Your doctor may be able to diagnose the cause of your tinnitus by comparing what you can hear to what people of your age and sex should be able to hear.Your doctor may also use imaging tests, such as a CT or MRI scans, to see if you have deformities or damage to your ears.
If medications are contributing to your tinnitus, your doctor may switch your prescriptions to restore normal hearing.
Drug therapy can also help reduce the sounds you hear in your ears.
Your doctor will treat any underlying medical conditions causing your tinnitus.
Your doctor will address any blood vessel abnormalities and remove any excess earwax.
Tumors in the ear or on the auditory nerve may also cause ringing in the ears.