specific answers.
User :   had the flu and bronchitis before a cold
User :   oh yes '
User :   thanlks
User :   a lot
Doctor :   This makes things clear, that its probably an Ear pathology that is responsible for your symptoms.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   yes... oh yes and I will cover what you have suggested! no I am good you have been more than clear thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have a great day.
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