usually goes away on its own within a few days to weeks. If labyrinthitis was
triggered by a bacterial infection,
antibiotics may be prescribed. Viral infections cannot
be cured with antibiotics.
Additional treatment is intended to
keep you comfortable until the labyrinthitis goes away. Medicines called
vestibular suppressants may be prescribed to reduce symptoms.
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bacterial infection has injured your inner ear, you
may continue to have symptoms of vertigo even after the infection has healed.
Over time, your body should adjust to the confusing signals from the
balance sensory systems that falsely tell your brain
to detect motion that isn't occurring. The vertigo will eventually improve or
disappear completely. This process is called
compensation. Remaining as active as possible speeds
compensation. Medicines may slow compensation and should only be taken for 1 to
What To Think About
If your doctor prescribes
antibiotics, be sure to take them exactly as prescribed. And do not stop taking
them even if you feel better; otherwise, the infection may not go away.
Persistent vertigo may be caused by other conditions and should be
evaluated by your doctor.