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I have been diagnosed with pulsatile tinnitus and have had

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I have been diagnosed with pulsatile tinnitus and have had an MRI and MRA. Also I have tmj and trigeminal neuralgia as diagnoses from penn state Hershey. I am going around in circles with trying to find a good doctor for this problem. All my symptoms are on the left side of my face. I have had several nasal and sinus surgeries on that side of my face 15 + years ago. The noise that is pulsatile is coming more frequent. My tests did not show signs of aneurysm, but doctor thinks I may have a blood vessel or vein causing the problem. I definitely want to get somewhere that a doctor sees this frequent and help me get on the right track, preferable in Pennsylvania. I was thinking of Temple. Can you help me get direction to a good health care facility.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
I would go to Thomas Jefferson Univ or to U Penn and see neurosurgeons to see if doing a procedure call microvascular dicompression to separate your blood vessel from your trigeminal nerve would help.
http://www.pennmedicine.org/neurosurgery/patient-care/clinical-programs/cranial-nerve-disorders/
http://hospitals.jefferson.edu/diseases-and-conditions/trigeminal-neuralgia/our-doctors/
http://www.mayfieldclinic.com/PE-MVD.htm#.VVjDPee7-JY
let me know if you have questions.