Labyrinthitis is usually triggered by an infection, such as a cold or flu.


Hearing loss, dizziness, and a spinning sensation (vertigo) are common symptoms. Diagnosing labyrinthitis is challenging because these symptoms are also common in many other conditions.


Labyrinthitis usually goes away on its own. Medications can help manage symptoms. Vestibular rehabilitation therapy may help in some cases.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017

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