Dizziness

History:

Patient was having dizziness described as room spinning sensation, muffled hearing in both ears, and a frontal headache for the last two days. He smokes cigarettes and has a history of high blood pressure and diabetes. He was concerned about the possibility of having a stroke.

Solution:

Patient called XMD and gave detailed history to the examining physician.

Physical Exam:

His blood pressure was 137/89 and his blood sugar was 167. A detailed neurological examination was performed and determined to be normal. He had sinus tenderness and swollen mucous membranes. His ear exam showed fluid behind the ear drum. See video…

Outcome:

Patient was diagnosed with labyrinthitis (inflammation of the inner ear) secondary to sinus disease. He was placed on vertigo medicine and intranasal steroids. Patient showed daily improvement over the next three days and was able to remain on location.

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