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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   Gud aftrnun
Doctor :   How can I help You
Doctor :   gud afternoon
User :   for last few days im facing a problem
User :   where im having continuous head spin
Doctor :   ok
User :   its reminding me again n again dat is earth is round
Doctor :   is it continuous or does it occur at any particular time?
User :   no particular time its happening continuously...but at regular intervals
User :   some times after 10 mins, sometimes after an hour. sometimes very regularly.
Doctor :   ok does it increase when You keep your head in a particular position
User :   yes
User :   whenever i try raise my head and try to look upwards it increases drastically
Doctor :   Have you had any cold ,cough or fever
User :   no
User :   even my eyes are paining due to that
Doctor :   Any history of traumsa to your head
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have ringing in the ears or fullness in the ears?
User :   cud explain that
Doctor :   fullness in the ears
User :   ofcourse i have problem where i face a problem of hard of hearing
Doctor :   Do you have problem in the vision since the onset?
User :   no..
Doctor :   Do you have nausea or vomiting?
User :   only from few days my eyes started watering...
User :   no
Doctor :   With your description it is possible a Benign positional vertigo
Doctor :   where the cause is not compeletly explained in medical science
Doctor :   but it is not worrisome
Doctor :   You should take medicines which can control the symptoms
Doctor :   for few weeks
Doctor :   Hence the next step for you is a physical examination by an ENT specialist
User :   i forgot to tell u that only from 20days im having this problem...sometimes im unable to get up from my seat or bed because i will not be in a position to stand as my head goes spin very hard.
User :   i have met the doctor when it happened to me first time...he said that the BP is has gone little down
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What was the reading ?
User :   i havnt asked him abt that
Doctor :   Ok, your problem looks to be a vertigo and there are different reasons
User :   wat is vertigo
Doctor :   and low blood pressure is one of them
Doctor :   Vertigo is head spinning
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   So if there is no reason for vertigo, it is called benign positional vertigo
Doctor :   where certain positions of head can aggravate the problem
Doctor :   which you are currently having
User :   u r absolutely right
Doctor :   So I suggest you to meet the right specialist
Doctor :   ENT
User :   wat will be different reasons for which we have this vertigo problem
User :   so i have to see a ENT doctor to get remedy for my problem
Doctor :   Injury to head, migraine, infection in the ear,
Doctor :   low blood pressure because of different causes
Doctor :   can cause head spinning
Doctor :   Yes you have to see an ENT specialist
Doctor :   who can give you a medicine for head spinning and you get relieved immediately after taking it
Doctor :   Till try not to position the head in such a way as it does not precipitate
User :   ok
User :   will this have any effect in getting effected with sight or any serious hearing problems etc etc
Doctor :   I do not think so
User :   : User :   :)
Doctor :   First of all we need to know the cause if any
User :   thank you AAAAAAA i was worried about that
Doctor :   Unless I will not have a complete idea
Doctor :   Get back to me once you visit an ENT specialist
User :   yes sure
User :   but will i wud be able to speak to you online next time
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   You can ask for my name
Doctor :   You can come back between 9 to 4 any day
User :   oh dats great.. i will see a doctor in a day or two and will come back with all the summary
Doctor :   Yes
User :   one last thing.....
Doctor :   pl go ahead
User :   i was on diet for more than 3-4months...i will not say diet but wud say it has a kind of starvation for more than 4months
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have lost a weight of more 10kgs
User :   i have lost a weight of more than 10kgs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   That is good
User :   is this might be the reason for all this complications
Doctor :   But I think you should not have starved which can also
Doctor :   be a reason
Doctor :   Your blood pressure could have dropped, no proper balance of nutrients can precipitate such head spins
Doctor :   That is why wt loss programm shoudl be undertaken under proper guidance of doctor/ dietitian
Doctor :   No problem, you start having proper food, and take the medicines now from ENT
User :   i agree but it was an emotional one
Doctor :   you should get better
User :   hope i will get better soon..
User :   thank you for your guidance
User :   will c u after a day post consulting the ENT doctor.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye n thks
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