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Labyrinthitis

Labyrinthitis is an inflammation of the balancing centre in your inner ear. Here’s how it may come about, symptoms to look out for and treatment options.

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Underlying causes of vomiting

There are many causes of vomiting, including gastroenteritis, pregnancy, migraine, appendicitis, labyrinthitis. Find out what can cause vomiting.

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Ears

Ears gather sounds. Learn more about its parts, how it functions, related conditions and tips to care about them.

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Vertigo

Vertigo is a sensation of movement or spinning, tilting or swaying when your body is not actually moving. Learn more about its symptoms and treatments.

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Dizziness

Have you felt light-headed, unsteady or weak recently? Read on for helpful advice about 'dizzy spells', causes of dizziness and what to do when feeling faint.

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Nausea

Nausea is the feeling you get when you think you will vomit. It's not usually a sign of anything serious, and you can take steps to make yourself feel better.

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Objects in the ear

It is most likely children who will poke something into their ear. This can cause pain, swelling or even deafness. Get advice here about how to look after yourself should you have an object in your ear.

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Ear wax

Ear wax (cerumen) is produced by tiny glands in the ear canal and helps keep the ears clean. The wax is not harmful, but if it builds up, it can cause problems.

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Fluid from the ear

Fluid coming from your ear is usually just ear wax, but sometimes it can be a sign of illness or injury. Read more here about its causes and treatments.

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