... I had my stapedectomy 3 weeks ago to the day and I'm still not over the vertigo. Saw the surgeon a week after and she removed the packing. ... (2 replies)
... It sounds normal to me. I've had two surgeries now, and am currently 3 days post op from my last one. The prior was 13 years ago. But in both cases I had vertigo and needed help walking. The first time it lasted a bit longer. This time, I feel like I can get up and move around a bit better now. ... (2 replies)
... Is this normal and when will it go away. I cannot walk unaided for fear of falling, cannot even get dressed. Also there was a lot of blood the first morning after the surgery it dried up but today there was a pool of fresh blood in my ear again. ... (2 replies)
... Does anyone else have any comments or experience about long lasting vertigo after surgery? ... (9 replies)
... My questions to my dr. were about getting the ear wet after packing was taken out....what weight was ok to lift...you know cat liter..grocery shopping..all that stuff we do daily...exercising... ... (9 replies)
... I had my 2nd revision on June 3rd. My first was Feb 18 and I had no vertigo at all. I was able to walk back into the house on my own. This last surgery was not so easy. ... (9 replies)
... g to jeopardize my hearing. I wonder what happened with Sanguine who writes on here. I think he was about 4 months out from surgery and yet he lost his hearing after flying. ... (16 replies)
... the head was moving a few seconds after my body but it was considered minor and has gone away. I took no pain relief. Packing was taken out a week after. ... (16 replies)
... Yes, I hope that my good results continue as well, 2 weeks is not that long but I hope I am past the most dangerous stage now. I didn't have vertigo after my operation, in fact I didn't feel the slightest bit dizzy or sick. ... (70 replies)
... Did you get any vertigo after your operation? ... (70 replies)
... Has your dizziness improved? I hope so! (9 replies)
... ok this is helpful. have escalated about this and so sometimes cannot keep focused.
thanks so much.I have the same or better hearing in operated ear and no change is noted in unoperated ear. (9 replies)
... well no i am a teacher who has just lost her job so my work is seeking new employment. What would help is if you could post with some questions that you have asked your doc on the past. I am just concerned that i dont have all my questions ready. this whole thing has been overwhelming and i dont have my questions all prepared. Any ideas for questions, please send them via... (9 replies)
... GOOD LUCK Mriccio I will be checking back later this evening to see how you made out. I would def. share your concern about working and your dizziness. Are you out for a week or longer from your job to recover.? (9 replies)
... Yes, I sure will let you know how it goes.
Any questions you think bear asking please let me know those as well. (9 replies)
... I would def. speak with the doctor about your concerns. I do know I was told there is a dizziness pill to help with that...but maybe your dr. just wants to let things settle down a bit. I can honestly say I did not experience the dizziness that long but I have read on here many have unfortunately : ( I do still get little dizziness off balance here and there... (9 replies)
... HI thanks for responding. Your comments were very helpful.
My concern though is the dizziness that, while not severe, is very present........and My surgery was June 23 and here it is June 29. I dont know what the doctor will be doing today...if he will be taking the packing out or not? I wish that I could inquire as to a list of questions that I could ask him?
Any ideas as... (9 replies)
... Hey Jonno
Hope you've had an ok day. I didn't realise you had already had your surgery, I thought it was happening later this year. How'd it all go, have you had much vertigo? But the all important question, can you hear anything yet, don't panic if you can't hear, it will only be due to the packing in your ear. How wonderful that you're going to be able hear again, I... (51 replies)
... Hey Joshysgirl & Jonno
Joshysgirl, sorry to hear you've had a problem with your revision surgery. It just isn't fair that you got so close to a good result then it was all taken away. I've become a bit skeptical about stapedectomy's, my complications have been a nightmare & I can't stop thinking "if only I didn't have it done". But I guess if my surgery was successful I... (51 replies)
... Austrailiagirl sorry to hear about the bad results.
I had a right ear stapedotomy in April 2010 which failed and a revision in August 2010. The revision worked (was able to hear my husband's heartbeat for the first time in years and all the wonderful sounds I had lost along the way) until I blew my nose on Christmas eve. No pain or anything like when it happened. I think it... (51 replies)