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Does having earwax in your ear affect the pitch of sounds
A 33-year-old member asked:
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: If ear wax is occluding the ear canal it can affect the volume of sound but not the pitch.
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear Wax: At times ear wax can completely occlude the ear canal - which causes a loss of hearing on the effected side. Any hearing loss should be evaluated by a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear Wax & Tinnitus: Greetings. Yes, a buildup of ear wax can cause new onset of ringing or tinnitus.
A 44-year-old member asked:
31 years experience Cardiology
Yes : It's caused by inflammation.
A 22-year-old male asked:
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, medical eval: needed. You may have wax touching your eardrum causing the ringing, or you may have damaged your eardrum when manipulating the wax. Evaluation by a me ... Read More
A female asked:
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
If you have: excessive earwax your doc can easily clean your ears in the office. Peace and good health. It's painless and you may even hear better.
A 25-year-old male asked:
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly wax: Moving your external ear changes the amount of air in your ear canal,and could cause your ear to pop a little. It's normal to have some ear wax. It' ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
73 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Flutter in the ear: You may have spasm of a muscle called tensor tympani. It is in the middle ear. One rx is to relax the face/jaw while using mirror biofeedback. See www ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
?? inner ear: Your symptoms are fairly non-specific. The inner ear does not cause pain. A middle ear infection may hurt. If you have wax build up you need your e ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Ear infection: I do not expect crackling sound with wax impaction. May be infection, may wan to rule out TMJ dysfunction also.
A 24-year-old female asked:
30 years experience Family Medicine
Congestion: Most likely fluid congestion behind you ear drum. Try an over the counter decongestant and see the Dr. if it persists. Best wishes.
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