When I went in for some dental work it looked pretty routine. Just get a deep cleaning and that would be it for a few months. But, Dr Hambleton saw the panoramic xray that was sent from the original dentist. He saw the calcification of the styloids and said look up Eagle Syndrome. You need to go see an ENT. Now, I have done some reading on the site and recently was diagnosed with two things that could also be the symptoms of having this rare thing happening. Meniere’s early stages and also Orthostatic Hypotension. I did not have these before my Autoimmune disease of the liver was introduced back in 2015. But, recently I have had trouble getting smaller pills down my throat and choking more on bites of food. I have sharp pain in my under my right jaw that comes and goes. And my sinuses are going crazy but, not going into an infection like usual. My hearing will go into a buzz and then cannot hear as well. When I turn my neck I get the feeling of discomfort like dizzy and pain. I thought this might be from a fall I took in college - I wore the cat collar that time for a few days… just slipped down some stairs. And there have been other neck injuries over the years… I had a car bump into me… well it slid on ice while I was at some mailboxes and bumped my one hip up … I did turn my neck to see this car but, you know the reflexes just did not move me out of the way. So, we shall see what Dr Sale says about this picture when I see him next week. It is great to be hear cheering you all on and pray for each of you to find relief on those bad days when the pain is so hard to bear. And I will keep you all updated on what Dr Sale says. I have a copy of my panoramic and you can see that both sides are white all the way down to the hyoid bone. Thanks for listening to my journey so far.
Mello (HuggieZ as I tell my friends)