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It all started with a Gent in ear shot!

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 22, 2007
  • 04:46 PM

I was offically diagnosed with minears 4 years ago.I was living and coping with it.Last Oct,I had an attack of vertigo like I have never had,spinning 8 hours.Had aother attack 5 weeks later.Had CT scan,MRI without contrast done locally"both came back normal"Went to a big teaching unversity doc.Got a series of 3 gentronican injections in ear.Now after 7 weeks I have bouncing vision,constant headaches,eyes out of focus.What scares me,I was warned and new about total hearing lose in my ear,I WAS not warned about vision problems.Now I can't drive,took a early retirement.Am sitting at home stumbing around with sight that seems to be going from bouncing to out of focus with headaches.The muslces of my eyes,neck all seem to be getting tired and this is causing the headaches,When I first wakeup I have the bouncing vision,with my head being in the upright postion I feel tingling in temples and below eyes,left side of neck goes numb and thumps,then I start feeling drunk.The doc put me on prednisone for a week and it seems to do nothing but give me mucsle cramps.I am supposed to have MRI with contrast next week,then vestulaber rehab.I hope they find what is wrong with me soon,I don't know how much I can take!

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  • i also have the same problem. i feel out of it every day all the time . i have had several tests and nothing found. i come hme from work and have to ly down and my eye runs for about 20 minutes. i feel dizzy all the time. inthink i have a problem with my jaw being out of alignment. i do no think i have menieres desiese because other than the balance problem i have no other symptoms. i have had this for 6 years and would do any thing to feel normal again
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    • February 23, 2007
    • 01:32 AM
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