Does tinnitus affect children differently than adults?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

In both children and adults, tinnitus affects the ear in the same way. However, the symptoms for tinnitus vary with each individual. Additionally, each individual's tolerance for the disorder is different. While some can easily cope with the persistent noise, others cannot. The age of children could be a factor in determining how they cope.

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