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What could be causing whistling in my ears

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Several things: This can be due to any process affecting the 8th nerve which allows you to hear. This includes the ear drum, middle ear, semicircular canals. Even ext... Read More
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Ringing in ears: Ringng in the ears may be due to fluid in the ears.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Burrer
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Lots of things...: Tinnitus or ringing of the ears is a tough diagnosis. It certainly can be from exposure to loud noises, wax impactions, fluid in the middle ear and t... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
Family Medicine 20 years experience
MAny things: Most common cause of ear pain is an ear infection. If infection not present then pressure from sinuses and nasal congestion can cause ear ache. In m... Read More
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 60 years experience
Too little facts: It is not possible to answer your important question without more information. There are at least 5 causes of ear ache. 1.) true ear infection, 2.) ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
Many things: Drugs, loud noise exposure, dental infections, ear disease are most likely but not a complete listing of possibilities. If your hearing is also affect... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Meniere's disease: Meniere's disease, tinnitis.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rachel Wagner
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Red ears: Red ears could mean otitis externa which can be either an infection or an allergic reaction. I recommend that you have a physician take a look at your... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 22 years experience
Qtips?: If you're scratching your ear with q-tips, fingers, bobby pins – this may be the cause of your itching. Other causes can include infection of the ear ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Selz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Ring ears.: Most likely a hearing loss. Most ringing in the ears is secondary to a hearing loss. You should see an ENT for further evaluation.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
See ENT: there are many potential reasons to consider with ear ringing or tinnitus (hearing loss, cardiovascular, medication, infectious, middle ear process, ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Don't know?: Maybe cysts? There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.

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