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What causes ringing in ears and dizziness?

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Posted on Fri, 13 May 2016
Question: I have ringing in my ears and dizziness that I think might be vertigo.
what should I do?

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Answered by Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil (34 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
need more info

Detailed Answer:
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

For symptom relief you can take prochlorperazine or betahistine as anti vertigo meds available over the counter.

Kindly answer the following to advise accordingly

For how long have these symptoms been.
Before these 2 days did these vertigo episode occur frequently
Do you have an upper respiratory tract infection or DNS (deviated nasal septum)
Do you have hypertension or diabetes.
Do you have associated light headedness and sweating with these symptoms.


Wishing you best of health

Thanks

Let me know if you have any query

Please consult your doctor before deciding on any further course of action.

For future follow up / correspondence you may ask me directly at the link given below

http://doctor.healthcaremagic.com/Funnel?page=askDoctorDirectly&docId=68107

Dr. M.S. Khalil
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil (10 minutes later)
3 times in 2 weeks.
no
possible res. tract inf.
DVS-yes
hypertension-yes, medicated and seeing cardiologist annually.
yes, yes to last question.
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Answered by Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil (20 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Tinnitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome

Your concern is appreciated

Ringing sound or noise is called tinitus and there are many causes for it both related to ear and causes which are not assosiated to ear pathology
Otologic causes
impacted wax and when wax impinge on ear drum it can cause vertigo
Fluif in middle ear
Acute and chronic otitis media
Abnormally patent eustachian tube
Meniere disease in which there is episodic vertigo and also flauctuating hearing loss
Common in men with age 30-60 yrs
Otosclerois Presbycusis noise trauma etc
Non otologic causes include
Anemia
Arteriosclerosis
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
It also produce symptom of light headedneas and sweating
Hypotension
Epilepsy migraines etc

Otoscopic examination of ear is needed pure tone audiometery can also be done before a final conclusive decision is reached.

Hope it helps
Thanks

please consult your doctor before taking any further course of action

Wishing you best of health

Dr M.S Khalil
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: need more info Detailed Answer: Hello and Welcome I appreciate your concern For symptom relief you can take prochlorperazine or betahistine as anti vertigo meds available over the counter. Kindly answer the following to advise accordingly For how long have these symptoms been. Before these 2 days did these vertigo episode occur frequently Do you have an upper respiratory tract infection or DNS (deviated nasal septum) Do you have hypertension or diabetes. Do you have associated light headedness and sweating with these symptoms. Wishing you best of health Thanks Let me know if you have any query Please consult your doctor before deciding on any further course of action. For future follow up / correspondence you may ask me directly at the link given below http://doctor.healthcaremagic.com/Funnel?page=askDoctorDirectly&docId=68107 Dr. M.S. Khalil