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Can Caffine Cause Ear Ringing
It can: Over activity of these muscles can sometimes cause a ringing sensation, called tinnitus. It is not unusual for the patient with tmj/cmd to complain of ringing in their ears, or vertigo. The tensor tympani and tensor levi palatini are tensed whenever the jaw-closing muscles are tensed, i.e., when ever the jaw is clenched. The reason is that the same nerve (the trigeminal) feeds all of the muscles o. ...Read more
Tinnitus and adderal: Ringing of the ears is called tinnitis. This condition is often caused by medications such as amphetamines certain antibiotics certain antidepressant and even caffeine. It is also a symptom someone is experiencing hearing loss. It really does not matter if the medication is generic brand name. This it's a good opportunity to get your hearing checked as you may not tolerate the medication. ...Read more
Local nerve damage: Tinnitus is ringing in the ears caused by damage to the hearing nerve. It can come from a one-time event (rock concert) or multiple events over time. It is typically heard at the frequency of the damage. It is essentially the brain thinking it heard a sound at that frequency when there is no sound. The brain hears it because of the damage and does not always resolve completely. ...Read more
TINNITUS (RINGING EAR:
It can be caused by several medical conditions and you need to check with your doctor
, following common conditions
allergies, ear infections, hearing loss, wxcessive wax, brain or head injury, stress, hypothyroidism, lyme disease, TMJ disfunction, high blood pressure, meniers disease, otosclerosis, and poor circulation. ...Read more
I am so sick of tinnitus, how could TMJ cause ringing in the ear, is their nerve between TMJ & ear?
3 theories: 3 theories behind why TMJ problems may cause/worsen tinnitus. 1)the chewing muscles are near some muscles that insert into the middle ear so may have effect on hearing, and so may promote tinnitus. 2)can be a direct connection between ligaments that attach to jaw and one of middle ear hearing bones.3)nerve supply from TMJ has connections with parts of brain involved with both hearing & sound inter ...Read more
Today my ears are VERY sensitive to noise. They are ringing too. I also happen to have a cold. Can a cold cause tinnitus or is this something else?
Tinnitus: Probably caused by the cold virus. Swelling of the eustachian tubes creates pressure deficit in the inner ear area. It goes away when cold goes away. You can fasten to go away by trying some otc cold medications including sudafed if you are not alllergic and if no cotraindications with your healt conditions. Pharmacist can guide you. Contact me if you want more detailed information. ...Read more
Persistent ear ringing or two months that is sometimes worse or better. Low bp, high hr at times, smoker. Took antibiotics, no improvement. Cause?
Chronic nerve damage: Ringing in the ears, aka tinnitus (tin'uh'tus), is a result of damage to the cochlear nerve, which is the nerve that allows for the sensation of sound. Most likely this is a chronic problem due to noise exposure over time. It can be a genetic predispostition, i.e. Runs in your family. Medicines, such as Aspirin and ibuprofen, and certain antibiotics can also damage the cochlear nerve. ...Read more
Constant ringing (tinnitus) in ears. Realized I use q tips, I heard it can cause this. Is it because of loss of hair inside ear? How soon will it heal
Tinnitus: Tinnitus is noise or ringing in the ears. A common problem, tinnitus affects about 1 in 5 people. Tinnitus isn't a condition itself — it's a symptom of an underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss, ear injury or a circulatory system disorder. Although bothersome, tinnitus usually isn't a sign of something serious. ...Read more
Can ear ringing be caused by my hi b/p or choleserol meds meds im on. B/p - ramipril @ metoprolol tartate. For choleserol- crestor (rosuvastatin)
Your ringing in the ears may be a symptom known as "tinnitus". There is a huge list of conditions associated with tinnitus such as:
- age related hearing loss
- exposure to loud noise
- medication side effects
- ear wax impaction
- head and neck injuries
- blood vessel disorders
- acoustic neuroma
- meniere's disease
- stress and depression
tinnitus is listed as one of the possible side effects for ramipril, but not for metoprolol or crestor (rosuvastatin).
Tinnitus is very common - 1 in 5 people have it! The best way to evaluate the cause and possible treatments is to see your doctor or an ear, nose and throat doctor (otolaryngologist). Tinnitus can improve with treatment of the underlying disorder, so it is worth looking into. Do not discontinue any medications without discussing it with your doctor first. Good luck! ...Read more
Does the antibiotic ear ointments that residue in the external ear canal can cause ringing in the ears (tinnitus)?
Can anemia (newly developed) could have caused my period to end earlier than normal? I have other symptoms of anemia too like fatigue and ear ringing.
Heavy menses: ...can eventually lead to anemia due to the depletion of iron in your body. Anemia, on the other hand, does not effect menses; that is effected mostly by hormonal factors. Ringing in the ears (tinnitus) is not a common symptom from anemia. Anemia causes pale looking skin and shortness of breath with exertion. ...Read more
Can Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or Concerta cause ringing in the ears? Just found out Minocycline caused my Tinnitus and now am wondering about ADHD meds.
Side effects: Never heard this complaint in my practice regarding treatment with Vyvance or Concerta. However, tinnitus is a relatively common symptom and it can be recurrent. At times, exposing to loud noises, diving or some medications can be the triggers. Check with your doctor about other possible causes that he might have identified in your medical history. ...Read more
TMJ CRACKING: You need to have your eyes examined by an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) and your ears by an otolaryngologist (ear doctor) to make sure there are no problems from them. The jaw cracking is from the jaw cartilage being out of place and when you open the head of the jaw bone pops onto the cartilage causing the cracking sound. Since the jaw joint is in front of the ear it will cause the ringing in the ears. ...Read more
Can a pulled muscle in you're neck or a similar strain cause ear pain and ear ringing I have a very physical job of constant heavy lifting?
Seeing as how I just: ....did exactly that while sitting here and answering the last question....Geezzz...what the heck was that?? I yawned. It's 5:22a in the Great Lakes Region...do you know where your on call telemedicine doc is? So I yawned and I think I just found some neck muscles I must've grown since yesterday. & it pulled all the way up into my ear like mom used to do! No ringing though. Doubt that's related. ...Read more
Ears ringing & muffled sometimes. Doctor said I didn't have infection but a buildup of earwax. I heard brain tumors can cause tinnitus. Should I worry?
No: It would be useful to see an ENT specialist for your peace of mind and to have your ears cleaned out. Brain tumors as cause of hearing problems are uncommon. ...Read more
Can an obstruction in parotid duct cause jaw clicking and popping and ear ringing? I told ent swelling but I think I told him wrong may be tmj
See a TMJ Dentist: Your local dentist who specializes in TMJ will be able to treat your symptoms. I don't think the Parotid duct obstruction can explain them. ...Read more
There: There are several conditions that can cause this. Ear ringing is called "tinnitus". If you have been around really loud sounds, this can cause ear ringing for a time period. Certain medications can cause ear ringing. If Aspirin is overused and taken in large quantities, it can cause ear ringing, and can cause serious toxicity. Inner ear conditions such as meniere's disease can cause ear ringing and this disease is a serious problem. If tinnitus persists then the patient should be seen by their physician or an ENT (ears, nose, throat) physician for complete evaluation. ...Read more
See ENT: Most common cause for ringing in the ear is hearing loss. Should have your hearing checked and ears examined. No medicine or surgery has been shown to reliably get rid of ringing but many factors may exacerbate including caffeine, nicotine, large amounts of salt in diet, and aspirin. ...Read more
You can't: The question is raised many times by patients. Tinnitus or "ringing in the ear" is shared by millions of people. There is no treatment unless one knows a specific diagnosis. For example, impacted wax, middle ear fluid, inner ear abnormalities, otosclerosis may be correctable. But in the presence of normal hearing and no ear disease, there is no acceptable treatment. The symptom may disappear. ...Read more
Tough problem: Sometimes it is as simple as too much wax in the ears, so an easy first step is to see your pcp to get your ears examined. Assuming you are wax free, it is worth a visit to an ear nose and throat doctor and/or audiologist to see if you have any hearing loss. Hearing loss is the most common cause of tinnitus- basically- the background noise is now audible rather than drowned out by normal hearing. ...Read more
Many causes: Maintaining tinnitus is often the best that some treatments provide. Determining the cause of tinnitus is difficult. Start with a very thorough history and exam with your doctor. Keeping a home diary of the ringing events, or what may increase it or decrease would be valuable- write down your what you are eating, pain if any, what ear/ears, lying down or upright. The supplement ginkgo may help. ...Read more
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