A member asked:

Does tinnitus reduce the ability to hear well? everything sounds a bit muffled from my left ear. i have ringing but why isn't the hearing well?

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Dr. John McMahan answered

Specializes in ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

Some types of hearing loss cause tinnitus or ringing.., its not the other way around. Check it out with an ENT specialist.

Answered Jun 10, 2014

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