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A 49-year-old female asked:

I had a severe vertigo attack about 4 months ago (while flying) which was the result of labyrinthitis. i am now in therapy and it is helping with the imbalance but i suffer now from constant swimming in my head. could this be a result of veritgo?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Often full recovery may take a few months, and this event may have left you with some otolithic dysfunction. Alternatively, this may have been the initial onset of Meniere's disease. A videonystagmogram will help objectify the symptoms. Vestibular rehab measures should continue.
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