My Ears are Ringing..

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  1. Benham

    Benham Still Better Than You

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    well, only one ear.

    Started almost 5 weeks ago, turns out I have tinnitus. Had lots of blood tests and a Brain MRI to rule out all kinds of stuff like Lyme Disease, thyroid problems, Acoustic Neruomas (tumors!!), and everything came back negative.

    The EENT specialist concluded that my problem is "beyond medical knowledge", swept it into a "viral" sub-catagory, and the end result is "It may go away, it may never go away, we have no idea wtf".

    I got a noise machine and it helps to sleepi with the ambient noise of ocean waves.

    Fucking thing sucks.

    o_O
     
  2. Schmoopy

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    :fail:!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:rofl:
     
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    gilaet King Of Town Staff Member

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    Probably just picking up an alien frequency.
     
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    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards

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    You have Ebola
     
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    I've been sleeping with a fan on for 20 because of this. You get used to it.
     
  6. Benham

    Benham Still Better Than You

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    damnit.
     
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    geo Well-Known Member

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    sarnie hey ec come back and give me some sugar Gold

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    best answer so far
     
  9. Benham

    Benham Still Better Than You

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    sometimes i can ignore it. sometimes not so much.

    my noise machine makes 15 different sounds. maybe tonight i'll listen to a Thunderstorm.
     
  10. geo

    geo Well-Known Member

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    no srsly I take that back. must suck :console:
     
  11. Benham

    Benham Still Better Than You

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    doesn't suck as much as what i feared. I'll take a little ear ringing over surgery or GAMMA KNIFE
     
  12. Psycho2

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    That sucks Benham, any problem with balance or just a ringing in the ears? :console:

    Here is my first attempt at making baguettes after being in France last week :grad:

    http://i1148.photobucket.com/albums/o564/dawgshed/Mobile%20Uploads/DA1FF17D-BCB8-444D-944B-E9EDFFB09A28.jpg
     
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    I've tried different things over the years. The constant noise of the fan seems to be the best.

    Wait until your ear starts to sound like a blown speaker when you hear running water.
     
  14. Gwarn1

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    Theres some over the counter shit at cvs for that. Its expensive as hell and prolly doesn't work but whatever
     
  15. Benham

    Benham Still Better Than You

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    no balance problems.

    nice segue into making this about you, though. :jj:

    How was France?
     
  16. Ben Dover

    Ben Dover Well-Known Member

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    Clean out your ears

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  17. Phil McKrakin

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    This ho has Neesieitus
     
  18. Benham

    Benham Still Better Than You

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    :jj:

    oh, i also have 5% hearing loss in my right ear.

    :shakey:
     
  19. Mlaw

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    sucks, I have a friend who had it, it went away, I'll check with her to see what she did.--In the mean time, get a puppy
     
  20. Benham

    Benham Still Better Than You

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    My EENT said I have the cleanest ears he's ever seen :scholar: