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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Spinning Sensation (Definition)

Vertigo is a clinical finding where one is standing still but feels like the room is in motion, spinning around him. Vertigo is ...Read more


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What can cause vertigo?

What can cause vertigo?

Long list: There is a long list of causes of vertigo. It could be due to a virus, medication, or other complex processes. Hard to answer your question in detail without a good history and physical. Set up an appointment with your pcp for workup of the cause and management of symptoms. ...Read more

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What would cause severe vertigo?

What would cause severe vertigo?

Severe vertigo: There are two types. Peripheral vertigo is more common and often by a small stone stuck in your semicirular canals of the inner ear. See an audiologist of ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of vertigo?

What are the most common causes of vertigo?

Depends on age: Acute vertigo is usually due to a viral infection that affects the inner ear, causing unsteadiness sensation for days to weeks. Older persons may get "benign positional postural vertigo" which is chronic for years. Tumors, trauma, vascular problems can also cause this, but are much less common. ...Read more

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What are main symptoms and causes of vertigo?

What are main symptoms and causes of vertigo?

Vertigo: Sensation of severe spinning, self or surrounding, swaying or rocking sensation, usually associated with nausea and may be vomiting. Causes include inner ear infection, meniere's disease, positional vertigo, autoimmune disease of inner ear and others. See an ENT doctor! ...Read more

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Might experiencing vertigo cause you to passout?

Might experiencing vertigo cause you to passout?

Yes: Yes, vertigo is usually a problem with your inner ear, your balance organ. If the vertigo is bad enough you will likely pass out and lose consciousness. ...Read more

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What is the actural cause of dizziness or vertigo ?

What is the actural cause of dizziness or vertigo ?

Many causes: Vertigo is a sensation of you or your environment spinning. This implies dysfunction in the balance system, from brainstem to inner ear. Obviously many causes including toxins, drugs, infection, brain injury, stroke, tumor, irritating blood vessels, congenital anomalies & many, many more. Dizziness is a vague, ill-defined term which has therefor a much broader range of possible causes. ...Read more

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I have been having vertigo everyday for 3 months. What causes it?

Need diagnosis: It is unusual to have true spinning (vertigo) for 3 months. There is either an inner ear problem or a neurological problem. You need to see either an ENT doctor or a neurologist. If you have a hearing loss in one ear and ringing in one ear, consult an ENT doctor. Otherwise, if you have other symptoms such as numbness, tingling, or weakness, see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can constipastion cause vertigo?

Doubt it: The body is an amazing miracle. I suppose if you were extremely constipated, it's possible that you're 'bearing down' so hard that you're actually decreasing some of the blood flow to your brain, kinda like if you held your breath for a long period. This could lead to dizziness. True vertigo would be a very unlikely possibility. See your doctor or try an otc laxative. ...Read more

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Can fuch's dystrophy cause vertigo?

Fuchs': Not typically. Fuchs is a problem with the inner layer of the cornea. If this layer fails (the pump of the cornea), then the cornea can swell and vision can become blurry. Vertigo is typically not related to Fuchs. ...Read more

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What causes vertigo and tinnitus?

What causes vertigo and tinnitus?

Many things: While inner ear problems like meniere's are on the list, the list is long and includes migraines. Only a good medical evaluation by your doctor, testing, and possibly ENT or neurology evaluations can really answer this. ...Read more

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Can cervical arthiritis cause vertigo?

Can cervical arthiritis cause vertigo?

Yes: Cervical arthritis can interrupt the blood flow of the vertebral arteries within the foramen transverarum, as one turns the neck, and thus, a transient ischemic attack. Some older literature in the early 20th century describes a syndrome termed barre-leio, which was thought to affect autonomic nerves in the neck after trauma or arthritis. Some docs still use the term "cervical vertigo". ...Read more

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What can be a genetic cause for vertigo?

What can be a genetic cause for vertigo?

Predisposition only: Semantics: vertigo is a symptom. There are genetic predisposition for vertigo but no "genetic vertigo". It is like saying you cannot be born with "genetic pain". Diseases such as meniere's disease seems to run in families. There are familial vertigo syndromes, genetic deafness and neurological syndromes that have genetic underpinnings. Neurofibromatosis 2 can cause vertigo via brain tumors. ...Read more

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Can anxiety and hypochondria cause vertigo?

Can anxiety and hypochondria cause vertigo?

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...Read more

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Can vertigo be caused by being allergic to sodium?

No allergy to sodium: You can't be allergic to sodium. It's a mineral. It's one of the more common elements in the human body, and a major component in your bloodstream. Vertigo is usually caused by a middle ear problem, where your balance center is located. Dehydration is a potential cause of feeling dizzy. True vertigo, the feeling of your body spinning in space, or objects moving around you, is different than that. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause mild rocking sensation vertigo?

Can allergies cause mild rocking sensation vertigo?

Possibly: The exact cause for vertigo is often difficult to pin down but it is possible that allergy may be a factor which however may be difficult to prove. The obvious step is to control the allergic conditon and see what happens ...Read more

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What causes pheriphal vertigo during late pregnamcy?

What causes pheriphal vertigo during late pregnamcy?

Ask ENT expert: Vertigo is not a condition unique to pregnancy. If such a diagnosis has been given, it is best to first ask the physician who detected it. An OB might also have a copy of the consultation note to share. Take precautions to avoid falling. Contact your OB for further instructions. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause minor vertigo? I have major anxiety.

Can anxiety cause minor vertigo? I have major anxiety.

Feel vs Real: W/ Anxiety, you may 'feel' dizzy w/o a physical cause. If it resolves completely and comes back when you're doing a similar thing, it's likely anxiety. If it lasts, goes up or has other symptoms - see a provider for a neurology referral. Also, consider CBT therapy for skills in avoiding, reducing, managing anxiety - it's effective w/o side effects, w/drawal, etc. Best! ...Read more

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Does vertigo cause you to feel lightheaded all the time?

Dizziness: There are essentially 2 types of dizziness;lightheadedness(faintlike) and vertigo(spinning feeling). Persistent lightheadedness may be due to low blood pressure, slow heart rate, anemia, medications; persistent vertigo is usually due to disorders of the inner ear or part of the brain concerned with balance(cerebellum) or a growth in the brain. Your physician can tell you what knd of dizziness you hav. ...Read more

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How long does it take for vertigo to go away if it's caused by a virus?

How long does it take for vertigo to go away if it's caused by a virus?

it depends : Most will have it for a couple of days, usually resolves as viral illness rrsolve. If symtoms doesn't improve, then pls get yourself evaluated to make sure there are no inner ear problem or this is not neurological in origin, take care. ...Read more

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Can the way you position your head in front of a computer cause vertigo?

Can the way you position your head in front of a computer cause vertigo?

No: The problem inst the computer, it's your ear.You have developed vertigo, an ear problem caused by inflammation .This usually goes away but if you get or stay sick, seek medical help. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of vertigo in a 30 year old woman pilot in steep dives?

What can be the cause of vertigo in a 30 year old woman pilot in steep dives?

Inner ear irritation: It is possible that the steep dive leads to negative pressure in your middle ear which in turn is causing irritation in your inner ear. The inner ear has a membrane called the round window which can be irritated by rapid pressure change leading to vertigo. You should see an ear specialist for a further evaluation. ...Read more

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Enema (Definition)

An enema is the introduction of liquid into the rectum to evacuate the bowels[ principly the colon/ large ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more