Why do I feel dizzy after I pour rubbing alcohol into my ears?

I suffer from chronically itchy ear canals and do this as an altenative to scratching them with pens and bobby pins and other dumb things I do and I ruptured my eardrum in this way and so I figure this is safer and it certainly seems to bring relief. And I know it's weird but I experience a sense of vertigo and... show more I suffer from chronically itchy ear canals and do this as an altenative to scratching them with pens and bobby pins and other dumb things I do and I ruptured my eardrum in this way and so I figure this is safer and it certainly seems to bring relief. And I know it's weird but I experience a sense of vertigo and nausea afterward so I wonder what this means and is it really so safe after all.
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