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Comment from: klflower, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: March 07

I have had two episodes of Vertigo. The first one lasted for about 3 weeks. The room would spin when I changed my head position, particularly when I was getting out of bed. The second was much more severe, as the room spun violently for two days. When I tried to get up to get water, I passed out on a stone floor and really hurt myself. I have serious neck issues to this day. The good news is that I went to an outstanding doctor. He gave me a steroid shot in my arm and an antihistamine to take every night. It worked like a charm. Please don't suffer needlessly. There is nothing benign about vertigo. Find a doctor who knows what he's doing and don't waste your time with motion sickness pills.

Comment from: 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: March 07

Mine occured one afternoon sitting down on my office table, i suddenly started feeling dizzy, i felt it was because the room was hot, then i moved to a cooler office and it got worse , the room starting spinning aroung me i i started throwing up. i went to the hospital and all these continued.i was told i had vertigoand a CT scan and ear tested was recommeded and nothing was found in both. i got better the next day and i was discharged from the hospital.i haven't had any episode of it since then, but i recently had a lumber puncture done and i started having tingling sensation all over my body. don't know if this is related to vertigo.

Comment from: Jut, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: February 28

Dramamine seems to help. I feel like I am going to pass out. It happens after sleeping. I hope this is a help.

Comment from: KayLynn, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: February 24

My vertigo first arrived about 15 years ago. Early on there was a time I was sitting on my sofa having a conversation (everything was normal) then all of a sudden it felt like someone flipped the sofa backwards. I sat completely forward in a crouched position to compensate. My "spells" consist of everything moving up and down briskly in waves. I cannot move at all when this happens. In general I have it all the time -- as if I'm watching a bad home movie and the camera man is walking around making the camera jump -- that's what it's like all the time. I'm kind of used to it, to be normal again would be like a dream.

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