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When i belch feels like pressure is trying to go out ears, have constant swishing, ear pain and fullness vng test revealed no peripherial problems but?

When i belch feels like pressure is trying to go out ears, have constant swishing, ear pain and fullness vng test revealed no peripherial problems but?

Patent Eustachian Tu: Somehow you are holding your breath when you belch - you can't have pressure in your ears if your mouth is open. Not sure what you mean by swishing. Ear pain is probably due to tightness of your jaw. See www.grossaninstitute.com for mirror exercises for TMJD. ...Read more

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What could cause imbalance or vertigo like sensation when walking and setting. Ear vng test and brian/head mri/mra, and blood work all were normal.

What could cause imbalance or vertigo like sensation when walking and setting. Ear vng test and brian/head mri/mra, and blood work  all were normal.

House ear clinic: Your problem has no easy answer. If all of the studies you named have been performed, and are negative, then you need to pursue this with an institution that focuses on vertigo. Transient vertigo can be a simple matter of a viral inner ear infection. However, if it does not resolve in 7-10 days something else is going on. The house ear clinic in california is the go to place for this typeofissue. ...Read more

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I have vertigo. No neurology problem was found . Slight front sinus cyst found. Eng/vng hearing test normal. 20 differnt medicines and no cure?

I have vertigo. No neurology problem  was found . Slight front sinus cyst found. Eng/vng  hearing test normal. 20 differnt medicines and  no cure?

Spinning?: Vertigo is defined as an hallucination of movement. The feeling that the room is spinning or that you are moving. As such, it is not the result of sinus infection. It is the result of inner ear or central problems. The one test that you did not describe is an eng which is a specific vestibular exam to determine whether the balance mechanism of the inner ear is normal. Are you sure it's vertigo. ...Read more

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What is apla test?

What is apla test?

Special antibody : Anti-phosphlipid antibody test. It detects a person's blood to see if that person has developed antibodies to specific blood clotting proteins. These can lead to clotting and pregnancy loss. The following url gives a good description: http://circ.Ahajournals.Org/content/112/3/e39.Full. ...Read more

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What is usmle test?

Certification test: The usmle is a 3 part test which is required to practice medicine in the us. The first part is taken after the 2nd yr of medical school. The second part is during the 4th yr of medical school and the third is taken usually after the intern year of residency. ...Read more

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What is an aqua test?

What is an aqua test?

Regarding breast CA: There is a new technology called aqua technology that is said to more accurately determine estrogen/progesterone receptor status on tumor cells in cases of breast cancer. Technically, this should lead to more accurate treatment decision making. You will need to discuss this in detail with your cancer specialist or gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is the pca3 test?

What is the pca3 test?

New Cancer Test: The prostate cancer antigen-3 (pca3) test (awaiting approval by the food and drug administration) measures urine levels of the genetic material mrna. High levels of pca3 indicate an increased risk of cancer, and the results of a pca3 test can add reliability to those of a psa test to reduce false positives. Pca3 is available through some labs and can be done if the psa is elevated. ...Read more

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What is Hsv1ag test ?

What is Hsv1ag test

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Ag or Ab?: The usual test for HSV infection is to test for antibody to HSV. What you wrote suggests HSV antigen was tested. Not that the test could not be for antigen, but antibody tests are far more commonly used. ...Read more