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Why do I get dizzy when I lie down?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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In brief: Problem in inner ear

The most likely cause is something affecting the nerves or the small bones in the inner ear.
Could be a virus (acute layrinthitis) a bacterial infection (sinus, ears, nasal passages), 'benign positional vertigo' adverse medication affect. Aok if rx or goes away within 2wks. . But if goes on longer, very severe, need further tests, like a brain scan (including internal auditory canals).

In brief: Problem in inner ear

The most likely cause is something affecting the nerves or the small bones in the inner ear.
Could be a virus (acute layrinthitis) a bacterial infection (sinus, ears, nasal passages), 'benign positional vertigo' adverse medication affect. Aok if rx or goes away within 2wks. . But if goes on longer, very severe, need further tests, like a brain scan (including internal auditory canals).
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