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Frequent giddiness,cure for vertigo - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i feel giddiness very frequently...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since how long
User :   i went to doctors and they told like there is problem in the inner ear
User :   may be from 2 years
User :   i feel like loosing my balance but i wont fall down
Doctor :   did u have infection anytime in the ear
User :   no
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   they asked me to do some simple exersizes that ll help to reduce this
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did it give u any relief
Doctor :   do u get vomiting sensation?
User :   i dont think
User :   no
Doctor :   do u have motion sickness?
User :   no
User :   21:female:software engineer:hyd:single:5' 7'' and 54 and no dependents
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine as of now
User :   yeah
Doctor :   could u type in the medicine name
User :   stugeron and bilovas
Doctor :   ok
User :   doctor told its not good to use them for a long time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did u find improvement with these medicines
User :   its not a very big problem but having impact on my day today life...
Doctor :   ok
User :   in starting i felt so...but now
User :   i dont think
Doctor :   ok
User :   what can be the exat remedy for this??
Doctor :   u need to take this medicine
User :   doctor told to take them twice a day...but iam taking only once
Doctor :   please take adequate medicine as prescribed
User :   ok...actually in sleep also it happens...
User :   i wake up suddenly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   may be last 8 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   in the beginning i dint notice it properly...i thought may be it is becoz of not taking food properly
Doctor :   ok
User :   later i went to doctor and they told its something related to ear...
Doctor :   do u have sensation or spinning or whirling motion
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u feel light-headed
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have difficult to maintain balance while standing or sitting
Doctor :   or just standing alone?
User :   when i feel dizzy it ll be a problem...o/w normal only
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have ringing sensation in ear
User :   its lasts for only 15-20 secs
User :   yeah...
User :   that is there
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the problem u have might be vertigo
User :   yeah...thats what doctor told
Doctor :   this occurs when there is inner ear problem
User :   what is the cure for this??
Doctor :   that is due to an imbalance of fluid in the inner ear
User :   ok
Doctor :   Vertigo often clears up on its own or becomes less intense after a few weeks even without any specific treatment
Doctor :   the brain's response to the abnormal signals may lessen over time
User :   but its becoming more intense day by day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Drug treatment does not cure
User :   ok
Doctor :   it is given to control the symptoms
Doctor :   like giddiness
Doctor :   whirling sensation
User :   ok....what else has to be done ??
User :   any operation kind of thing
Doctor :   it will resolve on its own in most people
Doctor :   continue with the medicine
Doctor :   ur doctor has prescribe
User :   ok
Doctor :   right dose
User :   sure
Doctor :   dont alter the dose
Doctor :   take on time as prescribed
Doctor :   u should be fine with it
Doctor :   if the attacks are frequent
Doctor :   u need to consult him again
User :   ok...thank u very much
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   if u need any assistance
Doctor :   please write to us or have chat with us
User :   sure
Doctor :   u can write to us at YYYY@YYYY
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want us to help with
User :   u want me to continue the exersizes too
Doctor :   yes please
User :   ok
Doctor :   follow the instructions
User :   ok...thanks once again...bye
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
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