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Dizziness and ear ringing they say is labyrinthitis but its been over 3 months. Could I just need glasses? Doesn't effect me much close up just far

Dizziness and ear ringing they say is labyrinthitis but its been over 3 months. Could I just need glasses? Doesn't effect me much close up just far

Irritation of nerve: dizziness, ringing in the ear combination is due to irritation of the eighth cranial nerve, or vestibulocochlear nerve. It is usually due to in viral infection, rarely is it due to something more aggressive like a benign tumor. Chances are, that you still have it because you may have not been placed on steroids. I find that it is the only thing that takes it away if you have I would see a neurolo ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner
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Tinnitus (Definition)

A persistent noise in your ear or ears. Tinnitus can be of unknown cause, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerve, ...Read more


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Help please! Is dizziness and ear ringing normal with inner ear infection?

Help please! Is dizziness and ear ringing normal with inner ear infection?

Perhaps: An inner ear infection is extraordinarily rare and is either from meningitis or acute otitis media that has spread, to the inner ear causing deafness and profound vertigo. If you really did have an inner ear infection I would expect you to, have these and other symptoms such as deafness. Mild dizziness and tinnitus are common in otitis media and usually resolve as the fluid behind the drum resolves. ...Read more

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Jaw lock wen open my mouth, neck pain, dizzy, arm numbness and ear ringing?

Jaw lock wen open my mouth, neck pain, dizzy, arm numbness and ear ringing?

Multiple causes: The temporomandibular joint can get stuck from a variety of reasons. The most common cause are tight muscles in your neck and jaw. When these muscles press on nearby nerves, you can get dizziness, headachess, and ringing in your ears. After checking with your doctor, ice, heat, and massage can be helpful. ...Read more

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Headaches dizziness for 2 months eye black outs ear ringing 2 weeks. Bloodshot and yellow eyes 2 days. Pressure an throbing head. Sore neck?

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Headaches dizziness for 2 months eye black outs ear ringing 2 weeks. Bloodshot and yellow eyes 2 days. Pressure an throbing head. Sore neck?

Hepatitis: Your symptom of yellow eyes suggests hepatitis. See your primary care doctor immediately for exam and blood test. ...Read more

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Can ear wax build up cause tinnitus and dizziness?

Can ear wax build up cause tinnitus and dizziness?

Ear wax: Usually you get some pain or decreased hearing but dizziness and tinnitus (ear ringing) can also occur. Try flushing with water. You can also mix hydrogen peroxide with water (1 part hydrogen peroxide and 9 parts water). If this doesn't work, you might need manual removal by a doc. ...Read more

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What can cause tinnitus, blocked ears, dizziness, headache and neck ache?

What can cause tinnitus, blocked ears, dizziness, headache and neck ache?

TMJ TMD: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. TMD can be divided into disorders related to the muscles of mastication and TMJ. Earache, tinnitus, headache, toothache, neck pain and clicks are common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to the successful treatment. See orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment. ...Read more

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Would pulsatile tinnitus in right ear cause dizziness, if I gently press artery in neck I get even dizzier, so does coughing or any sort of pressure.?

Would pulsatile tinnitus in right ear cause dizziness, if I gently press artery in neck I get even dizzier, so does coughing or any sort of pressure.?

Pulsatile Tinnitus: No, pulsatile tinnitus does not cause dizziness. But, the cause of the tinnitus may be associated with dizziness, that is, what causes one may contribute to the other. You should see an ENT and get to the bottom of your symptoms. They suggest increased pressure inside your head or turbulent blood flow in a large vessel. Both possibilities require tests, such an mri/mra and carotid artery doppler. ...Read more

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Had MRI DIZZINESS &tinnitus. Results -vessels looping into each internal ear canal possible compression 7&8 nerve. Could this cause symptoms?

Had MRI DIZZINESS &tinnitus. Results -vessels looping into each internal ear canal possible compression 7&8 nerve. Could this cause symptoms?

Yes maybe: According to the literature there are cases of Vertigo and tinnitus being caused by vascular compression of the cranial nerves 7 and 8. Go back to the Neurologist for treatment options. ...Read more

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Does tinnitus can cause dizziness/lightheaded/weightless head?

Does tinnitus can cause dizziness/lightheaded/weightless head?

Complex issue: Tinnitus is just the finding of ringing in the ears. It can be the result of damage to the inner ear or due to development of a tumor of the ear nerve. Sound trauma and head trauma can damage the inner ear and ear nerve and cause the complex of symptoms that you describe. You need a thorough evaluation with attention to the inner ear. ...Read more

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I have tinnitus, feel unbalanced, sometimes pressure in ear & sometimes makes me dizzy to move my eyes back and forth. Always have to pop my ear.?

I have tinnitus, feel unbalanced, sometimes pressure in ear & sometimes makes me dizzy to move my eyes back and forth. Always have to pop my ear.?

See an ENT doctor: With these symptoms, you may want to see an otolaryngologist (ent doctor). This kind of doctor can evaluate and manage the symptoms. ...Read more

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Dizziness, mild tinnitus, congestion, no pain in ears, sensitivity to sharp noises. Is this an ear infection?

Dizziness, mild tinnitus, congestion, no pain in ears, sensitivity to sharp noises. Is this an ear infection?

It may be: The best course would be to go and get examined by an ENT physician. You may have some allergic reactions, sinusitis, labyrinthine dysfunction or one of another dozen entities. Go and get seen. Hope you improve soon. ...Read more

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ENT diagnosed me with inflammation of inner ear nerve; have tinnitus and hearing loss. What is the name of this condition if no dizziness/vertigo?

ENT diagnosed me with inflammation of inner ear nerve; have tinnitus and hearing loss. What is the name of this condition if no dizziness/vertigo?

Labyrinthitis: You don't always get vertigo with it.

Here is some info:
http://www. Webmd. Com/cold-and-flu/ear-infection/labyrinthitis-inflammation-of-the-inner-ear ...Read more

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Extreme dizziness, a lot of tonsil stones, some ear pain and tinnitus for a week. What could be causing the dizziness? There is no ear wax or fluid.

Extreme dizziness, a lot of tonsil stones, some ear pain and tinnitus for a week. What could be causing the dizziness? There is no ear wax or fluid.

Dizziness: Extreme dizziness can be from many causes including severe infection, dehydration, increased pressure in the middle ear space, inner ear inflammation (labrynthitis), cardiac disease, stroke or TIA. An urgent care for formalized testing and in person neurological exam is likely required. Please get help. ...Read more

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Water sounds in both ear, mild dizziness, tinnitus. Using nasonex (mometasone) currently. Would home REM water+salt through eucathian tube to mid ear help infectio?

Water sounds in both ear, mild dizziness, tinnitus. Using nasonex (mometasone) currently. Would home REM water+salt through eucathian tube to mid ear help infectio?

Probably not: Would be very difficult to get salt water solution up eustacian tube and probably uncomfortable.

If only present for few days will probably resolve by itself. If present for more than a couple of weeks see ENT, to determine if infection present or just serous effusion ...Read more

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Heavy head, dull headache that goes from mild to a little worse, anxious, tired, semi blurred vision dizziness, light and noise sensitive, tinnitus.?

Heavy head, dull headache that goes from mild to a little worse, anxious, tired, semi blurred vision dizziness, light and noise sensitive, tinnitus.?

R/O MIGRAINE: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus, migraine and cluster. MIGRAINES often have visual distortion/vertigo/tinnitus andcan have a PRODROME beforehand. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. /Triptans. HI FLOW O2. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH. Com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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Dizziness for 6 months. Gets worse with head movements, sometimes vertigo. Plus tinnitus, hyperacusis and vision problems. MRI fine. Any advice?

Dizziness for 6 months. Gets worse with head movements, sometimes vertigo. Plus tinnitus, hyperacusis and vision problems. MRI fine. Any advice?

Likely central: Hi Joe, dizziness with visual acuity changes and hyperacusis may point to a central problem rather than a problem with your inner ear. One of the more common conditions associated with this constellation of symptoms is migraine variant. I'd consider obtaining vestibular testing and if negative, a neurologic evaluation. ...Read more

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Blurry/foggy vision, kind of dizzy, tinnitus, and weird pressure in my head. Everything looks "off" went to PT for labyrinthitis and doc said everything's ok. Could I need glasses? Not anxious.

Blurry/foggy vision, kind of dizzy, tinnitus, and weird pressure in my head. Everything looks "off" went to PT for labyrinthitis and doc said everything's ok. Could I need glasses? Not anxious.

Ans: From your statement seems like this has been going on for a while. Have you been hydrating? Any head trauma? The blurry vision is concerning. Better start over with a good history and exam and lab work and diagnostic testing ...Read more

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Can you have intracranial hypertension with an opening pressure of 18? Severe headaches & head pressure, pulsatile tinnitus, dizziness. Head/eyes/face pulsate in sync with my heartbeat. No optic swell

Can you have intracranial hypertension with an opening pressure of 18? Severe headaches & head pressure, pulsatile tinnitus, dizziness. Head/eyes/face pulsate in sync with my heartbeat. No optic swell

Yes: Normal opening pressure is up to 15. You can have all of the sx you describe with an opening pressure of 18. The lack of optic swelling is a good finding but it does not eliminate the need to address the pressure as a cause of your symptoms. Talk with your doctor about this, . ...Read more

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Some weird symptoms optic neuritis dizzy bloated headaches numbness and tingling tinnitus head pressure and sore not swollen lymph nodes all over?

Some weird symptoms optic neuritis dizzy bloated headaches numbness and tingling tinnitus head pressure and sore not swollen lymph nodes all over?

Needs evaluation: If these symptoms are recent - it could be a viral illness. If they have persisted more than 1-2 weeks, then an evaluation is needed. Possibilities include multiple sclerosis, lymphoma, fungal disease, sarcoid, TB and many others. If persistent then seek the help of your family doctor or an internist. The details can then be enumerated and proper laboratory testing will be done. ...Read more

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What can cause ringing in an ear and dizziness?

Ringing and Dizzynes: Please see an ENT specialist or otologist for answers. There are a number of possibilities including benign tumors. Find answers! ...Read more

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What are the common causes of dizziness, double vision, and ringing in ears?

What are the common causes of dizziness, double vision, and ringing in ears?

See doctor ASAP: Tbe symptoms sound like a neurology problem. Double vision is almost always a problem with the nerves from brain to the eyes, cranial nerve 3, 4, 6. Dizziness or vertigo almost always related to balance system connected to cranial nerve 8. Ringing of ears is related to hearing also nerve 8. Anatomy wise nerve 6 and 8 in proximity. Gradenigo syndrome affects 6 and 8 but also 5. See neurologist. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more