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A 44-year-old male asked:

I dont have vertigo but last month i been feeling off balance at times, light headed, it doesnt come with certain movements, doc says bppv, correct?

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Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Lightheaded ?: If you were lightheaded (feeling like you're going to pass out), that it may not be BPPV. That is usually more a spinning sensation when you turn your head or get up out of bed. If the lightheadedness occurs when you go from lying to sitting or sitting to standing there tomorrow blood pressure issue. Please see your primary care provider if the symptoms continue.

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Last updated Apr 6, 2017

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