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What Is Pulsatile Tinnitus Caused By A Bruit In The Carotid Systems
Bright white circle in cpangle on cerv spine MRI - what could it be? Neck/carotid mri/a were ok. Have pulsatile tinnitus+other sx.Wht shld nxt test b?
I am unable to help: As this is not my field of expertise. I have referred your question to our ENT surgeons, and I am hopeful one or more would be getting back to you with an answer. Good luck, and stay fit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruit refers to a sound, heard via a stethoscope, of blood when it flows through a narrowed opening. As blood flows through a narrow diameter within a vessel, the velocity of flow increases and also becomes more turbulent. The importance of this sound is that, if your doctor hears it, it can signify underlying atherosclerosis--i.e. Build-up ...Read more
On cerv spine MRI is large circle of uptake in cpangle. What cld it b? Neck/carotid mri/a were ok. Have pulsatile tinnitus+other sx. Next step/test?
I am unable to help : As this is not my field of expertise. I have referred your question to our ENT surgeons, and I am hopeful one or more would be getting back to you with an answer. Good luck, and stay fit. ...Read more
Pulsatile tinnitus, spasms-cheek, eye, facial fullness, sharp pain or numb. All symptoms intermittent, unilateral rt side. Carotid mra ok. Possibilities?
I have pulsatile tinnitus in right ear. I have been told there is no disease in carotid artery but the blood vessels are tortuous. Can I be cured ?
Know the cause first: Before you can be treated (or attempted to be "cured"), you need to figure out the cause of the tinnitus. Many possibilities include hypertension, medications, infection, Meniere's, etc. See your physician for a complete evaluation. You might be referred toa neuro-otologist or ENT physician. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tinnitus.html ...Read more
I have had pulsatile tinnitus for 2 years caused by my IIH. In recent days the rhythm and pitch has changed. should I be worried?
I can tell: From the medications that you are not under the care of a neurologist ! That would be my starting point ! Check iron, Vit A level and give a carbonic anhydride inhibitor a good try. You should not be having pulsatile tinnitus with uncomplicated pseudo tumor. ...Read more
MRI often used: Causes of pulsatile tinnitus include arteriovenous fistula (avf), carotid stenosis, glomus tumor, arteriovenous malformation (avm), aberrant carotid artery or cardiac murmur. A venous hum contributing to pulsatile tinnitus can also be caused by venous anomalies. All of these can potentially be detected by MRI (carotid stenosis would traditionally be picked-up by carotid ultrasound). ...Read more
Bilateral pulsatile tinnitus for a few months. ears are fine, hearing test good.scared something is really wrong. could this just be a benign cause?
Likely benign: You are likely aware of carotid artery pulsations and NOT a reason to be concerned but discuss further with your doctor if this continues to worry you ...Read more
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