Tinnitus is a perceived sensation of sound in the absence of an external acoustic stimulus; often described as a ringing, hissing, buzzing, clicking, or whooshing
Derived from the Lat...
Onset gradual (presbycusis) or abrupt (following loud noise exposure)
Duration: acute vs. chronic (greater than 6 months)
Timing: can be continuous (hearing loss) or intermittent (Méniè...
Individualize treatment based on the severity of tinnitus and impact on function.
Cognitive behavioral therapy, education, relaxation therapy
Manage treatable ...
Audiologist: for hearing evaluation and therapy
Counseling: as needed for psychological distress
Family physician: as needed for support and guidance
H93.19 Tinnitus, unspecified ear
H93.11 Tinnitus, right ear
H93.12 Tinnitus, left ear
H93.13 Tinnitus, bilateral
60862001 Tinnitus (finding)
62452009 Subjective tinnitus
28715001 Objective ...
People have different levels of tolerance to tinnitus. It may affect sleep, concentration, and emotional state. Many patients with chronic tinnitus have depression.
To keep tinnitus fro...
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