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Conditions We Treat: Labyrinthitis

Labyrinthitis is an inflammation or infection of the labyrinth, the balance and hearing organs within the inner ear. It causes vertigo and hearing loss. Vestibular neuritis is a condition that affects the vestibular nerve, which connects the inner ear to the brain.

Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis: Why Choose Johns Hopkins

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  • Johns Hopkins neurologists have the expertise to diagnose labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis and distinguish them from stroke, which can have similar symptoms.
  • With a full understanding of neurological conditions affecting the vestibular system of the inner ear, experts at the Neuro-Visual and Vestibular Center can recommend the best course of therapy to assist in your recovery from labyrinthitis or vestibular neuritis.
  • With time and the right treatment, the prognosis is good.

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Treatment for Labyrinthitis and Vascular Neuritis

Although the conditions are not dangerous, the symptoms caused by labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis can be disabling. Generally, with time and special vestibular physical therapy, you will experience significant improvement.  

Your Neuro-Visual and Vestibular Team   

Dr. Newman-TokerDr. Newman-Toker, Director, Division of Neuro-Visual & Vestibular Disorders

Our multidisciplinary team is dedicated to advancing neuro-visual and vestibular conditions’ treatment and research, and improving patients' lives.



Daniel Gold, D.O.
Amir Kheradmand, M.D.
David Newman-Toker, M.D., Ph.D.
David Zee, M.D.

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Maryland Patients

To request an appointment or refer a patient, please contact the Vestibular Disorder Staff at 410-955-9313.
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Adult Neurology: 410-955-9441
Pediatric Neurology: 410-955-4259
Adult Neurosurgery: 410-955-6406
Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337


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