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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pulsatile tinnitus: This is usually linked to heartbeats and commonly of no concern. Piusatile tinnitus can be caused by intracranial tumors and vascular malformations. T ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Depends: Really depends on the cause of the pulsatile tinnitus. Need it discuss with your doctor.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Vascular work-up: Pulsatile tinnitus is usually the result of awareness of the carotid artery pulsation adjacent to the inner ear. It probably is not serious, but I wo ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need a diagnosis: Pulsatile tinnitus is usually an awareness of the carotid artery pulsation next to the cochlea (inner ear). Even at age 46, it is wise to have a vasc ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pulsatile tinnitus: Pulsatile tinnitus needs a diagnosis, as it is classically neurovascular related. It might be a vascular growth or malformation of some kind, or it m ... Read More
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Dr. Lee Lawrence
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Possibly serious: Most likely a serous otitis (fluid in the middle ear) placing pressure on the inner ear. However, more serious but rare cause could be a carotid or o ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pulsatile tinnitis: It's probably 'nothing' but it does warrant an exam by your doctor, an ENT, or a neurologist to rule out a range of relatively rare neuro vascular cau ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Cholesteatoma: Cholesteotoma may not itself cause tinnitus but the damage to the ossicles and ear drum by chronic otitis media can cause it.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See ENT: Not usually related to pathology. Rarely pulsatile tinnitus can be caused by more serious problems like aneurysms. See ENT doc for exam/recommendation ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Diagnosis: I do not think you can prevent it, but you need to obtain a diagnosis to determine if there is an abnormality of the carotid artery that lies adjacent ... Read More

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