Overview

What can be done for Bell’s palsy?

What can be done for Bell’s palsy? Bell’s palsy is a condition where one side of the face becomes weak or paralyzed for no apparent reason. For many patients, this will be very alarming, and they may even believe they are having a stroke, causing them to go to the emergency room. Bell’s palsy is not […]

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I am dizzy, My balance is off

I’m dizzy/My balance is off Dizziness is a common complaint and is experienced by nearly everyone at one time or another. Dizziness is defined as any non-painful discomfort of the head. There are many things that can cause dizziness, and there are basically three types. The first is vertigo, defined as a feeling of movement, […]

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I have sudden hearing loss. What should I do?

Sudden hearing loss is a condition where a person’s hearing deteriorates suddenly in one or both ears. This may be accompanied by ringing in the ear or dizziness. There are many causes for sudden hearing loss and the appropriate treatment will depend on the cause, which may include infections, Meniere’s disease, loud noise, trauma, pressure […]

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What can be done for an acoustic neuroma?

An acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor originating from one of the balance nerves, which go from the inner ear to the brain. These tumors are usually diagnosed on an MRI, which may be ordered to evaluate a hearing loss that is more severe on one side than the other. Acoustic neuromas are generally slow […]

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My Ear is Infected or Drains

Ear infections are very common disorders and are experienced by both children and adults alike. They are often caused by inadequate function of the Eustachian tube, which connects the ear and nose, or other infections in the throat or sinuses. There are many types of ear infections and they can have different symptoms, which may […]

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