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Vertigo started in midday. Lasting a week so far. Keeping head straight is fine. Turning head get major vertigo. Lying down gets better a bit. Help?

Vertigo started in midday. Lasting a week so far. Keeping head straight is fine. Turning head get major vertigo. Lying down gets better a bit. Help?

Probably ear issue: At your age pure positional vertigo is probably due to a peripheral vestibular problem (in the inner ear). If you have no other symptoms and the neurological examination is normal, a rather simple office procedure (vestibular repositioning) can help. In rare cases a cerebellar problem can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Can c4-c6 disc narrowing cause extreme dizziness/vertigo when lying down & turning head only? No other problems and no vomit. Just extreme spinning.

Can c4-c6 disc narrowing cause extreme dizziness/vertigo when lying down & turning head only? No other problems and no vomit. Just extreme spinning.

Unlikely!: At your age the symptoms sound like BENIGN POSITIONAL VERTIGO Treat the symptoms and if it continues see a neurologist ...Read more

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When I tilt my head from side to side, or back and forth it feels like fluid moving around, get vertigo mainly when lying down, and rising back up.

When I tilt my head from side to side, or back and forth it feels like fluid moving around, get vertigo mainly when lying down, and rising back up.

Vestibular rehab: This happens when a crystal in the inner ear gets dislodged. It causes excess sensory stimulation of the vestibular nerve. Very often it responds well to vestibular rehabilitation where a specially trained physical therapist can help put it back in place. ...Read more

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Last couple of weeks whenever I stand up from sitting of laying down. My head spins badly n everything around gets black so I kind of tends to fall.?

Last couple of weeks whenever I stand up from sitting of laying down. My head spins badly n everything around gets black so I kind of tends to fall.?

Postural issues?: As described, you appear to have some sort of postural issues, such as Low blood pressure possibly occuring with the change of your body posture. Dehydration or inadequate "fluid status" can be an issue so be sure to stay well hydrated. See a Dr. And get a Good exam with serial BP checks lying, sitting, and standing to properly diagnose you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can neck pain cause vertigo and dizziness when bending head and neck over or to the side? Or when laying down? It's not bppv (as told by my ent)

Can neck pain cause vertigo and dizziness when bending head and neck over or to the side? Or when laying down? It's not bppv (as told by my ent)

Yes: Usually you have inner ear issues but occasionally the vertebral artery can be compressed by spurs in the neck can lead to these symptoms. Ct of the cervical spine or MRI would be helpful. ...Read more

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I have vertigo episodes, headache every day, clogged nose when laying down for bed, andmy head feels full, no sleep causing severe fatigue. Seen md?

I have vertigo episodes, headache every day, clogged nose when laying down for bed, andmy head feels full, no sleep causing severe fatigue. Seen md?

Vertigo: Your vertigo is due to the backflow of mucus from your nose into your middle ears. Your sinuses also seem to be involved because of your headache.All your symptoms combined speech for an allergy problem. Talk to your doctor about the possibility of your high blood pressure pills causing part of your problem. You should also see an allergist for testing and medication. ...Read more

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2 mnths ago I was hit with BPPV (left ear). I still sometimes feel dizzy or get mild vertigo while laying to left or turning left after laying down.

2 mnths ago I was hit with BPPV (left ear). I still sometimes feel dizzy or get mild vertigo while laying to left or turning left after laying down.

Epley Maneuver: When BPPV returns, you can just start doing the Epley Maneuver again until it resolves. There's great diagrams and videos of it online. Just google "Epley Maneuver" and/or search it in YouTube. Hope that helps and hope you feel better soon. I'm available for consults if you'd like to discuss further. ...Read more

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How come my head spins when I lay down or get up?

How come my head spins when I lay down or get up?

Positional vertigo: It might be benign positional vertigo. A neurologist or otologist can perform the appropriate tests. ...Read more

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When sitting down and placing my head down to look at my lap, I get neaseous that comes up to my chest. Vertigo?

When sitting down and placing my head down to look at my lap, I get neaseous that comes up to my chest. Vertigo?

Dizzy: Your history of nausea with looking down, causing dizzyness needs follow up. Why is the question. Is there an inner ear problem, could it be a vagal problem, is there an inner ear infection, or a loose otilith? Certainly go get seen by your family physician. ...Read more

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I blew my nose and my head dropped down. Kind of like bounced down and back up. I was awake. Never lost conciseness. Is this vertigo?

Unclear: If you blow your nose hard, you sometimes can cause a syndrome like fainting. This is reduction of blood to the brain. Vertigo is a sensation of imbalance much like one gets on a merry go round.
See your doctor for further definition of this problem. Try blowing your nose not so hard. ...Read more

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I have vertigo episode, my head spins when I lay down. This happen for a very first time. Should I go to the doctor.?

I have vertigo episode, my head spins when I lay down. This happen for a very first time. Should I go to the doctor.?

Getting dizzy: You describe vertigo look up BPPV there are clinical manouvers by your physical therapist can relive this symptom slow progresive symptoms are worisome for other brain causes. If asociated to hearing loss it may be Menieres disease then you should see a neurologist ...Read more

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Wen walking u became off balance sudden and like dizzy spell feeling wen walking and head straight then looking down and up again head spins?

Wen walking u became off balance sudden and like dizzy spell feeling wen walking and head straight then looking down and up again head spins?

Positional vertigo: Is one possibility. Having otoliths in one of the semicircular canals may trigger vertigo with a change in head position relative to gravity (looking down the looking up) Another possibility is a neck problem (stimulation of a position sensor or less likely a compromise of blood flow) A third possibility is POTS (autonomic failure)
Read about these things and if the problem persists see a Dr. ...Read more

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When sitting down in a seat and putting my head down, nausea comes up into my chest. Vertigo?

When sitting down in a seat and putting my head down, nausea comes up into my chest. Vertigo?

Possibly GERD or OH: I think of 2 things which could cause nausea by placing the head down. One would be reflux of acid into the esophagus and the 2nd is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Also, depends on what you mean by "head down"-- do you mean as in reclining back in the chair or placing head forward on the lap or between legs? ...Read more

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Frequent moments of vertigo. After fall down stairs and head contusion along with other injuries and tetnis shot. Nothing shown on c.T. Or xray.

Frequent moments of vertigo. After fall down stairs and head contusion along with other injuries and tetnis shot. Nothing shown on c.T. Or xray.

See Neurologist: (-)ct & x-ray are good answers--they look for big/bad problems. A neurologist can evaluate you and may consider an MRI or other specialized testing to look for smaller problems (that often are within your inner ear). ...Read more

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Vertigo since 7/11. Had all kind of therapy and MRI (normal). Still a bit light headed when I lay down & turn to the right. I am on trilipix & cpap.?

Positional vertigo: Sounds like you have positional vertigo. Usually occurs with specific change in position. The spinning stops when you complete the position change or you return to your starting position. Dix- hallpike testing can verify which position sets you off. Balance testing will rule out inner ear, brain or eye related causes of vertigo. See an ENT for complete evaluation and testing. Neurologist may help. ...Read more

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Have difficulty when I lay down on the floor, stand up too long or head tilt for long period of time I get dizzy, lightheaded sometimes vertigo help.

Have difficulty when I lay down on the floor, stand up too long or head tilt for long period of time I get dizzy, lightheaded sometimes vertigo help.

Not normal: This description suggests a possible vascular phenomenon but it could also be related to inner ear or neurological factors. Recommend you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I do have history of vertigo and low blood pressure. Is it normal that my head gets dizzy for a few second once I get up from a sitting position? Mostly when I m kneeling on the floor. Also, when I lie down flat on bed...my head can feel a bit dizzy. But

I do have history of vertigo and low blood pressure. Is it normal that my head gets dizzy for a few second once I get up from a sitting position? Mostly when I m kneeling on the floor. Also, when I lie down flat on bed...my head can feel a bit dizzy. But

Yes orthostatic: This is probably orthostatic hypotension - the body needs to adjust when you move positions. I suspect this si why you feel dizzy. Your physician can clarify and be certain that your blood pressure is Ok Also your labs like blood counts are all OK and that there are not any circulatory or inner ear issues that could also be playing a role. ...Read more

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The side on which I lie down my nostril of that side blocks. If I lie down on my back both my nostrils are open. Are these signs of vertigo?

The side on which I lie down my nostril of that side blocks. If I lie down on my back both my nostrils are open. Are these signs of vertigo?

No: Vertigo is a dizzy feeling. It is most often associated with the inner ear. It sounds like you have a problem with inflammation in the turbinates of your nose. An ENT can look and see what is going on easily. ...Read more

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Ear gradually plugged up, feels numb down neck after a week. Some vertigo. Have a phlemy cough now. Sinuses or cold? What do I do to help clear this?

Ear gradually plugged up, feels numb down neck after a week. Some vertigo. Have a phlemy cough now. Sinuses or cold? What do I do to help clear this?

Sinuses or cold: I think a consult with an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist would be your first choice. The doctor is very likely to help you and control your symptoms, but it is also likely the doctor will recommend you also see your Primary doctor as soon as possible.

Hope all goes well - please keep me informed! ...Read more

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Dizzy, foerhead hurts and nose mucsle tense from middle shoulder up to neck, blurry eyes headache what is this? Also mild vertigo tilt down get stifer

Computer fatigue: Sounds like stress related computer fatigue, however, you must see your Local Medical Doctor for best work up. Then see an ophthalmologist for refraction or check of glasses and full ophthalmic exam. Good luck ...Read more

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What would cause a feeling of vertigo for just a split second with eye movement up or down? Seems happen when scrolling on phone. MRI clear. ENT clear.

What would cause a feeling of vertigo for just a split second with eye movement up or down? Seems happen when scrolling on phone. MRI clear. ENT clear.

Imbalance: Sounds like you may have an imbalance in the semicircular canals which are activated by eye movements. The brain will be activated then, in an asymmetric fashion making your brain think that you're spinning in a certain direction. A neurologist or Neuro-ophthalmologist can help you. Important to figure out what's CAUSING those eye movements as well. ...Read more

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Vertigo, painful lipoma (calf), burning nerve sensation (off/on) leg, numbness in face around eye (left). Rash behind ear down neck.

Vertigo, painful lipoma (calf), burning nerve sensation (off/on) leg, numbness in face around eye (left). Rash behind ear down neck.

You are uncomforable: Not all of your symptoms will fit into one neat diagnosis. I'd start with a good neurology exam which can address vertigo, burning leg sensation, numbness of the face. ...Read more

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With head turned to left while horizontal, vertigo. Simply lying on the left side, no vertigo. Turning to the left while upright, no vertigo. BPPV?

With head turned to left while horizontal, vertigo. Simply lying on the left side, no vertigo. Turning to the left while upright, no vertigo. BPPV?

Possibly: It is likely BPPV and you should have your physician do the particle repositioning maneuvers which can be curative such as the Epley. There are other maneuvers to be done but an evaluation should first be done to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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My head spins when I stand up suddenly while I'm at work. Is this normal?

Head: Could be your dehydrated or your blood pressure is low. See your doctor and have them check your pressure seated and standing ...Read more