A 43-year-old member asked:
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Could fluid in the ear (otitis media) cause vertigo ?

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Dr. Olayinka Adedayo
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: It can cause dizzyness and vertigo.
Answered on Jan 30, 2014

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