Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) can cause dulled hearing. It is usually a temporary problem that lasts a week or two and most frequently takes place throughout and after a cold. There are different other causes and sometimes it lasts longer. Often, no treatment is required but decongestants, antihistamines, or a steroid nasal spray sometimes assist.
What Is Tinnitus? Tinnitus (noticable ti-ni-tis), or ringing in the ears, is the feeling of hearing ringing, ringing, hissing, chirping, whistling, or other sounds. The sound can be intermittent or continuous, and can vary in loudness. It is frequently worse when background noise is low, so you may be most aware of it in the […]