Inner ear inflamed. Condition where the inner ear is inflamed. Could be from infection or other inflammatory conditions. The result is dizziness (typically true spinning) hearing loss, tinnitus. People are generally very sick for a few days to weeks. It may require steroids, antivirals, antibiotics, Antivert (meclizine) and maybe even hospitalization to hydrate the patient.
Labrynthitis. Labrynthitis is an inflammation of the middle ear that can cause dizziness. Usually it is caused by a virus but persists for a period of time even after the virus is gone.