• ringing and buzzing noise in your ears

    Asked by MerryMaid on Tuesday, August 13, 2019

    ringing and buzzing noise in your ears

    I have this ringing and sometimes buzzing sound in my ears since chemo. Does anyone else had this? It is worse if I lay down and put my head on a pillow or on the bed with no pillow, either way I still hear this never ending noise. It's driving me crazy and keeps me from sleeping.

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    • meyati's Avatar

      I think that I hear you. My hearing isn't that great-according to hearing tests-but hearing aids magnify the tinnitus. I tell my ENT- why spend thousands so the buzzing is louder.

      6 months ago
    • bsbard22's Avatar

      My husband has loud ringing in his ears since finishing Cisplatin chemo treatments for his tongue cancer. His oncologist says hopefully it will lessen over time.

      6 months ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar

      I have had it for a long, long time. I can't remember if I had it before chemo or not, but definitely since. I generally tune it out but like now, because we are talking about it, I hear it loud and clear. I usually tell people it keeps me company because it is constant and loud. I am sure it makes my hearing worse - people have to compete with the ringing in my ears.

      You might be able to get some anti-anxiety meds. It won't help with the tinnitus, but it might help calm your nerves enough to deal with it and be able to sleep.

      5 months ago

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