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Ringing In Ears (Definition)

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Are there other causes of sounds like loud power tower electric waves around head, seems not ringing in ears, other than titnitus?

Are there other causes of sounds like loud power tower electric waves around head, seems not ringing in ears, other than titnitus?

Tinnitus?: Tinnitus describes the subjective perception of sound in the absence of an external source. Sounds include ringing, roaring, buzzing, hissing, clicking. Tinnitus can often be the first sign of hearing loss. It can also be the result of ear infection, heart or vascular disease, brain tumors, benign intracranial hypertension, thyroid disease, hormonal changes, sinus infection among others. See ent. ...Read more

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Can tinnitus be cured? I have it in my left ear and the ringing is so loud.

Can tinnitus be cured? I have it in my left ear and the ringing is so loud.

Probably not.: Tinnitus usually varies in intensity over time and might be improved by some otc supplements (e g arches), prescription meds (e g nortriptyline), and avoiding stress, alcohol, salt, caffeine, and loud noise. Sinister causes of tinnitus are rare, but unilateral symptoms are a little more likely to be something serious, so get checked out by an audiologist and/or ENT physician. ...Read more

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I heard a loud ringing in my left ear today. I have OCD and an Health Anxiety Disorder. Now I am unsure if this ringing is Tinnitus or make believe?

I heard a loud ringing in my left ear today. I have OCD and an Health Anxiety Disorder. Now I am unsure if this ringing is Tinnitus or make believe?

Tinnitus...: Do not underestimate your symptoms even when you suffer of anxiety. If you are having persistent noise sensation get evaluated by an Audiologist especially if you are having hearing loss and dizziness along with the symptoms you are describing. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have ringing in ears after orgasm?

Is it ok to have ringing in ears after orgasm?

Yes: I am sure that is possible. I would add that if the tinnitus is present for more than 48 hours or is associated with a concommitent hearing loss or continuous vertigo that you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ringing in ears after concert?

Very common: You see, the loud music is measured in high decibel levels, and persistent intense noise causes immediate tinnitus, but repetitive occurrences can lead to permanent high frequency sensorineural hearing loss. Hate to "rain on your parade", but might consider using small insert in external ear for protection. Available in numerous sporting goods stores. Also, headphones can adjust for frequencies ...Read more

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Ringing in ears after a hot shower. Is this normal?

Ringing in ears after a hot shower. Is this normal?

Sometimes: Increase in blood flow due to hot water in shower (causes dilation of and increased blood flow in vessels) could cause this. Should resolve within several minutes. If ringing persists, or if associated with dizziness, see doctor. Dr R ...Read more

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Ringing in ears after using hammer drill and going to live concert. What do I do?

Not surprising: Loud noise exposure will expectedly lead to ringing in the ears/tinnitus immediately afterwards. Often, it will either become less severe or resolve with time. ...Read more

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Should I see the doctor for nausea and ringing in ears after working out?

Should I see the doctor for nausea and ringing in ears after working out?

Tinnitus: If it was a one-time occurrence, I wouldn't worry about it. If it happens every time you exercise, I would see an ENT to evaluate both of these symptoms. Feel better. ...Read more

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How can you stop ringing in ears?

Teeth clenching??: One of the reasons for tinnitus - ringing in the ears - is teeth clenching. Trigeminal nerve that controls jaw closing muscles also has a branch that controls tensor tympani muscle that controls ear drum tension. Hence the connection. Have an evaluation by a dentists with expertise in treating temporo mandibular dysfunction (tmd) to check this. ...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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Tinnitis. Ringing in ears doesn't stop. What should I do?

Tinnitis. Ringing in ears doesn't stop. What should I do?

Doesn't often stop: Tinnitus doesn't often stop no matter the cause. First see an ENT specialist. Noise distraction, eg other sounds like music or white noise can help if no tinnitus treatment is available. ...Read more

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Are ringing in ears and absessed tooth related?

Are ringing in ears and absessed tooth related?

It can be: If the abscesses tooth is a back tooth like the wisdom tooth for example, it can cause ear pain and even in extreme cases middle ear infection. See a dentist asap to treat that abscesses tooth. ...Read more

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Constant ringing in ears?

Constant ringing in ears?

Stop the ringing: There are many causes from inner ear infection, to Aspirin intake, to more serious causes such as menier's disease. See an ent. ...Read more

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What cause ringing in ears?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus is noise or ringing in the ears. There is no drug for cure. Tinnitus is not a disease, but a condition that can result from many underlying causes. Rec.: see ENT to rule out secondary pathology. ...Read more

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What causes ringing in ears?

What causes ringing in ears?

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