U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

White noise in my head

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 46 years experience
Vague: Without a thorough history and exam, difficult to inform you on what is going on. I would see a dr. Asap.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Tension type: Headache. There is no evidence that white noise can cause headaches. The symptoms you have presented are similar with tension type headache. The heada... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
A Verified Doctoranswered
40 years experience
Ears: Sounds viral by your description. Suggest you see an ENT to check it out
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Infection: Sounds like an infection of the sinuses and / or middle ears. If you do not have a fever and have had the symptoms less than 10 days you can try trea... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 61 years experience
Good question: Ringing in the ears is a very common complaint seen in an ENT office. If the sound is symmetrical in both ears, it is probably of no concern. If it ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parin Winter
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Most common cause of sudden hearing loss in your age category would be impaction of ear canal with wax. This can cause some whooshing noise in the ear... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
Pain Management 41 years experience
Get checked: Ear pain can be caused by either infection associated with either the ear or with the TM joint. Biomechanical factors with the TM joint could also be ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
The : The information provided by dr. Jakubowicz is excellent. Tinnitus can be an obstinent condition to treat. You might consider using chinese scalp acu... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Carstensen
Dentistry 39 years experience
Blocks out stuff: White noise is helpful for some people because it floods the senses with a signal that doesn't require any thinking to sort out - it's not the same a... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
I hope not: because we use multiple white noise machines at our Behavioral Health Clinic to block out noise from various therapy sessions.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
White noise: It produces white noise, which is noise just below the threshold of what we usually hear. It can be used to help muffle noise, so you can sleep. It al... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Not to my knowledge: There are some animal studies with exposures to very loud white noise that would stress / deafen anyone. The internet's premiere compiler of junk scie... Read More
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership