Can Hearing Aids Cause Tinnitus

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

CAN HEARING AIDS CAUSE TINNITUS?

When fitting patients for their hearing aids, it is sometimes difficult to tell whether a patient has tinnitus, or has had tinnitus in the past. A lot of people ask, “can hearing aids cause tinnitus or make their existing condition worse?”. Just to be absolutely clear, hearing aids cannot cause tinnitus. However, there can be several factors when getting hearing aids that can contribute to tinnitus-like symptoms.

For more information on how hearing aids help tinnitus, check out our other frequently asked questions page on tinnitus.

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