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How long does dizziness persits after doing epleys manouver?

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Posted on Fri, 11 Jul 2014
Question: I have had PC-BPPV right ear and an epley mnaoever performed twice for this two days ago .Yesterday the condition seemed worse and today it is better but not gone how long does the residual "foggy " feeling and unsteadiness last after this maneuver?
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Answered by Dr. Deepashree (6 hours later)
Brief Answer:
2to4 weeks.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, thanks for your query.
In my opinion, it takes 2 to 4 weeks for dizziness to completely go after doing epleys manouver.
Do this manouver twice a day under supervision.
Be patient.follow these tips.
1.do not sleep on side of lesion.
2.avoid sudden jerky movement of head.
3.do not travel or climb stairs for a week ,to prevent accidents.
Do not worry. You will recover soon.
Hope my answer have helped you.
Pleased to help you further.thanks.

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How long does dizziness persits after doing epleys manouver?

Brief Answer: 2to4 weeks. Detailed Answer: Hi, thanks for your query. In my opinion, it takes 2 to 4 weeks for dizziness to completely go after doing epleys manouver. Do this manouver twice a day under supervision. Be patient.follow these tips. 1.do not sleep on side of lesion. 2.avoid sudden jerky movement of head. 3.do not travel or climb stairs for a week ,to prevent accidents. Do not worry. You will recover soon. Hope my answer have helped you. Pleased to help you further.thanks.