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Can I exercise if I have an inner ear infection

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam King
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 15 years experience
Yes: It may hurt a but with movement, but exercise is fine. You may want to take something like Ibuprofen 1 hour prior to working out.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 21 years experience
Types Ear infection: 3 types of ear infections: outer, middle &inner. Inner ear infection involves the balance system and people get very dizzy. Outer ear infection inv... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Unlikely to resolve on own. See an otolaryngologist, and get this tested. Suspect you are describing inner ear issues, but cannot exclude vascular p... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hard to say: Definitions matter to us, and an inner ear infection involves the ear nerve, is generally viral and has no treatment. A middle ear infection (the comm... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adriaan francois Van wyk
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Jaw pain: 30 year old male with pain in his jaw/ear. It is probably a referred pain and may be because of a tooth abscess or temperomandibular joint dysfunction... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Trial of antivert (meclizine): Try Antivert (meclizine) and if not resolving see your doctor.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Murphy
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Could be, but ...: Your symptoms do suggest inner ear as a likely generator of your symptoms, but many different causes exist, ranging from benign crystals in the inner ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 31 years experience
MRi better: Ct's can miss small brain tumors.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Clarify: Inner ear infections are rare and would involve the hearing and balance part of the ear with resultant deafness and severe vertigo. Rarely middle ear... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Most likely because the ear hurts you are holding your neck in a funny position to decrease pain or maximize hearing. Massage can help as can cranios... Read More