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Having sinus congestion, coughing bouts, fluttering in left ear. History of narcolepsy. Serious symptoms?

Hello, I have had terrible sinus congestion and bouts of coughing for the past several months, and as of a few days ago began to experiwnce fluttering in my left ear upon burping and yawning. I was diagnosed with moderate to severe narcolepsy in 2010, which led to weight gain, diabetes, sleep apnea , and RLS . Is this fluttering dangerous to my ears? I do have some mild hearing loss as well. I am 44 years old and weight is 195. Thank you for any assistance!
Asked On : Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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Hi and thanks for the query,
Bouts of sinus congestion and cough could be knowing its not on an allergic or atopic platform. A family history of asthma, allergic rhinosinusitis or allergic conjonctivitis might be useful. The ears, throat and sinuses are all interconnected, and a lesion in one area, especially if infectious or allergic, might certainly spread and affect the other areas. blood tests to look for raised eosonophils or immunoglobulin E might be useful in ascertaining the allergic component.
The hearing symptomatology deserves the evaluation of an ENT specialist. taking an appointment with the ENT specialist is a good idea.
Thanks and best regards,
Luchuo, MD.
Answered: Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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