smorelan at postbox.acs.ohio-state.edu
Sat Aug 24 17:37:21 EST 1996
In article <321f4388.1331914 at news.accessone.com> steve at accessone.com (Steve Hoffman) writes:
>I've had middle-ear fluid for a long time - have tried myringotomy,
>but the tubes keep getting clogged and it doesn't accomplish much
>anyway. Also have bilateral tinnitus.
>Now the doc is recommending bilateral mastoidectomy, along with an ENG
>test to evaluate my recurrent dizziness. Any thoughts on this? (Ran
>a couple of Net searches, but can't seem to find much material)
>steve at accessone.com
i don't know why your doc thinks you need a mastoidectomy. that's a pretty
radical surgery. as with all surgeries, please get a second, and perhaps even
a third, opinion.
as for the ENG, if you are dizzy it is the test of choice to determine the
tinnitus faq: http://www.cccd.edu/faq/tinnitus.html
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