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Board: Hearing Disorders 02-19-2014, 01:54 PM
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Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

Yeah I know how you feel and its not better in the states as well. My ent doctor wants to just plug the Eustachian tube wich will get rid of the autophony issue but it will create other issues maybe...
Board: Hearing Disorders 11-15-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 55
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Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

They can tell if you have fluid just by looking in your ear as it will push itself up against the ear drum and if you do a google search you can see photos of fluid in the ear. It will look like a...
Board: Hearing Disorders 11-14-2013, 09:35 AM
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Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

Hello Narue getting ear tubes is actually not that bad and really does not affect hearing to the point that you notice any difference in hearing as that was my experience. As far as ear pressure goes...
Board: Hearing Disorders 10-22-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

Hello I know you would be scared to get a mri but if it helps you to go in the right direction in order to get the right solution for your problem then don't let the fear stop you. Anytime you get a...
Board: Hearing Disorders 10-21-2013, 08:23 AM
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Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

Hello Mari sorry to hear they did not find anything but I had several ct scans and nobody saw my tumor but it was there but they did the scan from the front and not from the side and if they did they...
Board: Hearing Disorders 10-18-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

Yes I am still waiting on the insurance thing and I also applied for assistance with the hospital and hope it will come through. As far as surgery goes ENT said that its out of the question as its a...
Board: Hearing Disorders 10-16-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

If I can help but one person then its all worth it. I obsess over stuff all the time now when its head related anyways and I always have to ask my wife is this or that normal lol and she says yes and...
Board: Hearing Disorders 10-15-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

Hello sorry to hear your having the problems still. I would say something is defanitly going on with you and as far as symptoms goes it can vary if you would have the cancer I had but the odds you...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-19-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

Well I don't know the whole procedure of what Dr poe does. From what I read he will insert a small tube made of plastic type material up into the Eustachian tube and he developed a way to put stints...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-19-2013, 07:15 AM
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Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

Well to answer your questions as best as I can. I have read that some people who did get the dilation surgery did develop autophony like I have and for some it was off and on and others it became...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-18-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

Your issue and mine are both the same. Point being serious and each with there own issues. Don't let any damn ent doctor say other wise. They are not the ones with the issues we are the ones who have...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-18-2013, 07:26 AM
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Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

I have heard of Dr Poe in Boston and I would love to go to him but I don't have the funds to go see him and have to get a plain ticket and all that other stuff. I heard in order to see him there is a...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-17-2013, 03:18 PM
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Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

Well I can't say you have a Eustachian tube dysfunction as I am not a ENT doctor. The main thing to check for is every time you swallow you should hear a quick clicking sound on both sides as that is...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-15-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

The small town I live in Coshocton only has one ENT doctor and His name is Raymond Votypka and I don't know how long it would be to see him as I have not been to him in over a year and a half. Some...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-15-2013, 07:09 AM
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Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

When I first got the tube I did fine and had no problems with fluid until the tumor got bigger but that was before I even knew I had it. Eventually the fluid came back and just stayed and that was...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-14-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

I had the fluid for over 6 months. I got it sucked out in the early fall of 2011 but a short time later it came back and never went away off and on for 6 months cause of the tumor
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-14-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

As far as the procedure goes it starts off with them injection fluid into the ear canal to help numb things as you will feel it and its not pleasant but not overly horrible either but there is no way...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-13-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

they did scope your sinus from the sound of things and if he said you don't have a patulous Eustachian tube them maybe you don't. I do have it cause mine is open all the time on the left side and...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-12-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

I have never used the patul nose drops but I have heard mixed results with them as for some people it worked some what and for others it did not. I have also read some people had some severe side...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-11-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

I got into the osu ent clinic from my local ent doctor so I did not have to wait. I can't tell you how long it would be in order to get into the osu ent clinic. As far as your ear situation I can...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-11-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration,Autophony issues. Need Advice

Hello as far as I know from what research I read once you Eustachian tube goes bad it never recovers. Mine does not work anymore for function wise. It always stays open and will not go close. I had...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-10-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration,Autophony issues. Need Advice

The one guy I mentioned came from hilliard. As far as I go I never had any problems before the tumor formed in my nasal area. I first started with fluid build up in the left ear. I got a ear tube and...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-10-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration,Autophony issues. Need Advice

I live in a small town called Coshocton and before I had this cancer I had no health issues what so ever and took no medicine of any kind. I am only 37 years old and the cancer I had is a very rare...
Board: Hearing Disorders 09-09-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Re: Eustachian Tube Obliteration,Autophony issues. Need Advice

Hello marie yes cancer does run in my family but this type of cancer is a very rare form of cancer that is mostly over in Asia areas and is less then one percent in the US so I was unfortunately one...
Board: Hearing Disorders 01-31-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,934
Posted By ericb76
Eustachian Tube Obliteration, Autophony issues. Need Advice

Hello guys this is my first post here and I pray to God I can get some experiences here from others who suffer similar things like I do. Here is a little history about my self. Two years ago around...
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