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Ear infection with dizziness and headache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   i have been diagnosed with an ear infection over a week ago
Doctor :  
User :   i have finished my course of anti biodics but i still feel very light headed and dizzy at times
Doctor :  
May i know your age and gender?
User :   and my earss feel blocked
User :   i'm 22 female
Doctor :  
There are the effects of residual infesction in the inner ear.
User :   how long will this last?
Doctor :  
They will slowly regress.
Doctor :  
May be in another 3 to5 days time.
User :   i'm very anxious about the head situation because i don't feel myself at all
Doctor :  
But if your headache or dizziness increases\
User :   it's coming and going
User :   sometimes im ok and others im very disorientated
Doctor :  
You need evaluation to rule out nfection of the brain.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
the symptoms of inner ear infection usually cause symtoms on change of position of the head.
Doctor :  
So void excesive movements of the head.
User :   so what i'm describing is 'normal?'
Doctor :  
I would recommend you to be on bed for the next
Doctor :  
couple of days.
User :   i've been in bed for nearly two weeks
Doctor :  
Give adequate rest to the inner ear by avoiding

Doctor :  
unnnecessary movements
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