... Hello. I had my first stapedectomy for my right ear 6 years ago. it was successful. stilI I hear with my operated ear well except some ringing in my ear. ... (0 replies)
... Hi. I had my first stapedectomy in 2008. ... (1 replies)
... I am the original poster and took the plunge. at the operation was Oct 31 2013. Here are the results.
My hearing is significantly improved and the quality is absolutely natural. I had none of the after effects commonly experienced - no dizziness, no pain. The sugary was done under general anesthesia. I was home after a 3 hour recovery.
After the packing was removed,... (38 replies)
... This is my first post and am badly in need of a good advice. I am diagnosed with Otosclerosis and advised that I should get stapedectomy done on one of my ears. But the surgeon that my ENT referred to does not do this surgery much. ... (1 replies)
... also what about having a proper shower? when did you have a good shower after the operation? (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)
... 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)