I have nerve damage in my right ear! That is also why I cant hear as well. The doctor told me he wanted to send me for an xray to rule out a tumor on the nerve but he really doubted it would be that. Most likely just neurological nerve damage. Not something I am surprised at considering I have it in other assorted places. Also makes complete sense now why my ear hurt so badly and why the numbing agent didnt really do much good and why it felt like it was zapping me with electrical pulses! However, when the doctor said xray...he didnt tell the exact truth! I went to wait for his assistant to schedule this xray and I heard those dreaded words "MRI" come out of her mouth! OH HECK NO! I jumped up. Im waving my arms at her going...Oh no...no no no. I dont do MRI's. NO! He said xray! By now I am almost in a panic. I told her I would do an xray or a ct scan but no way I was doing an MRI unless they sedated me with versed! She goes out and comes back saying...there was an open MRI in the next city up from us. I told her been there done that and I ran from the place after taking 40mgs of valium. Cant do it. Literally folks. I cant do MRI's if I am awake. There is an MRI on file from when I was in my coma...use that! They are supposed to call me back...lmao.