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If tinnitus was caused by a medication/s then should it disappear when the medication stops (been more than 1 year)? -Risperidone, Cetalipram

If tinnitus was caused by a medication/s then should it disappear when the medication stops (been more than 1 year)? -Risperidone, Cetalipram

Maybe: I know that's unsatisfying - but true. Most providers say it should go away or diminish greatly. But 'may' is not for sure. It also could be that there's other reasons for it too and they remain after side effects are gone. Be examined for the simple wax type causes and ask that provider for ideas. Psych (and other) meds have side effects. Only use w/ care. Https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Tinnitus ...Read more

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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What is d cause of tinnitus?

Several: Tinnitus can be temporary, like from an ear infection, or permanent as from noise exposure, or Meniere's disease, tumors, and many other things. There is even a study which shows that environmental air pollution (including that in the home from fragrances, heating and cooking oil, deodorizers, etc.) can cause tinnitus. See this page: http://www. Entnet. Org/content/tinnitus ...Read more

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How to know if I have tinnitus?

How to know if I have tinnitus?

Ringing: tinnitus usually manifests as ringing in the ears ...Read more

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Is occasional tinnitus concerning?

Is occasional tinnitus concerning?

Tinnitus: As long as it does not bother you too much, I am not worried. If it becomes constant and/or one-sided, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How did I get tinnitus as a pianist?

How did I get tinnitus as a pianist?

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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Should I be concerned about tinnitus?

Should I be concerned about tinnitus?

Tinnitus Tx: 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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What causes tinnitus that develops over decades?

What causes tinnitus that develops over decades?

Usually hearing loss: Tinnitus is usually caused by dysfunction of the hair cells in the inner ear. Usually there is some hearing loss at the same time. The tinnitus is a symptom that the hair cells are not functioning properly. If the hearing loss is greater in one ear than the other, you need to have it checked. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm having tinnitus issues, concerned?

What to do if I'm having tinnitus issues, concerned?

Tinnitus Tx: 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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Which selenium shampo should b used for dantruff? Name please

Which selenium shampo should b used for dantruff? Name please

Several: There are several on the market, and they are all efective. Head and shoulders makes a shampoo that is effective and recommended by many drs. ...Read more

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Cure for tinnitus?

No specific cure yet: There is no specific cure yet for tinnitus, however, it is important to make sure the tinnitus is not being caused by an acoustic nerve tumor. Additionally, one needs to keep the blood pressure under good control, and to make sure the tinnitus is not being caused by one's medications. Some reports show benefit with melatonin and acoustic therapy, but this is very preliminary information. ...Read more

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Is tinnitus related to tmj?

Not likely: Tinnitus is one of the less common symptoms of TMJ disorders. If you are experiencing tinnitus you might want to see an ENT for evaluation and management. Take care. ...Read more

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Can selenium affect warfarin?

Can selenium affect warfarin?

Unlikely: I am not aware of any significant interaction between selenium and warfarin. ...Read more

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Can tinnitus cause headaches?

Can tinnitus cause headaches?

Not usually: Unless the tinnitus is associated with an enlarging acoustic neuroma, there is no other relationship. Tinnitus involves degeneration of the hearing, and headaches are due to non-ear etiologies. ...Read more

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Sinusitis can cause tinnitus.?

Yes: Sinusitis can block the eustacean tube in one or both ears and cause a change in inner ear pressure. This, or general ear, nose, throat inflammation and swelling may trigger tinnitus. Otc treatments like temporary (3 days) use of nose sprays (except nasal saline which can be used for long periods), anti-histamines and mucus thinners can help. Otherwise, see your primary care doc or an ENT doc. ...Read more

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What does tinnitus sounds like?

Whooshing: It can be a low hum, a high pitch whooshing sound, it can be in one or both ears, it can be pulsatile (synchronous with the heartbeat), it can be loud like a locomotive, and sometimes it can be heard by others (especially your doctor if a stethoscope is used). ...Read more

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Is there any cure for tinnitus?

No: Tinnitus is phantom sounds. Te sounds were probably always there. Myour brain lost its ability to mask it. So, your goal should be apathetic to it, such that you are no longer aware of it. Like the tree in the middle of nowhere that nobody sees or hears falling. ...Read more

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Is their any cure for tinnitus?

Is their any cure for tinnitus?

Tinnitus: There is no standard cure for tinnitus, but fortunately, it can go away on its own after a while. If you have seen a physician already, follow their instructions for monitoring this. If the tinnitus is only in one ear and lasts for a long time, a scan is sometimes ordered to look for an acoustic neuroma that is pressing on the eighth cranial nerve (responsible for hearing and balance). ...Read more

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Ringing In Ears (Definition)

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Selenium (Definition)

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