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What symptoms differentiate vestibular migraine from vestibular neuritis or labyrinthitis?

What symptoms differentiate vestibular migraine from vestibular neuritis or labyrinthitis?

Vestibular dysfunct.: Vestibular neuritis and labyrinthitis result from infection in the inner ear or the nerves connecting the inner ear to the brain. This disrupts transmission of sensation from ear to brain. Vertigo, dizziness, and difficulties with balance, vision, or hearing may result. Migraine usually adds pain to the equation, but vertigo may also create nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Alves
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Vestibular Neuritis (Definition)

Usually describes a viral infectionn of the inner ear, which causes several days of true misery, with whirling vertigo, nausea, vomiting imbalance and falling, with gradual recovery over ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of optic neuritis?

What are the symptoms of optic neuritis?

Optic neuritis: Usually painful loss of vision. You can find a good description here: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/optic-neuritis/ds00882/dsection=symptoms. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of optic nueritis.?

What are symptoms of optic nueritis.?

Vision loss, pain: Optic neuritis is an inflammation of the optic nerve (the main nerve carrying visual information to the brain from the eye). When this happens, the vision diminishes, night vision may disappear, color vision is disturbed, and pain occurs behind the eye when the eye moves. There are many causes of which the most prominent in the young is multiple sclerosis. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of radial nerve palsy?

What are symptoms of radial nerve palsy?

Wrist drop: Radial nerve can be compressed against the upper arm bone (the humerus) , e.g. By falling sleep with arm hanging over a chair (saturday night palsy!) or by crutches in the armpit or by traction in the operating theater etc and cause wrist drop. An EMG can diagnose the site. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of occipital neuralgia?

What are symptoms of occipital neuralgia?

Sharp pain in back: of head at base of neck to scalp and can radaite to behind the eyes, cause unknown but trauma, tight muscles stress, lack of sleep or food bets is to get mri of head to be sure no tumor, then take excedrin , next try gabapentin[antiseizure meds] ice pack and or heat , rolled towel behind neck , let head fall back over towel to ease tension , osteopathic or massage therapy, physical therapy ...Read more

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What are the signs of optic neuritis?

Pain,visual loss: Pain is usual in the affected eye and is aggravated by eye movement. Visual loss is commonly progressive, though initially it is blurring of vision. This may progress to a field/altitudinal defect. The pupil may be dilated and sluggish to react to light. Loss of visual acuity varies from none to loss of perception of light. Good visual acuity is regained after the initial attack, with exceptions. ...Read more

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Can cytomegalovirus cause peripheral neuropathy or vestibular neuritis?

Can cytomegalovirus cause peripheral neuropathy or vestibular neuritis?

Yes: I can only relate to vestibular neuritis and yes it is virtually always a viral infection of the vestibular nerve or the ganglion cells of the vestibular nerve. Cytomegalovirus is one of the viruses that can cause this. It is usually a self limited disease and there is no specific treatment except for symptomatic relief. ...Read more

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What are the only ear infections that cause dizziness labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis?

Middle and Inner: By definition, anything behind the tympanic membrane can end up affecting balance, dizziness/ vertigo. Outer ear infection usually does not affect balance, but is very painful, and severe pain can cause dizziness. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia?

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Good Day; Trigeminal Neuralgia is a chronic pain affecting the trigeminal nerve ( fifth cranial nerve) in the face. One notices mild to severe facial and frequent muscle spasms. you may even notice extreme, sporadic, sudden burning; the pain episodes could vary from a few seconds to a few minutes. ...Read more

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What are the complications of optic neuritis?

Optic neuritis: The main complication of optic neuritis is loss of vision. If the optic neuritis is associated with multiple sclerosis many 'complications' are possible. For a more detailed explanation, see: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/optic_neuritis it may also be related to spinal cord disease, in neuromyelitis optica, in which case weakness or paralysis may also occur. There are also other causes. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of optic atrophy?

What are the common symptoms of optic atrophy?

Vision loss: Optic atrophy is the result of neuron cell death, with resultant loss of vision. The more loss of neurons, the more vision loss. Optic atrophy is a clinical sign, not a diagnosis, as many optic nerve diseases may lead to neuronal degeneration (atrophy) and vision loss. ...Read more

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What actually causes the symptoms of neuritis?

What actually causes the symptoms of neuritis?

Neuritis not simple: An irritated nerve will produce symptoms of pain in the nerve area, and may cause weakness as well. Usually this term is used to specify a neurve related painful condition. However, sometimes the problem is in the brain and it only seems like it is in a nerve. Vestibular neuritis is a misnomer, the problem is usually in the inner ear. Brachial plexitis is also a neuritis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of labyrinthitis?

What are the symptoms of labyrinthitis?

Hearing and dizzy: People with labyrinthitis will have severe vertigo that lasts several day then slowly improves over weeks, associated with severe hearing loss in one ear. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of meniere's disease constant?

Are the symptoms of meniere's disease constant?

Meniere's Symptoms: Symptoms of meniere's disease are not constant. The episode of ear pressure, ringing in the affect ear, vertigo and hearing loss can occur in frequent spurts or they can occur at longer intervals. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Glusker
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Neuritis (Definition)

Neuritis refers to inflammation of a peripheral or cranial nerve. Usually involved with ...Read more