Hearing loss in one ear (the ear affected by the tumor) is the initial symptom in approximately 90 percent of patients. Acoustic neuromas can also cause dizziness and problems with balance such as unsteadiness. This disorder is characterized by the sudden onset of facial paralysis that may be preceded by a slight fever, pain behind the ear on the affected side, a stiff neck, and weakness and/or stiffness on one side of the face. Since I have never had headaches, sinus or allergies, this pressure all over my head is getting old fast. So..pollution, temp. changes, fatigue sounds like you. Pollution, temp. changes, fatigue sounds like you. No more pain around the ears, head, which were constant for a long time. After two weeks, the symptoms have gotten much worse, and overnight the ringing noise doubled-trippled along with some slight pulsatory ringing (possibly due to stress and sleeplessless compounding the problem).