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Hesperia, CA
A 24-year-old female asked:

In my left ear i constantly hear a swooshing heart beat sound. the only time it stops is when i press on the artery on my neck with my fingers, why?

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Dr. Anil Gungor
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
Ear canal blockage: you may have ear canal blockage by wax that causes you to hear the temporal artery sound - get your ear checked by an ENT physician
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