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Why do i get dizzy when i lay down

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Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Probable positional: You most likely have benign positional vertigo which is characterized by vertigo.

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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Benign pos. vertigo: Suspect benign positional vertigo, the most common cause of dizziness. There is a good summary of this on wikipedia. See your doctor for an appropriat... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
See an ENT: You would benefit from an in person evaluation by a board certified otolaryngologist.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
Neurology 43 years experience
BPPV: Your diagnosis is most likely benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. It is caused by free floating calcium carbonate crystals in the inner ear. It may ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Needs to be checked: Dizziness which is extreme at age of 17 associated with nausea needs to be evaluated by your doctor.It may be coming from a condition in your inner ea... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Dizziness: This sounds like a condition called benign positional vertigo (bpv), which results from an inner ear disturbance. Symptoms are worse with movement of... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Raemisch
Hand Surgery 24 years experience
Vertigo: This sounds like "benign positional vertigo". You're fine in one kind of position, but in others -- bad spins! this can be helped by a doctor. See... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frances Dyro
Neurology 54 years experience
It : It sounds as though you have benign positional vertigo. If this dizziness is not accompanied by ringing in the ears and/or hearing loss that is the mo... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Dehydrated?: Dehydration can cuse this. Make sure you are drinking enough fluids - 6-8 glasses (8oz) each day. Hope this helps !
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Dizzy on getting up: Anytime I lay down and open my eyes, I get dizzy getting up. It can be in the afternoon or morning. Why? ANS: Ah that is the question. Need much more ... Read More

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