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Might spinning vertigo when rolling over in bed go away on its own or do I need treatment?

Might spinning vertigo when rolling over in bed go away on its own or do I need treatment?

See your doctor: Vertigo can be caused by a number of things, and it should be evaluated by your doctor to localize the source of the issue, especially if it is new in onset, prior to determining what therapy is required. See your doctor who can do a number of diagnostic tests to evaluate the symptom. ...Read more

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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When will my vertigo go away?

When will my vertigo go away?

Depends on the cause: There are many causes of vertigo, some are reversible and others are not. ...Read more

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Does vertigo ever go away by itself?

Does vertigo ever go away by itself?

Variable timeframe: Some vertigo spontaneously goes away and other types of vertigo may take awhile to improve as your body adapts. Unfortunately, there are some patients who may experience very little improvement over a significant amount of time. If you continue to have persistent vertigo you should see your pcp and you may be referred to either an ear, nose, & throat doctor, a neurologist or both of them. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like vertigo go away quickly?

Depends on cause: Vertigo due to a passing viral infection should pass quickly. Vertigo due to an acoustic neuroma (a non-cancerous tumor) can be chronic (always present). There are many causes of vertigo, and the answer depends on the underlying reason for it. ...Read more

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Will vertigo ever go away permanently after its been treated?

Will vertigo ever go away permanently after its been treated?

Sometimes Yes: But sometimes "no."really depends on what is lending to the vertigo in the first place. ...Read more

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I've had vertigo for the past 4 weeks and it won't go away! How long should this last?

Vertiogo: True vertigo is a balance disorder, not to be confused with dizziness which may or may not be tru vertigo. A thorough work up by an ENT including electronystagmogram should help with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How long does it take vertigo to go away and ways to make me feel better. I have an exam tomorrow!?

How long does it take vertigo to go away and ways to make me feel better. I have an exam tomorrow!?

See below: It usually takes several days to completely disappear. Antivert (meclizine) is prescribed often, but studies show that it's not that effective. ...Read more

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For how long does it take for benign positional vertigo to go away?

Days to weeks: With proper head exercises or physical therapy, the symptoms of BPPV can be relieved in days to several weeks. ...Read more

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I have benign positional vertigo and I do the exercises. Will they make it go away?

I have benign positional vertigo and I do the exercises. Will they make it go away?

NO: The exercises are to help you adjust to the situation. They are not designed to treat or cure the disorder. Medications are also designed to help you tolerate the symptoms and do not treat or resolve the disorder. Most cases are temporary and resolve with time. If persistent, you need to exclude some neurologic cause and then learn to live with the symptoms. ...Read more

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I get vertigo when I wake in the morning and it takes hours to go away. It is sometimes followed by a headache that lasts for days.

I get vertigo when I wake in the morning and it takes hours to go away. It is sometimes followed by a headache that lasts for days.

Vertigo: This doesn't sound good do u know difference between vertigo- drunk sensation and light headed. You need medical checkup on blood pressure and cardiovascular risk. Vertigo can be central nervous system represent pre stroke, inner ear, or problem in brain. Peripheral has numerous causes, including cardiac arrhythmia. So is it cardiovascular, metabolic, or balance system. See a doctor for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why won't my mother's vertigo go away?

Get diagnosis: Vertigo can be caused from many conditions, including reactions to medications, use of drugs or alcohol, nutritional factors, vitamin deficiencies, inner ear problems, central brain problems. A variety of treatments focus on the patients diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does peripheral vertigo ever go away?

Does peripheral vertigo ever go away?

Yes generally but: It depends on the cause. The most common form is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo which is often caused by a virus. Of course, there are other causes such as meniere's disease or trauma that are more difficult to treat. ...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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Hi does consuming high levels of B6 (red bull) cause vertigo issues and if so, how long does it take for imbalance issues to go away?

Hi does consuming high levels of B6 (red bull) cause vertigo issues and if so, how long does it take for imbalance issues to go away?

Red bull vertigo: You are probably dehydrated and that is why you are getting dizzy. Red bull has caffeine which can also cause you to get dizzy. Be careful with drinking a lot of red bull. My advice is to avoid it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does vertigo gradually get better? I have had it for about 2 days and I feel like its getting better. Or does it go away suddenly? Recently sick. Nausea.

Does vertigo gradually get better? I have had it for about 2 days and I feel like its getting better. Or does it go away suddenly? Recently sick. Nausea.

Yes.: Vertigo can be caused by middle ear infections. Once the infection is better, the vertigo also. Goes away. Just drink a lot of water and take it easy. If it persists, see your {pcp. ...Read more

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My head feels off. Kind of a light headed dizziness. Is this vertigo? What causes vertigo and how to make it go away? Been like 4 days.

My head feels off. Kind of a light headed dizziness. Is this vertigo? What causes vertigo and how to make it go away? Been like 4 days.

Lightheadedness, and: Vertigo are very different sensations though confused frequently. They have different causes and treatments. So, the first thing to do is differentiate them which is best done by seeing your doctor ...Read more

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My head feels off. Kind of a light headed dizziness. Is this vertigo? What causes vertigo and how to make it go away? Been like 4 days.

My head feels off. Kind of a light headed dizziness. Is this vertigo? What causes vertigo and how to make it go away? Been like 4 days.

See doctor now: There are many causes for dizziness or vertigo. Please see your pcp without delay for exam and proper diagnosis. Be sure to have a complete list of all meds you take. Ask a family member or friend to go with you for safety reasons. Have someone drive you until you are cleared to drive by your doctor. Hope this helps. Be safe. ...Read more

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Can a seizure be nothing but vertigo that happens everytime standing or bending over and go away when laying down. And last for 3 weeks?

Can a seizure be nothing but vertigo that happens everytime standing or bending over and go away when laying down. And last for 3 weeks?

No.: A seizure is a very specific diagnosis. So is vertigo. One cannot be the other although they may potentially occur together or be confused by less experienced clinicians. A seizure does not last for several weeks. ...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