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How do I know if I have vertigo?

How do I know if I have vertigo?

your symptoms: Sensation of spinning, room tilting, floor coming towards you, ceiling tilting, episodic feeling of lightheadedness, feeling of something rushing in the head, are symptoms of vertigo. In severe state there is nausea, vomiting and poor balance. Unsteadiness can occur with even mild vertigo. Symptoms are often triggered by head and or body movements. ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner
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Tinnitus (Definition)

A persistent noise in the ears. Can be of unknown origin, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerves, ...Read more


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How do I know if I have an ear ache?

How do I know if I have an ear ache?

Your ear will hurt.: An earache is just what it sounds like - your ear will hurt. Ear pain is caused by many different things - a change in pressure, an infection, wax in the ear. If your ear is hurting, and especially if you have a fever or it's lasting for a few days, you should see your physician. ...Read more

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Why do i have ringing in my ears?

Why do i have ringing in my ears?

Tinnitus : Tinnitus is actually a very complex perception of some type of noise or sound in the ears or head. There are different types, subjective (only you hear) or objective (others can hear the noise too-rare). It can be pulsatile like a heart beat or non-pulsatile. There can be many causes and it really needs a full evaluation by an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have noise anxiety?

How do I know if I have noise anxiety?

Anxiety: No idea what noise anxiety is but it could be a sensory issue. Try checking out sensory integration issues online to see if that fits. ...Read more

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I think I have TMJ syndrome? How do I get tested?

I think I have TMJ syndrome? How do I get tested?

A few things: Common TMJ symptoms: pain/tenderness of face, jaw joint area, ear, neck and shoulders, limited mouth opening, jaws that get "stuck" or "lock" in the open- or closed-mouth position, jaw joint clicking, popping, or grating sounds, , painful chewing, ear symptoms (hearing loss, imbalance, ear ringing, stuffiness). Complicated problem to sort out. See a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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What can I do I have ear pain?

What can I do I have ear pain?

Exam: You could take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen and use a warm compress along your jaw. See you doctor for an exam and further treatment. All the best. ...Read more

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Why do I have nystagmus?

Why do I have nystagmus?

Nystagmus: It is involuntary rapid eye movements in side tot side or up and down or rotational basis. 2 kinds: infantile and adult onset. Causes of acquired are inner ear problems, brain injury, trauma, certain medications, vitamin B12 and thiamin deficiencies, etc. See your doctor to b e evaluated. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pulsatile tinnitus and nausea?

What to do if I have pulsatile tinnitus and nausea?

Pulsatile tinnitus: Pulsatile tinnitus requires immediate physician evaluation. Good luck. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3719451/ ...Read more

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Why do I have headache?

Why do I have headache?

There are: numerous potential causes for headache. The most common type is a tension heaadache. Can you be more specific about the nature/character of your symptoms? ...Read more

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I need help! How do I know if I have hearing loss or ear infection?

I need help! How do I know if I have hearing loss or ear infection?

See your doctor: have your ear examined by your primary doctor to look for evidence of infection. They doctor should also be able to test you for hearing loss or refer you to a place where you can be tested ...Read more

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Do I have ptsd?

Do I have ptsd?

I don't know: Dear annnnn, we don't know your history - so we can't even hazard a guess. Ptsd occurs after a life threatening or horrific trauma & has sxs of reliving, avoidance and hyperarousal. ...Read more

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What do I do if i think I have a concussion?

What do I do if i think I have a concussion?

Seek immediate medical attention: Go to the er, or get evaluated by a medical professional trained in concussion identification or management- could be an er physician, physiatrist (physical medicine and rehabilitation), neurologist, primary care, or pediatrician (if of appropriate age.). ...Read more

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What do I do if I have constant cold/flu?

What do I do if I have constant cold/flu?

Get medically: Evaluated to determine if you have an immunity issue or possibly even allergies. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have tmj?

How do I know if I have tmj?

Not easy to diagnose: The best way to find out is to visit your dentist for a proper diagnosis. A true TMJ problem should be treated very quickly. Ear pains, headaches, migranes, bite problems can present as a TMJ problem so self diagnosis is very difficult. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have reoccurring migraines?

How do I know if I have reoccurring migraines?

Neurological eval: will help to accurately diagnose the type of headache you are expieirencing. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do I have ear pain when I fly?

Why do I have ear pain when I fly?

Poor Eustachian tube: The ability to equalize pressure on descent in an airplane requires a normal functioning eustachian tube. This is the passageway between the back of the nose and the middle ear space. Either a genetic narrowing of this tube or the scarring of the tube following ear infection in childhood are the two major reasons for your problem. If you fly often, ventilation tubes will be the answer. ...Read more

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Why do I have a headache?

Why do I have a headache?

When to see a doctor: A headache can be a symptom of a serious condition, such as a stroke, meningitis or encephalitis. Go to a hospital emergency room or call 911 or your local emergency number if you're experiencing the worst headache of your life, a sudden, severe headache or a headache accompanied by: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/headache/basics/when-to-see-doctor/sym-20050800 ...Read more

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Why do I have a headache?

Why do I have a headache?

Requires examination: and blood testing: cannot be answered without a full medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if i think i have hypochondria? I had a miscarriage and now i have cyst i have convinced myself i have pcos or infertility

What to do if i think i have hypochondria? I had  a miscarriage and now i have cyst i have convinced myself i have pcos or infertility

Don't do it more: You've been through a difficult loss and now hear you have a cyst that may frighten you. These are real things. Guessing at what else is going wrong is a mistake and will not help you, but don't also guess that you 'have' a mental health problem. You are shaken, sad and frightened. Talk w/ your OBGYN to get clear info and guidance. My empathy for your feelings! ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Ringing In Ears (Definition)

Ringing in ears = tinnitus = ...Read more