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what could cause a pinging sound in my head that feels like an elastic band

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
Doubt any thing: There is a lining in your brain called the dura. This were most sensation comes from on the brain. I.E. The brain itself has no sensation. On some ... Read More
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Dr. Merrill Reuter
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Vasospasm: If persists should be check by pcp.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Anyanwu
26 years experience Neurology
Depends: It depends on what you are describing as a pinging sound. Usual sounds in the head could be an indication of what is described as tinnitus. Tinnitus c ... Read More
Dr. Lali Sekhon
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Don't know: Probably not. Get a hearing test and talk to your gp.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Tension Headache: The most common type of headache is the tension headache, where the sufferer experiences a tight band around the head, almost as if the head were caug ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Fluid: You may have some fluid trapped in the ear canal. Try gently using a q-tip to see if it gets fluid on it when you put it in the canal. If this does no ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Tension : The hair is being pulled back by the hairstyle causing low grade constant tension. This can lead to pain from the hair being pulled or from the muscle ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Turbulent flow: Anything that is obstructing your flow and cause turbulence can explain this. Not common but can - Location of stenosis (coarctation of the aorta) - A ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Sound : Swishing in the head in time with the heart beat usually means turbulent blood flow in a head blood vessel.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ears: You have too much ear wax in the canal or you have an ear infection. Please go to your family physician today.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Stastny
33 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
TMJ: This may be TMJ symptoms. The sound is from the disc in the joint popping back into place as your jaw opens. The pain is from the nerves in the tiss ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Weird neck noise: Hard to say cause as there are many possibilities. If condition continues then it is a good idea to get a check up.

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