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nic14120 posted:
Hello!
I saw my ENT today because I am concerned with dizziness I have been feeling. It started last Fri, a few days after recovering from the nasty stomach flu. I went from headaches in my sinus area, to now just a feeling of waves of dizziness. I wanted to see if it was sinus related, or an inner ear infection possibly. He said he doesn't feel it is sinus related, and can't say for 100% if it's the inner ear. He moved my head in positions to see if dizziness would come on, and had me walk. He said he didn't see any neuro concerns, but feels that the virus may have affected my inner ear. He feels it will go away with time.

Does this sound possible? It comes in waves and makes me nervous as I have never experienced this before. He offered a antivert, butI declined as it makes you sleepy. I am training for a 5k and I really need to get back to jogging. Is this something that would be harmful if I do start jogging again? I don't feel like I am going to fall over, it only feels like a wave of dizziness that goes over my head. Today I was resting my head on my hand to the side, fixed my head, and I got dizzy. I get nervous because my mother has a benign tumor on her brain, and she said dizziness was a symptom for her. I assumed throwing up may have triggered this as I have never experienced these feelings before. I appreciate your time!
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Rod Moser, PA, PhD responded:
This is a duplicate posting. You will find my response in your other one....


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