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Doctor insights on: Ear Stroke Symtoms

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Is there such thing as 'ear stroke' ?

Is there such thing as 'ear stroke' ?

Guess yes: Ther is a real possibility that a stroke might affect the hearing and not other areas in the body. Or that other affected areas are not that obvious. ...Read more

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Severe dizzyness and lost of hearing in the left ear. Could that have been a stroke?

Severe dizzyness and lost of hearing in the left ear. Could that have been a stroke?

Need to get examined: Serious thing like acoustic neuroma- tumor that is originating from the nerves innervates the inner ear as well as stroke have to be ruled out. Need to be examined asap. Need MRI of the head. Go to see md asap. ...Read more

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No history of stroke.Age 28.I am having a tension on right sideof face. I feel it in my ear too.It's not numb, I can feel touch/pain.TIA?stress?anxty?

No history of stroke.Age 28.I am having a tension on right sideof face. I feel it in my ear too.It's not numb, I can feel touch/pain.TIA?stress?anxty?

Trigeminal neuralgia: or Bell's Palsy are as few of several possibilities. It's important for you to see your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could my mom have had a mini stroke if she suddenly lost her hearing in one ear?

Could my mom  have had a mini stroke if she suddenly lost her hearing in one ear?

Yes: Yes. More importantly, it could have been more serious or less serious such as a wax blockage. She should see her pcp immediately for sudden hearing loss. ...Read more

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I just had ear tubes removed two days ago. I have a messy history including things like cancer and stroke. My head hurts so bad. I just want help?

I just had ear tubes removed two days ago. I have a messy history including things like cancer and stroke. My head hurts so bad. I just want help?

Come again?: Sorry, but when a physician reads your post, (s)he sees 4 unrelated statements. There's no apparent connection among the ear tubes, the cancer & stroke, your headaches, & your just wanting help. It reads like you have a complicated story that your post fails to convey: the kind of story that needs to be told to a live doctor in an office. Good luck. ...Read more

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My left ear is always ringing and my left eye is a bit in a hypertropia condition. Could I be having a stroke?

My left ear is always ringing and my left eye is a bit in a hypertropia condition. Could I be having a stroke?

Unlikely: It would have to be located in your brainstem to affect these 2 cranial nerves. I'm not sure it's even anatomically possible. Did you have sudden onset? That's the hallmark of a stroke. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my left ear is always ringing and my left eye is a bit in a hypertropia condition. is this a stroke?

What do you suggest if my left ear is always ringing and my left eye is a bit in a hypertropia condition. is this a stroke?

No: Those are not stroke symptoms. You need an ophthalmic and ear exam to look for treatable causes of your 2 different conditions. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me what I should do? My left ear is always ringing and my left eye is a bit in a hypertropia condition. Is this a stroke?

Can someone tell me what I should do? My left ear is always ringing and my left eye is a bit in a hypertropia condition. Is this a stroke?

NO: However, why worry. See your doctor and get both eyes and ears checked and handled. Perhaps specialty attention from otolaryngology, or ophthalmology will help. ...Read more

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I have dis pain upper part of neck or lower part head at the back.Parallel to my ear middle.Cause?Is it heart attack or stroke or anything fatal?

I have dis pain upper part of neck or lower part head at the back.Parallel to my ear middle.Cause?Is it heart attack or stroke or anything fatal?

Not likely: An early thirties female with post-auricular pain likely has occipital neuritis or tendinitis of superior trapezius at occiput, especially with pain to palpation or with range of motion of neck. If there are not these findings and if pain is constant then see a doctor. Concerns increase if there is dizziness or use of cigarettes and taking of birth control pills, a bad combination. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I am 4 weeks out from pneumococcal strep meningitis. It caused a stroke in my cerebellum and hearing loss in my right ear. Looking for suppliment?

I am 4 weeks out from pneumococcal strep meningitis.    It caused a stroke in my cerebellum and hearing loss in my right ear.   Looking for suppliment?

Faster recovery: I would recommend to see someone skilled to optimize your recovery. If your primary care does not help, look for functional medicine practitioner in your area . Good luck and speedy recovery. Homeopathy might be also of help. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my right ear, numbness in my right face, pain, nausea & dizziness. Could it be a brain tumor or stroke?

I have a pain in my right ear, numbness in my right face, pain, nausea & dizziness. Could it be a brain tumor or stroke?

Could be: Could be. The most immediate threat to your health would be a stroke. Go to er at closest hospital asap. ...Read more

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Neck pain behind my ear that radiates to my shoulder is it sign of stroke or hert attack?Had normal 2d echo, ecg, threadmill stresstest, endoscopy, xray

Neck pain behind my ear that radiates to my shoulder is it sign of stroke or hert attack?Had normal 2d echo, ecg, threadmill stresstest, endoscopy, xray

Not likely: I would start with your primary care physician for an examination of your ear, nose, and throat. He or she may recommend additional imaging to diagnose you. ...Read more

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I'm on anticoagulants, i've suffered a stroke, dvt, and pe. My wisdom tooth is in severe pain meaning my jaw and left ear should I go to an er?

I'm on anticoagulants,  i've suffered a stroke, dvt, and pe. My wisdom tooth is in severe pain meaning my jaw and left ear should I go to an er?

ER?: Go to the er for any medical reasons or if it is after-hours and you are unable to see a dentist for temporary pain medication (and an antibiotic if necessary). The er cannot treat your dental problem. Please see an oral surgeon asap who can better address the issue with your wisdom tooth. ...Read more

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Can unexplained numbness on the side of head and face be a precursor to a stroke?

Can unexplained numbness on the side of head and face be a precursor to a stroke?

Nonspecific: Unilateral (1-sided) head ; facial numbness, depending on your personal ; family medical history, can be stroke, migraine, trigeminal neuralgia, tic douleureux, among others. Have your neurologist search for an explanation, do not ignore it thinking it will just go away. Good luck! ...Read more

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After stressful morning had kind of a fuzzy feeling in my head. Mom had stroke at 89. Im 66. What is it?

After stressful morning had kind of a fuzzy feeling in my head. Mom had stroke at 89. Im 66. What is it?

Anxiety: Anxiety often leaves one disconnected and poorly focused. When a person has too many worries or concerns (stress), the mind will attempt to withdraw; this is experienced as a fuzzy feeling in the head. Some folks get tunnel vision.
Feeling unusual like this often compounds the problem. You begin to worry about your health in addition to the other sources of stress. ...Read more

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Accidentally cracked my neck when turning head quickly. Odds of stroke? Also, how soon after would it occur?

Accidentally cracked my neck when turning head quickly. Odds of stroke? Also, how soon after would it occur?

Good question: Sudden movement of neck can cause damage to the vertebral arteries called dissection. Symptoms are usually seen quickly. This can cause a stroke and must be evaluated immediately in the er. ...Read more

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What would cause pain up the back of the neck and top of head, and heaviness feel on head after a mini stroke?

What would cause pain up the back of the neck and top of head, and heaviness feel on head after a mini stroke?

Need more detail: This ? Is best answered by 1's own doc or thru micropayment w/ neurologis in real time as more info needed e.g.Location of the stroke, whether other meds were given, was there trauma?Also, it's unclear by the question whether by "mini-stroke" u mean a lacunar infarct(small stroke) or a TIA (a transient "stroke" that resolved quickly).Pain back of neck may or may not be related to the "mini-stroke". ...Read more

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100 yr old not sick in over 30 yrs, but TIA strokes. No longer able to hold her head up & bedridden. Concerned about pneumonia. Suggestions?

100 yr old not sick in over 30 yrs, but TIA strokes. No longer able to hold her head up & bedridden. Concerned about pneumonia. Suggestions?

Call her Dr.: If you are truly concerned about pneumonia, possibly aspiration pneumonia, etc. Than she would need a chest x-ray. At 100 years old and with a history of tia's/strokes and worsening function, it sounds like she will need some nursing care at the least. Difficult decisions to make soon, regarding nursing home, skilled nursing facility, etc. May be needed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Constant chest pain happens at night mostly lately when I'm walking I'll get a stroke of pain in my chest that sores from my chest to my head ?

Constant chest pain happens at night mostly lately when I'm walking I'll get a stroke  of pain in my chest that sores from my chest to my head ?

Ooh!: You certainly want to see your doc to have this checked out. You are young and you do not want to into any serious trouble. No reason to wait. Check with your doc ASAP and do not obtain answers on the internet. ...Read more

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I moved my head quickly and heard a pop at the top of my neck. There is a slight ache where it popped. Should I be worried about a stroke at 20?

I moved my head quickly and heard a pop at the top of my neck. There is a slight ache where it popped. Should I be worried about a stroke at 20?

You just popped: one of the facets in your cervical spine. It's like popping your fingers or any other joint. The chiropractor does this for you routinely when they "realign" your neck. Usually it feels good. You are not having a stroke nor are you at significant risk for this! ...Read more

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Did I have a stroke? A few years ago, it felt like something hit me on the back of my head and i fell down on my face. I turned around but there was nothing there. I went to my hmo and they dismissed me. A couple days later, i began to have labored spe

Did I have a stroke? A few years ago, it felt like something hit me on the back of my head and i fell down on my face.  I turned around but there was nothing there. I went to my hmo and they dismissed me.   A couple days later, i began to have labored spe

Some : Some neurological symptoms do not fit into the typical classifications in modern medicine. Since you have had lyme disease and epstein barr virus, you could certainly have atypical symptoms. Typical stroke symptoms are weakness, difficulty speaking, or ataxia (off balance). However, with your complicated medical history, it would be prudent to follow up with your lyme disease doctor. ...Read more

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Can someone get a stroke from a severe laceration to the head?

Can someone get a stroke from a severe laceration to the head?

Yes, in at least : 2 ways. First, if the blood loss is severe enough, the brain could not get enough blood for a period of time.

Second, the laceration could cause a flap or a dissection of the vessel wall, resulting in reduction or obstruction of blood flow, again resulting in a stroke. ...Read more

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Had stroke on left side of the head headache now. Is it TIA or cva?

See below: A transient ischemic attack lasts less than 24 hours. A reversible ischemic neurologic deficit lasts between 24 hours and 2 weeks. A caerebrovascular accident is permanent. ...Read more