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A 16-year-old female asked:

headaches. earaches. ringing in ears. mostly on right side of head and right ear. any other symptoms to look out for? should i see my gp?

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Dr. Daniel Kessler
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Yes.: Ringing in the ear (tinnitus) is common and there are many causes. Unilateral tinnitus always needs to be evaluated more carefully. Most gp's can help to find out what the cause is. Sometimes you may need to see an otolaryngologist (ENT) and sometimes people need to have an mri. Start with a good history and exam with your physician and take it from there. Good luck!

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Last updated Dec 19, 2014

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