A 33-year-old female asked:
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oneear pulsitile tinnitus with exertion. had normal mri w contrast & neck ultrasound . next step mra/mrv. is contrast necessary? made me tingle 4 days

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Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tinnitus: You already had an MRA. Follow advice of your ENT
Answered on Dec 31, 2017

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