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dizzy with head pressure

Okay heres my scenario.  I was sitting at my computer one morning and was getting ready to go to bed, when i heard a pop in my head and i instantly got dizzy.  It didn't last but a few seconds but after i felt a little off balance.  Not thinking it was anything serious i went to bed.  Got up that night to go to work and i still had this feeling off being a little dizzy or off.  Talked to people at work and they said i probably had a sinus infection or something.  
Well two days go by and i end up getting a sinus infection so i think thats the problem.  The sinus infection eventually runs its course and i'm still getting dizzy with this pressure in my head.  So i go see my family doctor and he thinks its a sinus infection also but just to make sure he sent me to get a ct scan.  The results of the ct scan come back and they found something so i had to go for an mri.  So I get the mri and they get the results back saying I'm fine but i'm still getting dizzy and have this pressure in my head.  getting dizzy and have the

So a few months go by and i'm still getting dizzy and have this pressure.  I go to work one day and i notice my ears are getting sensitive to sound like i'm getting sick. So back to the doctor again and he prescribes amoxicillan, thinking its a sinus infection that i can't get rid of.  I take all of the pills and still i'm dizzy with the pressure and now a fullness in my ears.  Feels like they are draining inside.  So i go back and he prescribes a steroid, thinking it might be an inner ear infection thats causing all these problems.  I take the steroids and yet again it doesn't work.  So i call him and he sends me to a ear nose and throat doctor.  They gave me a hearing test and my hearing is fine.  So he thinks my inner ear is clogged so he prescribes me flonase and to snort salt water and baking soda to unclog it. So i've been doing that and it seems to have helped out the fullness in my ears a little bit but i'm still getting dizzy with the pressure.  I went to a chiropractor last week just to see if it was my neck or back that was causing this and got xrays.  I go back later this week to see the results.  Could really use some advice on this seeing that I drive for a living and they are threatening to take my license away.  Been on light duty for a month but its eventually going to run out.  I need to get better asap.

Once again i heard a pop in my head, instanty got dizzy.  Been dizzy with pressure in my head since.  I notice if i get anxious or nervous the dizziness and pressure get worse.  Sort of a wavy kind of dizzy.  If i try and walk in total darkness i almost fall over, like i need the lights on.  Please let me know what you think.  Its been a total of 7 months now and it shows no signs of getting better. thank you

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Have you been tested for allergies?
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No I havent. Do you think that could have something to do with it?
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I have had Vertigo since June 23, 2011 and did all of the testing.  After having my BPPV (crystals) fixxed I am still not better.  Went to an allergist and he did testing twice and said I am allergic to everything and I am starting shots. He thinks this is why I am still dizzy.  I am also taking Clariten-D and omnaris. The Clariten-D initially helped, my head cleared a bit but I am now feeling woozy which I think is from that.  It is worth a try.  I have read everything I can and are ruling things out. The allergist is fairly confident (but so have many of the doctors I have been to).  

I also read of people who had lyme disease that caused Vertigo-I was tested and do not have that.

I also tried a chiropractor, accupuncture, herbs, meclizine and none of that worked for me.  


Unfortunately you have to keep searching until you get to the bottom of it.
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Ok . .  thanks for the input. . . my allergies are usually bad and i sneeze 50 times a day but since i've been getting dizzy i haven't been sneezing at all and no runny nose
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