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Hypotension,middle ear disturbance - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I feel unsteady, dizzy when I walk plugged and
Ears(sometimes) neck tightness like it needs to be popped. Anxiety an warm or crowded places it's worse before and during menunstration. My blood pressure is good I take it in the morning or afternoon 99/75-104/74. Blood sugar is normal I am not diabetic. What could cause this?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How may i help you?
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   The most probable cause could be Middle Ear disturbance
User :   I am in the process of losing weight and want to exce
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   See even extreme fartigue and weakness will have such symptoms but your are more suggestive of middle ear problems
Doctor :   Let me put some more questions to help you better
User :   Rcise but this has prevented me
Doctor :   Do have any giddiness following any sudden change in posture?
User :   No giddiness
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have difficulty in balancing after walking for a while
Doctor :   Are you on any medications?
Doctor :   Your BP also seems to be low
Doctor :   Which is an additive factor for weakness/ giddiness/ vomitting
User :   Yes and no meds
Doctor :   Was the BP checked by self or in a hospital
User :   Pulse is 84-87
Doctor :   For time being all you need is plenty water and nutreint rich diet
Doctor :   Sure you will be okay
Doctor :   AS th periods are nothing to do with this they just have an additive effect o tiredness
User :   I've had both it is higher at the hospital be of nerves
Doctor :   But the two concerns are one Middle ear and hypotension
Doctor :   So plz get yourself examined by an Ent specialist if he rules out the cause then fien
Doctor :   *fine
Doctor :   Or else Its BP should be taken care of
User :   Is there anything to raise bp
Doctor :   Generally drinking plenty of water and other oral fluids will improve BP
Doctor :   See to that You atleast manitain 110/70
Doctor :   There are no drugs as such
Doctor :   Only measures of hyper hydration drink plenty oral fluids
User :   Ok I tend to not drink enough
Doctor :   You should drink plenty
Doctor :   Your age?
User :   29
Doctor :   Be cautious while drivingwhen you have the symptoms
User :   Anxiety?
Doctor :   yes but will have additive effect to Hypotension but not the main cause
Doctor :   When was your last annuals done'
User :   2 yes ago
User :   It use to be high I changed my diet
Doctor :   You can have one ASAP if possible or atleast an cardiac workup with ENT consultation
Doctor :   Hypotension is always handles with care
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Just drink plenty oral fluids for time being and avoid driving when alone
Doctor :   Is there anything else ican help you with?
User :   Is it heart related they did a full check on my heart and found nothing
Doctor :   Is it more of heart stimulation rather than functioning
User :   With blood work when my Bp was elevated
Doctor :   Thats might bge due to hospital anxiety
Doctor :   *be
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Wishing you speedy recovery
Doctor :   Bye for now
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