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 am a 20-year-old student having tinnitus in my ears with dizziness and lack of focus. What could be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20-year-old student and I work on computers for a longer in a sitting position for hours with headphones on. No history of any illness in the family or my past. The first time when I felt sick, I had a buzz in my ears, tinnitus that lasted for a minute, and it sorted out itself a...  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay. S. Bhat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After analyzing your symptoms, there are two possible diagnoses, and it does not look like a straightforward case of BPPV. In BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo), we do see severe rotatory giddiness triggered by head motion. In BPPV, patients do not complain ...  Read Full »

How can the ringing in my ears be treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had ringing in my ears for two or three months. My doctor said it was an ear infection in both ears. I had two courses of Augmentin, but it did not¬†improve. I had to change my doctor for some reason. The new doctor gave me Soframycin ear drops but when I went back to her for fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay. S. Bhat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be suffering from tinnitus which is nothing but a ringing sensation in the ears. There are various causes for tinnitus and the most common among them are a sensorineural hearing loss, Eustachian tube dysfunction, otosclerosis, ossicular discontinuity wher...  Read Full »

I am having sudden ringing sensation in my left ear. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had symptoms of tinnitus in my left ear before three months. After taking medications, I got well, and I continued medicine for one month. Everything was good for the next two months. For the last two days, the symptoms have been really bad, and the intensity became high, and the whoozi...  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay. S. Bhat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your previous audiogram report is suggestive of a condition known as sudden sensorineural hearing loss, which was the reason for the sudden onset of a ringing sensation in the ear. In the sudden sensorineural hearing loss, there will be a sudden...  Read Full »

I am getting vertigo and tinnitus in both my ears when I hear loud sound. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from tinnitus and vertigo for the past 15 years. Tinnitus had started first in my left ear and that is partially cured. Now I am hearing just a small sound. Now for two years, tinnitus affected my right ear. I am working in a car workshop at their office only. Still,...  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay. S. Bhat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I need to know a few more details before commenting on further management in your case. 1. Is the tinnitus on the right side present throughout the day with the same intensity? 2. Do you feel like hearing your speech loudly? 3. W...  Read Full »

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