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sandyinwisconsin

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Tinnitus caused by MRI???????
« on: November 03, 2013, 12:25:08 pm »
I had on MRI on Halloween, and since then, my tinnitus is really loud and constant.

Has anyone else had this happen? 

Sandy
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Re: Tinnitus caused by MRI???????
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2013, 06:42:43 pm »
Hi Sandy,

Yes, my tinnitus which is usually not to bad, can sometimes get worse after an MRI.  It becomes louder and usually reverts back to it's normal level within 3 or 4 hours.   I try and use good ear plugs which does help.

Just a side note regarding MRI's - I posted a question quite a while ago. I had experienced terrible pressure within my head towards the end of one of my first MRI's and wondered if anyone else had that experience.  Know one here could explain where the pressure feeling would come from.  I had a follow up MRI and questioned the tech about it.  She asked me where I usually put my arms.  I told her I like to clasp my hands over my stomach.  She said clasping my hands would cause "arching" which may have been the cause, and recommended keeping my hands at my sides.  Since doing this I've not had any issues with pressure in my head during MRI's.

Hope your tinnitus calms down for you.
Cathie
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June 2013: AN has grown to 2.4 cm.
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Re: Tinnitus caused by MRI???????
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2013, 08:20:17 am »
Hi,

 I too have noticed my tinnitus gets worse for about a week after each MRI. Then it seems to revert to its usual status.  Hope yours also improves,

Maxine

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Re: Tinnitus caused by MRI???????
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2013, 02:31:01 pm »
Never had any problems from an MRI. Tinnitus is a faulty circuit in your brain. Try this...stare straight ahead, then move your eyes to the left, then the right, up and down. You will notice that your tinnitus will change just by moving your eyes. No outside influence! I am SSD but still have tinnitus in my right ear that was removed.

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Re: Tinnitus caused by MRI???????
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2013, 12:21:20 pm »
Do you use ear plugs in the MRI.  I have only done two to date.  The first one, no plugs and annoying. But I don't remember an increase in the tinnitus.  The one I had three weeks ago I used plugs and it did not bother me as much.
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Re: Tinnitus caused by MRI???????
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2013, 03:34:38 pm »
Personally have had no issues with MRIs and tinnitus.

I've had several MRIs - pre and post AN surgery - and still don't have tinnitus.

Retrosig 5/31/07 Drs. Battista & Kazan (Hinsdale, Illinois)
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Re: Tinnitus caused by MRI???????
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2013, 01:50:12 pm »
Before my AN surgery the tinnitus was so bad it accually hurt. After the surgery it is still there but under control.
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Severe hearing loss in the left ear before surgery. SSD after surgery. Balance issues. Tinnitus (mild). Buzzing in left ear.
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Re: Tinnitus caused by MRI???????
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2017, 09:14:59 am »
I HAD 2 MRI'S DONE- OCT 6TH AND 7TH OF 2016, AFTER THE 2ND MRI - I'VE HAD LOUD RINGING IN MY EARS  EVER SINCE- I WILL NEVER FORGET THAT DAY, AS I WALKED TO MY CAR, I REALIZED I WAS SCREWED!

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I had on MRI on Halloween, and since then, my tinnitus is really loud and constant.

Has anyone else had this happen? 

Sandy

 


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