A 31-year-old female asked:
what is d cause of tinnitus?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Susan Rhoads answered
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several: Tinnitus can be temporary, like from an ear infection, or permanent as from noise exposure, or Meniere's disease, tumors, and many other things. There is even a study which shows that environmental air pollution (including that in the home from fragrances, heating and cooking oil, deodorizers, etc.) can cause tinnitus. See this page: http://www.entnet.org/content/tinnitus
Answered on Oct 20, 2014
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