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while sitting and watching television i suddenly was hit with a wave of vertigo (dizziness, room spinning) i'm a fit 28yo male in excellent health.

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 18 years experience
See below: Did this happen one time? How long did it last? Sometimes this can be normal if it quickly resolves, but see your physician if happens more than once or lasts longer than 1 min.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Positional vertigo: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is caused by a problem in the inner ear. It is short lasting vertigo. If problem persist more than 1 week, see your PCP for examination.

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