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Why is tinnitus a side effect of aspirin?
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because asprin, a long with many other medications, is ototoxic
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ototoxic? Mind elaborating on this to one who has had Tinnitus since childhood and just realized how great silence is, if only temporarily.
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   Hi;

   I suppose you've had a very minor hearing loss since childhood; maybe ven born with it for some reason.

   Ototoxic medications have a high affinity for the middle and inner ear. ASA, aspirin, adds insult to pre-existing injury.

   Russ
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