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  • Earache
  • Tinnitus

What causes earache and tinnitus? 7 possible conditions

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

1

Earwax Blockage

Earwax blockage can occur when your body produces too much earwax or when the existing wax is pushed too far into your ear canal. Read on to learn how to treat it.

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2

Foreign Body in Ear

A foreign body is something that is in the body that does not belong there. Most foreign bodies are harmless but if they are swallowed, they may cause choking or bowel obstruction.

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3

Eardrum Rupture

An eardrum rupture is a small hole or tear in your eardrum, or tympanic membrane. The tympanic membrane is a thin tissue that divides your middle ear and outer ear canal. This membrane vibrates when sound waves ente...

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4

Menieres Disease

Meniere's disease is a disorder of the inner ear. It's not known what causes it, but there are a variety of treatments available to help with the symptoms.

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5

TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) Disorders

Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders are problems with the joints and muscles that connect the lower jaw to the skull on both sides of the head right below the ears that cause tenderness in the joint, facia...

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6

Bell’s Palsy

Bell's palsy causes a temporary weakness or paralysis of the facial muscles. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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7

Acoustic Neuroma

An acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor that grows on the nerve that connects your brain and your ear.

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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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