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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

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I am experiencing ringing in ears.

I am experiencing ringing in ears.

It could be tinnitus: Or Ménière's disease, have it checked out. High doses of aspirin can also cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about ringing in ears?

Don't worry get info: Most tinnitus is due to exposure to loud noise. Other causes include meniere's disease, aging, rarely ear wax, drugs, infections and vascular disease. Tinnitus is often accompanied by hearing loss. There are diagnostic tests and treatments for some of the causes of tinnitus. See: www. Dizziness-and-balance. Com/disorders/hearing/tinnitus. Htm for more info. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my ringing in ears go away?

Almost Never: Tinnitus or noises like ringing in the ears have no good treatment. Most of the time they are persistent. There is no proven treatment to get rid of them. Only in acute cases when there is an infection associated it may improve. The only approach is to muffle or hide the intensity of that sound with other noises or sounds. Go to an ENT for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for 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. Home remedies? Try to keep a pen between front teeth which shuts dows jaw closing muscles temporarily. ...Read more

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Ringing in ears fullness behind ears sort of hurts?

Inner ear infection: You may be suffering from an inner ear infection. Go see your doctor who may prescribe antibiotic ear drops if needs be, or refer you on to an ear specialist for further work-up. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ringing in ears for a week now!?

What to do if I have ringing in ears for a week now!?

Tinnitus: 1.Treat the underlying condition, such as removal of ear wax, change medications that might be attributing, vascular causes.
2.Noise suppression, such as white noise machines, hearing aids, masking devices.
3.Medications such as Tricyclic antidepressants or Xanax (alprazolam).
4.Life style changes, such as avoiding caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, mask the noise such as with music, stress management.
5.Vit. B, Zn ...Read more

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Are some people more prone to getting ringing in ears?

Are some people more prone to getting ringing in ears?

Age: Older people get ringing more often because as they age, their hearing can deteriorate and ringing is associated with hearing loss. People who have been exposed to loud noise in their hobbies or work are also at risk. Ringing should be evaluated with a hearing test and by an otolaryngologist (ent). ...Read more

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I've had ringing in ears off and on during the days for years now is that normal?

I've had ringing in ears off and on during the days for years now is that normal?

Get hearing checked: In these days of loud concerts and head-phones, hearing loss can occur and sometimes ringing in the ears is the first sign of problems. Get hearing checked, be careful with ear protection, have sinuses checked just in case, and have your regular doctor arrange all of this. ...Read more

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Can ringing in ears that wasn't caused by noise damage take a few months to stop!?

Can ringing in ears that wasn't caused by noise damage take a few months to stop!?

Tinnitus: Ringing in ears is frustrating and drives many patients to antidepressants. Make sure you have an audio gram (hearing test) and ENT eval. Assuming it's not hearing loss related, it may still be one of many things - some curable, some manageable, but many times just tinnitus with no other diagnosis or treatment beyond supportive care. Tinnitus can be permanent. ...Read more

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I have this ringing ears almost two months, does anybody know how to stop ringing in ears?

Teeth clenching??: Tinnitus - ringing in the ears - could be from many causes including exposure to very loud sounds. One of the reasons is from teeth clenching. The same nerve - trigeminal nerve - that controls the jaw closing muscles also has a branch that controls tensor tympani muscle that controls tension of the ear drum. Hence the connection. Have an evalution by a dentist expert in treating tmd to check. ...Read more