How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr Basu Your Own Question
Dr Basu
Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 29251
Experience:  MD
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr Basu is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Sometimes I feel dizzy like I am going to fall backwards. Is

This answer was rated:

Sometimes I feel dizzy like I am going to fall backwards. Is there something specific that can cause this?
The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.
Hi there,
Commonly low blood pressure can cause this.
Benign positional vertigo is another cause.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Thanks - I don't have low blood pressure. I was diagnosed with an inner ear infection last year and again about six weeks ago. The doctor said I had fluid behind the ear which causes the dizziness - is this correct?

that is correct.
Inner ear has the balance organ.
Hence ear infection can cause this.
Dr Basu and other Medical Specialists are ready to help you