A 41-year-old female asked:
sudden deafness + intensive vertigo,vomiting and fainting on standing (as to the latter,some problems before).ear canal clear,no pain.what can it be?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Fredric Pullen answered
61 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Labyrinthitis: Dear SStewart, The symptoms that you are describing are typical of viral Labyrinthitis. There are other causes as well and so the first thing that to be done is you should see your local ear specialist or neurologist. A CAT scan or MRI should also be done and medications for dizziness such as meclizine. Prednisone and an antiviral such as Acyclovir are usually given. Hearing comes back usually
Answered on Mar 19, 2016
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