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Hearing Loss Vomiting And Alcoholism
I am seeing a net tomorrow for dizziness lightheadedness and vomiting I have also had 3 falls due to balance. No hearing loss and no fullness in ear ?
Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder, is an addiction characterized by increased cravings, consumption, and failed efforts to limit intake of alcohol. As the disease progresses, alcoholics develop increased tolerance and have withdrawal symptoms when they try to stop drinking. They continue to increase the amounts and frequency of alcohol consumption despite exposure to harmful situations, failure to perform daily obligations, and difficulty maintaining relationships. The denial, or inability of the alcoholic to see or admit that their drinking is causing havoc in their lives often makes treatment difficult without the ...Read more
Hello Doctor Mandel! A month ago I suffered from acute labyrinthitis with veritigo and vomiting, hearing loss on my left ear. Now I still have noise in my left ear and sometimes steadless. What you can recommend as treatment? Thank you ver much!!!
Avoid operating: machinery and rest. Doing valsalva will help. It may take another few days and all your symptoms will go away. Good luck. ...Read more
I am a brain tumor survivor, had 5400 rad s in 1985. Just within last 2 month have experienced significant hearing loss. Is this to be expected?
Possibly: It depends on whether the inner ear was radiated to a dose higher than its tolerance (typically, starting above 45 gy or 4500 cgy.) you can ask your radiation oncologist to evaluate their radiation treatment plan to check. Audiologists can determine if the hearing loss is conductive (middle ear problem) or sensorineural (inner ear problem.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: Common innocuous causes are wax, ear fluid/infection, etc. Relatively emergent causes would be either viral or ischemic (loss of blood flow to inner ear). Unfortunately, it is difficult to distinguish for the patient what the cause of their loss may be, so the prudent thing to do is see an ENT immediately if your primary md doesn't seen an obvious cause. Early treatment may improve recovery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hearing loss, or hearing impairment, is a partial or total loss of the ability to hear and can affect one or both ears. Causes of hearing loss include noise, genetics, aging, infections, or trauma. Hearing loss may be temporary or permanent. Most causes of hearing loss are correctable or treatable. Sufferers should consult ...Read more