Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Dizziness and Poor Balance 67 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 67 conditions that can cause Dizziness and Poor Balance.

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There are 6 common conditions that can cause Dizziness and Poor Balance.
  1. Alcohol Poisoning
  2. Alcohol Withdrawal
  3. Benign Positional Vertigo
  4. Cerumen Impaction
  5. Hypertension
  6. Motion Sickness
There are 12 somewhat common conditions that can cause Dizziness and Poor Balance.
  1. Barotitis Media
  2. Drug Side Effect
  3. Drug Toxicity
  4. Head Injury
  5. Hypoglycemia
  6. Insulin Reaction
  7. Neurological Disease
  8. Paget's Disease
  9. Plugged Eustachian Tube
  10. Premature Ventricular Contractions
  11. Stroke
  12. TIA
There are 10 uncommon conditions that can cause Dizziness and Poor Balance.
  1. Arrhythmia
  2. Basilar Migraine
  3. Brain Contusion
  4. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  5. Concussion
  6. Drug Withdrawal
  7. Electrical Injury
  8. Labyrinthitis
  9. Multiple Sclerosis
  10. Pernicious Anemia
There are 39 rare conditions that can cause Dizziness and Poor Balance.
  1. Acoustic Neuroma
  2. Acromegaly
  3. Addison's Disease
  4. Astrocytoma
  5. Beriberi
  6. Brain Cancer
  7. Brain Tumor
  8. Cerebellar Hemorrhage
  9. Cerebral Aneurysm
  10. Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation
  11. Chiari Malformation
  12. Cholesteatoma
  13. Ciguatera
  14. Craniopharyngioma
  15. Cyanide Poisoning
  16. Ependymoma
  17. Epidural Hematoma
  18. Glioblastoma Multiforme
  19. Glioma
  20. Glomus Jugulare Tumor
  21. Hydrocephalus
  22. Hypothermia
  23. Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  24. Malignant Hypertension
  25. Medulloblastoma
  26. Meniere's Disease
  27. Meningioma
  28. Neurofibromatosis
  29. Neurosyphilis
  30. Oligodendroglioma
  31. Polycythemia Vera
  32. Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
  33. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  34. Skull Fracture
  35. Spina Bifida
  36. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  37. Vascular Brain Tumors
  38. Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency
  39. Vestibular Neuronitis

Last Updated: Oct 25, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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