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Acoustic neuroma treated by laser, fell, getting treated. What more can be done?

I have an acoustic neuroma . It was found in 2002. I had the lazer treatement at the Chicago Institute of Neurology . They said it came on quickly, and I had to watch it. I haven t had any problems since this year. I am in perfect health. I am 49, 127 pounds, workout, college graduate. I fell in July. I don t remember anything about the fall, except that there was blood all over the floor. I spent 4 days and had a cardiologist and neurologist follow up. Since the fall, I cannot look up or down without getting dizzy. The neurologist gave me meclizine. What is your opinion.
Asked On : Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Meclizine is the symptomatic treatment for dizziness.

There are a few issues here, which need to be resolved:

1. Has there been a recurrence of acoustic neuroma? This can be answered with an MRI scan of brain with contrast. If yes, then, it could cause those symptoms.

2. What was the cause of fall? Was it a seizure or syncope? This needs to be sorted out, in consultation with a cardiologist and neurologist.

3. How is the blood flow of the brain, as per your neurologist assessment?

Please get back with the details.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)

Senior Consultant Neurologist

Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,

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