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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Tinnitus

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Tinnitus includes:

Tinnitus as a complication:

Other conditions that might have Tinnitus as a complication might be potential underlying conditions. The list of conditions listing Tinnitus as a complication includes:

Tinnitus as a symptom:

Conditions listing Tinnitus as a symptom may also be potential underlying conditions.

For a more detailed analysis of Tinnitus as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Tinnitus.

Discussion of underlying conditions of Tinnitus:

It may be caused by ear wax, an ear infection, the use of too much aspirin or certain antibiotics, or a nerve disorder. Often, the reason for the ringing cannot be found. (Source: excerpt from Hearing and Older People -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Tinnitus, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Tinnitus. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Tinnitus. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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