ICD-10 Diagnosis Code H81.1

Benign paroxysmal vertigo

Diagnosis Code H81.1

ICD-10: H81.1
Short Description: Benign paroxysmal vertigo
Long Description: Benign paroxysmal vertigo
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code H81.1

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the ear and mastoid process
    • Diseases of inner ear (H80-H83)
      • Disorders of vestibular function (H81)

Information for Patients

Dizziness and Vertigo

When you're dizzy, you may feel lightheaded or lose your balance. If you feel that the room is spinning, you have vertigo.

A sudden drop in blood pressure or being dehydrated can make you dizzy. Many people feel lightheaded if they get up too quickly from sitting or lying down.

Dizziness usually gets better by itself or is easily treated. However, it can be a symptom of other disorders. Medicines may cause dizziness, or problems with your ear. Motion sickness can also make you dizzy. There are many other causes.

If you are dizzy often, you should see your health care provider to find the cause.

  • Benign positional vertigo
  • Benign positional vertigo -- aftercare
  • Dizziness
  • Dizziness and vertigo -- aftercare
  • Electronystagmography
  • Epley maneuver
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Vertigo-associated disorders

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