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Woke up dizzy and ears are ringing. What?

Woke up dizzy and ears are ringing. What?

Check your hearing: Dizziness can be due to a lot of things, from viruses to tumors to medications, etc. Can you still hear ok? Use the phone to check. You should consider a heating test asap. You may need to be started on steroids and may need a scan. ...Read more

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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


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For a year, I woke up with ringing ears, tophead pressure, very thirsty, and very cold feet that won't go away. Dr cannot pinpoint the problem.helpPLS?

For a year, I woke up with ringing ears, tophead pressure, very thirsty, and very cold feet that won't go away. Dr cannot pinpoint the problem.helpPLS?

Tinnitus, head/ thir: Are BP, pulse normal? Had a CT/ MRI of the head? CXE?Checked for thyroid disease, DM, lyme disase ? reviewed the medications (NSAIDS and ASA can cause tinnitus-ear ringing.)) . Have they checked for sarcoid or H pylori/ reflux? Consider a trial of ranitidine / prevecid for reflux. TMJ? TB? diabetes insipidus? Checked aldosterone levels? Would check herpes i titers. .Rarely multipe myeloma(U?SPEP, ...Read more

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Woke up during a nap had low tinnitus and there was music on which seemed to hurt my head/ears (not loud) after sleeping back and wake now all normal?

Woke up during a nap had low tinnitus and there was music on which seemed to hurt my head/ears (not loud) after sleeping back and wake now all normal?

Yeah, got that.: myself. right now. . When the music hits the same notes as the tinnitus the nerves jangle. Can get this with any stimulation of hearing nerves: previous damage from too much volume, aging (me not you), ear infection especially viral infection, etc. Avoiding stimuation/music/loud noise for a few days will work in overstimulation. W. infection/pain needs to be looked at. ...Read more

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My BP were 130/95, took stablon (tianepetine), GERD and IBS pills and went to sleep, woke up to bad tinnitus in ears after 3 hours and couple of PVC's, sugar 103 and BP 100/70 am I fine?

My BP were 130/95, took stablon (tianepetine), GERD and IBS pills and went to sleep, woke up to bad tinnitus in ears after 3 hours and couple of PVC's, sugar 103 and BP 100/70 am I fine?

No: You are on many medications and one can't be sure as to which may or may not be causing your symptoms or whether there is a drug interaction issue. I am surprised that you don't feel weak or dizzy with such a rapid drop in BP which is likely too low for you. Call doctor ASAP ...Read more

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What are the causes of ear ringing?

What are the causes of ear ringing?

Local nerve damage: Tinnitus is ringing in the ears caused by damage to the hearing nerve. It can come from a one-time event (rock concert) or multiple events over time. It is typically heard at the frequency of the damage. It is essentially the brain thinking it heard a sound at that frequency when there is no sound. The brain hears it because of the damage and does not always resolve completely. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden ear ringing?

What could cause sudden ear ringing?

Telephone?: (sorry, kidding). Inner ear pressure change; medications; some infections; no reason (= idiopathic tinnitus); trauma...Lots of potential reasons. Majority are relatively short-lived. If persists or is very annoying, see ENT dr or neurologist. ...Read more

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Ear ringing all the time home builder

Ear ringing all the time home builder

There : There are several conditions that can cause this. Ear ringing is called "tinnitus". If you have been around really loud sounds, this can cause ear ringing for a time period. Certain medications can cause ear ringing. If Aspirin is overused and taken in large quantities, it can cause ear ringing, and can cause serious toxicity. Inner ear conditions such as meniere's disease can cause ear ringing and this disease is a serious problem. If tinnitus persists then the patient should be seen by their physician or an ENT (ears, nose, throat) physician for complete evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause ear ringing every now and again?

What can cause ear ringing every now and again?

TINNITUS(RINGING EAR: It can be caused by several medical conditions and you need to check with your doctor , following common conditions allergies, ear infections, hearing loss, wxcessive wax, brain or head injury, stress, hypothyroidism, lyme disease, TMJ disfunction, high blood pressure, meniers disease, otosclerosis, and poor circulation. ...Read more

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Can a non properly developed ear bed causing ear ringing?

Can a non properly developed ear bed causing ear ringing?

Probably not: Ear ringing is now thought to be due to spontaneous electrical discharge from the medial aspect of the temporal lobe of the brain. It may or may not be associated with a hearing loss. What is an "ear bed"? Please explain so a more scientific answer can be given to you. In general, in the absence of documented ear disease, there is no objective or acceptable therapy for ringing in the ear. ...Read more

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I have constant ear ringing is there a cure? It is unbearable

I have constant ear ringing  is there a cure? It is unbearable

No complete cure: Tinnitus is ringing in the ears caused by damage to the hearing nerve. It is typically heard at the frequency of the damage. It is essentially the brain thinking it heard a sound at that frequency when there is no sound. The brain hears it because of the damage and does not always resolve fully. Treatment involves masking the sound or other conservative treatments. Surgery is a last resort. ...Read more