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Is it normal to get tinnitus at age 16

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Diaz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chronic - no: Most people will develop intermittent tinnitus, and many notice it even as teenagers. Chronic persistent tinnitus at this age is uncommon.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Tinnitus is present in all of us, all of the time but when we have normal hearing and normal ear function it is masked and we aren't bothered by it. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
32 years experience Neurology
HEAD CONCUSSION: This could be a symptom of head concussion and mostly if it disappeared shortly so it will not come back.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: tinnitus needs evaluation. Talk with your provider.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Variant of meniere's: disease. Sometimes meniere's occurs without vertigo. Discuss with ent doctor.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Svendsen
25 years experience Family Medicine
Check hearing: Tinnitus can be associated with hearing loss. If it's associated with pain as well, you should see an ENT.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Pushing the masseter muscle can hurt the ear and also close the canal. It can cause symptoms of TMJ disease, especially if there is any problems in th ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See doctor : If u have persistent ringing in your ears then you should see a doctor. You should get a brain MRI . We need to make sure this isn't something serious ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
57 years experience Neurology
Unknown: The auditory input such as music is processed by 2 perceptual mechanisms a) the one for individual sound and b) the perception of the pattern formed b ... Read More
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