Anybody ever have a Viral inner ear infection? I have it on both sides! I grew up with Chronic Otitis, so I'm used to ear infections, but I've never had a viral infection. About 14 years ago (early 20's) I had an Otic reconstructive surgury where they rebuilt my right ear canal using a skin graph from my arm and the ear drum using a piece of muscle from in front of my ear. Overall, my hearing is excellent and I can swim, shower, and get wet without a problem. I also hardly ever get an infection anymore. Usually only when I have a head cold and get stuffed up. A couple weeks ago, I had my typical early spring sinus cold and my ears blocked up. Well, I guess I let it go too long and ended up with this viral thing. I'm dizzy, have blurred vision, and have headaches. The doc says it could take 2-3 weeks to clear! I'm on antibiotics, but it's going very slowly. He said I need rest, and plenty of fluids. Apparently I don't sleep enough and drink too much coffee! Anyway, just curious if anyone has had this and what your symptoms were. I appreciate the input.