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A 29-year-old female asked:

Had positional vertigo for over 10 years.hallpike positive, but after treatment, it comes back mildly usually after i get a cold.vestibular neuritis?

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
Good case: A cold can make symptoms worse, for sure, but I do not believe that means it is vestibular neuritis. Since you are sensitive to the Hallpike and you feel better with positional treatment, it cannot be just a case of vestibular neuritis. There must be a benign positional component too.

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Last updated May 16, 2016

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