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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   What is Chronic Tinnitus? Is it a temporary ringing in ears?
Doctor :  
chronic tinnitus means tinnitus which is there for long time
Doctor :   so it cannot be for a short time
User :   I dont get it? It means its been there for a long time?
Doctor :   chronic means which is there for long time and hence it is not temporary
User :   Oh because my doctor reffered me to an ent SPecialist. And put 1. Chronic tinnitus 2. allergic rhinitis .. i got an appoitment at the hospital. And said theres a possibility for ear tubes surgery
Doctor :   need to find out the cause for tinnitus

Doctor :  
than it will be decided what treatment option is there to cure the tinnitus

Doctor :  
tinnitus is just a symptom and it is a manifestation of a disease
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