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How can issues with my ear cause dizziness?

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Issues with your inner ear can also cause dizziness. Among them are:

  • Meniere’s syndrome. This usually affects only one ear. Symptoms other than dizziness may include ringing in your ear, muffled hearing, nausea or vomiting.
  • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. This is a spinning sensation brought on by moving your head.
  • Ear infection. That can cause dizziness. Also, you could have something trapped in your ear canal.

From: I'm Dizzy. What Should I Do? WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 24, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 12/24/2018

SOURCES:

National Health Service (U.K.): “Health A-Z – Dizziness.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions – Dizziness.”

Mayo Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions – Dizziness.”

Vestibular Disorders Association: “The Human Balance System.”

National Stroke Association: “Transient Ischemic Attack.”

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: “Dizziness and Vertigo.”

Vestibular Disorders Association: “Causes of Dizziness.”

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 24, 2018

SOURCES:

National Health Service (U.K.): “Health A-Z – Dizziness.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions – Dizziness.”

Mayo Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions – Dizziness.”

Vestibular Disorders Association: “The Human Balance System.”

National Stroke Association: “Transient Ischemic Attack.”

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: “Dizziness and Vertigo.”

Vestibular Disorders Association: “Causes of Dizziness.”

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 24, 2018

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