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Mason, OH
A 19-year-old male asked:

What are the chances of sudden tinnitus in one ear being "acoustic neuroma"?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ward Dean
Holistic Medicine 45 years experience
Not likely: Acoustic neuroma is a very slow-growing tumor. Not likely at your age. Are you suffering from intermittent vertigo? Having any hearing loss? Exposure to loud noises? Taken any medications (High dose aspirin can cause tinnitus. Tinnitus is also a rare side effect of hydrocodone/tylenol)? Tinnitus is common, and difficult to treat. If no improvement in a month or two, see an ENT specialist.
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Last updated May 16, 2015


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