The Dizzy Patient Evaluation
by Dr. Christopher Chang, last modified on
DISCLAIMER: We do NOT consider ourselves "dizzy" experts, but provide the following info as a service to patients. As we are an ENT practice, we will only perform the appropriate testing and evaluation to see if the ears and/or allergies are a cause of a patient's dizziness. Anything more needs to be arranged through your primary care physician or another specialist. Generally speaking, a neurologist is the specialist able to provide the most comprehensive evaluation of dizziness.
The dizziness lasts continuously for weeks to months before improving.
|Is this associated with fluctuating hearing loss, ringing of the ears, and/or ear fullness on only one side?|
|Is this associated with only ear fullness and/or hearing loss to one or both ears?|
|Is this associated with severe hearing loss and/or tinnitus?|
|Started AFTER a boat/plane trip (like a cruise) with dizziness described as a rocking sensation that resolves with movement but not when standing or sitting still. No ear symptoms at all.|
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