Dear Doctor, last October I had a C4/5 and C5/6 cervical foraminotomies which by all account was sucessful, although I still have numbness in my right wrist and thumb, some nearly 10 months later. The real problem that I have is the moment I woke from the operation I am suffering the most insane tinnitus, a condition I had not even heard of before then. I am being treated by a Tinnitus specialist, but nothing is working for me. When I woke from the operation, I had the worst pain from where my head was clamped, infact the flesh had been broken as scabs formed over the coming days. My question to you with respect, could the audiology part of the brain suffered some form of presure from the clamps and that this has caused Tinnitus, if so should I be concerned and ask the Tinnitus specialist for an MRI scan to maybe check for a Vestibular Schwannoma. Many thanks in advance for your help,
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