As with most conditions, the exact cause must first be determined before the condition can be cured. Unfortunately, in most cases, it is not possible to diagnose the cause of tinnitus with any degree of certainty. However, when careful assessment by specialists points to a specific underlying disorder, appropriate treatment may lead to improvement or even the elimination of tinnitus symptoms.
The following medical conditions, if found to be associated with tinnitus, and cured or treated with medication or surgery, may lessen, reduce, or even eliminate the noise associated with tinnitus:
- High blood pressure
For further information about high blood pressure, go to High Blood Pressure (Hypertension).
For further information about anemia, go to Anemia.
- Surgery for
otosclerosisor inner ear fluid leaks
- Treatment with antibiotics for a middle ear infections
For further information about ear infection, go to Middle Ear Infection.
- Surgical correction of conductive hearing loss
For further information about hearing loss, go to Hearing Loss.