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Good evening. My mother of 84 years young is experiencing

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Good evening. My mother of 84 years young is experiencing frequent dizzy spells and lost of balance. She has had a CAT scan performed and is awaiting an appointment. According to her family doctor, there is no lumps or build-up in either ear but he wishes her to see a neurologist. I'm wondering if she may not have vertigo. Can a neurologist diagnose vertigo?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 1 year ago.
Hi, Thanks for your question. I'm Dr. Hasan and I'll try to help you. Does she feel spinning sensation while being dizzy or feel just unsteady? How long the dizzy spell lasts? Seconds, minutes or hours? Any ear ringing or decreased hearing? Regards