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What's Going Around: Vertigo, respiratory illnesses
Stomach and respiratory illnesses are making their rounds in Central Nebraska.
Dr. Michael Johnson with the Hastings Family Practice says that he's seen a few cases of vertigo. He says it's a viral illness that affects the inner ear. Patients experience dizziness and a feeling of spinning.
The spinning is brought on by a sudden change in position.
Symptoms of vertigo also include nausea.
He says that it's a viral infection that comes and goes.
Vertigo can also be symptoms of other illnesses including a chronic inner ear problem. Vertigo is also a symptom for stroke.
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