Tinnitus

Ringing sound in the ears is termed Tinnitus, but it can be ticking, hissing, roaring, or humming sound. Ear wax block, sinusitis, noise-induced hearing loss, ear infection, hormonal changes, brain tumors, thyroid diseases, etc., are responsible for Tinnitus. Antidepressants, antianxiety drugs, cochlear implants, hearing aids, Acoustic neural stimulation are few treatment modalities to treat Tinnitus and its associated causes.

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I start to have sudden constant tinnitus from last week. What is the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I have sudden constant tinnitus that started last week. I used to hold my nose closed while sneezing from the past four years, but I have stopped doing it now. And I had vertigo a few months back. I also use Rogaine.   Read Full »


Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer the following questions. Did you suffer from any loud noise exposure or trauma to the ear? Do you have any history of nasal or throat infection? Did you travel by flight recently? Revert with more information to an ENT otolaryngologist online --> https://...  Read Full »

Will Cannabis trigger anxiety and cause seizures when taken to reduce pain?

Query: Hi doctor, Initially had acute gastritis that produced a lot of mental strain (anxiety) and physical pain. Cannabis was taken to help with the pain. It instead increased the anxiety to the point I had a seizure. Since that seizure, I have been dealing with chronic anxiety that manifests itself main...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your problem. Cannabis (Dronabinol) use results in precipitation of acute psychosis, and sometimes this results in precipitation of severe anxiety, which might persist for long. You had an episode of seizure and then developed anxiety. If we consider tr...  Read Full »

I developed tinnitus suddenly. Kindly go through my MRI and suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I developed tinnitus all of a sudden last year. I am attaching the last year MRI images for your evaluation. Of late, I have some muscle pull in my calves. I am waiting for your evaluation.  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have analyzed your MRI images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There are age-related minor changes in the scan. But nothing is alarming in the scan. The tinnitus which you have can be because of isolated eighth nerve or inner ear involvement. Do...  Read Full »

I suffer from headaches and tinnitus. Is there any test to diagnose the cause?

Query: Hi doctor,Before a month, I went for earwax cleaning, and it was unsuccessful. The second attempt after three days was fine. There were some irritation and blood was found on the removed cerumen. According to the ear specialist, there is no ear inflammation. My complaints are top right-sided burni...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and gone through the attached blood reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). First of all, I did not find anything seriously deviated from normal in your blood report. Regarding headache, I think there is a need for a brain scan, such a...  Read Full »

I hear some sound in my ears while I am alone in a closed room. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have noticed that when I am alone in a closed room or studying, I hear some sound. My father used to say this is because of wax in the ear, but when my ears are clean, I still hear the sound. I am sure that my hearing is fine. Could this be the sound of blood circulation? Is it n...  Read Full »


Dr. Kumar M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is called tinnitus, and there are many reasons for it. Some of the reasons are an infection of the middle and external ear, otosclerosis, sensorineural hearing loss, glue ear, anatomical variations of the vessels, etc. First, we need to examine your ears and do ...  Read Full »

I suffer from tinnitus after being exposed to loud gunshots. Will it go away?

Query: Hi doctor,I have tinnitus after being exposed to loud gun shots, as well as a firework being set off only a few feets away from me. The ringing is only in the right ear. It is the fourth day now that it has been going on. I cut steel for a living, and I do wear earplugs at work. But, the additional ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since it is due to recent exposure to loud sounds, there is a good chance that the tinnitus will resolve. You might have to take some steroid tablets or injections inside the ear to relieve any inflammation around the nerve. Also, it becomes pertinent that you get...  Read Full »

Does tinnitus go away on its own?

Query: Hello doctor, Two months ago, I developed tinnitus which is not yet corrected. At that time, I had water trapped in my right ear but now my ear blockage problem is resolved but my tinnitus problem is not resolved. After this, I went to an ENT and he told me I have a swelling in my left ear. Now he ...  Read Full »


Dr. Baidya Nath Majhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, do not worry and do not go to some conclusion after an internet search. Now coming to your problem, Tinnitus is not a disease in itself but a mere symptom that is associated with varying number of diseases. By definition, it is a sound perceived for more ...  Read Full »

Can I have tinnitus due to side effect of AZO?

Query: Hello doctor, I began exhibiting symptoms that I would describe as tinnitus from a week. I get a loud noise or ringing in my left ear, although it also happens in the right ear. One fine day the tinnitus actually went to the other ear (my right ear), my tinnitus since then has not been focused in a...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. While you have elaborated on your symptoms very meticulously, I still require some more details. Is there any hearing loss? Do you have any fullness of the ear? The tingling feeling, is it permanent? Do you have any giddiness? Any change of ear fullness or tin...  Read Full »

What are the manifestations of Demodex in ears?

Query: Hi doctor, I had demodex rosacea on my face severely two months ago. Doctor gave Ivermectin cream for it. I noticed the lobes around my ears was itchy, so I only put Ivermectin outside the ears. About two weeks later, I started getting pulse tinnitus and tinnitus. I went to ENT, and he did tests an...  Read Full »


Dr. Syed Tehmid

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, it is least likely that demodex would cause tinnitus. Itching in the ears would be a more common symptom. Tinnitus is a symptom with the vaguest etiology, and ear infections even of the external ear can cause tinnitus. However, your doctor would have picked so...  Read Full »

Why do I get restless and have headaches due to loud noise in the ears?

Query: Hi doctor, I hear a loud noise from the inner part of my ears. It affects my head also. I become restless due to it. I started to have this issue six years back and it has become chronic now. I had similar issues when I had a chronic headache. It became more complicated when I suffered from high bl...  Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The most common reason behind this issue is migraines. It is important to understand the triggering cause of migraine that creates ringing sounds originating from the inner ears. The triggering causes of migraine can be lack of sleep, side effects of medication, unc...  Read Full »

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