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).
Primary Medical Reviewer
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Barrie J. Hurwitz, MD, MD - Neurology
October 3, 2011
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
October 03, 2011
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