Ringing in the ears is known as tinnitus. There are ringing sounds heard in one or both ears consistently. The common causes are damage or loss of tiny sensory cells in the cochlea of the inner ear, aging, and prolonged exposure to loud sounds. This condition is treated by using noise-canceling headphones, cognitive behavior therapy, and lifestyle modification.
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Query: Hello doctor, I have experienced ringing in my right ear 3 days ago and it has not stopped since then. It is not that loud and I do not hear it when the environment is noisy. It is really bothering and stressing me out and I do not know what to do. I wanted to have this checked but it is just so ha... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Taking your age into account I would like to recommend you not to use earphones or listen to very loud music, avoid caffeinated drinks like tea, coffee, alcohol, if any. Sleep completely, do not take stress. Please mention which type of sound you are perceiving, tone ty... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have a problem with my ears. I always hear sound at night and I get distracted due to it. I think that I have tinnitus. Still, now, I have not consulted the doctor as I am afraid to have MRI and CT scan. Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Tinnitus can occur due to many reasons. It can occur due to simple wax deposition or tumors. Please mention whether you listen to loud music using earphones for a long time. Please mention whether you feel pressure in your ears. Kindly follow some tips to resolve your issue... Read Full »