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There are quite a few conditions that might cause a sensation such as this. But the feeling of the room spinning around you often indicates vertigo, which can be cause by inner ear inflammation. Have you had any head colds in the last month or so?
Also, have you checked your blood pressure when this is occurring?
No, I haven't had any colds for quite some time. I had this problem about 2 months ago and had gone away.
No, I haven't check my blood pressure. I will check it today though.
Did you take any medication, or did it just go away on it's own?
I went away on it's own.
There is a medication called Antivert or Meclizine, that will often relieve this problem, if it is do to inner ear inflammation. And although you can buy this without a prescription, I would recommend you be evaluated by an Ears Nose and Throat Physician. You may see a regular physician first to rule out any neurological problems, blood pressure issues.
(meant 'if due to inner ear iinflammation, above)
Can you check your blood pressure now? If you are having difficult walking or feeling like you will black out, I would really recommend that you have some one drive you to either your doctor or an ER or Urgent Care center for evaluation. There are rare instances where this could be a stroke sign
I'm not nauseated from this, I have a good appetite. The episode last evening when I was bent over petting my dog and coming back up really caught me off guard. I didn't faint but lost total balance temporary.
Sometimes that type of situation can happen with orthostatic hypotension, which can result from electrolyte imbalance which could be from a metabolic problem, or could be from something like dehydration.
OK. I'll go get checked out.
(bending over, or getting up quickly from a sitting position and dizziness or near blacking out can be a sign of orthostatic hypotension)
Do you have any other questions?
Not at this time, Thank you.
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