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A 38-year-old member asked:

why do certain noises like running water kinda hurt my ears?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
May have hyperacusis: There is a condition called hyperacusis in which certain sounds can be painful. Sometimes it can occur in patients with underlying hearing loss. I recommend you see an ENT doctor to have a hearing test and an ear exam.

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