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Posted : August 8, 2007
Hi, I'm in the recovery phase of Viral Labyrinthitis at the moment, feeling nearly back to normal but only a week since I was back on my feet after 5 days in bed. When will I be able to get back underwater?

Posted : August 9, 2007
Poor you, having had this myself I know how sick and dizzy it can make you feel. It is happily a self-limiting illness though, so you will shrug it off given sufficient time. I would go by how you feel, but a ballpark figure would be about 2 weeks after the symptoms have cleared.
Kind regards, Dr O
Answer provided by Dr Oliver Firth
Dr Ollie Firth
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