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Does tinnitus can cause dizziness/lightheaded/weightless head?

Does tinnitus can cause dizziness/lightheaded/weightless head?

Complex issue: Tinnitus is just the finding of ringing in the ears. It can be the result of damage to the inner ear or due to development of a tumor of the ear nerve. Sound trauma and head trauma can damage the inner ear and ear nerve and cause the complex of symptoms that you describe. You need a thorough evaluation with attention to the inner ear. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Ringing In Ears (Definition)

Ringing in the ears (tinnitus) is a symptom in which a person has a persistent noise in his ear or ears. Tinnitus can be of unknown cause, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerve, ...Read more


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What can cause tinnitus, blocked ears, dizziness, headache and neck ache?

What can cause tinnitus, blocked ears, dizziness, headache and neck ache?

TMJ TMD: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. TMD can be divided into disorders related to the muscles of mastication and TMJ. Earache, tinnitus, headache, toothache, neck pain and clicks are common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to the successful treatment. See orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment. ...Read more

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Could UTI cause tinnitus and dizziness?

Could UTI cause tinnitus and dizziness?

No, but...: UTI alone would not cause the symptoms you reported, instead, which strongly suggest some disorders in inner ear resulting from local irritation or its related nerve fibers. So, seek evaluation and counseling by otolaryngologist - ear specialist. ...Read more

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Hi I had headaches and dizziness for a while now tinnitus and floaters not only when I look down what could cause this?

Hi I had headaches and dizziness for a while now tinnitus and floaters not only when I look down what could cause this?

Retinal problem?: Floaters could signal a retinal problem, which could be a big problem if related to trauma. See your doctor ASAP for a more complete evaluation, and ask if any imaging or a referral to an eye doctor is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have severe cervical osteoarthritis When I stretch my neck, I become dizzy and experience tinnitus What causes this?

I have severe cervical osteoarthritis  When I stretch my neck, I become dizzy and experience tinnitus  What causes this?

More beyond your dia: Even though you have cervical osteoarthritis your will need an evaluation too look at all of the options including the cervical osteoarthritis but other causes need to be evaluated. You need to discuss with your physician and get the appropriate evaluation. ...Read more

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Can ear wax build up cause tinnitus and dizziness?

Can ear wax build up cause tinnitus and dizziness?

Ear wax: Usually you get some pain or decreased hearing but dizziness and tinnitus (ear ringing) can also occur. Try flushing with water. You can also mix hydrogen peroxide with water (1 part hydrogen peroxide and 9 parts water). If this doesn't work, you might need manual removal by a doc. ...Read more

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I have osteoarthritis thoghout spine. Could severe foraminal narrowing and facet changes C2/C3 C/3/c4 cause dizziness, tinnitus and a mild headache?

I have osteoarthritis thoghout spine. Could severe foraminal narrowing and facet changes C2/C3 C/3/c4 cause dizziness, tinnitus and a mild headache?

See your MD: 58 year old lady with dizziness, tinnitus, and mild headache of unknown duration on duloxitine, verapamil, plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine). You need a full exam to measure your vital signs, a careful history, and a full exam. Two of the agents you are taking, duloxitine and verapamil can cause dizziness. Tinnitus is likely from hearing loss. Spinal stenosis an unlikely cause of your symptoms s/p laminectomy 2 years ago ...Read more

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Would pulsatile tinnitus in right ear cause dizziness, if i gently press artery in neck i get even dizzier, so does coughing or any sort of pressure .?

Would pulsatile tinnitus in right ear cause dizziness, if i gently press artery in neck i get even dizzier, so does coughing or any sort of pressure .?

Pulsatile Tinnitus: No, pulsatile tinnitus does not cause dizziness. But, the cause of the tinnitus may be associated with dizziness, that is, what causes one may contribute to the other. You should see an ENT and get to the bottom of your symptoms. They suggest increased pressure inside your head or turbulent blood flow in a large vessel. Both possibilities require tests, such an mri/mra and carotid artery doppler. ...Read more

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Had MRI DIZZINESS &tinnitus. Results -vessels looping into each internal ear canal possible compression 7&8 nerve. Could this cause symptoms?

Had MRI DIZZINESS &tinnitus. Results -vessels looping into each internal ear canal possible compression 7&8 nerve. Could this cause symptoms?

Yes maybe: According to the literature there are cases of Vertigo and tinnitus being caused by vascular compression of the cranial nerves 7 and 8. Go back to the Neurologist for treatment options. ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner
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Tinnitus (Definition)

Tinnitus is when a person has a persistent noise in his ear or ears. Tinnitus can be of unknown cause, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerve, ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more