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Is this vertigo?

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wineandsunshine Thu 06-Apr-17 19:42:48

So my dizzy spells have been weird, some when sitting, standing or horrible room spinning laying down. When I'm upright they literally last about 4/5 seconds and I have to catch my balance.

I have ringing in one ear - along with headaches when these happen too ☹️

Google is giving lots of ideas - any help here would be much appreciated!

Ps - they have become more frequent recently.

YouCannotPossiblyBeHungry Thu 06-Apr-17 20:03:50

Vertigo is just a symptom, either the sensation that you are moving when you're not or your surroundings moving when they're not. There's lots of things that can have vertigo as a symptom, such as labyrinthitis and BPPV etc but you need to find out what is causing it. You have my sympathy, it's a very unpleasant feeling.

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