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    Benign Positional Vertigo Treatment

    Call 911 if the person loses consciousness or has:

    • A head injury
    • Convulsions
    • Chest pain
    • Change in vision or speech
    • Fever over 101º F
    • Headache
    • Very stiff neck
    • Inability to move an arm or leg

    1. Relieve or Prevent Dizziness

    • Have the person lie down and rest.
    • The person should avoid sudden changes in body position.
    • Help the person avoid abrupt head movements, especially looking up.

    2. Keep the Person Safe

    • Help the person avoid falls.
    • The person should not drive or operate dangerous machinery.

    3. Call a Health Care Provider

    4. Follow Up

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by William Blahd, MD on October 10, 2015

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