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Is It Normal To Get Tinnitus At Age 16
No: As the most common cause of tinnitus is hearing loss and since most hearing loss occurs later in life it is unusual for a 16 year old to develop tinnitus. Unfortunately a lot of people listen to excessively loud music and this can cause hearing loss and tinnitus. You should see an ENT doctor for an evaluation and a hearing test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend hit my head with a pillow and suddenly i get short tinnitus. Normal? Could it the sign of worse condition in the future?
I get constant pulsatile tinnitus. Should I be concerned? My blood pressure is normal. I am 44 and in good health overall. Thanks.
Low tone hearing loss 1 year ago,of 40db. ENT said maybe menieres. All menieres tests normal. No vertigo ever. Still get minor tinnitus. AmI in clear?
I have tinitus but have noticed when with a group of people and everyone is talking can't always hear what's being said. Is it normal to get headache?
Is it normal to get ear pain and tinnitis when you push hard against the masseter? Can this last for weeks? Can one side cause problems for both ears?
Yes: Pushing the masseter muscle can hurt the ear and also close the canal. It can cause symptoms of TMJ disease, especially if there is any problems in the canal. If the canal is closed you may hear abnormal sounds or sounds that you didn't notice. It is often hard to localize the side these sounds come from. Inner ear problems can cause similar symptoms. See ENT doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the likely hood that I have permanent tinnitus at age 16. It just occurred one day whilst watching t.V. I don' listen to loud music + no wax v?
Does tinnitus tend to get worse over time? If so, is there anything to avoid to not make it worse?
Unknown: The auditory input such as music is processed by 2 perceptual mechanisms a) the one for individual sound and b) the perception of the pattern formed by the sound. Continuous bombardment may disrupt this hierarchical processing which in turn generates spontanous formation of sounds such as tinnitus. Or there may be an end-organ reverberation with echoes and noises of different frequencies. ...Read more
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