Most tinnitus that comes and goes does not require medical treatment. You may need to see your doctor if tinnitus occurs with other symptoms, does not get better or go away, or is in only one ear.
What kind of doctor do you see for tinnitus?
Early stages of tinnitus consult your doctor, an audiologist (hearing scientist) or an ear, nose and throat specialist to check that you do not have an underlying medical condition. learn all you can about tinnitus.
Should I see my primary doctor for tinnitus?
Visit your primary care provider (PCP) and audiologist. If your tinnitus continues beyond a week, becomes bothersome, starts to interfere withyour sleep and/or your concentration, or makes you depressed or anxious, seek medical attention from a trained healthcare professional.
Is tinnitus an emergency?
Tinnitus is not considered an urgent ear, nose and throat (ENT) condition by the Associazione Otorinolaringologi Ospedalieri Italiani (AOOI) [Italian Association of Hospital ENT], even though there are many pathological conditions, sometimes serious, associated with tinnitus and emergency action is necessary to reduce ...
How can I quiet down tinnitus?
Use white noise. If tinnitus is especially noticeable in quiet settings, try using a white noise machine to mask the noise from tinnitus. If you dont have a white noise machine, a fan, soft music or low-volume radio static also may help.