A sensation of ear fullness followed by tinnitus
is one of the more common ways
which characterize the onset of the condition where
ringing sounds are audible in the ear or head regions.
Tinnitus as a medical condition can be brought about as
a result of several wide ranging health issues. Tinnitus
often manifests as a symptom of a problem that lies
elsewhere. Many times tinnitus is a result of a problem
in the general area of the head, auditory canal or nasal
Tinnitus is often associated with or
follows a sensation of ear fullness. The state of ear
fullness itself can arise because of several reasons.
While some of these reasons are simplistic and contains
a simple cure, others have a deeper problem and in such
cases the issues involved are more complicated. Any case
of ear fullness followed by tinnitus
examined by a professional doctor first in order to
establish a definitive cause.
Causes of tinnitus related
to ear fullness
There are some commonly
established reasons that can cause feelings of ear
fullness as well as tinnitus, either simultaneously or
subsequent to the ear fullness.
A simple situation of
excessive ear wax that acts like a blockage, creating a
feeling of ear fullness as well as magnifying low
frequency sounds inside the ear canal, giving rise to
In cases of ear
fullness caused by ear wax, tinnitus sometimes follows
as a natural consequence after an incorrect manner of
ear wax removal. Ear wax removed incorrectly may lead to
an infection or even damage to the delicate nerve
endings that line the walls of the ear canal. The
consequential damage can give rise to tinnitus
Any sinus related
problem can often create a sense of ear fullness and
possibly lead to the onset of tinnitus because of
Meniere’s disease that
effect the inner ear can also lead to the onset of
tinnitus. A sensation of ear fullness among other
symptoms is often associated with this disease. Tinnitus
can manifest as a symptom of this disease alongside the
ear fullness or soon after.
Dental problems such
as a jaw joint disorder etc can also lead to a sensation
of ear fullness followed by tinnitus.
Aside from these common factors
there could be other situations that lead to ear
fullness followed by tinnitus
. To find a lasting
solution to the problem it is recommended that a
doctor’s advice be followed along with a holistic
evaluation and treatment of the entire body.