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This is the first time you have had an attack of vertigo.
You have a low-pitched roaring, ringing, or hissing sound in your ear, especially if you have not had this before. This is called tinnitus.
You have frequent or severe episodes of vertigo that interfere with your activities.
If your symptoms suggest benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), watchful waiting may be appropriate. Over time BPPV may go away on its own. But treatment with a simple procedure in your doctor's office (either the Epley or Semont maneuver) can usually stop your vertigo right away. Talk to your doctor. If your vertigo interferes with your normal daily activities or causes nausea and vomiting, you may need treatment.
Who to see
The following health professionals are able to diagnose and treat BPPV and the causes of vertigo:
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November 14, 2014
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