Some have people listen to certain sounds, others apply magnetic pulses to the brain and even implant electrodes in the brain stem. For now, though, you should probably skip the hot bread on the ears. When to see a doctor: If the ringing is only in one ear or is accompanied by vertigo, balance problems, or facial weakness. The fix: Your eye will probably reabsorb them (or you’ll just stop noticing them). Objective tinnitus is tinnitus your doctor can hear when he or she does an examination. This rare type of tinnitus may be caused by a blood vessel problem, a middle ear bone condition or muscle contractions. You can generally hear this type of tinnitus in both ears. Head and neck tumors.
You can tune out the ringing in your ears: Singers Will.i.am and Barbara Streisand suffer from tinnitus. Loud noise damages the inner hair cells that help you hear. Think about things that will help you cope. If it is hard for you to hear over your tinnitus, ask your friends and family to face you when they talk so you can see their faces.