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Tinnitus Causes

Tinnitus Causes | Tinnitus Symptoms |

Causes of tinnitus are varied and the condition is typically accompanied by hearing loss.

Causes of tinnitus may include:

  • Noise-induced hearing loss and nerve damage
  • A buildup of earwax
  • Side effects of prescription and over-the-counter medications
  • Ear pain, infections, or eardrum rupture
  • Head and neck trauma
  • Cardiovascular problems, such as hypertension


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Overview of Tinnitus
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Causes of Tinnitus
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