A 36-year-old female asked:
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is this pulsatile tinnitus or just normal? i can hear my heartbeat loudly in both ears only at night when pressed against pillow at night. thx

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Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pulsatile tinnitus: This is usually linked to heartbeats and commonly of no concern. Piusatile tinnitus can be caused by intracranial tumors and vascular malformations. This is of concern.
Answered on Jul 8, 2019
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