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Exams and Tests
A doctor will ask you questions that help determine whether or not the cause is serious. In many cases the doctor will first need to make sure your symptoms are not associatied with a stroke
These questions may include the following
The doctor then will perform an exam that focuses on your ears and nervous system. The physician may try to reproduce the symptoms by quickly turning your head or changing your body position. The doctor may then prescribe a trial therapy with medications or special maneuvers while you are still in the office or emergency department to see if they work.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/6/2014
P John Simic, MD, FAAEM
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Richard Harrigan, MD
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