Temporary Tinnitus After Loud Noise — Why That Happens?

Discussion in 'Support' started by Rafael L, Feb 4, 2016.

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    1. Rafael L

      Rafael L Member

      Location:
      Brazil
      Tinnitus Since:
      5/2015
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Headaches and panic attack
      After exposure to a loud noise, many people get temporary tinnitus. Anyone know why this happens? What gets disturbed in the ear?
       
    2. Alue

      Alue Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      01/2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic Trauma
      Most likely the auditory nerve fibers that connect to the hair cells are damaged (but not dead yet). The onset of tinnitus is a complex process, and although there are several theories, I don't think there is a complete agreed upon pathophysiological explanation.

      Take it as a big warning sign. You can get temporary tinnitus and have already done permanent damage, noise induced damage to the auditory system is cumulative.
       
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