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Campbellsville, KY
A 26-year-old female asked:

head feels heavy all the time. like pressure. makes me feel off balance and dizzy. top of my head and around ears. ears ring. what could cause this?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Needs to be checked: We can not diagnose your condition without a detailed history and comprehensive physical examination includind BP check and if indicated blood and urine exam and imaging if needed so consult your doctor.
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Ménière's disease: Ménière's disease can cause : tinnitus, a low roaring, ringing, or hissing in your ear. Hearing loss, which may be temporary or permanent. Vertigo, the feeling that you or your surroundings are spinning. A feeling of pressure or fullness in your ear. That might be what you are experiencing. An ears, nose and throat doc (ENT) will be able to help you.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
TTH + tinnitus: Tension type headache with tinnitus. Tth is the most common primary headache with recurrent episodes lasting minutes to days. The pain is typically described as dull, achy, nonpulsatile, pressing or tightening. Tinnitus is noise or ringing in the ears. There is no drug for cure, but getting a tth under control may ameliorate the tinnitus. Re, see headache or orofacial pain specialist.

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Last updated Feb 28, 2018

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