Truck Noise Next to My Room — Could It Have Caused My Tinnitus?

Discussion in 'Support' started by Senias, Sep 30, 2019.

    1. Senias

      Senias Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      2015
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Unknown
      I heard a loud noise when I got up around 4 last night. It was the sound of the truck cleaning the road. The truck was passing by my room. I always keep the window closed, but even that can't stop the sound, and I realize it years later! It doesn't pass around my room for a long time. It goes by for 10 seconds. Could this be the cause of my tinnitus? Or could it be the reason for the increase in my tinnitus loudness?
       
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    2. Julien87
      Happy

      Julien87 Member Benefactor

      Location:
      France
      Tinnitus Since:
      2006
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Noise exposure (concert)
      I highly doubt it. Except if you have an extreme case of reactive tinnitus.
       
    3. beach house

      beach house Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      08/2019
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      dunno yet
      Try to measure the loudness from your position when it passes by. Overexposure to 80+dB is bad but I don't think you'll be getting those numbers.
       
    4. Digital Doc

      Digital Doc Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      2018
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      noise induced
      May not be good to hear these sounds when you are asleep.
       
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    5. Elfin
      Wishful

      Elfin Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      08/2004
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Loud concert
      I’m currently expediting a spike from road noise. I was outside walking my dog at the time and had earplugs in. I was exposed for 5-10 minutes. Road noise was around 75-80.

      Praying it settles but my tinnitus is noticeably louder
       

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