High Frequency Hearing Loss and Tinnitus

Discussion in 'Support' started by carlover, Jan 21, 2013.

    1. carlover

      carlover Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      Hi all ,a simple question for a simple mind ie me:confused:

      If you have slight to moderate High Frequency Hearing loss does that AUTOMATICALLY mean that you will have Tinnitus to go with it?

      I cant really see a definitive answer on the web,what say anyone? In the Uk I believe Drs would say yes ,.but.mmmm

    2. Louise

      Louise Member Benefactor

      Yorkshire, UK
      Tinnitus Since:
      29/06/2012 worsened Jan 2017 & Dec 2017
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Noise exposure
      Hi Pete,

      No, I have read that it does not follow that hearing loss = tinnitus. You can have the loss without the T (if you are lucky :().

    3. erik

      erik Member Benefactor Hall of Fame

      Washington State, USA
      Tinnitus Since:
      04/15/2012 or earlier?
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Most likely hearing loss
      Yes that is true. I know a few people with moderate to severe hearing loss and no tinnitus.
    4. daniel zontek

      daniel zontek Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      I am in agreement on this, some have a loss and no T monster under their bed or in their closets. Lucky them! I am going to name mine, of course it will have to be a cool name, any suggestions?

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