One time also severe pain in the ear as well. (Biopsy ordered but cancelled twice) but 2 wks later tests well down after 7 weeks tests back to normal levels. Your husband was very lucky that he did not get a stroke. Hopefully in a couple of years I will be the same. Hi Janet, glad you got an answer even if it does mean upping the steroids. Otosclerosis can also affect the malleus, the incus, and the bone that surrounds the inner ear. As a result, the transmission of sound to the inner ear is disrupted. The medication is taken twice a day over a two-year period, after which the patient’s hearing is reevaluated. I was supposed to have double hip replacements in 2000 but when I was informed that, as I have very high Blood Pressure I could possibly have a stroke, I refused to have a the operation saying I preferred to be in a wheelchair. Questions and Answers about Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD) by experts from the number one heart center- read transcripts from prior web chats. RN, Executive Director of FMDSA and an FMD patient, answer your questions. Pam_Mace_RN: I was diagnosed 11 years ago and still have the swishing noise. Even patients who previously had a carotid dissection or TIA or stroke can be a passenger on a plane, as long as they are compliant with their medications and clinically stable to travel from their physicians’ perspectives.
Show Answer first. Which pain assessment tool would be the best choice when assessing this child’s pain? Rinne has AC greater than BC with ratio of 2:1 in both ears, left-AC 10 sec and BC 5 sec, right-AC 30 sec and BC 15 sec. A 92-year-old patient has suffered a stroke. What other information would you want to have? Presence of dyspnea or diaphoresis when sucking In your assessment of a 68-year-old male with recent onset of right-sided weakness, you hear a blowing, swishing sound with the bell of the stethoscope over the left carotid artery.