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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 40 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
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Are you lying on your stomach or back and does it happen when you lie on another hard surface like the floor? is it every time? Neck extended when i... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
See an ENT: You would benefit from an in person evaluation by a board certified otolaryngologist.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
Neurology 44 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
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine 22 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
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Raemisch
Hand Surgery 25 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
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frances Dyro
Neurology 55 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
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Dehydrated?: Dehydration can cuse this. Make sure you are drinking enough fluids - 6-8 glasses (8oz) each day. Hope this helps !
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 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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