Tinitis: Tinnitus is abnormal sounds heard by people like ringing or clicking in various diseases. Middle and inner ear lesions are common causes of tinnitus, other causes are head injuries or skull fractures; obstruction of blood supply to inner and middle ear due to secondary causes, various drugs are also responsible for disorder.
Sometimes etiology is unknown and condition is called idiopathic tinnitus. Tinnitus can also arise from earwax or some foreign body in external ear, noise pollution is another cause of tingling in which chronic exposure to loud noise in busy congested urban areas result in tinnitus.
Tinnitus is also common in elderly people and related to age related changes in auditory organs. Tinnitus can sometimes be asymptomatic. It can be a symptom of some serious condition like brain aneurysm or brain tumor, diagnosis of underlying cause is done by history, examination and CT and MRI scans.
Treatment depend on curing underlying disease, patient should be advised to limit alcohol and caffeine containing foods like tea and coffee, take adequate rest, avoid noisy environment, on the other hand divert their attention from the symptom by indulging in some hobbies with controlled sounds like listening to radio, television with low sound because in complete silence tingling will be more troublesome.
In this page, we are going to discuss about tinitis and types of tinitis, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in Urdu and Roman Hindi for the people of Pakistan and India.