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Cure for tinnitus?

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

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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Treatment for vertigo please?

Treatment for vertigo please?

Depends on cause: Symptomatic relief can come from staying still, taking meclizine, dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) valium, using a scopolamine patch. But often there is otolithic inner ear process which pt can reverse with an epley maneuver. Vertigo can be associated with migraine and cerebrovascular disease, and the underlying cause is treated. Get a diagnosis and direct therapy from there. ...Read more

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Treatment for headaches?

Treatment for headaches?

Medications : Preventive medications (anti-hypertensives and anti depressants )probably work the best. You can try a few home remedies starting with ice application over back of neck and temples. Other things you could try are warm compresses, massaging your temples, meditation and green tea. Relaxation therapy, biofeedback, meditation and exercise have also shown to help. ...Read more

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What treatment is there for tinnitus?

What treatment is there for tinnitus?

Tinnitus: Several, depending on the cause , which needs to be eliminated. Also, noise distraction such as radio, eliminating stress such as relaxation techniques, avoid too much Aspirin products & Caffeine, & use of Anxiolytics & Antidepressants, as prescribed by your Doc. Hearing aids can help too. ...Read more

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Is cochleosacculotomy an effective treatment for meniere's disease?

Is cochleosacculotomy an effective treatment for meniere's disease?

Maybe: Some have been successful others not. If you are to this place you should probably start some comparisons between %s of the natural illness versus with and without a successful or unsuccessful procedure..This chart would help you decide if there is more risk or benefits of a surgery with an unclear outcome. ...Read more

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Best treatment for headaches?

Depends on the cause: First you need a diagnosis of the cause. Headaches (has) can be caused by muscle tension, migraines, tumors, infections, etc. Once you know the cause, it's easier to determine a treatment. Ex: many has diagnosed as recurrent 'tension' has are actually due to treatable problems in the neck, head bones, upper back, ribs, etc. An osteopathic dr. (unlike most md's) can diagnose & treat these causes. ...Read more

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Treatment for ringing in ears?

Tinnitus treatment: We check for underlying causes such as earwax occluding the ear canals, hearing loss due to history of loud noise exposure or age-relates, medications, high blood pressure, head/neck injuries, head/neck tumors, TMJ disorder, etc. Treatments will depend of whether the cause of tinnitus is treatable or not. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for chronic otitis media?

Is there a treatment for chronic otitis media?

Myringotomy tubes: Myringomtomy tubes are tiny tubes placed surgically in the ear drum to prevent recollection of fluid in the middle ear space, thus reducing the need for oral antibiotics. Most varieties will fall out on their own after a few months to a couple of years, but other types are intended to be permanent. ...Read more

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Best treatments for ear ache?

Best treatments for ear ache?

Treat the cause: Best treatment for ear ache is to diagnose and treat the cause. ...Read more

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Treatment for ibs?

Treatment for ibs?

Depends: There are different types of ibs, and there are different ways you can treat them. Some have diarrhea-predominant ibs, some constipation-predominant, some pain-predominant, some mixed. Should see a doctor 1st. Many meds can help, like Amitriptyline for diarrhea and Levsin (hyoscyamine) for pain. Avoid your triggers such as dairy products, caffeine, alcohol, and fatty foods. Increase fiber and try probiotics. ...Read more

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Treatment for ibs?

Treatment for ibs?

R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.TX: PROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more

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Whats the treatment for vertigo?

Whats the treatment for vertigo?

Depends: Treatment of vertigo depends on the cause of it. Follow up with pcp for appropriate diagnosis. Medications such as Meclizine are good for acute symptoms. Early ambulation improves rate of recovery. Try rehabilitation exercises such as epley maneuver. ...Read more

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Is there a permanent treatment for vertigo?

Is there a permanent treatment for vertigo?

Possible: But need to see otolaryngologist and uncover causation, and then devise a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Best treatment for psoriasis?

Best treatment for psoriasis?

Many Options: Psoriasis is a complex disease with a wide range of presentations and severity. Treatments must be tailored to the individual patient according to their disease severity, coexisting medical problems (other health problems, if any), and ability to comply with the treatment. The best treatment for you is out there, but you must see a dermatologist who will tailor the treatment specifically for you. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for migraines?

Is there an effective treatment for migraines?

Yes: Don't have enough room for the whole answer. Treatment of acute attack and prevention are the two areas addressed. Uncertain which you wanted. Oral, injected, and nasal,spray Meds are effective in stopping the HA when used early in most cases and IV Meds in harder ones. Several different types of Meds have been successful in stabilizing nerve/muscle to prevent the next attack. See neurologist ...Read more

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Permanent treatment for leucorrhea?

Permanent treatment for leucorrhea?

Normal: Leukorrhea is secretion of normal, healthy vaginal fluid. However it can also become heavier if you're infected with yeast, bacteria or an std. It's best for you to be screened for infection first. If you are negative you may just be someone who produces more normal vaginal fluid than you'd like. Do not douche. That can make it worse. ...Read more

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Looking for effective TMJ treatments?

Looking for effective TMJ treatments?

See oral surgeon: Many treatments exist, but appropriate treatment is based on what the underlying cause is for your TMJ problems. Could be your occlusion, injury to the cartilage, arthritis, or muscle imbalance. E treatment would be based on the underlying pathology. ...Read more

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What is treatment for tinnitus ?

What is treatment for tinnitus
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Tinitus: Ringing in the ear in the vast majority of cases resolved spontaneously, and is bening. It could be due to a cold, ear infection, certain medications, a blastic sound, a tumor. Have your doctor examine you. Testing and treatment will depend on findings. ...Read more

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Treatment for erythemanodosum?

Treatment for erythemanodosum?

Sski: Treatment is super saturated potassium iodide by mouth. However, at the same time doctor needs to look for underlying cause such as drug reaction, infection with strep, TB etc, or rarely a lymphoproliferative disorder. ...Read more

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What is treatment for tinnitus ?

Tinitus: Ringing in the ear in the vast majority of cases resolved spontaneously, and is bening. It could be due to a cold, ear infection, certain medications, a blastic sound, a tumor. Have your doctor examine you. Testing and treatment will depend on findings. ...Read more

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What treatment is there for tinnitus?

Tinnitus: Several, depending on the cause , which needs to be eliminated. Also, noise distraction such as radio, eliminating stress such as relaxation techniques, avoid too much Aspirin products & Caffeine, & use of Anxiolytics & Antidepressants, as prescribed by your Doc. Hearing aids can help too. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for tinnitus?

What is the best treatment for tinnitus?

No treatment cure: Tinnitus may be the result of vascular disease, brain lesions and ear disease among others. The most common cause of tinnitus is hearing loss, so a hearing test is necessary. Treatment depends on the cause. Start with a general medical visit. Then see an otolaryngologist to make sure there are no other symptoms and get a hearing test. ...Read more

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Can there be any proven successful treatment for tinnitus?

Can there be any proven successful treatment for tinnitus?

Several options: Need to make sure it isn't indicating a more severe problem such as if just one ear, pulsating, in both ears but much louder one side, or other ear symptoms. Can improve with tinnitus retraining therapy, neuromonics, et al. Find audiologist who knows how to treat. ...Read more

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What is the latest treatment for tinnitus and how effective is it?

What is the latest treatment for tinnitus and how effective is it?

?: I am not aware of any "latest treatment" for tinnitus. It is a very difficult disorder to deal with because we don't have any definitive treatments. There are an assortment of natural, alternative and medical remedies available that could help bring some relief. Tinnitus retraining therapy as been shown to be a very effective program for the management of that irritating sound in the ears. ...Read more

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Is there any conclusive proof of a treatment to reduce tinnitus?

Is there any conclusive proof of a treatment to reduce tinnitus?

None, assuming......: Assuming that an acoustic tumor has been ruled out, and assuming that there are no medications causing the tinnitus (aspirin), there is no conclusive treatment. ...Read more

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I'm planning to buy a soft laser pen for tinnitus treatment. Does it work?

I'm planning to buy a soft laser pen for tinnitus treatment. Does it work?

Doubt it: I would be shocked if a soft laser pen would work. I would also be cautious and read hopefully real reviews and/or talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can SPECT scan help diagnose why I have Visual Snow&Tinnitus?Studies show abnormalities in both on SPECT. Does SPECT help guide treatment? Arghh!

Can SPECT scan help diagnose why I have Visual Snow&Tinnitus?Studies show abnormalities in both on SPECT. Does SPECT help guide treatment?
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SPECT of what?: Visual snow? I'm lost. If you have positive symptoms (flashes, sparkles, ringing, noises, tingling, etc) that come and go the issue may be migraine or focal seizure. What did the EEG show and if negative what did the repeat EEG show? SPECT? ...Read more

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"prominent aica branches are compressing 7th & 8th nerves. Have had tinnitus vertigo 10 weeks. Why do symptoms suddenly start what is the treatment?

"prominent aica branches are compressing 7th & 8th nerves.  Have had tinnitus vertigo 10 weeks.  Why do symptoms suddenly start  what is the treatment?

AICA: The only explanation of sudden starting of symptoms is probably the compression got significant now. The treatment for persistent symptoms is basically surgical decompression. Make sure this is done at a higher center because this is not a common case and you need an expert to do this procedure. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment for tinnitus problem, cannot sleep please suggest me a treatment?

What is the most effective treatment for tinnitus problem, cannot sleep please suggest me a treatment?

Masking is possible: There is no medical treatment for tinnitus. Patho-physiology is now understood to be an increase in synchronous electrical discharge in the auditory nervous system. An audiologist can match the pitch and intensity of the tinnitus and sometimes, this masker (hearing aid) can decrease the awareness of the tinnitus. Also identify if you have a hearing loss. Unilateral hearing loss needs diagnosis ...Read more

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Can you get tinnitus while on Accutane treatment by going to bars/clubs with loud music? or increase the risk of it?

Absolutely!: Just being around loud music will increase your risk of tinnitus -- the loud music can damage (sometimes permanently) the structures in the cochlea (the hearing organ). Accutane can also affect your hearing. I advise staying away from environments with loud noise. If you can't avoid them, talk with your Dr. about noise-protective earplugs. ...Read more

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How is the treatment for multiple sclerosis? Will my tinnitus (caused by multiple sclerosis) go away after i treat it?

How is the treatment for multiple sclerosis? Will my tinnitus (caused by multiple sclerosis) go away after i treat it?

Hard to predict.: If you have Multiple Sclerosis, you should be using specific MS medication, and do NOT understand why you are using ginkgo, which is totally useless for any neurological disease. Tinnitus may be due to inner ear issue and best to evaluate using audiological/ otological testing. ...Read more

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Could eardrum problem due to loud noise cause constant mild tinnitus and constant lighthead/balance problem?Is it curable?What kind of treatment?

Could eardrum problem due to loud noise cause constant mild tinnitus and constant lighthead/balance problem?Is it curable?What kind of treatment?

Yes: I would not hesitate to get in to an ENT doctor. Treatment depends upon the symptoms, history and findings. I would assume that x-rays, possible cat scan and/or MRI may need to be done to give you a definitive answer as far as the prognosis. ...Read more

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Can you tell me herbal treatment for tinnitus, which I can learn it?

Can you tell me herbal treatment for tinnitus, which I can learn it?

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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What is " impaired circulation"? Could it couse lighthead, mild tinnitus and lack concentration? What is the treatment? Thanks..

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have mild tinnitus and moderate vertigo. Scan shows ​Prominent AICA branches extending into both internal auditory canals. Implication/treatment?

Controversial cause: although the labyrinthine artery, which is a branch of the anterior cerebral artery supplies the middle ear, whether prominence of this artery can cause ringing in the ears is controversial. I would make sure there is not another cause for the tinnitus. such as hearing loss due otosclerosis or hardening of the little bones that conduct sound or some other problem. ...Read more

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I have some tinnitus after UTI treatment. My ENT gives piracetam and tebonin. Will it be fine? I'm a little afraid of eat too many medicine/caps

I have some tinnitus after UTI treatment. My ENT gives piracetam and tebonin. Will it be fine? I'm a little afraid of eat too many medicine/caps

Tinnitus not serious: In most cases. Don't know why piracetam was prescribed, efficacy to treat anything let alone tinnitus is questionable. There are claims that tebonin might have some effect. Best to diagnose cause & treat that. Certainly discontinue any meds which might have caused it. White noise machine can help to reduce tinnitus to help with sleep. Amytryptyline or nortriptylene can help ?Consult other ENT dr. ...Read more