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Why have I had ringing in my ears for 3 weeks?

Why have I had ringing in my ears for 3 weeks?

Tinnitus : Tinnitus has several causes, originating both within the ear and also in regional structures near the ear. "ringing" is usually a high pitched tone associated with hearing loss, but could also be due to other causes such as blood pressure changes, diabetes, temporomandibular joint inflammation, abnormalities in blood flow, and eustachian tube dysfunction. An audiogram and ENT exam are recommended. ...Read more

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I have this strange ringing in my ears for a few days now also redness from something called tinnitus. What can I do to cure this?

I have this strange ringing in my ears for a few days now also redness from something called tinnitus. What can I do to cure this?

See a doc: If you have tinnitus and your eardrums are red it may very well be that there is an ear infection or possibly there was trauma to the ear. In any event a trip to the doc is warranted for evaluation and determination if you need antibiotics or other treatment. ...Read more

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If i get my ears cleaned, will tinnitus possibly disappear?

If i get my ears cleaned, will tinnitus possibly disappear?

Maybe: Tinnitus, by blocking the conduction of external sounds will make tinnitus seem louder. Therefore, if ear wax is impairing your hearing, it's removal can improve the tinnitus. ...Read more

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I have slight and intermittent tinnitus from my earbuds. Besides giving my ears a break from the earbuds, is there something i can do to help my ears?

I have slight and intermittent tinnitus from my earbuds. Besides giving my ears a break from the earbuds, is there something i can do to help my ears?

No: Tinnitus is a central problem secondary to increased electrical activity from the auditory nervous system. There is no medical therapy for this problem. The earbuds (please explain) are not producing the tinnitus. What exactly do you mean by ear buds and perhaps i can give you a more specific answer. If there is no hearing loss and the tinnitus is slight, i would not do anything. ...Read more

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I have continues tinnitus in my ears is it dangerous and please give me reasons I'm 18?

I have continues tinnitus in my ears is it dangerous and please give me reasons I'm 18?

Loud music: The most common cause of ringing in the ears and an 18-year-old is a listening to loud music or playing loud music. I suggest you have an audiological valuation done to see where things stand with your hearing and to discuss your tinnitus. Other causes of tinnitus include high blood pressure excessive use of aspirin and other medications rarely is it due to nerve tumors at your age ...Read more

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Why would I hear a humming sound in my ears? Is that tinnitus or just my blood flowing?

Why would I hear a humming sound in my ears? Is that tinnitus or just my blood flowing?

Either: Tinnitus is usually a ringing noise but the term can be applied to any noise heard in the absence of external stimuli. Many people can hear blood flowing in their head especially if middle ear problems are present. ...Read more

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I had last 10 days Tinnitus in my ears. I haven't been exposed to any noise environment, neither accident. It's like you hear vibration. Any medicine?

I had last 10 days Tinnitus in my ears. I haven't been exposed to any noise environment, neither accident. It's like you hear vibration. Any medicine?

Long list of causes: List of causes of Tinnitus is very long. From Eustachian tube dysfunction, medication, vascular malformations , tumors, middle ear muscle spasms to temperomandibular joint problems. See a good ENT doctor who will take thorough history and arrow down the cause specific for your tinnitus symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have tinnitus and hyperacusis caused by TMD. Does TMD damage my ears and will it get worse over time?

I have tinnitus and hyperacusis caused by TMD. Does TMD damage my ears and will it get worse over time?

It can: Tmj/tmd can exhibit many symptoms, including tinnitus (ringing in the ear and neck pain. But a neck problem can also be causing the TMJ and/or the tinnitus. So it can be related or maybe not. Many people have tinnitus without having any TMJ issues. I would try and see an ent. Tinnitus is a difficult problem to solve. Sometimes it can be caused by poor blood flow from the neck up. ...Read more

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I had tinnitus for about 3 years. Today a balloon popped quite loud since it was full and my ears hurt for about 10-15 mins afterwards. Damage?

I had tinnitus for about 3 years. Today a balloon popped quite loud since it was full and my ears hurt for about 10-15 mins afterwards. Damage?

Huh?WhatDidYouSay??: The pain went away. That's good. Now you'll have to see if the hearing was affected and/or if the tinnitus worsens. You'll probably know within a week or so, after the acute episode resolves (healing) and everything settles back to normal (or a new normal). A balloon popping shouldn't matter much, unless you have a very fragile hearing apparatus. The pain being completely resolved is a good sign ...Read more