How Did Your Tinnitus Start/When Did You Notice It the First Time?

Discussion in 'Support' started by Tommurphy345, Jan 22, 2016.

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    1. Tommurphy345

      Tommurphy345 Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Wondering how everyone's tinnitus started?
    2. Heather415

      Heather415 Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      I'll never forget it.
      I was out with a friend, nothing crazy, Drinks, dinner, a bar or 2, but nothing really loud. The next morning I heard it, and it hasn't let up since
    3. Jason_Cohen

      Jason_Cohen Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      It started almost a year ago. I went to sleep at around 9pm, and woke up 2 hours later. I had a little bit of wax impacted in my right ear, and it was bothering me, so I put my finger in my ear to try and remove some of the wax, and that was the first time I heard it. Sometimes I wonder what would have been different if I had just slept through the night.
    4. Zorro!

      Zorro! Member

      It was a dark and stormy night...
    5. Ears Hurt

      Ears Hurt Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Whiplash or Buzzer (abuse from ex)
      Mine started slowly over time. The ringing would come and go and eventually over 7 months it became constant. Not sure if it started due to getting whiplash or from loud buzzer.
    6. CRS

      CRS Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      March 9 2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Mine started 26 days ago and has gotten louder since. No particular reason but I did have a cold a week prior, I am an anxious person and when I went in to see the ENT the audiologist said I had significant hearing loss which the ENT believe I have had for a long time. I'm 42 female

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