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Dizziness, loss of breath numb lips back pain!

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  • Posted By: holmarie12
  • November 11, 2008
  • 06:17 PM

Hello I am 25 years old. Just recently in the past few weeks I have been feeling really weird. I will get really dizzy and feel as if I am about to pass out. I close my eyes and the room is just spinning. I feel like I am falling over. It feels like I can't catch my breath and my lips start going numb. This happened again two nights ago and the next morning I woke up with a horrible headache and bad lower back pain. Does anyone know what could be causing this?? Its really starting to scare me. I need to go to the doctor but I do not have any medical insurance.

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  • sounds like it's either nerve damage (pinched nerve in spine/herniated disc) or an ear infection which can throw off your balance and make you feel dizzy, but would not explain the numbness, just the vertigo.to find out for sure about the pinched nerve I recommend going to a chiropractor... most chiropractors offer x-rays and 1st visit free.... (so no worries about insurance..)and they will tell you if that is it or not. If you do not have insurance you should apply for medicaid if you are low income...if you have a job purchase insurance through your job....You need to get insurance before you go to an MD because once you have a diagnosisit will be considered a preexisting condition and your new insurance will not cover it!!!try the chiropractor first, then get insurance before seeing an MD.best of luck!
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    • November 20, 2008
    • 06:29 PM
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