Tinnitus Switching Ears... How Common Is It?

Discussion in 'Support' started by Mario martz, May 19, 2016.

    1. Mario martz

      Mario martz Member

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      How common is it?

      Is there a reason why it happens?

      Have happened to me for a few seconds since onset.
      The constant noise in the left ear moves to the right one for a few seconds.
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    2. Jamie m

      Jamie m Member

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      That happens to me too but then it goes away
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    3. Marie79

      Marie79 Member

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      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Ear infection
      my doctor said that is very normal
    4. just1morething

      just1morething Member Benefactor

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      Cause of Tinnitus:
      barotrauma from airplane descent, noise exposure? ETD? TMJD?
      My tinnitus switched to my right ear. I'm not sure if it's neck muscle caused or brain based, or something else? Confusing. I tried Cymbalta for 2 or 3 days and now have sweaty palms. Probably will quit Cymbalta.
    5. shumandu

      shumandu Member

      Western NY
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      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Explosion, working next to turbine engines, repeated gunfire
      I've had tinnitus apparent on my left side since 1969 like an annoying old friend that won't go away. Once in awhile I will experience a chirping sound on my right side that will go away a short time after it starts. Last night my tinnitus increased in volume and switched to my right side, the left side noise may still be there masked by this new loud gift. I recently had cataract surgery on my left eye and have been using steroid drops for inflammation, anyone had eye surgery cause this switch. The new louder hum is driving me crazy, have to get used to it all over again.
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    6. hartje5

      hartje5 Member Benefactor

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      4 december 2015
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Verapamil, Flecainide, Apixaban, stress
      For me T. goes from ear to ear via my head. Right ear is worst though.
    7. Jkph75

      Jkph75 Member

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      I've had this happen and I am deaf in the ear that it switches to so it can't have anything to do with hearing.
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