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What are the tests for Vertigo

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
The tests for Vertigo include:: MRI of brain, Hearing test, Dix Hallpike maneuver.

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Main physical exam: Physical exam: dizziness prompted by eye or head movements that decrease in less than one minute; dizziness & specific eye movements occurring when on... Read More
Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Vertigo tests : Most vertigo tests are a specialized part of a physical exam. These tests do require a pair of frenzel lenses which essentially prevent the eyes from... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
An ENG: And eng is a test which we use to evaluate the inner ear and the rest of the balance system. The eyes are hardwired into your balance system and by st... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Dizziness is not vertigo. If the room spins, it is vertigo. Each has different causes and different treatment option. Have your brother see an ENT spe... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 34 years experience
VBI: Angiography, no, and can be. See http://m.stroke.ahajournals.org/content/31/8/2011.full.pdf by Lou Caplan, one of the world's top stroke docs and a he... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Hearing test: No , the hearing test did not cause the vertigo . The question is, why did you have the hearing test in the first place? Did you recently experience ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
VNG vertigo test: Yes it is always possible that a test will give a false positive reading. That is it will indicate disease when there is none. Tests can also give a f... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Ongoing symptoms: It is not uncommon to have sequela from moderate to more severe infections. I would request a consultation with your PCM so it can be determined if th... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
Cardiology 35 years experience
Vestibular dysfxn: If vertigo a component, a cardiac cause is unlikely. Would check inner ear/vestibular imbalances first, partic if BP is stable and not orthostatic.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Primary care doc 1st: See your PCP first, who knows your history. After evaluation, a referral to the appropriate specialist can then be made.

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