A 35-year-old member asked:
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could a nystagmus be cause caused by your head shaking?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No: You may have an independent reason for shaking of the head but nystagmus and head shaking are independent issues and do not cause each other.
Answered on Apr 16, 2014

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