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What can cause vertigo?

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Posted on Wed, 22 Aug 2018
Question: hello, just wondering what can cause vertigo? Thanks
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar (27 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Provide more details.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

I have gone through your question and understand your concern.

Vertigo can occur due to many causes.

At this age benign paroxysmal positional vertigo or migraine may be the cause if no ear disease.

Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Follow up: Dr. Neeraj Kumar (1 hour later)
hello, i have had a migraine for the last week, off and on. i am also wondering i had a bad ear infection a few months a go that lasted about 2 weeks even with antibiotics, could it be possible that something could be damaged in my ear that could be causing this?
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
It's possible, better to get examined and evaluated by an ENT specialist.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Yes, the possibility of extension of war infection is there in such cases leading to inner ear damage and vertigo.

Sometimes migraine is associated with vertigo.

If you don't recover in 2-3 days then I'd suggest consulting an ENT specialist for further evaluation.

Regards.


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Follow up: Dr. Neeraj Kumar (12 hours later)
thank you so much I will do that.
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Wishing you good health and early recovery.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Awaiting for the ENT evaluation report.

Take care.

Dr. Neeraj Kumar, Neurologist
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What can cause vertigo?

Brief Answer: Provide more details. Detailed Answer: Hello, I have gone through your question and understand your concern. Vertigo can occur due to many causes. At this age benign paroxysmal positional vertigo or migraine may be the cause if no ear disease. Regards.