Foothill Ranch, CA
A 56-year-old female asked:
I can hear thru my left ear my heart beat and blood rushing into my head. what is happening?? never had before. scared
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Glenn Burnsanswered
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Could be aneurysm : How long have you had it? When does it occur? Could be simply hearing your own blood flow through your ear, especially when putting head on a pillow or muffling hearing to eliminate excess noise. If pervasive see doc to evaluate for possible aneurysm.
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Dr. Sameer Azhakanswered
Cardiology 21 years experience
Pulsatile tinnitus: Many things can cause this. Elevated blood pressure, plaque build up in the carotid arteries, muscular spasms of the muscles of the middle ear cavity, certain types of hearing loss, tumors. A detailed history and physical examination can aid a physician to properly investigate it.
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Last updated Apr 23, 2016
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