it started as a fluttering in my ear then i developed vertigo- constant nausea, sickness, tiredness ...this went on for 6 weeks and i then developed the flu. during the whole time i have had and still have a constant dull headache which is worse when lying down and painkillers dont help. I occasionally get a fuzzy pins and needles sensation up the left hand side back of my head and am very sensitive to loud sounds and bright lights. Also my ears are very painful (sharp shooting pains sometimes but dull ache most of the time) my ears also hurt if i blow my nose (my doctor says he has seen no sign of ear infection.....i am also very lethargic and my muscles feel weaker and i sometimes stutter when talking or words im trying to say wont come out. my ears always feel blocked which i think has lead to a decrease in my hearing.
I have had the same condition for over 5 years and have had many scans done talked with many doctors and to this date not one has given me a cause or cure. The conditional is always with me but flairs up every so often. Since I have had the condition I have learned what symptoms to look for before full blown vertigo or dizziness sets in. I always have foam ear plugs and any type of "motion sickness meds" with me. Taking the above meds as soon as possible seems to help and avoids the dizziness and beforehand Symtoms to watch for are : sensitive hearing, narrowing of vision, trembling, weakness and inability to sleep.
It sounds as though many of your symptoms are similar to that of a migraine. There are many different types, but vestibular migraines cause dizziness as a main symptom, nausea, headaches, light & sound sensitivity, ect are also hallmarks of migraines. Might want to visit a neurologist...
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