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how long can i wait with dizziness to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Depends how severe: It depends on how severe it is and what is causing it. If it is mild dizziness/vertigo, you may not need to see doc, because it often goes away. Inner ear diseases, neurologic problems, medication side effects etc...Or if you are having hearing/vision trouble with dizziness, you should consult doc. If you are dehydrated, get yourself hydrated. Consult your doc.. Good luck.

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Why do I feel tired and dizzy if I skipped a meal?

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Does lazanopam help with dizziness!?

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Dr. William Goldie
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Maybe: There is no cure for dizziness. Serious disorders of the ears or brain need to be excluded. Then a trial of treatment is reasonable. Any treatment may improve the condition, do nothing, or make it worse. The only answer comes with trial and monitoring effects.

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