Phone: (443883-1009 or 410-306-7197
Fax: (410) 296-2444
 

ADULT AND PEDIATRIC OTOLARYNGOLOGY

We are excited to share that the improvements to our office at GBMC are nearly completed. The office has joined with The Johns Hopkins Dept of Otolaryngology/Head and Surgery. The goal of this is to better offer the most advanced quality of care. During the time of this short transition period, please excuse the reduced number of in office appointments that are currently available. We do apologize for any frustration that this may create. Thank you for your understanding during this transition period. We are sure that you will appreciate the expanded services that will soon be available for you here at the GBMC office.

 

Tinnitus
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As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

Tinnitus is a ringing or swishing noise in one or both ears that originates inside the ear or head. Most people will experience tinnitus at some juncture in their lives. While it is not harmful, the sound can be disturbing, particularly in chronic cases.

Tinnitus is usually a symptom of some other ear problem. The most common cause is exposure to loud noises. Aging, jaw joint misalignment and hearing loss may also cause tinnitus. In rare cases, tinnitus may be caused by a tumor on the nerve in the ear that sends signals to the brain, known as an acoustic neuroma.

In most cases, tinnitus will resolve by itself and requires no special attention. However, if you experience a noise that no one else hears and it doesn't go away, please contact our office and schedule an appointment with one of our otolaryngologists.


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Monday:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed