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Feeling of head is floating, lying on right side - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   feel like my head is floating when i lye on my right hand side also feeling light headed now and again
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
User :   hi
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   the most probable cause is middle ear disturbance
Doctor :   I guess u face same complaints with change in posture?
Doctor :   Your age?
User :   53
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   Any other medical condition/ drugs
User :   when i lye on left no problems
Doctor :   Thats what i meant postural change
Doctor :   Let me breif you
User :   ok
Doctor :   There are three bones within the ear canal which play a moajor role in maintaining postural balance
User :   ok
Doctor :   Once there is mild disturbance like less ear fluid or bone deformity which usuall occurs with age
Doctor :   There will be the effects
Doctor :   The bones are allingned in a fluid media which get disturbed on particular positions
User :   so how do i get this cured
Doctor :   You should take Scopalamine
Doctor :   Its available in patches
User :   ok do i need to go to my gp
Doctor :   Abd also be cautious not to make rapid movements and avoid sleeping in right side
Doctor :   I guess these patches are OTC
User :   ok
Doctor :   SCOPALAMINE PATCHES to be applied over side of neck
Doctor :   ANd if symtpoms persist after patches to
Doctor :   Plz get examined by an ENT specialist
Doctor :   And also avoid head baths for few days
User :   right thank you for your help
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you?
Doctor :   Thanks fopr consultinng me
User :   no thanks
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Wishing you a speedy recovery
User :   thank you for your help
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Take care bye
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