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why is it that in a quiet room i hear my ears ringing

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tinnitus: Ringing in the ears or tinnitus is always present. It is an electrical or flow noise that occurs in the head. When we have eustachian tube problems ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No masking: When there is competing environmental sounds, the ringing in your ears can be "masked" or drowned out. This is why some physicians recommend the use o ... Read More
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Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tinnitus: Tinnitus is most often heard when there is no background noise. Medications such as Aspirin or Lasix (furosemide) cause it. Keeping some background n ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Possible nerve damag: Many causes but a common cause is damage from too much noise to the auditory nerve or vascular insufficiency to the nerve area in the ear. Stop us ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ganana Tesfa
33 years experience Neurology
It could be tinnitus: Need to see ENT form evalation and possible treatment.Tinnitus is difficult to treat.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tinnitus: Some types of hearing loss cause tinnitus or ringing.., its not the other way around. Check it out with an ENT specialist.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Meniere's, tinnitus: If your tinnitus is worsening please get your hearing checked to make sure it is not getting worse. Improving speech understanding with a hearing aid ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Either: Tinnitus is usually a ringing noise but the term can be applied to any noise heard in the absence of external stimuli. Many people can hear blood flow ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See an ENT ASAP: There are a few things that can cause the symptoms you are noticing, including TMJ disorder or cranio-mandibular disorders. Tinnitus, ear fullness and ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Long list of causes: List of causes of Tinnitus is very long. From Eustachian tube dysfunction, medication, vascular malformations , tumors, middle ear muscle spasms to te ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. You really are a worrisome young heart. I have felt/ heard my heart beating around my temples a number of times when i was really exerting myse ... Read More
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