I Have Menieres Disease

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    Over a year ago, I had a botched Gentamicin

    injection. I woke in recovery with severe middle ear, inner ear, ETD, sinus and mastoid bone infections. I am in agonizing pain every day of my existence. Only one doctor (a radiologist) has diagnosed the mastoiditis as mastoiditis. No other doctor has been able to find it or...
    Sugarbearsugarfoot Sugarbearsugarfoot
    46-50, F
    May 9, 2014

    I'm 19 and I have Menieres Disease in

    both of my ears. My disease has affected my hearing more than anything. I'm half deaf, I cannot hear anything out of my right ear, and my left ear has severe Tinnitus that sometimes makes hearing nearly impossible. Because of this I have a hearing aid that I wear permanently in...
    Gabyy17 Gabyy17
    18-21, F
    Feb 18, 2015

    Used to It

    I was diagnosed with menieres when I was 18 and happen to have it in both ears which is even rarer in this rare disease. Im now half deaf with minimal hearing in the other ear,  have drop attacks 5-6 times a week. My friends and family are very supportive and understanding...
    Dismantled Dismantled
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Aug 30, 2009

    Since I Was 12

    Well, I had motion sickness even as a 3 year old. But by the time I was 12 I was having vertigo attacks any time I let them get triggered. My triggers are hot and cold temperature changes, allergies, and of course motion. It wasn't until I was in my 20's though that I got the...
    SmilingSoloSally SmilingSoloSally
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2012

    I think I may have Menieres Disease by the

    symptoms I've had for over a year. Loss of hearing, ringing high pitch sound, slight dizziness when standing. And now after researching Menieres I'm a total wreck. I'm terrified that I won't be able to take this disease. Those little dizzy spells I've been having scare the crap...
    LivingLifeOneDayAtATime LivingLifeOneDayAtATime
    46-50, M
    May 14, 2015
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