How to know if I have vestibular neuritis or pots?

Go to doctor. These are very different conditions. The wisest course of action would be to explain your symptoms to your doctor and be evaluated accordingly.

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I have Vestibular neuritis!! It's awful!! I've had it on/off for nearly a year now. Please help. Is there a cure,? I'm over it big time.

Need more info. this is uncommon to have recurrent vestibular neuritis, its a dx if exclusion, did you get ruled out for other causes like a brainstem mass with mri brain (with contrast) or vestibular migraine (by hx). consider getting hsv antibody titers checked and id specialist to treat for it more aggressively if you're positive since hsv reactivation is a common cause of recurrent vestibular neuritis. Read more...

I have vestibular neuritis, I need to take two 9 hour flights to london next month 24 hours door to door, is it safe to fly?

Yes, but . You may feel miserable. If you indeed have acute labyrinthritis, it should start to resolve over next few weeks. If you actually have meniere's, the problem will persist and not spontaneously depart. If you have an acquired endolymphatic fistula, the flight will make you temporarily very symptomatic. Suggest you carry dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) and take 50mg as needed, but confer with your physician first. Read more...

I have vestibular neuritis diagnosis for 3 year with extreme lightheaded. Pt; medicine; etc hasn't helped at all. Could it be allrrgy? Something else?

Your symptoms? Let me take a guess....You're on meclizine? Doubt allergy as a cause. If you're not seeing a neurologist to get look into this then, may i suggest you consider getting one? If you have a neurologist then, consider either a neuro-otologist or asking your primary doc to get you to an ENT person just to be sure it's not an ear apparatus problem. Read more...

Hows vestibular neuritis diagnosed?

Vestibular Neuroniti. In large part, the process involves examination that can explain a lesion in one or the other balance nerves. It is not possible on clinical examination to be absolutely certain that symptoms are not actually caused by a stroke, so mistakes are possible. Nevertheless, this happens so rarely that it is not always necessary to perform MRI scans or the like very often unless symptoms persist or recur. Read more...

What is vestibular neuritis?

Vertigo. Vestibular neuritis, can be a paroxysmal, single attack of vertigo, a series of attacks, or a persistent condition which diminishes over three to six weeks. It is a type of unilateral vestibular dysfunction and may be associated with nausea, vomiting, and previous upper respiratory tract infections. It generally has no auditory symptoms, unlike labyrinthitis. Read more...

How is vestibular neuritis treated?

Symptomatically. In the early stages just anti nausea and anti dizzy medications. The acute effects usually go away after a few days. Read more...
Vestibular neuritis . Treatment during the acute vertigo stage with steroids has shown to improve acute phase symptoms but not long term symptoms. Anti nausea, anti histamine, and benzodiazepines can treat the symptoms. Alongside medicine therapy vestibular exercises hasten recovery. Hope this helps. Read more...