I hope this can offer others hope that things will improve over time. The first day I really noticed T was November 3rd, 2013, one week after attending a concert wearing over-the-counter earplugs. I decided to have my ears checked out by my regular physician on November 18th. I was told I was on the verge of a sinus infection and that both ears were full of fluid. I was prescribed a course of antibiotics. My left ear still feels like it has fluid behind the eardrum. I plan on seeing the physician again next week. I still hear T, but it's softer and different. The weird thing is I still enjoy a quiet house. I don't need any background sounds during the day at all. At night I've been able to cut the volume of my ambient sounds by half. There are times when I wake up and turn the volume down completely and can hardly hear the whine. I'm back to sleeping on my T ear, which I never imaged would happen as initially the sounds were too much to take. What is still unnerving is the occasional clicking that I hear when my left ear is pressed against the pillow. This is my second round with T. I don't know f it went away the first time or if I completely habituated to it. I'm feeling optimistic though.