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Labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis


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Symptoms of labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis include dizziness, vertigo and feeling or being sick. Labyrinthitis can also affect your hearing.

There are things you can do to help with labyrinthitis or vestibular neuritis. For example, lie still if you feel dizzy, and try to get enough sleep.

Treatment for labyrinthitis or vestibular neuritis can include antihistamines or motion sickness tablets, and exercises for balance problems.

Labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis are types of inner ear infection that affect your balance. They usually get better within a few weeks.

Page last reviewed: 17/02/2023
Next review due: 17/02/2026