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Why do my ears ring the day after a loud concert?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
8 doctors agree

In brief: Ear damage

The loud noise causes damage to your ears which you hope is temporary.
Unfortunately, in some people the damage is permanent and regrettable. Please protect your ears from excessive noise. If you are in a noisy environment and the noise is so loud you have to shout to be heard by someone next to you - you have about 5 minutes before you are at risk for permanent ear damage.

In brief: Ear damage

The loud noise causes damage to your ears which you hope is temporary.
Unfortunately, in some people the damage is permanent and regrettable. Please protect your ears from excessive noise. If you are in a noisy environment and the noise is so loud you have to shout to be heard by someone next to you - you have about 5 minutes before you are at risk for permanent ear damage.
Dr. David Astrachan
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Studies clearly show that we should not be exposed to noise/sound >85 decibels. We are on a regular basis and concerts are a tremendous offender. There is a large proportion of young people with hi frequency hearing loss because of concerts.
Dr. Dennis Diaz
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Noise trauma

It is the ear's response and warning to loud noise exposure.
The ringing or tinnitus should go away after 24-48 hours. It persists beyond that period of time you should be evaluated with hearing test to check for any changes in your hearing.

In brief: Noise trauma

It is the ear's response and warning to loud noise exposure.
The ringing or tinnitus should go away after 24-48 hours. It persists beyond that period of time you should be evaluated with hearing test to check for any changes in your hearing.
Dr. Dennis Diaz
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