Vertigo, dizziness, loss of balance: These are all symptoms that could relate to a problem in your inner ear. ENT and Allergy Specialists uses the latest diagnostic technology to help you get to the bottom of your persistent dizziness and vertigo. To get started, call one of the four locations in Bryn Mawr, Phoenixville, Pottstown, and East Norriton, Pennsylvania, or request an appointment using the online scheduler.
This question is hard to answer because there’s no universal feeling of dizziness or vertigo; these symptoms affect people differently. Here are a few of the common symptoms people might experience:
Ultimately, only you can be the judge of your dizziness and vertigo, but if it persists, you should visit a doctor at ENT and Allergy Specialists. But please note that if any of the following accompanies your dizziness, you should go to the emergency room immediately:
More often than not, dizziness and vertigo are signs of something amiss in your inner ear, which controls your balance. These conditions can be:
Besides problems with your inner ear, there are other causes of dizziness and vertigo, including:
After your doctor at ENT and Allergy Specialists reviews your symptoms and your medical history, they typically perform several diagnostic tests, including:
Armed with your results, your doctor creates a treatment plan to alleviate the underlying cause of your dizziness and vertigo. In some cases, such as Meniere’s disease, there’s no cure for the condition, so your doctor works with you to manage the symptoms.
In other cases, such as an ear infection, your doctor recommends a course of antibiotics to clear up the infection.
If your doctor finds that your symptoms don’t stem from a problem with your inner ear, they may refer you to another specialist.
Don’t let dizziness and vertigo take control of your life: Call ENT and Allergy Specialists or use the scheduler on this website to request an appointment to bring balance back to your world.