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Tinnitus, sinus ear pressure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Why does Sinus ear Pressure cause temporary tinnitus ?
Doctor :   pressure difference across the tympani membrane causes abnormal stimulation of the hair cells in the inner ear causing tinnitus
User :   Oh . I Went to my ent specialist because i have ear pressure. and He said I have sinus ear pressure. And now i have tinnitus. HE prescribed Fluticasone nasal spray to use for a month. When will it go away?
Doctor :   once the inflammation reduces by the use of the nasal spray the pressure change also gets corrected and tinnitus also disappears

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