A 38-year-old member asked:
how dangerous is pulsatile tinnitus?
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Dr. Bernstein Joel answered
60 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 would advise a vascular surgeon evaluate the problem for the rare but possible abnormality of the carotid artery in that area.
Answered on Aug 20, 2019
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