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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Article Home Ear Nose and Throat Disorders Vertigo


Vertigo is the sudden sensation that you are unsteady or that your surroundings are is a disorder which can occur due to many causes which vary from common cold to heart can cause nausea and vomiting in severe cases.


  • Benign paraoxysmal vertigo
  • Labrynthitis
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Meneire s disease
  • Head truama
  • Migraine



  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Nystagmus(repetitive eye movements)



  • Epleys manuevere is performed in benign paraoxysmal vertigo to see at which position of head will it be present
  • C Tscan
  • M R I
  • Blood tests
  • E C G to rule out other causes



  • Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics
  • Meniere s disease is treated symptomatically by placing the patient on low sodium diet
  • Vestibular rehabilitation exercises are also done
  • Particle repositioning maneuvers are done to treat nystagmus

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