How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask DrRussMD Your Own Question
DrRussMD, Board Certified MD
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 65671
Experience:  Board certified Internal medicine and Integrative medicine. Many years of experience all areas.
Type Your Medical Question Here...
DrRussMD is online now

since 2 days ago ,I have a vertigo when upright ,I can not

Customer Question

since 2 days ago ,I have a vertigo when upright ,I can not walk without feeling dizzy
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.
I am Doctor Thomas, double board certified physician and clinician and I will help you with this and any follow up questions.

Go to a and e.
This can be an emergency.
For example
Infection in the middle ear.
Heart rhythm problem.
Other brain problem.

It is perfectly justifiable to have an initial assessment now and not wait. In fact it is prudent.

Make sure someone else drives you.

Please let me know if you have further questions.
Use reply as needed.
Please do not forget a positive rating.