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... pharmacy for Ativan to try to settle me down. They put me in a dark room until the drug set in and I could be driven home. I was sick and dizzy for 2 days. The test was rescheduled for the following week but I had to take the Ativan before to ensure that I could finish the test. So the results were somewhat distorted. ... (1 replies)
... Well I didnt fail the whole test..just that i failed the portion where they squirt hot and cold air in your ears to test your dizziness. In my left ear it made me VERY dizzy and in my Right not as severe but still pretty dizzy and i was told thats the ear I failed on. My Dr. ... (1 replies)
ENG TEST today
Jan 12, 2006
... i was fine up until they pumped the hot air in my ears, and my right ear went nuts.. i got sooooooo dizzy, anxiety, unbelievable.. left ear was dizzy too but not as bad as right.. so who knos. cold air wasn't as bad as hot though. ... (10 replies)

... Quick reply here as its really late here, but yes the tests are designed to make you dizzy. I know that the blowing air simulates something similiar to the calorics test, wish I had that done but no I had the old water one. ... (1 replies)
... Then came the bit i was dreading, the hot and cold air blowing into my ears, not that bad at all really. The warm air blowing into my left ear caused me to become slightly dizzy, the warm air into my right ear caused a lot more dizzyness, but the cold air into both ears did nothing at all!! ... (1 replies)
... Hi Lib, I am also not going to attempt to read your test! I got my results back and asked the same thing a while ago and no one responded. However, I have had my tests read and interpreted by two docs since (this was a few months ago). Do you have a follow up appointment with a neuro-otologist to have the tests interpreted? You might want to press for someone more... (6 replies)
Dr Hain
Oct 17, 2008
... i'm actually a female. I'll definitely look into Dr Bernstein as well. The only glitch is that i dont know for sure yet whether my dizziness is migraine or inner ear related. It doesnt seem like I'll ever know for sure until I see the right specialists and have proper testing. ... (22 replies)
... Oh man, the ENG was the worst thing every. That rotary chair was killer!!!! Ahhh!! Ok, then this other test where they put hot and cold water in your ear, ug! My left ear did not respond the the hot air? ... (10 replies)
... From personal experience the only thing I avoid rigidly (almost) is alchahol - it won't do you any harm at all but it will make you feel a bit woozy, and may take a day or two to subside (alchahol actually effects the viscosity of the fluid in the chambers of the inner ear (which is why it often goes "straight to your legs") but as your brain is wrestling to understand the... (28 replies)
... I guess i should say they did find inner ear damage to my left year a while back, roughly 6 or 7 months i think through that test where they blow hot and cold air in your ears. ... (6 replies)
... cold water or air streamed into your ears. ... (5 replies)
... The ENG test itself only felt a little weird to me during the last third, the "caloric" or "blow air in your ears" test. First, they put heavy goggles over your eyes that are covered, so you're in pitch blackness. ... (9 replies)
... to determine if there's been damage to the inner ear or whether it's responding normally. Responding normally would mean you get dizzy when they aggravate the inner ear. ... (11 replies)
... is not pressurised, it is left to freely flow into the outer ear canal. ... (3 replies)
... do you know he didn't really tell me. He mentioned the vesitbular nerve and just said my balance mechanism in my right ear had been affected. ... (10 replies)




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