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inner ear sprain

A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. T. Allen Merritt
49 years experience Neonatology
Dizziness: Vertigo or a sense of dizziness can develop with some chronic diseases, age, or during and after a viral illness. Your have had the correct procedure ... Read More
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Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reduced function: This indicates that one inner ear is not functioning normally, so it is called weakness of the vestibular system. This is usually determined by a vng( ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
13 years experience Anesthesiology
Could be infection: See an ENT doctor or your primary care for them to look in your ear. An infection can be treated with an antibiotic.
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Infection: Most commonly external ear canal infection. However, can be many things. See ENT doc for exam/recommendations.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tests: If the problem is hearing, we order a hearing test. If the problem is balance, there is an array of vestibular testing that we can order (vng or eng). ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several thongs: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Your inner ear is responsible for balance and hearing. Any condition affecting the inner ear can affect these two fucntions.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Unless hole in drum? Or some kind of worm from oral cavity to go up Eustachian tube. Maybe an ent will advise. I have heard of many things but not thi ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajnish Jaiswal
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pain meds first: If you have severe pain, try some pain medications first. Usually over the counter Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen works well. Anything stronger will need ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Not Romberg: Romberg sign is present if one is unsteady with eyes closed and feet together vs eyes open. It indicates either posterior column dysfunction in the sp ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Giddings
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Some inness ear disorders may cause hearing loss or ringing in the ears without dizziness.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajnish Jaiswal
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pain Meds First: If you have severe pain, try some pain medications first. Usually over the counter Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen works well. Anything stronger will need ... Read More

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