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What are the risk factors for Vertigo

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The risk factors for getting Vertigo include:: Diabetes, Giant cell arteritis, Head injury, High blood pressure, Hyperlipidemia, Intubation, Labyrinthitis, Menieres disease, Middle ear infection, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience Neurology
Poss. head trauma: In a study of 240 cases in 1987, 17% developed onset within days to weeks after cerebral trauma and 15 % after presumed viral neurolabyrinthitis. The ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Galina Nikolskaya
10 years experience Neurology
Yes it can: if you are referring to BPPV positional vertigo caused by a dislodged stone (otocanalith) in your ear then yes it can come and go and will get provoke ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, ENT is best: for true vertigo. S/he should be able to sort out whether the cause is otologic or neurologic. They are not that versed in hormones, but hormonal im ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Demetroulakos
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Multiple causes: heart arrhythmia,low blood pressure, dehydration, sinus inflammation, kidney problems, and ear infections can all be risk factors for dizziness. Strok ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience 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 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 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 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 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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