Tinnitus: Can it be Caused by Otitis Media or Otosclerosis?
This article examines otitis media and otosclerosis as underlying causes of tinnitus. Otitis media presents as an infection in the middle ear, causing swelling and fluid buildup in the ear drum. Otosclerosis, on the other hand, can lead to symptoms such as hearing loss and tinnitus due to abnormal bone growth in the middle ear. Those experiencing tinnitus should talk to their doctors to determine underlying causes and discuss appropriate treatment options. Treatment will focus on treating the underlying condition.Continue reading