I was told by a doctor that I have winter allergies that cause me to have head aches, pressure in my ears and even cause my teeth to hurt. I am dizzy sometimes also. Last year when Oct. came, I started with ringing in my ears and some of the above. I waited for the pollen to come when my allergies ended but this year it has not stopped. I finally went to the doctor this week and was told that I had hearing loss in both ears. I was told by a doctor the same thing when he did a hearing test but I told him that I could hear until the ringing started. I have a follow up appt. and saw another doctor and he prescribed fluid pills and over the counter allergy medication. That helped me more than anything else. This past week when I went to the doctor, he told me that I had hearing loss and it was nothing wrong with my middle ear, it was my inner ear and the hearing that I had loss was not going to return. I don't understand how this could be since in the past it went away and after the ringing stopped, I could hear great. He told me that I could be tested for allergies but it was a long process and I would have to live with the ringing. I am 57 years old and I don't want to have to wear a hearing aid at this time in my life. I have constant pressure in my ears and in my neck area under my ears. Do I go to another doctor? Can you tell by doing a hearing test like the first doctor did that my hearing will not return? It returned before! Please give me some advice if you will.View Thread
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