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Had my tonsils removed 6weeks ago. That was all fine. Since

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Had my tonsils removed 6weeks ago. That was all fine. Since had a cough and brining up some green phlegm. Have been in Dubai for last 5 days. Woke up this morning and having the room spinning whilst laying down. Dehydrated or inner ear issue. Worried
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.

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Seems likely to be an inner ear infection

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The reason why I say that its an inner ear infection is because you have coughing and passing green phlegm as well

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I do not think its dehydration because there is no evidence that you have lost any fluids from your body like you do not have vomiting or diarrhea

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So this is most likely an inner ear issue that should go away in due course of time. For the dizziness or vertigo you can take over the counter serc (beta histine) or meclizine (marzine) which will help

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JACUSTOMER-b6yupjhd- : So it will just eventually go away
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Yes

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It usually goes away on its own

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Its usually a viral infection

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takes about a week or two to go away completely.

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In the first day or two symptoms like vertigo are severe and these gradually reduce with time.

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