Hi 3 months ago while walking i suddenly felt off balance. After 3/4 trips to doctors and blood test and brain scan i was told i had chronic sinusitis. Can this cause balance problems? The feeling of off balance increases when in bright shops. Anyone have this experience
Yes, I feel off balance most of the time. It is a very unpleasant feeling as you know. My ent doc says I have polyps, deviated septum and a bone spur but surgery is questionable. I wish I could give you some advice but nothing seems to help me very much. I am going to see a different ent soon. good luck
i have nasal allergies and for the last week i have been really dizzy and whatever i eat it comes back. My stomach is sore to the touch and no appetite. as much as i love coffee, tea and other things i can not eat or drink them because they make me sick. i am already taking allegra and singulair and using astelin. what else do i need to take?
Oh yes, when my sinus's get severely inflammed the pain is awful, it goes all around my eyes and down into my ears and then I am in big trouble. I get off balance and then I get nauseous, basically I'm in a state of permanent motion sickness. Its an AWFUL feeling for sure. I've tried all allergy meds, found that straight sudafed and advil seems to help along with antibiotics. I've had a CT scan of my sinus area and face and I have no blockages, no narrowing, nothing. The antibiotics do seem to help me alot though I have heard many don't get much relief. I also use some steriod nasal sprays and a neti pot, but again, its all hit or miss for the most part . This all usually happens during the fall months as I do have allergies to weeds and mold. When I get REALLY bad I can't even drive and I just go to bed, take my meds, and knock myself with a anti nausea pill and after 10-12 hours I am usually on the mend, though the pain lasts a food 3-5 days. I find it a shorter duration WITH the antibiotics verses not. Many drs don't like to prescribe antibiotics for this condition as they feel it doesn't really help. It does help me .
I am being treated for sinus infection cause of pain; pressure, vision problems like eyelid gland dysfunction with swelling; balance problems really bad .I feel like I am bobbing or in a boat rocking back and forth. Also describe that I am on a small trampoline and feel like falling. Have fallen 20+ times in the past year. Got a pain pump put in over a year ago; I was blaming symptoms on the pump until a few u ago. Seeing ENT tomorrow. I expect all are related Hope for help. Surgery to remove pump and spinal stimulator on December 17. I am in a lot of pain!
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