Posted by tleemay on July 09, 2001 at 22:58:28:
In Reply to: Re: DCS posted by Ben Mazin on July 09, 2001 at 20:13:39:
Well, at least you have some idea of what he is
dealing with. Call DAN and get him to a referred
doctor with the background required, Dr. Kathy
Hostetler (sp?) at San Diego University Medical
Center is perhaps one of the best in this area. I
know of two who have been referred to her in the past (and she's cute too I hear!).
At this point of time, he's probably not a candidate for chamber O2 therapy as most of the
bubbles in his inner ear, if they existed, are
now gone. The damage is done to the cochlea and
it's a healing and body adaptation process from
this point on. The body is a remarkable thing
when it comes to inner ear problems and
dizziness, it will adapt to the irregularity and
the wooziness will dissapate as time goes on.
Again, I am not a doctor nor profess to be one.
I DM a lot of boats between San Pedro and Santa
Barbara, I have seen these symptoms a few times
over the past 6 years.
Next time, keep him away from the jet boots ;-).
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