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Dizziness: Lightheadedness and Vertigo - Check Your Symptoms

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If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

  • Chest pain: Go to the topic Chest Pain.
  • Change in your heart rate: Go to the topic Change in Heartbeat.
  • Headache: Go to the topic Headaches.
  • Hyperventilation: Go to the topic Hyperventilation.
  • Head injury: Go to the topic Head Injury, Age 4 and Older.

Have you had vertigo with a temporary loss of function, and all your symptoms are now gone?

Do you have vertigo?

Did your lightheadedness or vertigo begin following an injury?

Have you had spells of lightheadedness or fainted?

Do you think that your vertigo or lightheadedness may be caused by a medicine?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

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Last Updated: January 02, 2013
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