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Buzzing In Ears At Night
Why is there a hissing, buzzing sound in my ear.I notice it more in the night. What can it be.help?
See Your Doctor: Your child's age is unknown. Children with prior history of recurrent ear infections and fluid are at risk for hearing loss, language delay (if very young), & poor school performance. It is important to have your child's ears checked to determine if there is an explanation for the "buzzing" (may occur with fluid in the middle ear), & hearing test. See your doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
Tinnitus: You need to get with an otolaryngologist. Ringing in the ears is common and if it is of new onset it may be treatable / have a cause identified. Even if it is something with which you must learn to live (as sadly it often is), there are treatments that can help you reprogram yourself so it bothers you less. This requires sub-subspecilalist consultation. Good luck. ...Read more
Unilateral tinnitus : May cause buzzing in the ear. It may be due to a completely benign or idiopathic condition or due to more serious conditions such as tumors. If constant and/or progressive, these should be brought to the doctors attention promptly. The family doctor or internist often needs the assistance of an ENT and specialized tests to determine the etiology of buzzing sound in the ear. ...Read more
I'am 29 years old, and have a buzz in my ears for the last couple days. It's more an annoyance and i notice it at bed time. Should i be concerned?
Tinnitus: The buzz is referred to as tinnitus, which can have several different causes. Some common causes of tinnitus are hearing loss, loud noise exposure, certain medications, ear wax or other causes o blocakge, and high blood pressure. There are several other causes as well. If it continues your should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
Hard to say: Buzzing in one ear can mean several things. You might have something stuck in the ear canal, especially a plug of ear wax. Or there might be nerve damage, especially from exposure to loud noise. Can you hear normally from that ear? If not, you may want to see an md to get wax removed or to rule out "sudden hearing loss, " which can lead to permanent loss of hearing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer