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Extreme vertigo episodes last 4 - 5 hours coming about

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Dr. Rajat Basak

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Posted on Tue, 29 Jan 2019 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: Extreme vertigo episodes last 4 - 5 hours coming about every 3 - 4 days since 12/14. Hospitalized for 3 days where they ruled out stroke. HBH as high as 212/123. also had tachycardia. Now taking Losartan, Bystolic, Have type 2 Diabetes controlled with metformin. They told me it is BPPV, but I understand those episodes last about 5 minutes but mine last for hour.
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Follow up: Dr. Rajat Basak 4 minutes later
Correction: HBP
Correction: last for hours
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Answered by Dr. Rajat Basak 58 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Hii. Consult an ENT surgeon.medicine doctor, neurosurgeon. Undergo dixhallp

Detailed Answer:
Hii. Consult an ENT surgeon.medicine doctor, neurosurgeon. Undergo dixhallpike and cerebellar tests after decreasing the blood pressure. Review with reports. High blood pressure can cause this problem.
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