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Dr. William Culviner
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Tinnitus (Definition)

A persistent noise in your 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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Nausea, dizziness, ears ringing. Could it be virus, or flu, or something else?

Nausea, dizziness, ears ringing. Could it be virus, or flu, or something else?

Many things: These may very well be signs and symptoms of a viral infection, but side effects of medication should be kept in mind. Almost all of these symptoms could be due to aspirin. ...Read more

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Why are my ears ringing, but no flu symptoms nor allergies, nor sinus problems?

Why are my ears ringing, but no flu symptoms nor allergies, nor sinus problems?

Hearing loss: Ringing in the ears, or tinnitus, can be caused by many things. High pitched hearing loss as well as ear infections, loud noise exposure and tumors can cause tinnitus. Go see your nearest ENT physician. ...Read more

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I have the chills and my head feels hot I'm not sure if I also have a fever. Also, I have a headache and my ears kept ringing and making a noise.

I have the chills and my head feels hot I'm not sure if I also have a fever. Also, I have a headache and my ears kept ringing and making a noise.

Infectious: Your symptoms sound like you have an infection, either viral or bacterial, the latter of which may require antibiotic treatment to improve. See a dr, for an examination and the diagnosis, so the proper treatment can occur, best wishes to you. ...Read more

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I became totally deaf after a fever at the age of 12. There is jet like and ringing noises in both ears and head since then. Any remedy?

See an ENT doctor: After full and careful evaluation they can help you determine whether you may be a candidate for surgery, including cochlear implants. ...Read more

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I have a tooth abcess on my upper left side and now I have ear fullness ringing in the ear a dull headache no fever am I going to die?

I have a tooth abcess on my upper left side and now I have ear fullness ringing in the ear a dull headache no fever am I going to die?

See your dentist: To drain the dental abscess. If not treated, a serious dental abscess can eventually kill. The infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. See any dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment. Remember, the only way to cure a dental abscess is with dental treatment. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node, painful to touchand moves around. Jaw pain ringing in ears. No fever at all! What could this be?

Swollen lymph node, painful to touchand moves around. Jaw pain ringing in ears. No fever at all! What could this be?

Dental infection: Dental infection due to tooth abscess, gum abscess or combination of both. Very common for the symptoms you described. Lymphadenitis or swollen lymph nodes is due to viral or bacterial infection. Rec.: see your dentist to rule out dental problem. ...Read more

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Ringing in ears, slight headache, dizzy/spinning/vertigo feeling when sitting still. No fever. Eyes feel heavy/tired.?

Ringing in ears, slight headache, dizzy/spinning/vertigo feeling when sitting still. No fever. Eyes feel heavy/tired.?

Could: Be benign positional vertigo. Inner ear stones can cause this phenomenon. Other things such as ear infections, sinus infections can also contribute. You should be examined to confirm or rule out all of these possibilities. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am ways tired even going up stairs my ears are ringing no fever buts sweats and nausea when I walk and sit I get headaches but not when I lie down?

I am ways tired even going up stairs my ears are ringing no fever buts sweats and nausea when I walk and sit I get headaches but not when I lie down?

Many possibilities: Lots of reasons could cause this depending on your age and other factors. Very hard to say without more information. Symptoms like these are best determined by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Can one have a dental abcess and not have a fever? I'm experienceing jaw pain/earache/ringing in ears? Have 6cavites that need to befilled is thiswhy

Can one have a dental abcess and not have a fever? I'm experienceing jaw pain/earache/ringing in ears? Have 6cavites that need to befilled is thiswhy

Abcess and Pain: Your body is sending you a message that something is not right. Go see a Dentist as soon as possible. Things could get much worse quickly. ...Read more

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Is ringing in the ears a symptom of hay fever or an allergy of some sort? I went to doc and she gave me cetirizine and told me to use my humidifier.

Is ringing in the ears a symptom of hay fever or an allergy of some sort? I went to doc and she gave me cetirizine and told me to use my humidifier.

Tinnitus: Ringing in the ears is not a characteristic of nasal allergies although extreme nasal congestion can cause blocking of the eustachian tubes resulting in blocked hearing or earache. Of course if ringing of ears disappears when nasal congestion resolves, it may well have been related to allergic reaction. ...Read more

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I'm getting deep pain at times from sore teeth and/or gums on bottom. I saw my dentist who said it's not coming from teeth, but did not do thorough exam. Some ringing in ears. No fever.

I'm getting deep pain at times from sore teeth and/or gums on bottom. I saw my dentist who said it's not coming from teeth, but did not do thorough exam. Some ringing in ears. No fever.

See an endodontist: Oral infections such as certain chronic abscess or cracked, fractured teeth can often be difficult to diagnose and treat. In addition to dental school, endodontists receive 2-3 more years of advanced education in this kind of diagnosis and treatment. That’s why you should see an endodontist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Ears plugged, ringing, human voice sound funny, mild vertigo. Neck at base of scull hurting ;like muscle strain, anxiety, no fever, tired.?

Ears plugged, ringing, human voice sound funny, mild vertigo. Neck at base of scull hurting ;like muscle strain, anxiety, no fever, tired.?

Begin by clarifying Begin by clarifying ear: You need to discuss with your physician Your best starting point is with the ears to see about the ringing. This may be a clue to the rest of your problems. ...Read more

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Why is it that in a quiet room I hear my ears ringing?

Why is it that in a quiet room I hear my ears ringing?

No masking: 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

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Do any medications cause tinnitus or ringing in the ears?

Do any medications cause tinnitus or ringing in the ears?

Yes: Medications are a notorious cause of tinnitus. The list is exhaustive, with Aspirin and quinine being the most recognized. ...Read more

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When you hear your ears ringing, what is actually happening?

When you hear your ears ringing, what is actually happening?

Possible nerve damag: Many causes but a common cause is damage from too much noise to the auditory nerve or vascular insufficiency to the nerve area in the ear.

Stop using headphones with loud music and noises coming through. ...Read more

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What do you reccomend to do for tinnitus (ringing in the ears)?

What do you reccomend to do for tinnitus (ringing in the ears)?

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

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What is it like to have success with a tinnitus (ringing in the ears) cure?

What is it like to have success with a tinnitus (ringing in the ears) cure?

Happiness: If you have had relief of your tinnitus, then I would assume that you would be happy. But maybe, the question is more about HOW to get a cure for the perception of sound in your ear (tinnitus)? There is no medicine or surgery at the present time to resolve tinnitus except masking and learning live with it. Most important is to make sure you do not have any serious peripheral or central problem. ...Read more

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What is the probability that my tinnitus (ringing in the ear) will go away?

Depends: It depends on whether you are expecting it to be truly gone or if you are okay with being apathetic to it. It will never go away. Background noise to drown it out will make you apathetic to it. 75% chance that this will happen. ...Read more

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Why are my ears ringing I don't work in a factory I'm a sales rep 47 yrs old 6' 195lbs very active

Why are my ears ringing I don't work in a factory I'm a sales rep 47 yrs old 6' 195lbs very active

To: To answer your question would require a thorough history, otoscopic exam, and audiogram (hearing test). Relevant questions include is it unilateral or bilateral?, characteristics of the ringing- high pitch or low pitch?, continuous or intermittent?, progression over time, what makes it better or worse?, associated symptoms of ear fullness/pressure, hearing loss, or vertigo?, family history of same or early need for hearing aides?, medication history, history of head trauma?, history of loud noise exposure in any capacity?, etc. As you can see there are many possible causes from the few questions I've asked. If you want a more specific answer I would seek an ENT evaluation. ...Read more

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My Son had big expose to Noise today and having ringing ear on the left side, may this be tinnitus? How can I know is not something severe? (Age: 12)

My Son had big expose to Noise today and having ringing ear on the left side, may this be tinnitus? How can I know is not something severe? (Age: 12)

Do not be alarmed: The ringing in the ear is tinnitus and very likely from your son's exposure to the loud noise but if exposure is not chronic as suggested by your history, it is not likely to cause permanent damage. Please consult with any of the ENT in the network if ringing persists after 24 to 48hrs for further advise. Take care and stay healthy. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more