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Can labyrinthitis cause headaches, head pressure, or anything like that?

Can labyrinthitis cause headaches, head pressure, or anything like that?

Not common but rarel: It causes Vertigo,nausea ,distorted balance,and anxiety Headache and head pressure are not common symptoms It may rarely cause mild headache ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Sometimes when I get into the car I get headache. This can be labyrinthitis?

Sometimes when I get into the car I get headache. This can be labyrinthitis?

Labyrinthitis: Symptoms of labyrinthitis may include ringing in the ears, a feeling of movement, trouble hearing, or trouble focusing visually. Headaches may occur, but they are not the key symptom. It is unclear why you have a headache when you get in the car, although you may wonder about your head position. Awkward head positions often cause headaches, as many laptop computer users will attest. ...Read more

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I've suffered from labyrinthitis for years but am allergic to serc and can no longer take sudafedrine. Chronic stuffy nose/ears, extreme dizziness, nausea, facial tenderness/headaches. What can I do?

I've suffered from labyrinthitis for years but am allergic to serc and can no longer take sudafedrine. Chronic stuffy nose/ears, extreme dizziness, nausea, facial tenderness/headaches. What can I do?

Stop smoking: Stop smoking also would be top of the list, as your lungs can't clear the phlegm produced, plus the carcinogenic potential is high (metaplastic changes to lung tissue). Your symptoms sound like its nicotine related, and your chronic taking of decongestants was masking your symptoms. Plus, if you had taken decongestants chronically, you could end up with rebound congestion. ...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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What's the significance of having labyrinthitis?

Dizziness: Labyrinthitis is inflammation of the inner ear, which controls balance. It is often caused by a virus and is typically self-limiting. You'll be dizzy for a few days but it should get better soon. With any sudden onset of dizziness, you need to see your doctor right away to make sure it's not something more serious. ...Read more

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Is labyrinthitis curable?

Treatable!!: This usually is a self remitting temporary problem, at least in the commonest viral form it can be symptomatically treated. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for labyrinthitis?

Is there a cure for labyrinthitis?

Time: Labyrinthitis is an inflammation of your balance centers. It is usually self limited and improves with time. We treat the symptoms so the patients find relief until the inflammation goes away which is usually several days. If the vertigo does not go away it needs to be reevaluated as there might be another scenario. Any hearing loss needs to be evaluated immediately! ...Read more

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Dr. Suresh Mukherji
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Labyrinthitis (Definition)

Labyrinthitis is a condition caused by swelling and irritation of the inner ear. This often results in a loss of balance, a loss of hearing, and dizziness. Risk factors include behavioral factors such as smoking, recently having a viral infection, ...Read more


Dr. James Chapman
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Otitis Interna (Definition)

Otitis interna is an infection of the inner ear. It is also known as labyrinthitis. The inner ear controls balance, so patients usually have severe ...Read more