Neuritis

Neuritis is a medical word for nerve injury, specifical inflammation in the peripheral nerves that causes structural abnormalities. Sharp pain, tingling, or burning sensations along the nerve's length are common symptoms. Problems vary depending on which nerve is affected: optic neuritis causes eye symptoms, trigeminal neuralgia causes facial symptoms, and so on.

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Do you think my condition is vestibular migraine?

Query: Hello doctor, I talked to you a few weeks back regarding my condition. Unilateral vestibular hypofunction caused may be due to vestibular neuritis. I have attached the test results for your review. I also have mild cervical spondylosis but the pain is almost gone but there is some stiffness in the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepthi. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your unilateral vestibular imbalance could be because of some previous attack of vestibular neuritis which has left back its impressions. I am saying this because at present you do not have any fever, nausea, or vomiting nor any ringing sounds in your ear. Yours is ...  Read Full »

I am suffering from hyposmia.Am I losing the sense of smell permanently?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 56 years old and I am suffering from hyposmia since a month, which appeared after a cold with fever and inflammation.  I have been prescribed Flixonase nasal 400 microgram/unit dose nasal drops. I used Flixonase twice daily for about 10 days. At this point I am not sick and infl...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Srivastava

Answer: Hi Welcome in icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I would like to tell you that for the sense of smell we have got a sensory mucosa at the top of interior of nasal cavity and it is called olfactory area. To sense the smell there should be: Free access to the  inspired air to reach up to olfact...  Read Full »

My head has been spinning for several days. Is it related to vertigo?

Query: Hello doctor,My head has been spinning for several days and I used to hear some claps in my ears. The day before yesterday, some pimples appeared in my body and my stomach was very hot and I was vomiting yellow. Is it related to vertigo or to something I ate? I took Cotrim for pimples.  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The spinning sensation is due to vertigo which could be due to either vestibular neuritis or Meniere's disease in both conditions cause vertigo. In order to identify the cause, please provide me with more details: Do you have any hearing defect? Any similar episode...  Read Full »

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