Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and medical history, and perform a physical exam.
Tests may include the following:
- Hearing tests
- Balance tests
—a type of x-ray that uses a computer to make pictures of structures inside the body
- Electronystagmography—used to test the function of the nerves related to hearing
- Caloric stimulation—a test which diagnoses nerve damage to the ear
—a test that uses radiation to take a picture of structures inside the body