... Hi all,
This is my first post. Had my surgery on Friday, Jan 13, 2016. Surgery took 2 1/2 hours at John's Hopkins Outpatient in Baltimore, MD. My hearing in right ear had been getting worse for 25 yrs. Left ear is good so I did not have the surgery back then. Recently the ringing has gotten worse, so my reason for getting it done now.
There were about 10 people in the... (0 replies)
... Hello! have you figured out any additional info since this post? I am 38 and was diagnosed on 9/14/16 with Otosclerosis and my cat scan did show the disease was pretty advanced but I was told that is not the case for everyone with the disease.i elected to get the surgery and researched the top doctors in the U.S. and I'm in the East Coast and I found Dr. Matthew Stewart at... (1 replies)
... Hi all
I am 8-days post-stapedectomy related to long-standing otosclerosis. On day 5 post-op I developed sudden onset tinnitus. I am now on prednisolone 40mg per day for 5 days and have taken two doses, without any effect.
I know it is hard to tell initally whether there has been any improvement but I did feel that I could hear much better immediately... (0 replies)
... Hi, I'm Casey, 32 yo Female. I had My stapedectomy on May 27th. My Recovery has been tough. I am 10 days Post op and still extremely dizzy. Especially with alot of things moving around me, such as cars passing or My kids running around. ... (33 replies)
... I thought I would start a thread to explore what people feel based on advice from Doctors and personal experience, what activities are appropriate and when post Stapedectomy. ... (3 replies)
... I am 12 days post stapedectomy and getting worried it didn't work. I know everyone says PATIENCE but I am freaking out that I can't hear anything. ... (33 replies)
... I'm looking for advice maybe reassurance. I had my stapedectomy done nearly three weeks ago in my left ear. I had hearing post op straight away. Once the packing was taken out a week later I had sound. It wasn't clear and crisp. ... (1 replies)
... I had a stapedectomy on my right ear one week ago. I have my first follow up tomorrow. I have a large incision completely surrounding behind my ear. ... (5 replies)
... If you just had your stapedectomy a week ago, it sounds like a little early to worry about not being able to hear, as your ear canal probably has both blood clots and the packing in it, which block sound waves from reaching your ear. Maybe you can get a second opinion? (2 replies)
... One week ago I had my second stapedectomy. I could hear when scratching the cotton ball in my operated ear and a faint dial tone after picking up the receiver. Six days later I could no longer hear either so I called my doctor who told me to come in. First he removed the outer packing and gave me a hearing test saying that my hearing had decreased by 30%. However, I can... (2 replies)
I had my stapedectomy in 1984 and woke up to very loud tinnitus in my ear
this has been with me every day since .some days are not to bad some are really bad .but I have been told to get used to it as a tinnitus masker is of no use .poss not what you want to hear but it may change for you . (1 replies)
... Hi, everyone, I had my stapedectomy 5 months ago and developed constant buzzing in the operated ear about 4 weeks ago. Has anyone experienced this after the stapedectomy? ... (1 replies)
... Wondering how you made out with your drs. appointment..It has been alittle bit since your post. Hope everything worked out ok...I know with the stapedectomy it is different for everyone. I actually had my other ear done this past Feb. the unoperated one...so now I have two ears that finally work well.. ... (33 replies)
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... Thank you , Cindy
I´m glad you improve your hearing month by month !!
Have a nice weekend !
Martin (9 replies)
... I remember going for my post op check up and my goodness talk about on cloud nine..just so happy to hear how much my hearing had improved... ... (9 replies)
... Hi, guys
Went for my 6 week post-op check today and had my hearing test, the hearing in my operated ear is now very close to normal ( between 20-30dB in all frequencies), the dr say it should still have 10-15% improvement when the ear drum tightens and the fluid from my middle clears. I m so happy, since the surgery I have been less anxious about going to meetings as I could... (9 replies)
... Thanks Martin and Cindy.
Second day into my antibiotics and feel better, except had to talk a lot at work so started to cough with dry, irritated throat but not sore anymore.
My hearing seems stable, though sometime hearing people talk when they r in next room is a bit muffled (but I would not have heard people talk in the next room before the operation, so I am happy)... (9 replies)
... Hi, I had my stapedectomy 4 weeks ago, all the post operative instruction is avoid getting a cold or flu but doesn't tell you what to do it you do. ... (9 replies)
... tingling in my arms and legs. I haven't seen anyone post about that so I was wondering if anyone else had this going on? ... (1 replies)