Loquens, Vol 5, No 2 (2018)

Online research on tinnitus and hyperacusis via our website


Darío Roitman
Servicio de Otorrinolaringología de la Obra Social del Personal de la Sanidad Argentina - Centro de Acúfenos de Buenos Aires, Argentina
orcid http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2959-8152


The internet is a formidable information tool. We have used in this paper the data obtained online from 12,350 tinnitus and hyperacusis patients who responded to the 16 questions asked as a prelude to a formal medical consultation.
The data thus obtained allow us to have a statistical notion of many aspects of these symptoms and their impact on the lives of a significant group of Spanish speaking patients.


tinnitus; hyperacusis; hearing loss; hearing aids

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