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After reading various online resources on Vertigo. I am not able to pinpoint the condition I seem to have. I get some symptoms of benign positional paroxysmal vertigo and some symptoms of Neuro Ocular vestibular dysfunction. I need an opinion from you guys.
Around a year or so ago, I started feeling dizzy when I would rotate my neck or if I would climb a ladder and look up.I got prolonged spells of dizziness without any apparent trigger. A trip to the ENT doc and he said there was no infection in the ear, gave me some meds and did some blood work which was clear.
I was okay after that but I noticed I still could never rotate my head without getting dizzy. I noticed that if I worked more than a couple of hours on the computer although I used to work longer hours before, I would get a headache and feel dizzy.
Fast forward one year. Now, from two or three months, I am simply unable to work on the computer for more than half an hour. It triggers episodes of dizziness. Scrolling makes me feel the worst.Even I can't watch any videos on my mobile or even browse and read on mobile for a longer period as it causes dizziness. This makes me think along the lines of neuro ocular vestibular dysfunction but I don't have any photosensitivity and it seems a vital component of it.
Also, If I climb a ladder and look up and do some work, it causes repeated brief spells of dizziness. For example, cleaning a ceiling fan. And if I rotate my head like you do at warm up before a sport, I can't do it coz of dizziness. I have never had any head injury for the record. Also, I often feel that I'm moving slightly front and back when sitting without back support and I have asked my wife and she says that I'm actually moving a little front and back.
I have had enough of this journey of Vertigo. After going through multiple ENT guys and Ophthalmologists who were not really trained to diagnose or treat vertigo, I have finally found an otolaryngeologist who specialises in treating vertigo. I have talked to him over the phone and it feels reassuring. He says that he takes 4 sessions of 3 hours each for Vertigo cases which involves taking detailed case history, running some tests and the treatment. But, I have to wait over a month for his appointment. Meanwhile, I would love to have an opinion from you guys.
Thank you for hearing my story.
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