Is this normal???

Discussion in 'Baby & Toddler' started by Colleen1988, Jan 3, 2017.

  1. Colleen1988

    Colleen1988 Well-Known Member

    Oct 3, 2014
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    My LO has just been poorly Witt an ear infection for 3 days, he's starting to get back to his normal self now but he's seems really unsteady on his feet??? He only started properly walking at 14.5 months so not that long really but it's as if he's only just started walking again lol, he just falls over his own feet and his balance is off.. I'm wondering if it's down to his ear infection as your balance is partly to do with your inner ear?? Anybody else experienced this before? xxx
  2. Rainbow1234

    Rainbow1234 Well-Known Member

    Jul 15, 2012
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    Isla has had recurrent ear infections (around 1 a month) for the last 6 months, sometimes in 1 ear, sometimes both and she still isn't walking. I was starting to wonder if it was because of balance too so I'm interested to see if you get any responses! She does look like she's gonna take off any day now though, hope he's ok! X
  3. Rose83

    Rose83 Well-Known Member

    Nov 21, 2013
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    As an adult I have had some horrendous ear infections where I would be sick constantly because as soon as I moved my body lost all sense of balance and I would be all dizzy. It's definitely possible that the ear infection has caused some balance problems but I wouldn't have expected it to be permanent or anything so get your GP to check it out X

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