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Headache, feels dizzy, got e coli, taken medicine. Should go for thyroid test?

My girl is feeling dizzy, getting headaches frequently and recently found out that she s got e coli . Treatment started yesterday and the doc gave her Serc for the dizziness , but today her she is even more dizzy. I was wondering if she needs to get her Thyroid checked aswell. And could all of these symptoms be part of the e coli infection ?
Asked On : Sun, 20 May 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

I have noted her symptoms. The most likely cause of her symptoms could be migraine, which can lead to headaches as well as dizziness. I agree that E coli infection could be making her symptoms worse.

She could take naproxen or diclofenac for headache relief and betahistine tablets for the relief from dizziness.

A consultation with neurologist would be helpful.

I hope my answer helps. Please get back if you have any follow up queries or if you require any additional information.

Wishing you good health,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India
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