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A 28-year-old female asked:

Very bad virus for a week now. left with bad cough, phlegm, and a plugged ear. feeling dizzy and nauseous when i move. is it from the ear or virus?

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Dr. Myrtle Oates
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes and yes.: Hi Andrea, So very sorry that you're not feeling well. The Virus that you describe could have effected your inner ear structures called the Labyrinth. When these structures get inflamed ether by a virus or bacteria they cause nausea, dizziness and sometimes difficulty focusing. See a physician to get treatment and shorten this course.
Last updated Aug 3, 2020

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