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How Soon Can I Swim After Cholesteatoma Surgery
Clarification: Small skin bleeding is not uncommon. If it is saturating through several bandages, should contact surgeon. ...Read more
Is it possible a local anaesthesia surgery for cholesteatoma? Compared to total anaesthesia. Which one is more secure?
See below: "safest" would be local anesthesia. That is to say you will not be exposed to many medications, and you will be in control of your body functions. However, the procedure is not really amenable to local anesthesia, or at least the procedure would be very uncomfortable for you. I would suggest a general anesthetic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
About 9 yrs ago i was treated for cholesteatoma thru surgery. I'm having a lot of pain on the same side in my jaw. Could it be related to this?
Cholesteatoma: Hello. The most common presentation of a recurrent cholesteatoma would be drainage. Other symptoms could be hearing loss, ringing and/or dizziness. The jaw pain would most probably not be related but seeing your ENT doctor will confirm this and may even be able to help identify a reason for the discomfort. Good luck. ...Read more
Unbearably intense Vertigo from Cholesteatoma. how do i stop it please? cant even laugh or cough w/out evrythin spinning. am on waiting list 4 surgery
You need surgery now: Medications is not the answer. You need to have the cholesteatoma removed ASAP. I suggest you talk to your ENT surgeon and tell him or her about your new increased symptoms. They will probably want to get your syrgery done sooner than later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A month ago i had a cholesteatoma mastoid surgery,, now I'm getting vertigo, migraines, tremors all over again?
A ENT said I have a cholesteatoma but the CT report did not indicate I have one. Ent still thinks I do and suggests surgery. What now?
Your ENTor2nd opin.: Imaging, typically with a computed tomography (ct) scan, should be performed if extracranial complications are suspected. These patients are often systemically ill and will have localizing signs of infection. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is more sensitive and should be ordered when intracranial complications are suspected(mri compliment ct). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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