How does inner ear decompression sickness affect the body?

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Inner ear decompression sickness affects the body by causing damage to the inner ear. This can manifest itself as vertigo, nausea, or vomiting. Hearing can be affected as well, either through hearing loss or a ringing or roaring sound in the ear(s) known as tinnitus.

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