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and I have Labyrinthitis :(
If only it was a diagnosis of one's obsession with the film.
what is it?
coming up against dead ends?
feel like you've been here before?
you've got Labyrinthitus...dodododododo!! *sparkles..lights...fireworks*
you have painful metal balls because david bowie keeps playing with them?
I was just guessing that they might be metal. If you know better then that's your own business.
Obviously if I had been referring to the balls that David Bowie uses in the film Labyrinth I would have said that they were crystal, I mean what kind of idiot wouldn't know that!?
my balls are made of magic dust
Labyrinthitis is a balance disorder that usually follows an upper respiratory tract infection (URI). It is, as the name suggests, an inflammatory process affecting the labyrinths that house the vestibular system (which sense changes in head position) of the inner ear.
In addition to balance control problems, a labyrinthitis patient may encounter hearing loss and tinnitus. It appears labyrinthitis is caused by a virus (the herpes virus has been implicated) but it can also arise from bacterial infection, head injury, an allergy or as a reaction to a particular medicine. Both bacterial and viral labyrinthitis can cause permanent hearing loss, although this is rare.
Recovery from acute labyrinthine inflammation generally takes from one to six weeks; however, it is not uncommon for residual symptoms (dysequilibrium and/or dizziness) to last for many months or even years (Bronstein, 2002) if permanent damage occurs. Recovery from a permanently damaged inner ear typically follows three phases: an acute period, which may include severe vertigo and vomiting, followed by approximately two weeks of subacute symptoms and rapid recovery, and finally a period of chronic compensation which may last for months or years.
I might just kill myself
Most people get colds, you get strange illnesses that I can't even pronounce, let alone spell. I hope you don't fall over at Chas and Dave.
Herpes? Surely not!