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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Sensation of moving: Vertigo is the sensation that you are moving when you are not. It can present as spinning dizziness, swaying, or tilting. It is a symptoms of a number ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Dizziness : It is the sensation that the room is spinning around you. Its generally due to a problem with the inner ear. There are some simple head tilt maneuvers ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience in General Surgery
Dizziness: Vertigo is a sensation of movement or dizziness when you have no reason to be. Image how you feel as a kid when you would quickly spin and then stop. ... Read More
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Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Many causes: See an ENT for evaluation.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Vertigo: The inner ear send signals to the brain with regards to motion or rotation. Either the inner ear is sending signals erroneously or the nerve that trav ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Vestibular dysfxn : Causes include: -Ear problems eg Inner ear infection , BPPV ( benign paroxysmal positional vertigo) , Vestibular neuronitis , Meniere’s Disease. -Brai ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Depends on cause: Since there are many disorders which are associated with vertigo, cannot give one answer, but many OTC meds such as dramamine (dimenhydrinate) or mecl ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
29 years experience in Urgent Care
Many things cause it: Vertigo refers to inner ear issue that involves the balance system. So anything that can affect the inner ear or the nerves associated with that area ... Read More
A 74-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends how long: Acute vertigo from a viral illness is best treated by Prednisone and valium. I am not a big fan of Antivert (meclizine) preferring Valium or other med ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience in Neurology
Depends on cause: Most acquired vertigo is due to inflamation of the middle ear apparatus and steroids help a great deal in my opinion. Vertigo can also be caused by s ... Read More
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