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Having a tough time dealing with tinnitus its hard to think constant hissing in ears i don't know who to talk to im at my wits end very depressed

Having a tough time dealing with tinnitus its hard to think constant hissing in ears i don't know who to talk to im at my wits end very depressed

There : There are many ways of treating tinnitis that include medications (with different potential side effects depending on the drug chosen), tinnitis maskers, biofeedback, etc. Prior to recommending treatment you would want to discuss this with an ENT to first determine the cause of the tinnitis and obtain at the very least an audiogram. Depending on the pattern of the hearing loss, if present ( high frequency losses often associated with tinnitis), you may even require an MRI to rule out something more significant such as a space-occupying growth around the hearing nerve. If nothing significant is found, i often start symptomatic management with arches tinnitis formula which has improved the degree of tinnitis in about 50% of patients without any side effects. Be careful with intake of caffeine (coffee, tea, colas, mountain dew, etc) or CNS stimulants (i.e., sudafed, other decongestants found in common cold/sinus remedies) as this often worsens the degree of tinnitis by increasing the firing rate (spontaneous activity) of the nerve cells. ...Read more

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Constant rining in ear?

Constant rining in ear?

Hearing loss: Many people have damage to their hearing mechanism either from trauma or infection. When the tiny sensory hairs in the cochlea are damaged, they will act as if they are hearing even when it is silent. Because the ringing is constant, that implies a long-term hearing problem. This can be evaluated by an audiologist who may recommend hearing aids if you are having difficulty hearing conversations. ...Read more

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How do I treat constantly flaking ears?

How do I treat constantly flaking ears?

You can try: an over the counter mild steroid cream like Hydrocortisone 1% and a mild over the counter cream like Lotrimin (clotrimazole). Also generous moisturizing might be helpful. Having a doc take a look may be helpful if these conservative measures do not help. ...Read more

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Constant buzzing in ears. Double voision and dizzliness?

Med EVAL: I do not know the cause of your symptoms but i would recommend prompt medical evaluation. The double vision and dizziness are of particular concern. ...Read more

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What causes a constant ringing in the ears?

What causes a constant ringing in the ears?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus usually goes along with hearing loss. Nerve damage due to noise &/or aging often causes ringing. Medications: Aspirin or other non-steroidals (ibuprofen, aleve, (naproxen) etc.) cause tinnitus. Caffeine, nicotine, can increase tinnitus. Diuretics or certain antibiotics can cause it-- no medicine shown to cure tinnitus. Try masking noises like a fan or radio. Get ears and hearing checked. ...Read more

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Constant ringing in my ears?

Family practice : Tinnitus is ringing of the ears. It is caused by inflammation of the inner ear. The hair fibers of the inner ear are very delicate it is often associated with dizziness. Menieres syndrome exposure to loud noises. Ear wax empaction and infection. Rarely a small tumor called acoustic neuromaay be the cause. If it persists get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a constant what feels like vibrating in my ears, what could it be? ASAP please

I have a constant what feels like vibrating in my ears, what could it be? ASAP please

Tinnitus : You should see your PMD for treatment and to rule out other problems/related health conditions. An ENT would be the best specialist to see you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is rim of my ear constantly peeling?

Why is rim of my ear constantly peeling?

Dermatitis: Dryness of the skin or seborrheic dermatitis is the most likely condition causing your problem. There are many treatments for this but i would advise seeing a dermatologist for this. Other problems associated with this are excessive dandruff and dryness of the scalp. Lubrication of the rim of your ear with mineral oil and a good shampoo will probably be adequate. ...Read more