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Doctor insights on: Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct Syndrome

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Can any docs elaborate more about widened vestibular aqueduct syndrome?

Can any docs elaborate more about widened vestibular aqueduct syndrome?

Yes: The vestibular aqueduct is a tubular structure of the inner ear that connects the utricle and saccule of the inner ear to the endolymphatic sac. These structures can be dilated and frequently causes hearing loss in childhood. There have been many studies on this structure and the conclusion is that a dilated vestibular aqueduct is a common cause of hearing loss in childhood. ...Read more

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Do you have any info on large vestibular aqueduct syndome?

Do you have any info on large vestibular aqueduct syndome?

Yes: Hearing loss or balance symptoms associated with an Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct can occur when the endolymphatic duct and sac expand to fill the larger space. When EVA is associated with such symptoms, it is referred to as EVA syndrome. ...Read more

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How can I improve my poor propreaception skills? I also have hypermobility syndrome, which complicates things! Vestibular sense also poor!

How can I improve my poor propreaception skills? I also have hypermobility syndrome, which complicates things! Vestibular sense also poor!

Practice : Practice hand- eye skills / sports which will improve your general proprioception. An Occupational Therapist can give you 'drills' which you could "practice " @home.Strength training in conjunction w/ above can be very helpful to improve coordination , balance and may lessen the chance of certain knee injuries(ACL)when participating in sports. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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Can obstructive aqueduct hydrocephalus after TB meningitis be cured with medicines? Lateral & third ventricles are dilated wid chronic locuna infarcts

Can obstructive aqueduct hydrocephalus after TB meningitis be cured with medicines? Lateral & third ventricles are dilated wid chronic locuna infarcts

TB meningitis: This devastating disease can produce brain infarctions by involvement of penetrating blood vessels and that is common in this illness. It also produces a basilar arachnoiditis which often results in obstructive hydrocephaly and this usually requires CSF shunting, commonly a ventriculoperitoneal shunt. See a neurosurgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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How does a vestibular processing disorder affects your balance?

How does a vestibular processing disorder affects your balance?

ENT and NEUROLOGY: balace affected inner ear such a small area any thing touching there fluid or infection can give you nausea and off balance if thats not cause see neurologist ...Read more

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What is vestibular neuritis?

What is vestibular neuritis?

Vertigo: Vestibular neuritis, can be a paroxysmal, single attack of vertigo, a series of attacks, or a persistent condition which diminishes over three to six weeks. It is a type of unilateral vestibular dysfunction and may be associated with nausea, vomiting, and previous upper respiratory tract infections. It generally has no auditory symptoms, unlike labyrinthitis. ...Read more

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How is vestibular neuritis treated?

Vestibular neuritis : Treatment during the acute vertigo stage with steroids has shown to improve acute phase symptoms but not long term symptoms. Anti nausea, anti histamine, and benzodiazepines can treat the symptoms. Alongside medicine therapy vestibular exercises hasten recovery. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hows vestibular neuritis diagnosed?

Hows vestibular neuritis diagnosed?

Vestibular Neuroniti: In large part, the process involves examination that can explain a lesion in one or the other balance nerves. It is not possible on clinical examination to be absolutely certain that symptoms are not actually caused by a stroke, so mistakes are possible. Nevertheless, this happens so rarely that it is not always necessary to perform MRI scans or the like very often unless symptoms persist or recur. ...Read more