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Headaches And Hearing Loss
Not usually: Otalgia, or ear pain, can be caused by infections of the middle ear, infection of the outer ear, referred pain from the jaw, or eustachian tube dysfunction. The last item is the feeling you may get of "popping" when on an airplane as it is ascending or descending due to changes in pressure. Hearing loss and deafness can be the result of repeated severe ear infections, but this is not common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I do not: think you can determine if headaches are "frontal lobe" in nature. If you mean headaches in the front of your head the most common cause is sinusitis! The loss of appetite/nausea are probably UNRELATED! In any case at age 25 these are most likely NOT serious complaints...seek the advice of your PCP (primary Care Provider) and BTW get your eyes checked as well! Dr Z ...Read more
See a doctor!: If you're dizzy and losing consciousness, get off the computer and see a doctor! ...Read more
Low blood pressure?: If the symptoms are reliably triggered by changes in position (e.g. Standing from a seated or lying position), they may represent orthostatic hypotension, a drop in blood pressure brought on by movement. Your pcp can confirm this and help narrow down causes, such as dehydration, heart trouble, or neuropathy. ...Read more
Dizziness and naseua constant. Headaches constant worsens as day progresses. Eyes sometimes blackout. Fatigue. Ringing in ears. Healthy weight?
Need more info: Depending on the length and severity of the symptoms there may be a more serious cause. Whenever the cause is potentially serious it is best to be seen in person to rule out more significant issue. Once these have been ruled out a more extensive workup can be undertaken for less serious causes. See a medical provider today to make sure a serious condition is not ignored. ...Read more
Will hearing aid use prevent further damage and hearing loss for someone with sensory neuronal hearing loss?
Perhaps.: I would maintain that the answer is "maybe". There is at least the suggestion that if you restore stimulus to the auditory cortex via the current hearing aid technology, that part of the brain that has been deprived of input can actually improve it's function. The brain has "plasticity" and might well slow or even arrest additional hearing loss if incoming signals are restored. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm having problems with my ears. Some symptoms include a twitching eardrum, ringing, dizziness, pressure and some hearing loss. What should I do?
No: Rather unusual and likely not related.Get a more detailed answer ›
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