What is Vertigo? Types and Symptoms

What is Vertigo? Types and Symptoms
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Vertigo refers to an uncomfortable sensation in which a person feels as if his / her surroundings are spinning around him / her and. Because of the feeling of vertigo, the individual may feel that s/he is going off balance and may even fall as a result of it.

Types of Vertigo:

Not a disease / condition on its own, vertigo may be a symptom / indication of certain types of diseases of the ear, central nervous system and the heart. Of these, ear-related vertigo is the most common.

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Symptoms of Vertigo:

Talking about the ear-related vertigo, this type of vertigo may be associated with one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fullness of the ears
  • Reduced hearing
  • Tinnitus (buzzing / ringing sound in the ear without external stimulus)


It is important to note that ear-related vertigo is episodic and positional. It may last from a few seconds to several hours, depending on the cause.

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Who to Consult for Vertigo:

Make an appointment in case of any further queries and treatment and get treated by one of the best ENT specialists in Delhi NCR, Dr. (Lt. Col.) Ravi Roy.

About Dr. (Lt. Col.) Ravi Roy:

Dr. (Lt. Col.) Ravi Roy is Senior Consultant at Yashoda Hospital & Research Centre in Nehru Nagar, Ghaziabad. He brings over two decades of clinical expertise with his specialization in otolaryngology. Proficient in CSF rhinorrhea, sinus, and skull base surgeries, Dr. Ravi Roy is known for his exceptional skill and dedication. Meet him today in case of any ear-related problems.

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