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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
13 years experience Internal Medicine
BPPV: Sometimes the symptoms of bppv may last from weeks to months.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jed Kwartler
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bppv: As the particles "dump" into the part of the inner ear called the vestibule the unsteadiness can last for a variable length of time. Usually a few da ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
BPPV treatment: Follow link: http://www.Ncuh.Nhs.Uk/our-services/bd-patient-handout.Pdf recommends 5 cycles per set, 3 sets per day, for 14 days. Continuing exercise ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Recurrence is common: There is about a 50% recurrence rate of this problem. How did you resolve the first bout? Were you given the Brandt-Daroff maneuvers to perform as d ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Vertigo: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most prevalent form of peripheral vertigo.Various head maneuvers may be used to determine the speci ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Days to weeks: With proper head exercises or physical therapy, the symptoms of BPPV can be relieved in days to several weeks.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Should work quickly: There is an Epley MANEUVER which is done generally by a neurologist or a neuro-otologist in the office but they can be done at home after initial trea ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Kelly
31 years experience Neurology
Prolbably not: Bppv is typically a disease of the elderly. It causes brief dizziness produced by certain head movements. If you have prolonged dizziness, then perio ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Check with doctor: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) often lasts longer than a few minutes, but however long it lasts usually responds to positional maneuvers ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
No: I don't believe so. Acoustic neuromas which are benign can cause vertigo but BPPV type dizziness is not typically related to brain tumors.
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