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What causes pressure behind the ear and disturbed sleep?

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Dr. Ajay Panwar

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Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018 in Brain and Spine
Question: I m having pressure behind left ear it causes sleep disturbance after i sleep symptoms abnormal feeling in left ear on yawning tight forehead
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Some more details.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com.
I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist, here to answer your query.

I would like to know some further details in order to answer this well further-
1)Since when are you having these symptoms?
2)Do you have any other disease/medical history?
3)Are these symptoms persistent or improves intermittently?
4)Does these symptoms increase on exposure to sound or light?

I shall be glad to have you in follow up with details.

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)'
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Follow up: Dr. Ajay Panwar 39 hours later
it started 8 years ago
after cold with flu
these symtops inreases with loud sound sleep disturbance with pressure around left forehead
i hv uploaded reports kindly consider to advise
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar 8 hours later
Brief Answer:
Stress headache/ENT evaluation

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXX,
Thanks for being in follow-up.

The reports which you have uploaded don't appear to show any abnormality. The symptoms appear to be pointing towards stress headache till now.Besides, an ENT specialist's opinion would be of help.
Meanwhile, you can start taking low dose of amitriptyline at bedtime and do regular mental relaxation exercises to observe for improvement.Hopefully, that will ease off your issues.

Hope that helps.If you have any further questions,I shall be glad to have you in follow-up.


Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)
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Follow up: Dr. Ajay Panwar 16 hours later
i have tried amytrypptiline feel more problems to sleep if i take there ssri
i hv uploaded my sleep study
pls consider n advise
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar 8 hours later
Brief Answer:
I could not see any seep study report here.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for being in follow-up.

I am not able to see any new uploaded report here.Please send me the report as a mail attachment to YYYY@YYYY and address it to my name: Dr.Ajay Panwar .
Please tell me your medication details.

I shall be glad to have you in follow-up with details.

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)
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Follow up: Dr. Ajay Panwar 19 hours later
Dear Dr. XXXXXXX panwar,
Please Find the attached reports............
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
ENT consultation/Eustachian tube dysfunction

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for being in follow-up.
I have gone through your details.
The reports you have uploaded are suggestive of B/L Eustachian tube dysfunction.
There is no neurology related issue according to the reports.This should be evaluated by an ENT surgeon.

Hope that helps.If you have any further questions,I shall be glad to have you in follow-up.

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)

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Follow up: Dr. Ajay Panwar 16 hours later
thanks for reply so no need for amytryptyline
first get more evaluations with ent doctor
pls confirm
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Of course.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for being in follow-up.

Yes.You should better get an ENT consultation first.

Hope that helps.If you have any further questions,I shall be glad to have you in follow-up else please close the thread,rate it and write a review.

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)
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Follow up: Dr. Ajay Panwar 42 hours later
hi
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar 5 hours later
Brief Answer:
What's your query?

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for being in follow-up.

Do you need to ask some query?

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)
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Follow up: Dr. Ajay Panwar 9 minutes later
ent doctor have conducted various tests all are normal but have a streched feeling around my left ear
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar 46 hours later
Brief Answer:
These are probably somatic symptoms.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for being in follow-up.

As a detailed evaluation of your symptoms have been done without any abnormal findings, you may likely be having 'Psychosomatic symptoms'. So, I hope that regular mental relaxation exercises like Yoga/Meditation, a healthy life style with diet and exercises will surely help to ease off your symptoms. This may appear trivial but is likely a solution to your issues. Further, a trial of amitriptyline in lower dose(lower than what you have already taken) may be of help;along with clonazepam.

Hope that helps.If you have any further questions,I shall be glad to have you in follow-up else please close the thread, rate it and write a review.

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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