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Nausea on moving around, no vomiting, might be ear infection. Causes and treatment?

Hi, for the last few days I have been feeling nausious whenever i move around. I dont vomit but feel like I have car sickness. If i sit or stay still it settles down but as soon as i start moving around it starts up again. My husband thinks it may be an ear infection but i don t have an pain in the ears so I m not sure what to do!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Asked On : Wed, 16 Jan 2013
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hi there, what you have just described fits into the diagnosis of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo which is not an uncommon condition. Your husband may be right in suggesting that you have an ear infection and that cannot be ruled out. It is believed to be due to a mechanical malfunction of the inner ear. It can be effectively treated with repositioning movements such as the Epley maneuver.You should visit an ENT specialist and rule out other causes of vertigo so that he can start an effective treatment. Take care.
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