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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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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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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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Tinnitus/ENT #: How effective are Decadron and Cytotec (misoprostol) in the treatment of tinnitus?

Tinnitus treatment: First step would be to find a cause of tinnitus,commonest being,exessive caffeine intake,smoking,alcohol,certain medications,aspirin,Motrin etc,wax,ear infections,and nerve hearing loss,,noise exposure,rarely acoustic neuroma,after work up,so steroids may be tried,does not,seems to effective,nor will cytotoxic be helpful.at time riboflavin lids may help,avoidance and treatment of causative factor ...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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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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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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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

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