A 42-year-old female asked:
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can inner ear infection only cause short dizzy spells without nausea?

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Dr. Naveed Mughal
34 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not necessarily: If by inner ear infection you mean otitis media then ear pain is the main symptom but occasionally there may be dizziness but it would unusual to have nausea
Answered on Jul 11, 2014

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