A 22-year-old male asked:
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during my hearing test, every time i closed my eyes, i'd hear music loud enough to completely block the tones i was supposed to identify. why is this?

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Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
ENT or Otology doc: Tinnitus usually consists of a high pitched sound; about 50 million people have it in the US alone. It has been suggested that rushing or pulsating tinnitus may be due to a vascular abnormality causing it. It certainly warrants an evaluation by an ENT specialist
Answered on Oct 16, 2014
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