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what could cause a permanent tinnitus?

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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Tinnitus: The best course of action is to visit a physician. Pulsatile tinnitus from a vascular source, and tinnitus due to an acoustic neuroma need to be ruled out first. The most common kind of tinnitus is non-pulsatile and caused by Noise- Induced Hearing Loss. Tests to diagnose include hearing tests, scope of the eustachian tube, MRI and imaging studies, physical exam, and laboratory tests. Good luck.
Answered on Dec 9, 2015

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