... I stayed in the hospital one night after the operation and then went home the following morning. Generally I felt OK but tired for a few days after the operation. I did not feel any pain so I took no painkillers. I was not given any antibiotic drops. ... (354 replies)
... Hello..I am two days post..feeling pretty good. mild dizziness and balance issue ..but going slow helps.so had pain this time but meds were prescribed.as far as flying..my Dr did say I could but in time.. ... (12 replies)
... The first surgery I had vertigo right after surgery and this tapered off the next six days, getting less and less every day. Some dizziness also but not bad. Right after surgery I could hear real good and it lasted into the night but then decreased. ... (12 replies)
... first was Feb 18th 2011.Surgeon went back in..my presthesis had slipped out of place from scar tissue and an artery and I was dealing with dizziness from that. My doctor told me at my 5 week check up that I could resume back to normal life slowly. ... (141 replies)
Congratulations on good recovery.What is your hearing now in terms of db if you have a report you can see it and tell.
My doctor asked me not to get hit on left side(operated ear).
But can we sneeze like normal people and also not worry about catching cold and what about lifting of weights.My doctor told me to slowly move towards a normal... (3 replies)
... y right ear stapadectory on 13 June. My left ear is fine, but the hearing in my right ear was severely degraded. I put off the operation for more than 20 years after my initial diagnosis of otosclorosis but finally decided to get it done. ... (3 replies)
... The right ear was done almost 2 years ago, and I experienced one day of dizziness, the day after the surgery. Go figure. The prosthesis slipped, so if this revision holds for a year, then I'll have the other ear corrected. ... (13 replies)
... e ear drum. Some docs remove the packing with a vacuum device and some insert dissolvable packing that dissipates over several weeks. Many people also experience dizziness and vertigo for the first week or two, accompanied by some nausea. It is normally short lived and seems to be associated with the packing. ... (64 replies)
... I had a bit of a panic attack the other day thinking that the distortion will never go away....but after going back and reading these posts over and over I realize that it's definitely a common thing. So I"m just avoiding loud noise as much as possible and relaxing. ... (173 replies)
... What a coincidence Shayad, I was aldo operated on Feb. 20th so we have exactly the same recovery time. I can tell you that the ear plug feeling even after packing out is normal and the low fidelity hearing as well, including the disorientation on where the sound is coming from. ... (354 replies)
... I should mention that it is very true about it getting worse after pregnancy. I unfortunately had 2 miscarriages. Although I was only pregnant for about 8 weeks each time my otosclerosis got MUCH worse afterwards. ... (178 replies)
... o any unexpected surprises! My whole issue is that I'm ready to start trying to have a baby and wasn't sure if I should do surgery before or after due to the pregnancy causing rapid spread of the otosclerosis. The dr. couldn't tell me either way. ... (178 replies)