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Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.


The first questions are aimed at the possibility of a serious or dangerous cause of imbalance or unsteady gait.

Did your balance problems begin after a head injury?

Or did they develop along with any of the following?

- A severe headache

- Weakness on one side of the body

- Slurred speech

- Inability to walk

- Tremor

- Trouble swallowing

Yes, one or more of those is true.

No, none of those is true for me.

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