Vestibular neuronitis

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What is vestibular neuronitis?

Vestibular neuronitis is characterized as the dysfunction of the inner ear/peripheral vestibular system. Feelings of vertigo typically occur; vertigo is a type of dizziness, where there is a feeling of motion or spinning.

Common symptoms reported by people with vestibular neuronitis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with vestibular neuronitis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Trileptal)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Thiamine HCl Prescription)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
vestibular neuronitis (1)

Data from patients with vestibular neuronitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with vestibular neuronitis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Trileptal)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
dizziness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Thiamine HCl Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
for vestibular neuronitis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
injection site soreness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
vestibular neuronitis (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with vestibular neuronitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has vestibular neuronitis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 5
30s 12
40s 16
50s 27
60s 9
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 16
Female 57

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 18
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from vestibular neuronitis patients who have completed their condition history
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