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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Loud noices in my head - no headache or any other symptoms other than dry eyes and blephoritis
Doctor :   Hello
User :   okay
Doctor :   May i know your age and gender please ?
User :   can you answer my quiery
User :   female
User :   I am 69
Doctor :   Ok
User :   actually in excellent XXXXXXXX other than this periodic noice
Doctor :   can you tell me in more detail about the loud noises ?
Doctor :   What kind of noises ?
User :   loud voices hurt - clicking noises general loud noises seem to effect me
Doctor :   I see
Doctor :   and how long do they last ?
User :   this has been going on for the last couple of weeks - on and off -
Doctor :   Do you lose your balance when you hear them ? any visual changes ?
User :   everything seems louder than usual - have even turned my TV down
User :   No - don't loose balance or any visual change
Doctor :   Ok . how many times in a day it happens ?
User :   do have disintegration in neck 4 & 5
Doctor :   can you tell me any thing that makes it worst or makes it go away ?
User :   happens when there is a loud noice
Doctor :   like change in position
User :   nope - sometimes I plug my ear
User :   example - I have a electric kiln and it clicks to maintain heat - when that click happens it sounds really loud
Doctor :   Ok well from what you have told me there can be number of reasons for it and it can include tinnitus or a neurological disorder or a problem with the nerve that's related to your hearing
Doctor :   now to exactly pinpoint the condition you would have to undergo few tests
User :   okay
Doctor :   which will include a CT HEAD . MRI brain and a ar examination
Doctor :   ear **
User :   oday
Doctor :   it can be as simple as a infection
Doctor :   causing these episodes
User :   these noices are really effecting my stress level
Doctor :   But without the tests its hard to come to a confirmatory diagnosis
Doctor :   i will advice you to cut the number of coffee if you do take
User :   I drink 2 cups of coffee a day
Doctor :   and avoid getting your self exposed to loud noises by having a ear plug
User :   can do that
Doctor :   Stress is also a contributory factor
User :   the noices are giving me the stress
Doctor :   So try to relax by having positive thoughts
Doctor :   But i will stress on in getting the tests done
User :   I am really a positive person already - and I will get a doctors appointment
Doctor :   Because once we find the exact cause we can treat you accordingly
Doctor :   Thats good
User :   my hearing is really acute - I can hear everything
User :   and that's too loud
Doctor :   Don't worry the tests will be diagnostic for your condition
Doctor :   And you can be on proper treatment
User :   okay
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with ?
User :   no guess I will make the appointment and ask for the CT Head, MRI XXXXXXXX and ear examination
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me . You have a nice day and do get the appointment.
Doctor :   Take care
User :   thank you will do'
Doctor :   Your most welcome
Doctor :   Bye
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