A 40-year-old member asked:
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is it normal to get tinnitus at age 16?

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Dr. Rodney Diaz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chronic - no: Most people will develop intermittent tinnitus, and many notice it even as teenagers. Chronic persistent tinnitus at this age is uncommon.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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