Is it Safe to Get a Deviated Septum Surgery When You Already Have Tinnitus?

Discussion in 'Support' started by pinklights98, Jun 15, 2020.

    1. pinklights98
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      pinklights98 Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      08/2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Loud Noise Exposure
      Hey guys,

      I have pretty debilitating tinnitus. But I have been due to get surgery on my deviated septum for about a year now and I have been throwing it off because of tinnitus. My deviated septum is unrelated to my tinnitus which was caused by noise.

      I was wondering if it is safe to get this kind of surgery? I was thinking about scheduling it for this November to give some more time for my tinnitus to get a little better (blind hope).

      I would appreciate any advice.
       
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    2. Brooklyn NY

      Brooklyn NY Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      November 5, 2017
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      probably pepto bismo and aspercreme
      Hi, is the septum actually bothering you or causing symptoms? I have the same thing but it really doesn’t cause me any real problems. I’m not a doctor, but maybe ask your surgeon if any nerves in the septum area are connected to the ears in any way. Good luck.
       
    3. alanisnotadj
      Batty

      alanisnotadj Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Germany
      Tinnitus Since:
      1992 (got much worse in 2018)
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Loud noise exposure
      I have had the surgery. No impact on my tinnitus.
       
    4. Hopeful42

      Hopeful42 Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      1997
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Noise Trauma
      @pinklights98
      Hello,

      I saw your original post and then this one. So the tinnitus did not subside from the car noise induced spike you suffered last year?
       

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