Eustachian Tube Dilation

Discussion in 'Support' started by mikewhynotmore, Jan 30, 2016.

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    1. mikewhynotmore

      mikewhynotmore Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      about 3 years on and off
      My tinnitus started after a sinus infection "Eustachian Tube Dysfunction"-It actually stopped while I was in Okinawa Japan for 2 years "Do the humidity" when I came back to the US-the flight and dry air started it again. Since back, I've seen a few ENTs "Did nothing", but ran across one in San Diego Dr. Brain Weeks-yesterday I had sinus surgery and Eustachian tube dilation-I feel a lot better and hopeful the procedure worked. He is one of two ENTs on Earth that perform the procedure. Just passing info along in the hopes it helps someone
       
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    2. Dana
      Chicken

      Dana Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      09/2008
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      not known, too many possible causes
      Thank you so much for sharing this information with us. I wish you too that the procedure will turn out to be a success.
      Keeps up posted.
       
    3. AnxiousJon
      Magical

      AnxiousJon Member

      Location:
      Oregon
      Tinnitus Since:
      09/2015
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Anxiety, Insomnia, and a Fan at Night
    4. glynis-harbron
      Feminine

      glynis-harbron Member Benefactor Hall of Fame Ambassador Team Awareness Team Research

      Location:
      England, Stoke-on-Trent
      Tinnitus Since:
      2004
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Meniere's Disease
      Hope the surgery makes a big difference for you..lots of love glynis
       
    5. seal

      seal Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Germany
      Tinnitus Since:
      12/2007
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      acoustic trauma
      I am thinking about getting that tube dilatation. Can you tell a bit more about what symptoms you had before e.g. constant ear pressure and how you feel now, if the pressure is gone. Was it painful etc?
      BTW where I live quiet a few doctors perform the procedure ..
       
    6. Hotaru
      Depressed

      Hotaru Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      12-15-15
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      URI/ETD
      Did it get rid of your T?
       

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