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Home > Health Library > Labyrinthitis: Inflammation of the Inner Ear
Labyrinthitis is a problem inside the
inner ear. It happens when the labyrinth, a part of the inner ear that helps
control your balance, gets swollen and inflamed.
cause sudden vertigo. This makes you feel like you're spinning or whirling,
even though nothing around you is moving. Labyrinthitis may also cause hearing
loss or a ringing in your ears (tinnitus).
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerKarin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
Current as ofMay 4, 2017
Current as of:
May 4, 2017
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Karin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
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