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A 21-year-old male asked:

can tinnitus get worse? mine was diagnosed as loud noise induced. after waking up from the sound of a loud dust vacuum it seems to get much louder now

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Dr. Heather Pickett
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: It definitely can. Try going in a quiet room and away from the noise for a while. It should calm down. Try to wear ear plugs around loud noise.

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