How is labyrinthitis treated?

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Labyrinthitis symptoms can be treated with medications. Some drugs are given to reduce or eliminate nausea and feelings of dizziness. Other medications are given to help alleviate the underlying cause for your labyrinthitis. If allergies are to blame, antihistamines will be prescribed. If an infection or virus is causing your symptoms, antibiotics or antiviral medications will be in order. These medications kill the bacteria or reduce the harm of the virus or allergens that are causing the labyrinthitis.

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Viral Infections

Viral Infections

Viral infections like herpes simplex, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), chicken pox and rotavirus are infections caused by a virus instead of a bacterium. Viral infections do not respond to antibiotics, but some specific viruses ...

like influenza A and B can be treated with certain antiviral medications. Most commonly, treatment for viral infections includes drinking lots of fluids, getting rest, eating well and letting the illness run its course.
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