Doctor's Responses Archive

Viewer Question:

My ears have been ringing for nearly 2 wks now (it's like the ringing you get after a rock concert). It began 10 days after a migraine headache and 4 days after beginning a daily intake of Elavil. Any ideas?

Doctors' Response:

The medical term for this condition is tinnitus. This may be a side effect of the migraine or a drug which you are taking. For more information please see the Tinnitus article of

Thank you for your question.

Last Editorial Review: 4/26/2002

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