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... I am 26 year old Male. I have had a ringing in only the left ear on and off for 2 years. It sounds like a dull thump like a heartbeat. I have seem the ENT for a quick appointment where he sent me for an ear appointment and a head CT scan. ... (2 replies)
... Find an ENT that does a lot of this surgery to ask those questions. ... (1 replies)
... I totally understand the feeling. But don't lose hope until you learn all of the facts. Ask your doctor all of the questions from my post above. ... (20 replies)

... Did you ever get chronic sore throats and ear infections prior to this problem, or where you couldn't swallow due to the ear hurting so much and making such a loud crackling sound? ... (1 replies)
... remaining in my left ear. The doctors do not know what caused my deafness since it happend at such an early age. ... (5 replies)
... I too had a Stapedotomy on December 2nd. I have wanted to post before now, but immediately after the surgery I could not stand to sit in front of my computer. Having anything close in front of my face actually made me feel sick to my stomach. Could not even read a book or magazine. ... (101 replies)
... Hi, I have some questions that I was hoping to get answers for. ... (8 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)
... you're welcome. I'm glad to be able to share it with you. ... (178 replies)
... a kid and had my adenoids removed and grommets for drainage for 6 mths at age 5. All seemed ok until about 7 or 8 years ago when I found I was really struggling to hear if there was any background noise. ... (35 replies)
... Thanks for your kind words! I am looking forward to hearing about your daughter's surgery! Dr. Bob is not the warmest fuzzy out there, but that is not an indicator of ability. You want different qualities in a surgeon than you do in a kindergarten teacher, after all. ... (5 replies)
... I finally have some time to write to all of you and answer questions. ... (178 replies)
... I am sorry to read you experienced sudden hearing loss. The prednisone has really helped me. ... (6 replies)
... neural loss however my ENT said it often appears due to Tinnitus presenting in those frequencies. Unfortunately for me, my Tinnitus pre and post Stapedectomy is rather similar, and for me its quite pronounced. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks again Lana for all of the info! That's good to hear that stapedectomy is not considered an elective procuedure through BCBS since I know I read someone's post on here saying that their insurance company wouldn't cover it since it was not "necessary". ... (40 replies)
... The sound you hear is called tinnitus, you can look it up on the web. This is a harmless condition and will not hurt you. Make an appt with an ENT and tell him your concerns. Don't be surprised if they want to do some tests like an MRI, I had that done when I went in. ... (6 replies)
... Right now, my PET is NOT unbearable, fortunately, so in my case Dr. Shea's surgery may not be an option, since it is oriented to provide relief from autophony, which I do not have. ... (178 replies)
... esteem. It was then that my family encouraged me to seek medical advice. ... (352 replies)
... am and indicates fluid in the middle ear cavity. The thing with ear infections is that long before and long after the actual "infection" is present, there may be an accumulation of fluid in the middle ear. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for the reply! You are lucky to live within an hour of Boston since they have excellent medical care there. ... (7 replies)




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