The sudden onset of vertigo, accompanied by sensorineural hearing loss and tinnitus, lasting hours to days, and caused by acute inflammation or infection of the labyrinth
Can be categ...
Vertigo AND sensorineural hearing loss in one ear
Vertigo is acute in onset and lasts hours to days.
Nausea and vomiting are common.
Fullness of affected ear
Tinnitus of affected ear (roa...
Symptom management and reassurance in the acute phase
Vestibular suppressants as needed (see “Medication”) for severe acute attacks of vertigo only. Patients should be advised NOT to use thes...
H83.02 Labyrinthitis, left ear
H83.01 Labyrinthitis, right ear
H83.09 Labyrinthitis, unspecified ear
H83.03 Labyrinthitis, bilateral
409711008 Viral labyrinthitis
Ask patients to describe symptoms in their own words; alternative symptoms include light-headedness, vertigo, disequilibrium, or imbalance.
Benzodiazepines are better vestibular suppres...
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