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What can I do to stop the symptoms of labyrinthitis?- I am

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What can I do to stop the symptoms of labyrinthitis?- I am feeling dizzy and sick.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

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Hi there

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I'm Dr. Phil

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Can I ask your first name?

Customer: Jill
Dr. Phil, MD :

hi Jill

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nice to meet you

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are you sure this is labrynthitis

Dr. Phil, MD :

?

Customer: I think so, when I was at my surgery a
Dr. Phil, MD :

when you were at your surgery what?

Customer: Having some innoculations to go to Africa, I mentioned to the nurse - this is not the first time I have had these symptoms-
Dr. Phil, MD :

I see

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This might be BPPV

Dr. Phil, MD :

it is benign vertigo if it is recurrent

Dr. Phil, MD :

here is an article on it for you

Customer: What is that ?
Dr. Phil, MD :

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vertigo/basics/definition/con-20028216

Dr. Phil, MD :

it is an inner ear condition

Dr. Phil, MD :

related to crystals in the inner ear

Dr. Phil, MD :

I recommend doing these exercises

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hq-IQWSrAtM

Dr. Phil, MD :

and asking your doctor for a drug called meclizine

Customer: I don't think it is my ears as the back of my head hurts
Dr. Phil, MD :

I see

Dr. Phil, MD :

labrynthitis is an ear condition as well

Dr. Phil, MD :

so then its not that either

Dr. Phil, MD :

head pain and dizziness is concerning

Dr. Phil, MD :

that could be serious

Dr. Phil, MD :

like a tumor or stroke

Dr. Phil, MD :

I think you need an MRI of the brain

Customer: Ok, I will make an appointment with my GP, thanks for you help
Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome

Dr. Phil, MD :

any more questions for me?

Customer: Ok, I will make an appointment with my GP, thanks for your help
Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome

Dr. Phil, MD :

Did I do good work for you Jill?

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