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What leads to tinnitus?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Multiple things: Hearing loss, noise trauma, age, certain medications, jaw problems to name a few. The goal of all tinnitus treatment is to make the sound neutral. In other words to accept the sound and not get upset about it.

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What can you do for tinnitus?

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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Find the cause: Tinnitus may be due to some other problems such as otosclerosis ( abnormal bone growth in middle ear), acoustic neuroma, natural hearing impairment due to aging, ear infection, foreign body in the ear etc...

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