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Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.


It's possible that a medication side effect is causing your tinnitus. The good news is that medication-induced tinnitus tends to resolve when the medication is switched to something else or stopped. Check with your doctor about the possibility that a medication is contributing to your tinnitus.

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Do you have a family history of hearing loss in young adulthood? For example, did any close relative lose his or her hearing without a clear cause before the age of 40?

Yes, I have a family history of early hearing loss.

No, I have no family history of early hearing loss.

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