Labyrinthitis is an inflammatory infection of the vestibular system of the inner ear. It may cause vertigo, nausea, vomiting, imbalance, hearing loss and tinnitus. Recovery generally takes from one to six weeks but there may be some residual symptoms over a longer period.
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