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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Zull
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Start on worse side: Bppv is unilateral. You should start the epley manuever with your head tilted 45 degrees toward the worse side. You will have to experiment to see w ... Read More
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Dr. Jerry Fioramonti
Specializes in Family Medicine
BPPV: Determining which ear is the problem in bppv is very difficult to do to yourself. I think you should see a doctor who is familiar with performing the ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Vertigo: If your vertigo is the type significantly affected by head motions, performing the epley maneuver three times a day may help. Taking meclizine three t ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Yes, it should work just as well to do it for both ears. Good luck!
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Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bppv: See a doctor to sort through this. I would do the eppley on one side them recheck you in a week and see if it was better if no bppv in the ear we di ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unlikely : Vertigo/dizziness with ear or sinus infection will improve as infection improves. Epley maneuver helps benign positional vertigo. If dizziness associa ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
No, it is gentle: If you possess a loose mobile piece of the otolithic process, or cupulolithiasis, the procedure could be literally miraculous. It is gentle and in ex ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: A severe pinched nerve can cause intense pain which can lead to a vagal episode (passing out - woozy head). An aggressive epley could possibly pinch ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Technique?: Please make an appointment with an ear nose & throat specialist. You may not be doing the Epley maneuver correctly or something else is wrong.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Dutka
44 years experience Neurology
Exercises: The exercise therapies are the best treatment for benign positional vertigo brandt-daroff maneuvers can help if epley does not. Sit on the side of t ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Probably not forever: Good question. The epley (; semont) maneuvers are relatively recent discoveries so in the not-too-distant past when people developed this type of vert ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: An epley maneuver is only a benefit in benign positional vertigo. In this condition loose calcium deposits are repositioned into an area where they ca ... Read More
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