Advertisement

Are labyrinthitis and Meniere's disease related?

Labyrinthitis and Meniere's disease have similarities but are different disorders. Both are conditions affecting the inner ear. Both can cause vertigo and affect a person's balance. In addition, the two have similar symptoms and risk factors. But labyrinthitis is curable, whereas Meniere's disease is incurable. Furthermore, Meniere's disease is an inflammation in the ear canal and has some symptoms that it does not share with labyrinthitis, such as hearing problems in both ears and disorientation.

Continue Learning about Meniere's Disease

Can Meniere's disease be prevented?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Nobody knows what causes Meniere's disease or how to prevent it. However, treating ear infections an...
More Answers
How is Meniere's disease linked to vertigo and dizziness?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Meniere's disease is an inner ear condition that happens when changes in the amount of fluid in the ...
More Answers
Is Meniere's disease an ear disorder?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Meniere's disease is an ear disorder. It causes sometimes disabling symptoms such as extreme vertigo...
More Answers
What is Meniere's disease?
David M. Vernick, MDDavid M. Vernick, MD
Meniere's disease, which interferes with balance and hearing, affects about 615,000 people in the Un...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.