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Blurred vision, tinnitus and severe temple headaches

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 15, 2010
  • 01:33 PM

I'm a guy who's 28 years old. This all started 18 months ago while trying to quit my antidepressants slowly, I became very suicidal and panicking, as a result I received an excruciating amount of head tension especially at the sides of my head. My vision became blurred and ringing started in my ears. Initially I thought this was all caused by PTSD. Later, the tension all radiated over my face, I thought that everything was caused by sinusitis. I've been to an ENT and he concluded negative. I tried several antibiotics but they didn't work. At some point the tension at my left temple was so horrific that you could actually see it. It was as hard as stone. I went to see a neurosurgeon who saw the tension and identified the spot as arteria temporalis, He wanted me to do an MRI. The MRI didn't show anything. I went to my physician who wanted me to do an EEG, this also did not show anything. I also went for an CT, but like the rest it did not show abnormalities. The only thing I noticed what helps a little are benzodiazepines. Even though is does not completely stop the blurred vision, it does stop my tinnitus. However, this is by far a cure. Sometimes I also feel a light pressure on my ears. First it was sometimes at my right ear, now I don't have this anymore but I do have it sometimes on my left ear. I truly believe this is all caused by my temple area on both sides. The pressure has definitely subsided some in the 18 months and my blurred vision and tinnitus have also become less, but they are all also still present. Does anybody have ideas on what's going on and how to get rid of the symtoms?

Thank you

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  • Have theexact same thing happening to me. Found out fie months later that I have west nile.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 30, 2010
    • 00:44 AM
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