How Common Is "Double" Tinnitus That Affects One Ear?

Discussion in 'Support' started by RamJam, Dec 13, 2014.

    1. RamJam

      RamJam Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      In addition to the ringing which affects both ears, I have a low but fairly prominent humming noise thats only present in my right ear, sort of like an engine.

      Is this common or...what?
    2. dan

      dan Member Hall of Fame

      Toronto, Canada
      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Loud noise
    3. James7

      James7 Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      I have the same thing, a tone in both ears, a hiss in both ears...

      It's kind of good in a way because I can never pay attention to all of them at once. When I do notice my tinnitus I can usually just make myself notice the hiss which is much more tolerable than the tone.
    4. Mike34

      Mike34 Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      @RamJam I have the humming/buzzing but mine in very prominent. Feels like it shakes my whole head. Be thankful yours is minimal!
    5. Telis

      Telis Member Hall of Fame

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Drugs barotrauma
      I think it may be common. I have a ton of different noises I can't even count. They come and go every second like fleeting T, but it's non stop.

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