December 1, 2015
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Tinnitus facts

  • Tinnitus is abnormal ear noise.
  • Tinnitus can arise in any of the four sections of the ear: the outer ear, the middle ear, the inner ear, and the brain.
  • In addition to ringing in the ears, other symptoms associated with tinnitus may include:
  • Persistent unexplained tinnitus is evaluated with a hearing test (audiogram).
  • Measures can be taken to lessen the intensity of tinnitus.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/24/2015


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