Sudden Deafening Tinnitus: Could It Be Viral? Louder Than Any Noise! Debilitating.

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    1. tas

      tas Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      12/2013
      Developed sudden deafening tinnitus that was debilitating and kept me awake for a month until finally prescribed heavy sleeping meds. Louder than any noise possible, but is quieting down now. Followed by facial rash, sore throat, trouble swallowing, and now moving to the other ear (now that it is quiet enough to distinguish!). It comes out at night much worse (it is not because it is quieter....it is because it gets much louder, no doubt!). Any thoughts?
       
    2. cullenbohannon
      Thinking

      cullenbohannon Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      1/2014
      If you have not i would go to the ER immediatley. And see and ent, and whatever else you have to do to get answers. That sounds serious. Best Wishes.
       
    3. Sound Wave
      Curious

      Sound Wave Member Benefactor Team Tech

      Location:
      Finland
      Tinnitus Since:
      12/2013
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Probably headphones
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    4. Stina
      Psychedelic

      Stina Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Tartu
      Tinnitus Since:
      11/13
      Go to ER fast as cullenbohannon suggested. Also is possible book an appointment with a private ENT / audiologist. They are often more helpful and the waiting lines are shorter.
       
    5. tas

      tas Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      12/2013
      Thanks all - looking into it with ENT later this week.
       

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