Tinnitus for Christmas

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    1. AnthonyL

      AnthonyL Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      12/2015
      Hi All, I have had symptoms of Tinnitus since Dec 24th. It's been frustrating, but I am hanging in there. The symptoms started with an inner ear pain a few weeks prior. The pain was pretty severe. The severe pain lasted for a few days and it led to Vertigo for about two days. I ended up taking sudafed and advil and the pain seem to lessen. Fast forward a couple weeks to 12-24 and my ears started ringing. I ended up going to an ENT on 12-28 and he treated me for a virus, followed by treatment for a sinus infection, but no improvement. I still have inner ear pain and high pitched ringing. My hearing tests all came back as "no loss of hearing", my pressure tests were normal, so the tests continue. I am glad I found this site. There seems to be a great support structure. My next step is a MRI. Hopefully, it comes back negative. Any advice is welcome.

      Anthony
       
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    2. AnxiousJon
      Magical

      AnxiousJon Member

      Location:
      Oregon
      Tinnitus Since:
      09/2015
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Anxiety, Insomnia, and a Fan at Night
      @glynis-harbron
      Could it be early stages of meniere's disease?
      Welcome, Anthony
       
    3. 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
      Hi @AnxiousJon ,
      Its to early to say as tests need to be done .
      Keep a note on how you are with tinnitus,virtigo,ear presure,any sickness to show ENT after your MRI.

      You might have had Labyrinthitus due to a virus causing vertigo that can take days or weeks to get over....lots of love glynis
       
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    4. AnthonyL

      AnthonyL Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      12/2015
      Thanks for the replies. I just went for my MRi and I should have the results early next week. My ENT would like me to go to a specialist at a University Hospital once the results are received. I am still getting some nausea and dizziness along with the ear pain and ringing. I am also scheduling a dental exam to rule out a tooth issue (I have some pain with one of my teeth).

      Thanks for the comments.
       

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