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A 26-year-old male asked:

good day doctor. i have tinnitus problem from past 3 yrs. when i checked wit my local doctor he told my nerve has damaged. is there any solution?

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Dr. Michael Nordstrom
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Tinnitus: Assuming this is a more or less constant noise vs pulsating corresponding to your heart beat it is of little clinical significance. Tinnitus is commonly seen in association with hearing loss. Stress, anxiety, stimulants such as coffee, tea, etc can aggravate it. Xanax, (alprazolam) a medication related to valiium can be helpful in 50-60% of patients. See an ENT doctor.

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