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Hello Dr. Rick,
Could the flushing in the ear after barotrauma cause tinnitus or hyper acusis?
What would the ENT do more than a regular doctor?
OK just one more question :-) If the ear drum is not ruptured but very inflamed from a scuba diving incident, could the flushing in the ear to take the wax out cause a tinnitus or hyperacusis?
would it be a temporary condition or how long could symptoms last if it was from the flushing? would the tinnitus only be in the ear that was flushed or could the tinnitus be in both ears?
I'm having crazy symptoms of sometimes almost normal and then real sensitivity to sound with increasing tinnitus symptoms. Why does it fluctuate like that? Not sure if loud noises or cold water in the ear triggered it
I want to give you an excellent rating, once I have all the answers I need :-))
Have you seen many ear barotraumas with ear drum intact, give tinnitus and /or hyperacusis from scuba diving?
Did you see my reply below? I haven't received an answer yet