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have had some blurry vision early today. possible water in the ear cause vertigo?

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Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Cold water will cause relative reduction in input from the affected inner ear relative to the unaffected ear producing vertigo. Warm water will cause relative increase in input from the affected inner ear also producing vertigo due to the imbalance in neurological input.
Answered on Apr 8, 2013

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