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Transient vertigo - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hey
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   I'm a 23 year old female. college student. and just had some crazy vertigo a sec ago
Doctor :   Can you describe your symptoms?
User :   that's all it was. I just felt like the room was spinning
Doctor :   DId you loose consciousness during the episode?
User :   it just happened once, and it only lasted about a minute or two. no... I was conscious
Doctor :   In what position were you when the episode started.
User :   I was sitting at my desk
User :   checking my e-mail
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   The commonest cause for the vertigo is sudden change of position.
User :   I've been sitting here doing homework for a couple of hours
Doctor :   SInce it lasted only for a few seconds there is no need to worry.
User :   okay
User :   thanks. just wanted to check
Doctor :   if the symptoms recurr then you need to consult an ENT eurgeon.
User :   alright
User :   thanks!
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting health care magic
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