I had a middle fossa craniotomy 18 days ago and have had a few complications that have cleared up while on prednisone. About 4 days ago I started having pretty strong headaches on the craniotomy side....they are manageable but wondered if that is to be expected. But what is really concerning me is that yesterday i felt/heard a fairly high pitched pop in my left ear and immediately after that and without a break I have had a rhythmic "ding" in my ear. My craniotomy was for superier canal dehiscence syndrome...during which they found considerable tegmen defects which they also corrected. I am so new to this and do not really know what is to be expected and what should be considered worrisome. My eye finally blinks again and my smile is almost back and today is my first day back at work. I truly appreciated any insight or feedback. Thanks.
Hi! I am sorry I do not know how to help you but hopefully someone will come along that can help you out. Have you contacted your doctors office to tell them what you are experiencing. Are you taking it easy and allowing plenty of time to heal? Sorry I couldn't be of more help.
The best advice I could give is to call your doctors office espcially if you've never experienced this pop before.
hi ! i had a crainotimy in 06 for a pit tumor.i did get very bad headaches and still do. i rember the one thing that scared me was the swelling in my face eye and temple area. i had a little numbness on my face. i had alot of pain and pressure,no pop or ding. i would call and report anything that is different or odd to your surgon. i called mine about 2 times the first week. congrats on getting back to work but take it easy, take care of yourself.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.