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what are the tests for vertigo

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for Vertigo include:: MRI of brain, Hearing test, Dix Hallpike maneuver.

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
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
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
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 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
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
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hearing tests: Audiology testing should not cause vertigo.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
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.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Primary care doc 1st: See your PCP first, who knows your history. After evaluation, a referral to the appropriate specialist can then be made.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Keenan
37 years experience Fertility Medicine
Maybe both: It sounds like several of these problems may be due to being overweight. If that is the case, probably the best thing you can do for your health is t ... Read More
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