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Dr. William Culviner
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Tinnitus (Definition)

Tinnitus is when a person has a persistent noise in his ear or ears. Tinnitus can be of unknown cause, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerve, ...Read more


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Constant ringing in ears could be anxiety?

Constant ringing in ears could be anxiety?

Could be: There are many causes of tinnitus, including stress and anxiety. Best to get a physical exam first to rule out various other conditions first. Then there are many effective treatments for both physical and emotional causes. ...Read more

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Constant ringing in ears and very light ear pain time to time?

Tinnitus: Ringing in the ears is caused by tinnitus and is often the result of high frequency hearing loss. Occasionally some pain can be associated with this condition although that is typically rare. ...Read more

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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

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

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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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What should I use for constant ringing in the ears ? Known as 'tintinitis ?

What should I use for constant ringing in the ears ? Known as 'tintinitis  ?

Background noise: When there is competing environmental sounds, the ringing in your ears can be "masked" or drowned out. This is why some physicians recommend the use of noise machines or air fans for those individuals who had difficulty sleeping due to the ringing when in a quiet setting. ...Read more