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Labyrinthitis - driving me mad - help

I was diagnosed 3 weeks ago with having vertigo which hasn't cleared up and i have now been told it is Labyrinthitis. I'm just wondering if anyone else can tell me if they have suffered with random pains in their head and tingling sensation in their arm when they have suffered from this? As it has been over 3 weeks now i'm starting to worry its something more.
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242516_tn?1368227505
Labrynthitis doesn't typically cause headache and arm tingling, that may be other things.  Ask your doctor.
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I have suffered with labrynthitis & suffered these symptoms. I think the head pains are pressure & the ear condition & the tingling is anxiety related.

Awful thing to have
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i cant cope anymore i feel like im fighting a loosing battle with labyrinthitis everytime i get better it hits me again. Its stopping me from living a normal life and im a single parent with a gorgeous 4yr old daughter it breaks my heart to let her down beacause i feel so rotten most of the time. Ive had this for over a year now and im really at the end of my teather im living like im terminally ill and im not. I need some words of wisdom or strength i dont know any other sufferers and i want my life back please help !!!!
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I don't how much help i will be to you. I to had Labyrinthitis and I know how hard it can be expecially with a young child. I myself have a little girl. Have you been diagnosed with the labs by a doctor? The reason I as is because if it keeps coming back it might be bppv in which case there are exercises you can do to make it better. It will get better, it might not go away completely but it will eventually get to the point that it is easier to deal with. Mine never completely went away, and is now a slight rocking although somedays it hits me but does not last as long. Hope this helps and sorry I can't do more. Take care
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Im 44 and suffered an attack of major vertigo(everything around me appeared to be upside down and spinning) on 6/2/08 i was hospitalized for three days the left side of my face is numb and unable to walk for weeks.  I feel horrible I went back to work but an unable to function normally,  I really shouldnt be there but I was feeling major depression staying home day after day.  I have been to see a Nuerologist and ENT who both feel this was brought on by a Virus. I had Viral Bronchitis the week prior to my illness.  An MRI and Cat Scan were done all negative.  Im scared this is something more then Lab... As I have never seen where the face is numb!
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I have had it for about 6 months now and it's the worst thing I've ever experienced. Being a grumpy single mother and working 45 hours a week is really getting to me. I seem to get a really sore throat then the ringing and numbness in my ear for about 2 weeks with dizzyness, then I'll get a blinding headache which, when gone, seems to of made my ear feel better, at least for about a week. Then it starts all over again. I have talked to other people who have had the condition for years! Very sucky!!!
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mate dw i get pains in my head and tingling sensations from labirinthitis i also get chest pressure sometimes ive been to doctor and had check tey say its just some extra symtoms (symptoms) dw about having something worse ull get better .
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I was diagnosed with labyrinthitis a couple of weeks after experiencing symptoms for a few weeks prior.  Without doubt the symptoms were alarming i.e. bouts of severe dizziness and poor balance, nausea (especially in the morning), numbness across my cheek, temple and above my eye, a general feeling of cognitive detachment and an intermittent tingling sensation down my arm. Add to that the anxiety of these symptoms (including heaviness in the chest and a racing heart beat) and the picture is a complete mess. Despite my concerns that something more sinister may be wrong with me, my GP instantly said labyrinthitis. She performed a couple of quick tests on my balance and eye movement and was satisfied that her diagnosis was correct. She did warn me that the virus may take a further 6 weeks to clear but even after two I feel almost 100%. Unfortunately information on the net doesn’t tend to mention the symptoms of  labyrinthitis as I described above, normally only listing balance disorder and dizziness.
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I've been digonosed with Labyrinthtis about a week ago after a previous ear infection and I was really worried, I'm only 13 and It felt like it was almost gone then it hit me again in school i had to lie down I got really scared and had a really fast heart beat and was getting really hot but I know that was just because I was worried.. >.< and YES I thought I was the only one my arms seem to go really tingly and I get random head pains to! The doctor told me it's nothing to worry about and that it should go away in about 6 weeks, ALSO i don't know if any of you get it but do you seem dizzier in the night or in articfical light? I also think I might have bronchitis....as I have a constant bit of flem (phlegm) in my throat....ah well....hopefully it will be gone soon
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Hi,, ur symptoms dont suggest labyrinthitis,,, that usually occurs during the spring and summer time...sounds like its migraine related maybe vestibular migraine
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My daughter was diagnosed with this and what I found out was dr's don't know too much, they don't even have a test that can diagnose 100%. It's a guessing game. Go to Sharp Blue Labyrinthitis and you'll get more information there than anywhere, everyone on the sight has it, and they're very supportive too.
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Click here for the symptoms of labyrinthitis:
http://www.dizzytimes.com/content.php?4-Symptoms-of-Viral-Labyrinthits-Vestibular-Neuritis
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