An inner ear infection is an infection of the inner parts of the ear that control balance and hearing. This is often an inflammation or irritation of this part of the ear and is referred to as labyrinthitis. Inner ear infection is sometimes referred to as otitis interna.
Signs and symptoms of inner ear infection include feeling a spinning sensation, dizziness, balance problems, problems with walking, nausea, vomiting, and a ringing in the ear (tinnitus). Other associated symptoms include ear pain or hearing loss.
Causes of an inner ear infection
Other inner ear infection symptoms and signs
- Balance Problems
- Feeling a Spinning Sensation (Vertigo)
- Hearing Loss
- Problems With Walking
- Ringing in the Ear (Tinnitus)
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Examples of Medications for Inner Ear Infection Symptoms and Signs
- Amoxicillin vs. Ceftriaxone
- Amoxicillin vs. Penicillin
- Augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, Augmentin XR, Augmentin ES-600, Amoclan)
- diazepam (Valium, Diastat, Acudial, Diastat Pediatric, Diazepam Intensol)
- diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
- meclizine, Antivert, Bonine, Meni-D, Antrizine
- Metronidazole vs. Ketoconazole
- Nitrofurantoin vs. Amoxicillin
- prednisone (Prednisone Intensol, Rayos) Corticosteroid
- promethazine, Phenergan, Phenadoz, Promethegan
- Side Effects of Keflex (cephalexin)
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