What causes tinnitus in the right ear with vertigo?

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Posted on Thu, 11 Jan 2018 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I have loss of hearing in my right ear, tinnitus in my right ear, and dizziness and balance problems. This has been present for a number of years but is becoming worse. I am a 63-year-old female.
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 47 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Meniere's disease

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome to Healthcare Magic and thanks for putting up the query
All the symptoms are suggestive of meniere's disease. you should get a MRI inner ear done to diagnose the disease.
Any history of hypertension?
Further treatment will depend on the test results.
What medicine have you been taking so far?
Follow up with the required information so that I can suggest you better.
Take care
Thanks and regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 45 minutes later
Yes, I do have hypertension, well controlled with medication.

Could my symptoms suggest an acoustic neuroma?
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 10 hours later
Brief Answer:
Meniere's disease

Detailed Answer:
Hi
acoustic neurons is also one of the differential diagnosis. it is usually characterised by gradual progressive hearing loss.
It can also be diagnosed by MRI.
You are always welcome with any questions in future too.
Take care
Thanks and regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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