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What questions should I ask my doctor about BPPV?

You may have several concerns about symptoms related to benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. It's a good idea to write down your questions and concerns before visiting your doctor. Frequently asked questions, include:

  • What tests are used to diagnose BPPV?
  • Is BPPV fatal?
  • What complications can I expect?
  • Can my long-term hearing be affected?
  • Will I need to see a specialist?
  • Are there activities I should avoid?
  • When will my symptoms stop?

Your doctor can help you to better understand your symptoms and how to treat and manage your BPPV.

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