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How do hearing aids help tinnitus?

First and foremost it's important that you work with an audiologist to have a comprehensive hearing evaluation performed if you are experiencing...

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Is there any effective tinnitus treatment or supplement to alleviate or cure tinnitus?

To date, there is no Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drugs to treat tinnitus.  Although there is no cure for tinnitus, there are ways...

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Is tinnitus considered a disability? For me, it seems to be.

As a former Social Security Disability Determination Examiner, the official answer would be no. “The law defines disability as the inability to...

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I have had ringing in my right ear for about 2 weeks. My ear feels plugged up with partial hearing and no pain. What should I do?

I don't typically answer these questions, but my personal opinion is to seek medical attention immediately. Your symptoms may be caused by...

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Can I wear Silk X hearing aids at night for tinnitus relief?

Other respondents have already mentioned reasons why you may not want to wear Silk X at night, but those reasons were all based on assumptions...

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I have a high tone in my right ear. Do I need to see an audiologist or can I see any hearing professional?

Thanks for asking about the tone in your ear. The common term used when describing a sound in your ear(s) that is not generated from your...

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I have had pressure in my right ear for about a week. Little to no pain, but constant ringing. What do you recommend?

You have what is referred to as "aural fullness" and it can be a symptom of several underlying causes such as illness, allergies, temporary...

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I have the flu and my right ear feels blocked and is ringing constantly. It is impacting on my hearing. Can you please tell me if this is normal?

Definitely get in to see your Dr, and if possible I would recommend going straight to the ENT.  As a Board Certified Hearing Instrument...

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What hearing aids have special features for tinnitus?

Most modern hearing aid brands have tinnitus features that come standard in their technology. Some have a white or pink type noise, some have soft...

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Does Resound LiNX 3D work with the Resound Relief tinnitus app?

The LiNX 3D range features Tinnitus Sound Generator with nature sounds.The tinnitus feature is activated in the Resound Smart 3D app which is the...

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