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Recent balancing problems - what can this be. ?

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Recent balancing problems - what can this be. ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Hi--can you tell me more about this please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Well kind if loss of balance and at times if sitting etc feels whole room moving .mri done which says poas labranthytis or poss tumor

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well, those are definitely two possible causes, the tumor being what's called an acoustic neuroma. But with that information that you already had, what more information do you need?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Well I'm confussed a MRI cannot confirm it why do I need a ct now ? But if had a tumor id have other symptoms right?

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Is the possible tumor in your ear or in your brain? Were you told why the ct was necessary?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Brain Apparantly

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Can you give me the actual MRI report and what has your doctor told you?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I

dont have with me now I will try upload it tom . It's quite concerning as the have stated labranthytis ? And another word

for a tumor ? 2 question marks near it and stated ct needed

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well then upload it for me tomorrow because until I can see the report I can't really give you much information about what's going on
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Ok thx

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
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