Dear Dr Ken,
I do not have any reduce hearing Dr Ken and i do not have any vertigo? I have not had any investigations to date apart from a MRI of the brain and this looked normal. I have had my ears looked at for any infection, do you recommend any further tests? What maybe causing this and what can be done to help this condition?
Is there anything i can do in the meantime to try and limit the symptoms, anything i can use at home or work, as the ringing is very unusual?
The Doctors are generally hesitant to refer you for further tests they have said it is tinnitus and you usually have to try cope with the disease. How can i persuade my Doctor without getting angry or frustrated for further testing? How can i word this when in the face to face consultation please, i find it awkward asking for specific testing, but i need to get evaluated.
So do you think the ringing in the ears is serious, if i do not attempt to get this looked into for an abnormality could it get worse or is it something i need to personally deal with and manage?
What about trying to distract the mind is that a good option, keeping busy? So do you think the MRI of the Brain would have found anything serious in relation to the symptoms in the ears or wasn't this the appropriate test? Is there anything else i should request from the Doctor any other tests you could recommend?
I also note you have not answered this question i kindly asked you Ken. The Doctors are generally hesitant to refer you for further tests they have said it is tinnitus and you usually have to try cope with the disease. How can i persuade my Doctor without getting angry or frustrated for further testing?
So do you think if i do not get this looked into further it may go worse? Or can Tinnitus be caused with no underlying cause or diagnosis?