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Date : 02-Mar-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User:colleague is suddenly feeling dizzy
Doctor:give her a glass of ORS water to drink
User:she said she has vertigo
User:she was feeling dizzy in her head .. loss of balance.. vomitting
Doctor:ask her to close her eyes and rest in a calm lone room
User:as a 1st aid... what shud we do
Doctor:its an acute acute of the vertigo
Doctor:give her a glass of ORS water to drink
Doctor:ask her to close her eyes and rest in a calm lone room
User:we asked her to lye down
Doctor:make her lie down with head flat, no pillows under the head
User:any medicine ?
Doctor:Nothing as of now
User:she can sleep on her back
Doctor:she can rest for a while she should be fine
Doctor:yes, she can sleep on her back
Doctor:watch for a couple of hours
User:shud we take her home now or wait till she feels better
Doctor:For persistent vertigo, I prescribe my patients tablet Vertin 16mg thrice daily for 2 to 3 days
Doctor:wait till she feels better
Doctor:let she rest for an hour
User:but no medicine right now?
User:later should she be seein an ENT or neurologist?
Doctor:no medicine right now
Doctor:she must see an ENT specialist
Doctor:all right?
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Doctor:you are welcome
Doctor:any more queries for now?
User:no hx
Doctor:thanks for consulting me
Doctor:bye for now
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