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My dr. Recommended vinegar & water for my ear infection. Even tho I have it at room temp, I get extremely dizzy afterwards.Why?

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Dr. Farhad Sigari
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Try warming it.

For my patients i suggest a solution of vinegar and alcohol for mild swimmers ear.
You might try warming the solution by holding it in your hands for 5minutes. Cold solution in your ear will cause most people to get dizzy.

In brief: Try warming it.

For my patients i suggest a solution of vinegar and alcohol for mild swimmers ear.
You might try warming the solution by holding it in your hands for 5minutes. Cold solution in your ear will cause most people to get dizzy.
Dr. Farhad Sigari
Dr. Farhad Sigari
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Position sensors

The hoop like semicircular structures of your inner ear help tell you where your body is in space & maintain balance, etc.
If you are instilling a fluid into your ear at room temperature it will cause the position sensors to go haywire(and make you dizzy). Heating the mix to about body temperature should stop the symptoms.

In brief: Position sensors

The hoop like semicircular structures of your inner ear help tell you where your body is in space & maintain balance, etc.
If you are instilling a fluid into your ear at room temperature it will cause the position sensors to go haywire(and make you dizzy). Heating the mix to about body temperature should stop the symptoms.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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