Mini stroke in ear

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Avatar m tn I am 78 and had a mini stroke 11 Jun 2014. I was placed in the hospital for overnight observation and was released the following day to my family doctor. I have high blood pressure so he placed me on Exforge 10-325-25mg HCT and also Clopidogrel 75mg In the hospital I had a MRA, MRI, CATSCAN, Chest Xray and several blood tests. I lost peripheral vision in the left eye. When I left the hospital I had this slight lump across from my left ear about 1 inch long pointing to the top of my head.
Avatar f tn Is it possible that without me realizing it that I may have had a mini stroke and not know it or am I over reacting? Since then my blood pressure has been 150/90.
Avatar m tn Suddenly felt unwell. Ringing in right ear. Temporary hearing loss in right ear. Dizziness. Stood up and completely lost my balance like drunkenness. Thought I was dying. Recovered a few minutes later.
Avatar n tn I saw lights flashing beofre my eyes and and a loud buzz in my ear. Afterwards, my speech was slurred. I knew I was having a stroke, due to the symptons. I just couldn't believe it. It is now three weeks later and I have recuperated fully but I am so at a loss. No one can tell me what happened. What do I do? Do I just sit back, take my asprin and wait for it to happen again. What should I do?
1038794 tn?1252925252 they done a hearing test and i was having issues hearing low tones in right ear.. she looked in my ear with a microscope and said my ear drum thinner than normal. mostly diagnosed on symptoms... My blood pressure seems to have came down.. they done a 24 hour BP recording tho i to go back to Neurologist on the 15thjul for results.. Yes on the betahisine 16mg 3xday and 10mg stemitil 3xday... I was looking on Net and a condition called Perilymphatic Fistula symptoms very similar to what i have..
Avatar n tn happened and my body gave way and i feel onto the floor at her feet, at this stage i couldnt move my left leg arm and my face had dropped (this was what was witnessed by all there) they rushed me to hospital due to everyone thinking it was a stroke, i ended up sitting in the waiting room cause it was busy and then after about three hours it came right and i went home feeling shaken and weak...
Avatar f tn Are you taking any meds for your anxiety? Anxiety can cause many strange symptoms. I've had many that you mentioned and more. With anxiety it's very common to have muscle pain all over your body. The symptoms your describing does sound like anxiety but to ease your mind you may want to see your Dr. Take care.
Avatar n tn I went to the PCP and Neurologist two days later and had an MRI 5 days later and they saw a stroke in the cerebellum and signs of a mini stroke that they classified as 'old'. I fortunately did not have ongoing loss of speech, or weakness in limbs etc...but have suffered from weird dizziness and electric shock feelings in my head. They seem to get better - but then get wrose again....Dr's are saying it is maybe anxiety --but is not. I have had anxiety before and these are different.
Avatar n tn I also had a cold feeling in my left hand down to my fingertips. I awoke in the morning with a pain in the left side of my neck which subsided within 5 minutes or so. The numbness in my left arm did not go away however. So I went to the ER that evening. There they did a CT scan of my head and did not find anything abnormal. The ER doctor chalked it up to bad side effects from the Maxalt which should go away on their own.
Avatar n tn My son was with mme my face and my left side changed. Only now as my doctor started test can it go unditected if a mini stroke?
Avatar n tn Mini strokes can occur during bypass surgery but it could have occured at another time also. There is really no way of knowing exactly when it occured. There are some "anti-dizzy" medications (e.g. Antivert) that his neurologist can recommend that may help but they have significant side-effects such as drowsiness. Probably the test your husband was scheduled for was a thallium scan with delayed imaging for viability.
Avatar n tn I cannot give you a clinical diagnosis over the internet, and the information you provide is limited. On its own dizziness with bilateral hand tingling is not very suggestive of a stroke and may be more realted to blood pressure, heart causes etc.
Avatar f tn The right side of my face felt tight and drawn and I was having shooting pain in my right ear. I felt queasy and tired so I went back to bed and took more tylenol and around 1:00 pm just did not feel good. The headache was worse and my neck was stiff in the back. I went to the walk up care center and was sent to the hospital for stat CT scan. The scan was normal and was given Rx for pain. Got up next day felt even worse..
Avatar n tn During my fifth month of pregnancy I did have something like a mini stroke while I was driving. I spent a week in the hospital and was immediately put on bed rest. He was born 2 weeks early by a planned c-section and was born not breathing. He was under weight and still has health problems like asthma, allergies, and an immunity defense abnormality. My body suffered as well. They were unsure if I could even carry this baby full term, let alone deliver.
Avatar n tn The downside is you don't want aides to be mad and take it out on the patient when you are not there. This happened in the past. I have tried to explain things, but my explanations often go in one ear and out the other. Had I not had decades of experience working in the health care field I would not have the confidence to insist on doing things my way, but every protocol is based upon someones unfortunate death.
Avatar dr m tn In many cases, taking a good history and asking some pointed questions can solve a medical problem without resorting to medications. For example, I saw a man in his late 30’s who came to see me with 3 days of left ear sound distortion and reverberation with mild fullness. He had no other problems, including hearing loss. His exam was completely normal.
Avatar n tn The neurosurgeon did not offer much hope for us to survive the stroke nor in her recovery. She has already beat the odds. My mom was in ICU for 3 weeks and step-down 1 week and in rehab hospital for two months now. I have come to learn the dr.'s don't like or really now prognosis on recovery because everyone recovers differently. I have been told over and over again they don't know why some gain more function than others. My mom pulled out her breathing tube which she had for 2.
Avatar n tn I am a 45 yr old female. I had a mini stroke 2 years ago. Don't know the cause. Also diagnosed with diabetes. High blood pressure. Since stroke I have been having irregular periods. Usually about every 3 weeks, used to be very heavy now very light. Lasting about 10 days. In last year right before my period my ears hurt and I get light-headed and nauseated. Have had teeth and ears checked, they are o.k. On meds for diabetes, blood pressure,anxiety and stroke for 2 years.
Avatar n tn Or maybe you are experiencing TIAs Transiant Ischemic Attacks, which are mini strokes that can lead up to a big stroke, possibly fatal.
Avatar n tn The consensus is that between the heart stem that is wavy and has unique area that blood could sit (and shouldnt) and the issues with the blood and Histine - that I probably formed a build up or clot in the heart that broke off a small piece (MRI showed an older mini stroke in the Cerebellum as well) and then the rest of it broke loose and traveled as well (to the Cerebellum area) when I suffered the stroke that I knew about. I had no idea that I had previously had a mini stroke??
Avatar n tn Call 9-1-1 because it may be a stroke or a T.I.A. (mini-stroke) and minutes count for treatment if it is a stroke. But don't worry... if you are a Christian, pray instead and you are in His hands!
Avatar n tn The second they think was caused when they lowered his blood pressure it was a Ischemic stroke. The first stroke is the most severe and originated in the Putamen ( a part of the basal ganglia). The second is on the right side and I've been told it controls spatial concepts. He has started to move more today and instead of only having posturing movements he has started to bring his arms up in a more normal response.
Avatar f tn He also had a stroke in 98 but was diagnosed with carprotunal at first. In 99 he could not say the simple word shirt. I took him to the ER right away. Sure enough he had a stroke. Years later we were told he may have had a very small portion of plack break away in his aorta causing his stroke. After an MRI several mini stroke scars were also discovered. Stents is a much more simple procedure than 4 bypass repairs.
677292 tn?1226291236 At the time she exhibited some signs and symptoms that pointed towards stroke, but her story just didn't necessarily gel altogether (I'm an ex Paramedic). Unfortunately my Daughter at times struggles with the truth, she lives with my ex wife in another State. The end result that time after a battery of tests, including CT's and MRI's was that nothing showed up, my Daughter's symptoms resolved after 2-3 weeks and life progressed.
451975 tn?1372332199 While I do have some good days in a row now, I am still in this state. While the doctors tell me this is not 'mini stroke' or TMA, I do wonder. I am 51 and though healthy, my grandmother had many small strokes and died of a massive on at age 52. I find that somewhat daunting though I know I am probably in better physical shape (or was) and have a happier life. Makes you wonder though if there isn't just a 'hard wiring issue' at play here.
Avatar f tn By the way, my stroke was a carotid artery dissection stroke which is far more common in younger people. Was your stroke this type? I really appreciate you responding back to me and reminding me of the good. I'm sure that you will keep making gains. There is a lot of good ahead for you.
Avatar n tn However I can go for months were I feel none of the symptoms aside from the occassional heaviness that sets in before a mini migraine takes hold. The one constant symptom is some heavyset saliva and the need to swallow constantly this has been ongoing for over a year if not close to two.
Avatar f tn The first issue that I remember experiencing was that I started developing difficulty speaking, but it wasn't so severe an impediment that I couldn't speak at all...I had to put in extra effort to get my tongue into the right position to say certain words, it was really difficult to make an S sound, and I started stuttering a good bit. No one seemed to really notice, though, or if they did, they didn't say anything. Of course, I was a really shy, quiet kid/teen, so I didn't talk much anyway.