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Are There Different Types Of Vertigo
Absolutely: Vertigo is a sensation of movement when you are not moving. It is a symptom, not a disease. The length of the spinning spells helps us figure out what the problem is. Spells lasting less than a minute could be bppv. Spells lasting less than 24 hours may be migraine or meniere's disease. Spells lasting longer may be a viral inner ear infection. See your ENT specialist to figure this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A type of dizziness where the patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion usually due to a dysfunction of the inner ear apparatus. It can be associated with nausea, vomiting and an unsteady gait. Vertigo is classified as either peripheral (inner ear or vestibular problem) or central (injury to the balance centers of ...Read more
Can low blood pressure 92/56 cause dizziness, short of breath, palps. My pcp thinks its due to my diuretics, she now as changed to a different type?
Blood pressure: It is possible. Follow through with your dr. If no joy with present trial may need to look for something else. ...Read more
When standing and bending, i get an elevator type feeling. Like i'm bouncing and unsteady. No spinning effects. Is this dizziness or vertigo?
I get very dizzy in bright light and when there is loud noise I do have vertigo is this a different form or something else?
Migraine: The vertigo and dizziness from sound and light sensitivity is very consistent with migrainous vertigo. You needn't have a headache to have this kind of migraine. You should also have a hearing test to evaluate your hearing since there are some rare other conditions that may cause vertigo with loud sounds. ...Read more
Promethazine: Your primary care provider would be able to prescribe promethazine if he/she felt it was appropriate to treat your vertigo type symptoms. During off hours, a provider within an urgent care center should be able to assess whether promethazine is appropriate for you. In the meantime, Cyclizine (Marezine), is similar to promethazine and is available OTC. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Upper endoscopy yesterday, now having dizzy spells/vertigo type vision issue. All In spells. Is this something to worry about or just give it Time??
Glumetza was prescribed to me - I don't have type 2 according to my doc but high insulin levels ... I also had a severe vertigo 10 days back ...advise?
Metabolic syndrome?: Glumetza (metformin) is used to treat diabetes as well as other disorders related to Insulin resistance, such as polycystic ovarian syndrome, pre-diabetes, metabolic syndrome (also called dysmetabolic syndrome). Waist size greater than 40 in., BP >130/85, triglycerides >150, HDL chol 100 are criteria for this disorder. Having high Insulin levels alone, is not a reason. ...Read more
Can problems with the ears cause vertigo (spinning feeling)? It's highly probable I have oi type 1, which can affect my ears from what i understand.
Unlikely but possibl: I assume you have osteogenesis imperfecta. This is a defect in bone development that causes frequent fractures. There can be boney overgrowth in certain areas including in the skull. This may cause some defect in inner ear function. However, episodes of vertigo may also be due to poor blood flow to the brain. Blood flow through the neck may be bad. You need a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
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