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How can I get over labrynthitis?

How can I get over labrynthitis?

Patience & drugs: The severity and course of labrynthitis is variable. It may last from days to several weeks

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Labrynthitis. How long will I need antivert (meclizine)?

Labrynthitis. How long will I need antivert (meclizine)?

Correct diagnosis: Labyrinthitis is strictly speaking, an inflammation of the inner ear (hearing and balance). The term is loosed very loosely by a general physician. If you truly have spinning (vertigo), see an ENT doctor. The diagnosis may vary from positional vertigo, to meniere's disease, to even an acoustic tumor. You need an audiogram and balance function testing to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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How should I deal with my labrynthitis? Should I just rest, or do my best to move around still despite the severe vertigo?

How should I deal with my labrynthitis? Should I just rest, or do my best to move around still despite the severe vertigo?

Some suggestions: An acute vestibular labyrinthitis is time limited, tending to phase out over several days. Staying active is OK, as long as you recognize risk of falling with injury, and possible exacerbation of need to vomit. Do not see any palliative medication for your problem, but you might benefit from Ginger Root 1000 mg thrice daily. ...Read more

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Labrynthitis few year ago,suffered dizzyblurry head ever since.start with dizziness just before i come down with an illness.what could trigger dizines?

Labrynthitis few year ago,suffered dizzyblurry head ever since.start with dizziness just before i come down with an illness.what could trigger dizines?

Viral exposure: Any illness or exposure due to a virus can re-exacerbate or trigger and underlying predisposition to previous symptoms. In your case, previous labyrinthitis, which can take a long time to fully resolve, can re-emerge when you have an illness. I would talk with your health care provider about your continued dizziness. ...Read more

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Can vestibular neuritis/vertigo/labrynthitis be cured by time naturally (putting up with it?)

Can vestibular neuritis/vertigo/labrynthitis be cured by time naturally (putting up with it?)

Yes: It may. Really important to get a good check up to look at causes ie thyroid, hormonal, visual. See and ENT for a good check up including a hearing test. If truly an ear issue, balance rehab may help ...Read more

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What do you advise if i was diagnosed with labrynthitis, my doc gave me some pills to stop my dizziness, should I take a pain killer is it ok?

What do you advise if i was diagnosed with labrynthitis, my doc gave me some pills to stop my dizziness, should I take a pain killer is it ok?

Pain killer will not: Acute labyrinthitis is usually caused by a virus. Treatment is symptomatic for the severe vertigo. There should not be much pain and pain killer is generally not necessary. Antibiotics are also not necessary. ...Read more

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I'm struggling with dizziness and vertigo, my doctor claims it's labrynthitis but it has been going on for a month now. Feels like it's getting worse.

I'm struggling with dizziness and vertigo, my doctor claims it's labrynthitis but it has been going on for a month now. Feels like it's getting worse.

See a neurologist: These symptoms may represent a headache or other neurological condition (for example, BPPV), sinus issues, vasovagal response, or a vascular/blood flow issue. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to a neurologist. Avoid sudden head turns. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001420.htm ...Read more

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Is there any reason to see an ENT for labrynthitis? I am awfully sick of seeing docs and what will the ENT be able to do anyway?

Is there any reason to see an ENT for labrynthitis?  I am awfully sick of seeing docs and what will the ENT be able to do anyway?

You could have: serious problem, such as brain tumor, if your vertigo keeps recurring. That is why your doctor recommended a specialist. You should follow your doctors instructions. ...Read more

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Is there a prescription ear drop or cream that can treat/cure labrynthitis ? My doc prescribed meclizine and xanax (alprazolam). Any natural remedies?

Is there a prescription ear drop or cream that can treat/cure labrynthitis ? My doc prescribed meclizine and xanax (alprazolam). Any natural remedies?

No and Yes: No drop/cream will help with labyrinthitis. It is a disease of the inner ear and they can't get that far. The most effective natural remedy is time...With habituation, the symptoms wi improve. Use the medications only when things are really bad. Otherwise, move slowly and carefully. When the vertigo comes on, sit still and look at something you know isn't moving to make the episode shorter. ...Read more

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What is labrinthitus or minears disease?

What is labrinthitus or minears disease?

Labyrithitis or: Meniere's disease is when you have inflammation of your semi-circular canals in the inner ear that maintain your sense of balance. It manifests as vertigo and nausea, much like motion sickness. Initial treatment is antihistamines, but it can become chronic and disabling if you don't treat it promptly. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of labrinthitis?

What are the symptoms of labrinthitis?

Dizziness: Can be associated with nausea , but feeling dizzy or unbalanced is common. Usually an inner ear issue. ...Read more

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What is labyrinthitis?

What is labyrinthitis?

Inflammation: The suffix "itis" on the end of words means inflammation. The labyrinth is a structure in the region of the middle ear which helps you to maintain your balance. When it becomes inflamed (by infectious or other causes) you may have severe dizziness with nausea and vomiting resulting. Usually resolves spontaneously but u may be quite ill for a while. ...Read more

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How long can labyrinthitis last?

How long can labyrinthitis last?

Inner ear?: An inner ear infection is characterized by severe vertigo and nerve deafness. The vertigo may last a few days to 2-3 weeks and followed by imbalance. Depending on the cause it may take up to a year for the imbalance and hearing loss to stabilize. Early activity and balance retraining hasten improvement of symptoms. ...Read more

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How long does labyrinthitis last?

Varies: Most cases get better in a few weeks, often sooner. ...Read more

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What can be done for labyrinthitis?

Labyrinthitis: Should see ENT for exam and audiogram. If viral, supportive care indicated, i.e. antivertginous medications, avoidance of alcohol, smoking, rest, etc. If not, treatment dependent on findings ...Read more

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What is the cause of "labyrinthitis"?

Viral illness: "labyrinthitis" typically refers to an acute inner ear condition associated with vertigo and often secondary nausea and/or vomiting. The most severe symptoms last 1-3 days but dysequilibrium may persist for several additional weeks. It is thought to be associated with a viral illness. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of labyrinthitis?

Hearing and dizzy: People with labyrinthitis will have severe vertigo that lasts several day then slowly improves over weeks, associated with severe hearing loss in one ear. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of labyrinthitis ?

What is the symptoms of labyrinthitis ?

Labyrinthitis: True labyrinthitis is hearing loss and vertigo. The vertigo is usually constant, even at rest, but is worsened by movement. If you have the vertigo component without the hearing loss, it's called vestibular neuronitis. ...Read more

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How long does labyrinthitis usually last?

1-4 weeks: Anywhere from 1-4 weeks. Sometimes residual dysequilibrium for several months. Neurosensory hearing loss is almost always permanent. ...Read more

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Are there good OTC remedies for labyrinthitis?

Labyrinthitis: There are over the counter antihistamines which can help with the symptoms. Dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) bonine and similar otc medications are available. ...Read more

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Does labyrinthitis usually cause many symptoms?

Not many: Labyrinthitis is the name given to the inflammation of the labyrinth which is the balance portion of the hearing (acoustic)nerve. The main symptoms are vertigo (dizziness with a sense of rotation) nausea and vomiting secondary to that and balance problems. Hearing is not affected. ...Read more

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What do fluid tablets do to help labyrinthitis?

Nothing: Diuretics, pills that make you pee and lose salt, are used for menieres disease, a particular disease causing recurrent dizzy spells. Labyrinthitis is one severe dizzy spell lasting days, with or without hearing loss. I can think of no reason to use a diuretic for labyrinthitis. Early on valium or Meclizine are used for severe vertigo spells. See an ent. ...Read more