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Feeling pressure in the head, muffled hearing. EKG, spinal tap normal. Have anxiety. Concerned

I suddenly had an episode of an enormous amount of pressure in my head and my hearing goes muffled. It has happened a few times before, but this time was scary. I started seeing black from the sides like I was about to faint. The episode only lasts for a minute or two, not very long. I went to the ER, had a spinal tap, CT scan and an EKG all with normal results. I will follow up with my regular doctor, but I am so worried and need some guidance now as I have severe anxiety.
Asked On : Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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Hi, it appears to be due to hypertension, or a infection of the internal ear, even anxiety can play a role in vertigo.
i to my patients with such symptoms prescribe cinnerzine, ranitidine, and antibiotic for controling any infection in the internal ear. I advise you to consult an E.N.T.surgeon for treatment. Thank you.
Answered: Fri, 28 Jun 2013
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