What causes dizziness and ringing in ears? 6 possible conditions

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See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Tinnitus

Tinnitus is the medical term for "phantom" noises in the ears that occur without an external sound source. Most people refer to tinnitus as "ringing in the ears," but the sounds include roaring, buzzing, whistling, o...

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Labyrinthitis

Labyrinthitis is a disorder of the inner ear in which a nerve that detects head movement becomes inflamed. It causes dizziness, nausea, vertigo, and potentially permanent loss of hearing.

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Menieres Disease

Meniere's disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes vertigo, hearing problems, and a ringing sound. It's thought to be caused by changes in the fluid of the inner ear, and usually only affects one ear.

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High Blood Pressure Overview

High blood pressure (hypertension) increases your risk for heart attack, stroke, coronary heart disease, and other serious health problems.

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Hearing Loss

Hearing impairment is when a person is unable to partially or completely hear sound in one or both ears. Hearing impairment is a common part of aging.

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Acoustic Neuroma

Acoustic neuromas are noncancerous tumors that grow on the nerve that connects the brain and ear. They can cause dizziness, vertigo, headache, vision problems, and pain.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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