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Surgical removal of tinnitus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can i help you?
User :   Can surgery Remove Tinnitus? ( Ringing in ear(s) )
Doctor :  
what is the cause for tinnitus?
User :   I dont know yet. I still have to go to a ent specialist. But i have it since i had otitis media
Doctor :  
tinnitus is a symptom of an internal ear disease
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some diseases are treatable with medicines
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and some require surgery
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first you need to know what is the disease causing you the tinnitus
User :   Oh and when the specialist finds out he will tell me the cure?
Doctor :  
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once he finds the cause he will give you the options
User :   Because im leading to depression.. Suicide thoughts because of the tinnitus :( I want a relief
Doctor :   first find the cause and treat the cause

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consult ent specialist at the earliest
User :   I have my appoitment next week..

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