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Is it possible to get permanent tinnitus? how?

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Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Yes: Tinnitus can be caused by many triggers and it can be permanent. The most common causes of tinnitus are due to age-related hearing loss and noise-induced hearing loss.

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