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I have convinced myself i have tinnitus, my health anxiety has made me believe i do and I don’t know if my anxiety is making me think i do or my mind is playing tricks on me i know I probably sound crazy but i been researching and looking up videos of it i have become obsessed with it 💔what has my life come tooo :(

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Dr. Google is not your friend when you have health anxiety.

Honestly, if you think you do have tinnitus, so what?

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I know i tell myself not to look anything up as it can be your worst enemy 😩 and just the thought scares me i panic to much about things and my anxiety and depression make it so much worse on me !

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you are in good company here on this forum.

However, take the pledge

"I will NOT consult DR. Google"

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Heck. My Right Ear Has Been Ringing For Years. Plus My Hearing In That Ear Is Way Worse. But ? I Ignore It Unless It Gets Louder. Then ? I Just Wait Til It Continues To Ring At A Normal [ to me ] Level. Go To A Doctor & Ease Your Fears... [ you do know that "if" you have it ? it's already there. anxiety & worry won't do a thing. & stress can make it worse ]

See A REAL Doctor & Ease Up On Yourself.....

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Its kind of hard to explain the feeling thats why I don’t know if my mind is playing with me or my anxiety is making me think i have it :( i just been so depressed all i can do i cry and think 😩

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Just Let The Doc Handle It.... You'll Be Fine....

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I've been living with tinnitus for most of my life. Probably since i was 13. When i was younger it used to drive me nuts. It's always there 24/7. Funny thing I've learned to zone it out to the point that it's non existent. If you don't experience Ringing in your ears or any other continues noise. Then chances are you don't have tinnitus.

I hope to one day like tinnitus get used to my anxiety.

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Well it’s not technically ringing cause i have had it happen like when you hear a ring in your ear for split second and it just goes away it doesn’t sound that way so idk if it’s my anxiety making me go crazy and my depression also cause all i been searching and thinking about is “tinnitus “ my thought is just focused on that and i cant keep my mind off of it :(

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Everyone experiences a short episode of ringing in their ears. But that's not tinnitus. I experience that sometimes and it's separate from the ringing in my ears from tinnitus. Tinnitus isn't life threatening. It may cause distress for some and inconvenience.

It's been with me most of my life so I'm extremely used to it that it's become background noise. I never really notice it. Only when I'm in a quite room but even then i eventually forget about it.

I suggest seeing a specialist if you're worried to at least have a peice of mind. On a side note stay off of google. That's an anxiety sufferers worst enemy.

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Yes i been so depressed it’s crazy cause all i can do is focus on what’s bugging me and i just think about it and think about it 😩 i been panicky ever since i got my dam ear infection i was good but all of a sudden i just got in panic mode thinking i was gonna loose my hearing and now idk if i have tinnitus and im just so down 💔 like my health anxiety is over the roof i cant sleep or anything 😩😓

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I'd say it's both your mind and sensitive hearing as in you're a sensitive person in general. Have you thought of trying zinc to ease it ?.

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I had gotten a ear infection last week I believe and it was inner and outter within a fee days the pain went down and my ear felt good it was just the clogged feeling like i talk and my voice sounds amplified it did get sensitive at a time but it went away but ever since i got that infection I convinced myself i have “tinnitus” and im so scared 😓

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Did you have any dizziness with this bad ear ? Have you had a cold lately at all ? Did you have ringing in your ear or a hissing sound at all ?.

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No nothing it was just the pain 😩 and nope I haven’t had a cold !!! I didn’t have ringing or hissing. Right now all i been thinking of is “tinnitus “ and “tinnitus” and i been researching it alot for the past 2 days and I convinced myself i have it . Because my health anxiety makes me believe i do and so does my brain 😢😢😢😢💔

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I see. It doesn't explain the pain though. Was it sudden, did it come on within a day or so ?.

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The pain was because of my ear infection I recently had 😩 but that went away in like 4 days I believe well the pain. Cause i took eardrops and antibiotic. But every since my ear I feel my anxiety has been so bad !!!

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You should buy some Magnesium glycinate and take it, it will help your mind and body.

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