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What Could Cause A Positive Romberg Test
I've been to Ent for 6 yrs daily lightheaded off feeling sometimes swaying he's says not inner ear could they be missing something Romberg test good?
Neurologist: The inner ear is only one source of balance disorders. The brain and the neck are other sources. Furthermore, lightheadedness is not a symptom of inner ear vestibular dysfunction. I would recommend a neurologist and make sure this is not low blood pressure or a side effect of any medications you are taking. ...Read more
Can you pass the romberg test if you sway just a little bit ? How long are you suppose to keep your eyes closed? What is considered failing
Screening test: Not an ultimate test, but rather a screen for integrity of propriaceptive function, including spinal cord, and peripheral nerve abnormalities, mainly, and useful for brainstem, and cerebellar problems. One keeps eyes closed for merely a few seconds, and subtle swaying may or may not be scored abnormal, depending on judgement of physician at time. Romberg is part of exam, not be all ; end all. ...Read more
Not Romberg: Romberg sign is present if one is unsteady with eyes closed and feet together vs eyes open. It indicates either posterior column dysfunction in the spinal cord or large fiber neuropathy in the legs. The most common cause nowadays is B12 deficiency (It used to be neurosyphilis) ...Read more
If I pass Romberg test does that mean no inner ear issues n pass neuro does that mean no neuro issues thank you ?
Would your dr know if you was dizzy and had inner or or neuro issue by looking at you n neuro exam Romberg test typmpontry test eye exam ?
Dizziness: There are lots of tests used to try to evaluate dizziness, including the three that you mention, which are useful in the office. Many doctors will add blood tests, blood pressure standing/sitting/lying down, and occasionally may need an MRI for further evaluation. A lot of information is gained by taking a thorough history as well. ...Read more
Common finding: Up to a third of normal women will be gbs positive at a given point with this germ on their genitals.It is common germ that is often found in the GI tract ; poo and occasionally causes uti's in women.Its main danger comes to the newborn where it can cause blood poisoning (sepsis), and or meningitis.After close monitoring was adopted, the frequency of problems has declined. ...Read more
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