Deviated septum tinnitus

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He does want to do surgery on my deviated septum, which is causing blockage in my right sinus and I asked if the ringing could be from my sinus issues. He said perhaps. I am not jumping to have the surgery though. As I sit and write my ears are hissing away, but thankfully I work in a pretty noisy office and it doesn't drive me too crazy! At night it can be tough but I am pretty used to it.
But is has been sore in the am, it's popping and clicking a lot, I'm getting neck aches and jabs of pain in my head like I do when the tmj is bad. My other problem is a deviated septum and very narrow nostrils. I can't breathe through my nose at all and have to wear strips at night and when I work out. My ENT says no to surgery for the moment, says it may be worse but I'm not convinced. I think I'm getting plugged up because of it.
Also I come across many sites, that mention that the ideal jaw rest position is when the tongue is up on the roof of the mouth behind the front teeth. I have a pretty bad deviated septum and whenever I do this after a while , my jaw muscles get all tight, and I can't breathe too well. In fact whenever I am clenching , my tongue is kind of glued to the roof of my mouth. Please anyone , please advice me whether I am the only one struggling to keep this jaw rest position.
Went to an allergist and they gave me a cat scan of my sinuses. Found deviated septum and a radicular cyst. with some mucosal thickening. The doctor informed me that everything is OK. Very common what I have. But I am wondering if this is causing my tinnitus. I am 56 years old, in fairly good health but am concerned since this tinnitus causes me much anxiety at night. Can I do something about this?
Well, he can make more money from correcting the deviated septum vs treating your tinnitus. Some physicians are a BIG joke. I think they are just passing out MD licenses to some people nowadays. Go for a second opinion so you can get this sorted and get the help you need. If it gets bad enough I would go to urgent care.
I've always had blockage of the left side of my nose, it seems like, and had surgery for a deviated septum many years ago. It seems like it just clogged back up again over the years. I'm told it will be $600 to be seen by an ENT doctor, and I have no insurance and cannot afford it. I don't know what to do. I just want the ringing to stop. Can anyone please help me??? I want to know if the tinnitus is caused by all this, whatever it is. Thanks!
I am a 40 year old woman with chronic tonsillitis, tonsilliths, and sinusitus since I was young. 2-3 times a year, I get throat infections (which have included strep A, Strep C, and HIB infections). I still have my tonsills. I have had recurrent muscle tension headaches and migraines for the past 20 yrs. I had a hysterectomy/ovary removal in January. Went for 9 months without HRT due to endometriosis. Recently started HRT.
the spot where it hurts is the muscle that moves when i open my mouth, i have also been clenching down my jaw lately...i do have sinus problems too and i have a deviated septum and enlarged turbinates which cause my nose to feel blocked a lot.i do have tinnitus as well,wondering if it all could be related to my tmj. any advice would be greatly appreciated.
I should also mention that in mid-March, about 3 weeks prior to the onset of my Meniere's symptoms, I had a severe nosebleed in the left nostril. Same side as the hearing loss. At that time I had surgery to cauterize the vessel. The ENT also "cleaned up" my nasal passages and sinuses. I was also told that I have a deviated septum, again on the left side. Just seems VERY coincidental that all this would happen so close together.
I've had post nasal drip for awhile now, and just recently found out I have a deviated septum from the fall of fainting. My ears pop a decent amount, and I get the sensation of air bubbles or water coming out all the time. If I hear a really loud noise or wear headphones (mostly in my right ear), my ears feel weird and I get lightheaded. I've been getting headaches almost on a daily basis too. The headaches are usually located either behind my right eye or the back of my head.
On coming out of the aenesthetic it felt as through the ENT surgeon had took the side of my face off. The surgery was not successful - straightening a deviated septum plus removal of polyps. The same ENT surgeon then sais that it was going to sort out the problem, once and for all, my drilling the drainage holes, and making them into 10p pieces rather than 5p pieces (UK currency) roughly twice the diameter.
I've been suffering from persistent pressure, tightness in my forehead for several years. Feels like I'm wearing a helmet that's too tight & it's hard to raise my eyebrows. This causes physiological/Neurocognitive symptoms that have greatly effected my functioning. I'm in a 24/7 drunk hangover-like fog. Unlike a headaches or migraine, the symptoms are perpetual with no relief. I've seem multiple I-Disease, Neurologists, Allergist, ENT at a renown academic hospital.
I don't know how long my brother did coke but he had what was called a deviated septum...just stop using anyway..worse things can happen to you then that..I am gald you are concerned..please just stop now while you can..you can do it and you will be glad...
They showed a sinus infection and deviated septum (no tumors)but he doesn't feel they are causing the dizziness. So he is sending me to a neurologist. I'm scared to death at what he will find. I'm a 44 yr. old white male in good shape and up until now felt very healthy. I haven't had any head injuries. I'm also frustrated and scared that the sinuitis hasn't gone away. Any ideas? I've never been so worried or depressed in my life. Thank you.
You commented on my post and I wanted to say that someone in the family suggested to me it could be nasal polyps or a deviated septum in my case. I hope to find out soon before I get any worse as it really is hard to function with these horrible symptoms....
- 2 blood tests (among other things, the tests tested for Lyme, Hepatitis C, Mono, AIDS) - CAT Scan (Sinus, head – w/o contrast) [this did show, however, that I have a deviated septum] - MRI (Brain) - EEG At this point I DON’T think it’s: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Fibromyalgia Anemia Something Nutritionally-related Electro-sensitively The only other ideas I have right now are: Some type of Sleep Disorder (e.g.
- 2 blood tests (among other things, the tests tested for Lyme, Hepatitis C, Mono, AIDS) - CAT Scan (Sinus, head – w/o contrast) [this did show, however, that I have a deviated septum] - MRI (Brain) - EEG At this point I DON’T think it’s: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Fibromyalgia Anemia Electro-sensitively The only other ideas I have right now are: Some type of Sleeping Disorder (e.g.
I've had chronic sinus issues most of my life, I'm 42 years old and have had a septoplasty for deviated septum done 7 years ago. I still continue to suffer from sinus pain and pressure that makes my cheeks, forehead, and both eyes (all around and behind) hurt. Sometimes to the point I get what I call a sinus migraine. It gets so bad that I get nauseous. I've gone to many ent's, pcp's, had ct done last one years ago, and have gotten no where.
1. Partially deviated septum? I can usually get the air I need through one nostril or the other, but NEVER through both nostrils. I am short of breath a lot of the time, especially while sleeping. 3a. I have to “hawk and spit” a lot to get rid of congested mucous- especially when I have a cold. It’s the only way to clear my nasal passages or sinuses. 2. Loss of smell, or at least don’t smell things as well as I used to. 3. Pressure/ stress headaches.
I'm 41 - been dealing with my Right ear feeling 'clogged' now for over 3 years. I have had tubes put in (2 years ago) for 2 weeks...did nothing. The ENT looks, and says my ear is "clear" - Says could be eustacian tube disorder, etc. Finally, after bouts with Bronchitus and sinus issues over Nov and Dec, went back to my Primary - he referred me to another ENT.
I finally saw an ENT that recommended the procedures mentioned above because over a very deviated septum and a enlarged turbinate. I had the same sentiments as brokenbytears a few days after the procedure. The third and fourth days after the surgery were pretty rough. The I had a Lortab prescription for the pain that did the trick for me. The sore throat from the breathing tube put me on a diet of Slim Fast and room temperature chicken broth.
- 2 blood tests (among other things, the tests tested for Lyme, Hepatitis C, Mono, AIDS) - CAT Scan (Sinus, head – w/o contrast) [this did show, however, that I have a deviated septum] - MRI (Brain) - EEG At this point I DON’T think it’s: - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Fibromyalgia - Anemia - Something Nutritionally-related - Electro-sensitively The only other ideas I have right now are: - Some type of Sleep Disorder (e.g.
Constant clicking and ears ringing. I found out the clicking in my ears is caused by a Deviated Septum, and either surgery or TUBES in my ears is what I can do. TUBES are gods gift to ears. TRUST ME, if I wasnt pregnant I would be getting them again. But Zoloft heightened my symptoms....and I have horrible side effects...but im waiting to see if it helps because I SUFFER from anxiety. Hope this helps a little bit...
Let go and pressure feeling goes into head and cant turn my head as easy. ENT said I had pretty bad right deviated septum I didnt even know I had. Go back to him in about a week to see about Tinnitus going away or not. One little addition with my ears, about the time it started I was showing people how I could move my ears. Very stupid, thought it was a special skill and made them laught. I stopped doing it, tried it though yesterday and theres a roaring noise when I do it.
He saw an ent md a few years ago who said his nasal passages were inflammed put him on nasal steroid and gave him a mucous thinner. he also has a deviated septum. the inflammation decreased. he had a cxr back then that was ok. my husband says it's just a cough because his throat gets dry (it drives me crazy). the other thing is he has chronic tinnitus. My concern is if it could be lung ca. he checked his flow meter(my dtr has one) and it was 1000.
Its affecting my life becuase i can't be active much especially outdoors because the air dries up the back of my throat and it feels like i can't breathe or swallow the heating also dries it up. I have been told i have a deviated septum and that sleeping with my mouth open maybe causing some of the problems. Do i have chronic sinusitis? Please someone help me out, my life has been on hold since i have had this. I have had endoscope down my throat and he said it looked fine.
i have a deviated septum and both ears hurt, sinuses wont drain, i get infections, my doctor wont keep me on antibiotics for longer then a month, so infections comes back even worse, now my ears hurt i get soreness by cheekbones and eyebrows, and even back of my head from left ear to right ear is sore, feels like bruises, i finally went to ent and without even asking me anyquestions she said i have menieres disease, cause my hearing test showed i cant hear certain high pitch sounds, and my eardr
- 2 blood tests (among other things, the tests tested for Lyme, Hepatitis C, Mono, AIDS) - CAT Scan (Sinus, head – w/o contrast) [this did show, however, that I have a deviated septum] - MRI (Brain) - EEG At this point I DON’T think it’s: - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Fibromyalgia - Anemia - Something Nutritionally-related - Electro-sensitively The only other ideas I have right now are: - Some type of Sleep Disorder (e.g.
It may sound odd considering, but just trust me on this one. The other option would be to ask an ENT doc to closely evaluate you for a deviated septum or enlarged middle turbinates. My symptoms are similar to yours, except add on a never ending headache to the forehead tightness. Beleive me, I know what the forehead tightness is like...people thought I was crazy or depressed for a long time. Does it kind of feel like it's hard to raise your eyebrows?
I don't want to just put a patch on the situation. My next step may be MRI or CT at Kaiser. I do have a deviated septum and currently taking the Flonase in case I had Eustachian Tube Dysfunction, but it hasn't alleviated the problem. I'm very anxious for responses from Doctors or people having experienced and resolved this issue.
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