When to seek medical advice

Get emergency medical care if you experience dizziness after a head injury or if the dizziness is accompanied by:

  • Sudden, severe headache
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Numbness or weakness
  • Fainting
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Rapid or irregular heartbeat
  • Confusion or trouble talking
  • Nausea
  • Stumbling or difficulty walking

Dizziness in adults

Find possible causes of dizziness based on specific factors. Check one or more factors on this page that apply to your symptom.

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