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How should I prepare for an appointment to diagnose tinnitus?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Prepare for your doctor's appointment by writing down information about your symptoms and other health problems you may have. Your doctor will want to know if you've experienced other problems along with your tinnitus, such as hearing loss or dizziness. You'll also need to be able to explain the kind of sound you hear in your ear, as well as its pitch. Health conditions like hypertension can help shed light on the cause of your disorder so be prepared to discuss them. Also, prepare any questions you might have.

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