Loud Mufflers

Discussion in 'Support' started by Petloy, Nov 16, 2012.

    1. Petloy

      Petloy Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      I was at the ATM yesterday, when a car with loud mufflers just roared by close to me, I got hit on my right ear, (it was about 2-3 second exposure) I felt immediate slight pain for several hours I'm having a bad spike right now...I was doing well lately and I have a celebration to attend in 2 days. Has this happened to anyone here too? Why is my spike now in both ears when the right one was the one hit? Arrrggggghh!
    2. DezDog

      DezDog Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      What a shame!! I hope it sorts itself out soon, and it probably will. DD
    3. Fish

      Fish Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      July 2012
      I have had the same thing happen to me at few occasions, for example an ambulance passing by close to me with it's loud siren. I always felt my tinnitus being louder afterwards, but I think it was due to stress. I was afraid it has caused me some damage and that made my tinnitus louder. But after I would calm down, the "spike" always went away after few days. I wish you the same Petloy! Let us know if you feel better!

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