Will Tinnitus Go Away When An Ear Infection Cures?

An ear infection can occur in the outer ear or the middle ear. Outer ear infection(Otomycosis) caused by water that contains bacteria and other infections. Middle ear infection starts from cold or allergy which swells the area of the ear and leads to the building of fluid in the ear. Ear infection cause pressure and pain in the ear which leads to tinnitus ( continuous ringing sound in the ear).There are many symptoms of tinnitus such as noise-induced hearing loss, ear infection, ear wax build-up, Meniere’s disease, temporomandibular joint(TMJ) disorder and many more.

If you need more information or you have a question regarding Tinnitus And Ear Infection, you can discuss it with our HearingSol healthcare professionals, just give us a call on +91-9899437202. We are always here to help you.

Tinnitus increases the exposure to external loud noises which often leads to hearing loss. Most people have a concern about whether or whether not tinnitus go away when an ear infection cures. Yes, tinnitus goes away when an ear infection is cured completely.

Tinnitus facts

  • Some people learn to live with tinnitus, but help is available for those who find this difficult.
  • Most tinnitus is due to damage to the cochlea, or inner ear.
  • People with tinnitus may be over-sensitive to loud noise.
  • Around 50 million Americans experience some form of tinnitus.
  • Certain medications can cause or worsen tinnitus, for example, aspirin, particularly in large doses.

Treatment for ear infection and tinnitus

You might notice tinnitus when you’ve had a cold. That could be due to an ear or sinus infection that affects your hearing and increases pressure in your sinuses. If that’s the case, it shouldn’t last long. If it doesn’t get better after a week or so, see your doctor.

In the treatment of outer and middle ear infection antibiotics are very necessary. To cure tinnitus the entire course of antibiotics is a must. To drain the infection from the ear, Myringotomy procedure is important and audiologist should carry it carefully. There are also other treatments that cure the infection completely like Autoinsufflation(clear the eustachian tube), Antimicrobial and Anti-inflammatory medication. Natural home remedies such as garlic or natural penicillin, Echinacea also cures an ear infection.

Infection in the middle ear is quite common and it can cause tinnitus. This is called acute otitis media and is characterized by a blocked eustachian tube which forces fluid into the normally air-filled middle ear. The infection is usually Streptococcus pneumonia and is treated with antibiotics. Once the infection clears up the tinnitus should also.

A test may include:

  • a complete examination of the ear, head, neck, and torso
  • hearing tests
  • laboratory blood tests
  • imaging studies

If you need more information or you have a question regarding Tinnitus And Ear Infection, you can discuss it with our HearingSol healthcare professionals, just give us a call on +91-9899437202. We are always here to help you.

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