What Are the Symptoms of Tinnitus?

Q:
What are the symptoms of tinnitus?

A:
Tinnitus means the annoying perception of hearing sound, and mostly only the person who has tinnitus can hear it. Symptoms include these types of phantom noises in your ears:

  • Ringing
  • Buzzing
  • Roaring
  • Clicking
  • Hissing
  • Whistling

The noise may vary in pitch from a low roar to a high squeal, and you may hear it in one or both ears.

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