Is This Reactive Tinnitus?

Discussion in 'Support' started by Ilija, Mar 18, 2015.

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    1. Ilija
      Breezy

      Ilija Member

      Location:
      Jagodina, Serbia
      Tinnitus Since:
      8/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Loud gig/year of loud headphone usage.
      For the last month I have been plagued by something new.
      Some sounds produce a ring like after tone which had developed after being exposed to a very loud environment.
      I have also gotten a new tinnitus sound, a electrical crickety echo kind of sound and of course this sound is made louder by some sounds for a second.
      At first I though this was hyperacusis but it doesn't hurt and it changes with time, if I'm in a loud environment it changes to be more present, if I don't pay attention to it it reduces.
      So is this what you would call reactive tinnitus? if so what are the chances that it's permanent rather than a form of a spike?
       
    2. Stink

      Stink Member

      Location:
      US
      Tinnitus Since:
      09/2000
      the chance it is permanent is 38.7%

      maybe it is? not everyone agrees with the definition... https://www.tinnitustalk.com/thread...-fleeting-reactive-and-spiking-tinnitus.6198/
       

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