Mnemonics for Causes of Tinnitus

Remember the causes of Tinnitus using the mnemonic HAMER.


  • Hypertension, Hyperpyrexia
  • Anemia, Aortic regurgitation, Acosite neuroma
  • Migraine, Medication(quinine, streptomycin, salitylate)
  • Ear pathology: Wax, foreign body, polyp, otitis media, menier’s disease, labyrinthitis, etc.
  • Rare: fever

Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.
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