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I would like to find out about a almost constant high pitch

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I would like to find out about a almost constant high pitch squealing in my ears.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 5 years ago.

mysticdoc :

hello,

mysticdoc :

how long you have this problem?

JACUSTOMER-jv18d6m4- :

I would say for at least 3 months

mysticdoc :

do you have any other medical condition?

JACUSTOMER-jv18d6m4- :

no other then IBS

mysticdoc :

ok

mysticdoc :

this condition is known as tinnitus.

mysticdoc :

this commonly happens with some degree of hearing loss.

mysticdoc :

damage to the inner ear from loud noise, neurological conditions also can cause this problem.

mysticdoc :

a ENT consultation will clarify the issue.

JACUSTOMER-jv18d6m4- :

ok, is there something that can reduce the condition, or should i see a ENT

mysticdoc :

yes, there are some masking devices available in the market.

mysticdoc :

but a ENT evluation will be better.

JACUSTOMER-jv18d6m4- :

ok, one last ? can this get worse

mysticdoc :

this depends on the underlying pathology.

mysticdoc :

usually it improves on addressing the cause of the problem.

JACUSTOMER-jv18d6m4- :

ok, thanks for your response appreciate it..

mysticdoc :

very welcome

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