Discussion in 'Support' started by Mayo, Oct 2, 2015.
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Can a simple cold really cause tinnitus?
But how? And why? Does that mean that my tinnitus will go away with my cold?
When you get a cold you produce lots if mucous in your chest,ears,nose and throat and infection.
The extra mucous in your ears and virus cause problems with your auditory system and as well as external sound you hear inner sound called tinnitus.
It can go away when you are better and your ears are the last to settle down .
Steam inhalation can help you.
For a lot of people the tinnitus can go away and not cause any problem but for some people it might stay.
Try to stay calm as stress and anxiety can cause tinnitus also.
Tinnitus comes with lots of unwanted feelings and if you find your not coping well then your doctor can help with medication .
keep posting for support....lots of love glynis
Man your a Legend. I'll try and get this damn cold cured first, and see if t goes away. I really hope it does
It's very common that a cold will cause temporary T but I don't know how many get it permanently just from a cold.
I really do hope my t is temporary. I can probably stand this for another 2 months before i start going crazy.
Btw, I've had this cold for like 3 weeks. Do you think once I get "rid" of this cold, my t will go away in like a month? Please, i'm scared. I haven't told my parents yet or went to the ENT. Should I go to an ENT? Because all I see are people saying ENT's don't help AT ALL
Your tinnitus as every chance of going away so try not to get worked up and scared.
Ears take the longest to settle after a cold so all you can do is wait and take a mucous linctus and let the cold run its course .
Keep an eye out for secondary infection in your ears like ear ache .
Doctors send people ENT but anyone with tinnitus has a good chance of it going under 6 months .
I would tell your parents as will be a great support for you .
keep posting for support any time and sending you a hug.... dont be scared....lots of love glynis
I hope your right.
Maybe if the Internet didn't exist, I wouldn't feel this scared, but I'm reading alot of horror stories about how a cold gave people permenant tinnitus
Anyway thanks for your support glynis
Something very weird and good happened today. As I woke up, my right ear was completely free of tinnitus, but my left ear stil,had a slight buzz which was very tolerable. I thank all of you, especially Glynis for your answers. I think my tinnitus might go away! I really hope this is the last time I visit this website.
Thank you Mayo...and good luck with your ears and future happiness....lots of love glynis
When you get tired of hoping it goes away, try the "Back To Silence" method.
Ah, the relief was short lived.
The t is fairly quiet now (maybe it's loud) but it doesn't bother me that much anymore
What does bother me is that I'm starting to lose Balance when I stand up, my heads buzzing and I get dizzy. Does anyone know why this is?
Check you're heamoglobin levels with a blood test
Tinnitus in your ears and head can cause dizziness and also might be coming down with a virus causing positional vertigo .
If it keeps happening please see your doctor
as might need see ENT to rule out other reasons....lots of love glynis
Amazing trick, but for me, it only really works for a minute or two. But I figured why. When I use the method, I pay attention to my T to see if it's still there, and in a minute, it comes back (or gets louder). Really, I say that if I don't pay attention to my T, it won't bother me that much.
After school starts, I'll probably won't even hear T until I sleep
I also had this damn cold for a VERY long time. It's lately been switching my noses, so I think it might be continous attacks of a cold, not one long cold.
Hey everyone i need some hope
I am 38 weeks pregnant had the nastiest cold ever with TONS of mucos. And i actually sprayed saline while lying on my back so the water went in my left ear! Ent said eustachian tube dys. Since then the cold and sinus infection are better but the T wont go. Its in my left ear. Its day 9 now---im having a c section in 9 days. Im terrified. I know God is with me and will never leave me this desperate i just wanted to know is it goong to go away
Tinnitus is quite common in pregnancy so hope when your hormones settle down your tinnitus will too ...... good luck with your c section and your little bundle of joy......lots of love glynis
Thanks glynis i was just wondering if it usually goes after .... Especially i had a cold while pregnant as well its debilitating i cannot sleep 2 hours a day