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How long does bppv last

A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
BPPV: Sometimes the symptoms of bppv may last from weeks to months.
Dr. Moji Ariyo
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Vertigo: Unfortunately, this condition is unpredictable. Can last days, weeks , months, resolve and recur. Work closely with your doctor to help manage your sy... Read More

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jed Kwartler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
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
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Kelly
Neurology 32 years experience
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
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
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
A 19-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.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Peper
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Your symptoms could: Be related to your benign positional vertigo which can cause extreme dizziness and make walking difficult and put you at risk of falling. Sometimes yo... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Lightheaded ?: If you were lightheaded (feeling like you're going to pass out), that it may not be BPPV. That is usually more a spinning sensation when you turn your... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zeyad Morcos
Neurology 22 years experience
Maybe: MS is big mimicker across different ages, and it can be over diagnosed. I suggest to write your symptoms over the years and visit a neurologist, and y... Read More

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