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Tinnitus, heaviness in ears, irritation with loud noise, have difficulty in walking during the attack. Advise?

I am suffering from survical and heavyness of ears. I feel irritated in loud noise. Perhaps I am suffering from tinnitus . Doctor advised me to take tablet Bilovas thrice a day and Steziron forte twice a day. I am taking these drugs for last two days only. I am not able to walk during the attack I am 62 years old and suffering for last four years. Please advise. Asha Rathi,Indore (India) YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Wed, 31 Oct 2012
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Aug 2013
hello and welcome to health care magic,

I am Dr Sriram Nathan, an ENT surgeon and I will try to help you out with you out with your problem.

You seem to be having an episode of giddiness which was treated as an inner ear problem.
Since you do have ringing sound or tinnitus in the ear along with giddiness, you may in all probability have the inner ear problem. Nevertheless you must do these:

1. take an audiometry test including PTA and impedance and get back to me with the report.

2. If you still have giddiness then you may start a course of betahistine 16mg TID for two weeks in consultation with your doctor. This is along with the medication which you are already taking.

3. You may also try a tablet called the TINNICAR for your tinnitus.

4. If the tinnitus and giddiness persists then you must get an CT scan of the temporal bones and get back to me or any ENT with the report

5. Google for VESTIBULAR REHAB EXERCISES and do them routinely

hope this helps

take care

Dr Sriram Nathan
Answered: Fri, 22 Nov 2013
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