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An_251371 posted:
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For the past two weeks I have noticed constant ear ringing and sensitivity to noise. I think it might be because of listening to loud music. About one week ago, I went to a wedding with loud music and noticed that even when music wasn't playing, people shouting over the tables was hurting my ears. I left the area for much of the time because of this and because of the loud music. I have been to a few loud gigs in the past couple of years and listened to earbuds, but not full blast.
Since then I have seen two doctors and gotten my hearing tested. The hearing test showed no hearing loss. I have been extremely stressed and scared about all of this because I am afraid it will never go away and I will not be able to live normally.
The ringing is very high pitched like the sound a TV makes when it is on and there are no signals. Not the static, just the high frequency sound.
I haven't done anything for the past week but worry about this and the ringing doesn't seem to have changed at all. It is not so loud that a fan can't drown it out, but is very easy to notice in quieter settings. At the time I noticed, I had just gotten over a cold, but doctors detected nothing as far as that goes.
Is there any chance it will go away even though it has been so long?
I might get an MRI tomorrow, but doctors don't really think that is necessary. They don't seem very worried, but I am still extremely scared and concerned.
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