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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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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 a type of dizziness. ...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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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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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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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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I've had vertigo for the past 4 weeks and it won't go away! how long should this last?

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

Very: Vertigo can last from a few hours to up to a few months. There medications which can decrease the symptoms, and there are some physical therapy maneuvers which can help. Please see physician to make sure is nothing more serious. ...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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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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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

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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