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What can ne done for tinnitus?

What can ne done for tinnitus?

Tinnitus: There is no cure for tinnitus--a sense of ringing or pulsing in the ear, which is often most bothersome at night. The standard approach to management has been to use a sound "masking" device, which basically just makes a low level kind of "white noise" that distracts you from the sound in your ear. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Ringing In Ears (Definition)

Ringing in the ears (tinnitus) is a symptom in which a person has a persistent noise in his 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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How does tinnitus occur and what could be done to lessen the symptoms and end it altogether?

How does tinnitus occur and what could be done to lessen the symptoms and end it altogether?

No short answer: An explanation of the cause of tinnitus is long and drawn and outside the parameters of this space. Basically tinnitus is a flow noise or an electrical noise in or around the ear that has been "unmasked." unfortunately there is nothing currently available to "end it altogether." there are an assortment of natural, alerternative and medical remedies that could bring some relief. ...Read more

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What can be done if an antibiotic causes tinnitus?

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What can be done if an antibiotic causes tinnitus?

Tinnitus: Discontinuing the offending agent is part of treatment. Ask your doctor for alternative medication for your infection. ...Read more

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Blocked eustacian tube cause tinnitus dr samoa tried cure sinusitis to cure it.Didn't work. What shouldd be done now? Limited healthcare few machines

Blocked eustacian tube cause tinnitus dr samoa tried cure sinusitis to cure it.Didn't work. What shouldd be done now? Limited healthcare few machines

Decongestant: If you do not have hypertension, you can take sudafed to help clear your ear. Otherwise, i would consult with your doctor about other treatment options. There are other prescription medications that can be used to help you. ...Read more

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MRI showed Non-spec narrowing of dural venous. I've got IIH symptoms of tinnitus/neausea/headache,vision loss. OponLP is low but done while on diamox (acetazolamide)?

MRI showed Non-spec narrowing of dural venous. I've got IIH symptoms of tinnitus/neausea/headache,vision loss. OponLP is low but done while  on diamox (acetazolamide)?

Alternate diagnosis.: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22644164. Sinus venous stenosis-associated IIH is much more prevalent than believed in the general population & can run without symptoms or signs of raised intracranial pressure in most of individuals affected; also, sinus venous stenosis is a very sensitive, specific, common, & modifiable predictor of IIH & chronic headaches. ...Read more

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I've had tinnitus for 7 years, now suddenly pounding like my own heartbeat in my right ear, can't something be done about this? I take lipoflavanoid to help, but it just aids a little. I have state-of-the-art hearing aids, but they do not help

I've had tinnitus for 7 years, now suddenly pounding like my own heartbeat in my right ear, can't something be done about this? I take lipoflavanoid to help, but it just aids a little.    I have state-of-the-art hearing aids, but they do not help

What : What you are describing sounds like pulsatile tinnitis. Before recommending treatment, it would be reasonable to reconnect with your ENT to explore possible causes that include certain vascular tumors of the head and neck ( i.e., paragangliomas), atherosclerosis that may be creating narrowing and turbulent flow of your carotid artery (which runs close to your middle ear), possible avm (arteriovenous malformation), etc. After a thorough head and neck exam, and audiogram, he/she may wish to get a contrast ct or mri/mra study. Just curious, with you being on lipoflavanoids, have you been diagnosed with meniere's disease? ...Read more

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Tinnitus(constant and loud) in left ear/head, no hearing loss(test done), throat congestion, no nasal congestion, little hypersensitivity, from 18days?

Tinnitus(constant and loud) in left ear/head, no hearing loss(test done), throat congestion, no nasal congestion, little hypersensitivity, from 18days?

LPR: Laryngopharyngeal edema (lpr) is a form of acid reflux that is often 'silent', meaning that heart burn is absent. If tiny amounts of acids make it high into the back of your throat, a dry cough, hoarseness, shortness of breath or ear fullness from eustachian tube irritation can develop. Treatment is to discontinue caffeine and alcohol, no late meals and otc-ppi such as Omeprazole before meals. ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner
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Tinnitus (Definition)

Tinnitus is when a person has a persistent noise in his 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