Hearing issues

Anyone else have trouble with ear canal deep in neck being blocked and causing hearing loss. I was decompressed back in 2016! Have had “ear achs” since February. Just want to hear again. Also lots of head aches. Finally got referred to ENT.

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Hey Brainless,
I’d suggest that the ENT would be your best place to start. At the very least they’ll be able to tell if there’s an issue with the structures of the ear. But, I do have to add a word of caution here, because the surgery was within close proximity, often the surgery itself can be identified as the cause. I saw an ophthalmologist for eye pain issues and he said to me ‘Well, you’ve had brain surgery. What did you expect?’ I didn’t expect THIS. He then referred me to an audiologist who told me the ear structures had not been affected, which didn’t surprise me. There was a wax build up, but he flushed that out. So, my hearing was ruled out as a contributor.

But again, an ENT is a good place to start. Will be interested to hear the outcome.

Merl from the Modsupport Team

Hi l had decompressed 2016, my neurosurgeon advised me to change my lifestyle from yoga…diet drink lots of water quitting gluten i get much better and out of wheel chair now, if l were you l will ask to have another MRI/Scan doubt ENT can do anything about chiari issues.