Ok Did I Just Damage My Ear??

Discussion in 'Support' started by Marie79, May 15, 2016.

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    1. Marie79

      Marie79 Member

      Location:
      USA
      Tinnitus Since:
      2/1/16
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Ear infection
      ok so out with hubby and friends and we went to this mystery room thing that you had to solve clues to get out. It was like a themed apartment with a 60s style spy thing.

      Long story short I wore my hearing aides with masking to keep me from thinking about T.

      There was this old rotary phone and I picked it up and dialed and then hung up the phone(like not HANG UP but press the thing while I still had the phone to my ear... and the dial tone just DRILLED into my ear for like a second. It was loud but louder because of my hearing aid. It hurt my ear! It's still a little sore an hour later.

      I don't notice a spike but I haven't been able to really check well.

      Am I messed up??? FYI my T did not come from hearing damage. Maybe it startled me more because of the mild H and I kind of jump when I hear high pitch noises??

      Please tell me I will be ok???
       
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    2. JasonP

      JasonP Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      6/2006
      I think you will be okay but call up your hearing specialist and tell him you want the amplification to NOT go over a certain dB. Not just muting after a couple of seconds of loud noise - you want the sound to never be amplified that loud in the first place.
       
    3. Mario martz
      Creative

      Mario martz Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      02/2016
      Hey Marie!
      during my first month with t.
      a girl snapped a ballon right next to my ear and nothing happen.
      then i get in my friends car and when she started her car, his stereo super blasted
      but nothing happend.
      i dont think your incident is bad enough to cause more damage!
      dont worry :D
       
    4. Marie79

      Marie79 Member

      Location:
      USA
      Tinnitus Since:
      2/1/16
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Ear infection
      Ok thank you hon! That is just what I needed to hear
       
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    5. fishbone
      Happy

      fishbone Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      1990
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      loud noise and very bad sickness
      I don't think a second of any loud noise can damage your ears :)
       
    6. Marie79

      Marie79 Member

      Location:
      USA
      Tinnitus Since:
      2/1/16
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Ear infection
      Are you messing with me???
       
    7. fishbone
      Happy

      fishbone Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      1990
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      loud noise and very bad sickness
      why would i do that? I do not mess with people, that are in pain...1-3 seconds of loud noise should not do damage to the ears.. I could be wrong...
       
    8. Ears Hurt

      Ears Hurt Member

      Location:
      USA
      Tinnitus Since:
      10/2012
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Whiplash or Buzzer (abuse from ex)
      So can anyone confirm that a few minutes of a loud sound at 110 decibels can't damage your ears?
       
    9. Jamie m
      Loved

      Jamie m Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      3/13/16
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Music
      Hey girl, I was at whole foods yesterday and the innercom did a loud screeching noise for about 5 seconds. I had food in my hand and couldn't cover my ears. But Nothing happened to me! You will be fine :D
       
    10. Aussie Lea
      Dramaqueen

      Aussie Lea Member

      Location:
      Melbourne Yarra Valley
      Tinnitus Since:
      01/09/2013
      A single gunshot and impulsive explosive sounds can.
       
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    11. Marie79

      Marie79 Member

      Location:
      USA
      Tinnitus Since:
      2/1/16
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Ear infection
      Oh ok thank you
       

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