A 40-year-old member asked:
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Can having an ear infection cause me to lose my balance?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Possible: I often see that in kids with ear infections.
Answered on Jan 18, 2020

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Maybe: Ear infection may cause imbalance and nausea but would be unlikely to lead to a bloated feeling.

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