Endolymphaticus Hydrops

Endolymphatic hydrops is an inner ear disorder that occurs due to excessive buildup of endolymph fluid inside the ear. Causes of endolymphatic hydrops include trauma to the head, infections, and allergies. Hearing loss, feeling of fullness in the ear, tinnitus, and balance problems are common symptoms of endolymphatic hydrops. Corticosteroids and diuretics are used in the treatment of endolymphatic hydrops

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Please suggest a way to get rid of inner ear fluid.

Query: Hi doctor, I was told by my primary care physician that I have some fluid in my inner ear. I have also had dizziness, nausea and feeling like the room is spinning. I also think that I have vertigo, but I am not sure. The episodes happen at night and sometimes during the day. My current medication in...  Read Full »

Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do your symptoms increase on changing position? Do you have fullness in the ear, ringing sensation in ear or reduced hearing? There can be two possible diagnoses in your case, but I need to know if you have any of the above symptoms. Either it can be benign paroxysmal...  Read Full »

Does sensorineural hearing loss with small vestibular aqueducts indicate cochlear hydrops?

Query: Hi doctor, I wear two hearing aids for bilateral sensorineural hearing loss for four to five years, which has fluctuated in upper and lower frequency over the years. Other symptoms include aural fullness (two episodes over a year ago). Prednisone was prescribed, and hearing slowly returned in five ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The small vestibular aqueduct is an anatomical finding that does not detail whether there is an increased production of the endolymph or its reduced excretion. For this, we need to do a pure tone audiogram and, more importantly, SISI (short increment sensitivity inde...  Read Full »

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