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Can TMJ cause ears hissing/ringing? Ear dull aches and ear itching? Laying down moving jaw forward changes sound. MRI of ear and brain were good.

Can TMJ cause ears hissing/ringing? Ear dull aches and ear itching? Laying down moving jaw forward changes sound. MRI of ear and brain were good.

Yes Take home test!: It sounds like you have a TMJ problem. The reason the sound changes when you move you jaw forward is you are moving the condyle down and forward freeing the joint to function normally. When you do this usually the sound goes away. (clicking and popping) A good test is to open an close and listen for clicking and popping.Then bite on a cotton tip applicator (Qtip) open and close-no more noise. ...Read more

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Hi Is there any medicine which can reduce the hissing in ears caused by tinnitus. thanks?

Hi Is there any medicine which can reduce the hissing in ears caused by tinnitus. thanks?

Depends: Tinnitus is a vague term, that can come from multiple causes/diseases. The most common is noise induced tinnitus, you may want to see an audiologist to get it diagnosed. If it is noise induced, there is no proven medication however a lot of things have been tried. If it is significant consider noise cancelling hearing aids. ...Read more

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My father sometimes feels hissing sound in his left ear.He is 51 years old.The problem is felt more during winters. Please advise causes & remedies?

My father sometimes feels hissing sound in his left ear.He is 51 years old.The problem is felt more during winters. Please advise causes & remedies?

Tinnitus : Sounds like it might be tinnitus. Best to have him see ear nose throat doctor for evaluation. could also be a blood vessel issue in the neck. Again see ENT doctor for eval. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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Can a lot of sedation given for a tee echo test have caused my whooshing sound in my ear the next day, it sounds like a hissing sound.

Can a lot of sedation given for a tee echo test have caused my whooshing sound in my ear the next day, it sounds like a hissing sound.

Usually not: Some patients who have tee have loud murmurs. Sometimes the patient can hear this murmur as the turbulent blood rushes up the neck. Discuss this with your doctor(s). ...Read more

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My ears have been ringing a lot lately. Like everyday. Couple times s day. Sometimes more than 30min. Wat can cause this?

My ears have been ringing a lot lately. Like everyday. Couple times s day. Sometimes more than 30min. Wat can cause this?

Several things: This can be due to any process affecting the 8th nerve which allows you to hear. This includes the ear drum, middle ear, semicircular canals. Even external illnesses producing changes to that nerve thru pressure, inflammation, etc. Can do this. See an ENT doctor asap. ...Read more

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What causes congetion of ear?

What causes congetion of ear?

Congested ear: There could be a variety of causes which include wax or foreign body in ear canal, fluid in the middle ear behind the eardrum, swelling of the eustachian tube which leads from the back of the throat to the middle ear, and other causes. You should see an ENT doctor for exam and possibly a hearing test. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the ear?

What could cause pain in the ear?

Many causes: When people come to see me with ear pain, I have found many causes. Can be an infection in the middle ear space behind the eardrum, or in the ear canal (swimmer's ear). Can be referred pain from the jaw joint or tmj, which is immedicately in front of the ear. Sometimes it is referred pain from the throat, from sinus drainage or throat infection. A plugged eustacian tube can cause pressure and pain. ...Read more

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What can cause an asymmetrical ear?

What can cause an asymmetrical ear?

Depends: Likely just a developmental anomaly. See a facial plastic surgeon who can perhaps fix it. ...Read more