This article is from the Tinnitus FAQ, by email@example.com (Mark Bixby) with numerous contributions by others.
In my case it started with a constant fullness in my right ear
and the constant ringing. I also noticed I wasn't hearing very
well and I was having some vertigo attacks.
Originally I had my Allergist treat me. She thought it might just
be an inner ear infection or a sinus infection. It manifested
itself in the fall which is one of my worst allergy seasons.
By Spring she referred me to an ENT.