Causes of Tinnitus

Causes of tinnitus include:

Ear Infections: Various types of ear infection may lead to tinnitus:

Trauma and Physical Ear Disorders: Various issues of ear trauma or physical ear blockages may lead to tinnitus, such as:

  • Ear injury
  • Ear canal obstruction
  • Foreign body in the ear
  • Impacted cerumen (ear wax)
  • Ossicle dislocation
  • Tympanic membrane perforation (perforated ear drum)

Other Ear Disorders: Other ear disorders that may cause tinnitus include:

Other Disorders: Other causes of tinnitus include:



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