A 39-year-old member asked:
Hoping you can tell me, is whooshing noise in my ear linked to anemia/iron?
2 doctor answers • 14 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Ginsberganswered
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 39 years experience
Maybe: Anemia can cause a whooshing sound. Find out if you are anemic by visiting your health care provider.
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Dr. Otto Placikanswered
Surgery - Plastics 36 years experience
Not really: If you have a marked and acute anemia, your heart may be compensating with an increased pulse but it is not likely to cause a whistling sound which may be more suspicious for a vascular malformation. See an ent.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 21, 2016
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