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What is causing the crackling in my ear when I hear loud noises. Started when I got a cold.

What is causing the crackling in my ear when I hear loud noises. Started when I got a cold.

Fluid: This may be due to fluid behind your eardrum that accumulated when you had a viral infection. When the fluid moves, it can sound like a crackling. This can persist for a while even after a cold goes away. If it gets worse or if you have another other symptoms, though, you should see your doctor to get your ear checked. ...Read more

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Ear pain & crackling sound occurs under med/loud sounds, & when belch. Sometimes I hear popping in ears. Had myringotomy. Did not help. What next??

Ear pain & crackling sound occurs under med/loud sounds, & when belch. Sometimes I hear popping in ears. Had myringotomy. Did not help. What next??

Eustachian Tube: You may have a blockage in the Eustachian tube - this is opening in the back of your throat to equalize pressure in the middle ear. You may be getting acid reflux affecting this area. Clear. Ease Lozenges (www. Grossan. Com) are enzymes to reduce swelling; taken one 4x a day helps to reduce swelling at the opening. ...Read more

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Can temporomandibular joint dysfunction influence eustachian tube dysfunction in such a way that swallowing causes loud painful crackling in the ear?

Can temporomandibular joint dysfunction influence eustachian tube dysfunction in such a way that swallowing causes loud painful crackling in the ear?

No: Tmj disorders do not affect eustachian tube function. The loud painful cracking you experience is probably the tm joint cracking. See an ENT doc to make sure no ear problems. ...Read more

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What causes ringing in the ear from loud noise?

Damage to ear: Prolonged and sustained exposure to loud noises like guns, power tools and loud music can damage the very sensitive hair cells in your cochlea that allow you to hear. When these cells start to become permanently damaged then you will start to hear ringing in your ears. Try to protect your ears from this as much as possible with ear plugs and perhaps some of the ringing will decrease or disappear. ...Read more

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What could cause a very loud ringing in my ears?

What could cause a very loud ringing in my ears?

Many things: Drugs, loud noise exposure, dental infections, ear disease are most likely but not a complete listing of possibilities. If your hearing is also affected, you need to see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Why do my ears ring the day after a loud concert?

Why do my ears ring the day after a loud concert?

Ear damage: The loud noise causes damage to your ears which you hope is temporary. Unfortunately, in some people the damage is permanent and regrettable. Please protect your ears from excessive noise. If you are in a noisy environment and the noise is so loud you have to shout to be heard by someone next to you - you have about 5 minutes before you are at risk for permanent ear damage. ...Read more

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How long does the ringing in my ears last (from loud music)?

Ear ringing: It can vary but is a sign of too loud noise exposure. Give your ears a noise rest and have your hearing tested. ...Read more

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Can loud ringing in the ear caused by severe lithium toxicity be cured?

Can loud ringing in the ear caused by severe lithium toxicity be cured?

Usually goes: Tinnitus, ringing in the ears, is a known side effect of lithium, usually at toxic levels as you've experienced. Most commonly it abates quickly as the lithium is leered r stopped. Sometimes, it can persist, almost always improving, though. ...Read more

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Can loud noise (phone ringing next to ear of baby) hurt 8 day olds ears?

Can loud noise (phone ringing next to ear of baby) hurt 8 day olds ears?

Studies done on the: Impact of ambient noise in Neonatal Intensive Care Units resulted in recommendations to remove radios/other music, turn down the volume on monitors & avoid plunking items down on closed warmers. So, turn off the ringer, hold baby with head up 30 degrees & look at him when feeding. Put him face-up in his crib in his room when drowsy, but awake, to self-calm to sleep. See healthy children.org. ...Read more

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I have a plugged ear with loud ringing in it. What can I do to treat this?

I have a plugged ear with loud ringing in it. What can I do to treat this?

Could be TMD symptom: Assuming that your ears have been examined & are clear. Also assuming cold or allergy flare ups ruled out. Plugged ears & tinnitus are common symptoms of temporo mandibular dysfunction (tmd). Trigeminal nerve controls the jaw muscles as well as the tiny muscles that open eustachian tube & ear drum tension. Hence the symptoms. Any changes in pitch of ringing or ear congestion with jaw movement? ...Read more

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Loud vibration or electrical feeling in head or right ear! Only lasted a minute!

Loud vibration or electrical feeling in head or right ear! Only lasted a minute!

Hard to say: But might have been pressure equalization inner ear via eustachian tube. If recurs, might consider seeing neurologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your ears ring real loud my ears always ring but this is louder then normal

What does it mean if your ears ring real loud my ears always ring but this is louder then normal

Ringing: Ringing of the ears, tinnitus, can caused by many things. You need to have a full evaluation and testing by an ENT physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What would cause my ears to ring? My ears have been ringing all night. At times it not as loud but still rings

What would cause my ears to ring? My ears have been ringing all night. At times it not as loud but still rings

What: What is your age, how long has this been going on, what medications are you on, is there any associated hearing loss or vertigo, or any history of loud noise exposures? Any serious medical illnesses that required hospitalization prior to this? Many questions could be asked to help sort this out, but the most common cause of ringing in the ears (tinnitis) is high-frequency hearing loss. I would recommend you see an ENT for thorough history, exam, and audiometric testing. ...Read more

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My ears have bee ringing a lot lately. Around four times a day and it lasts for about a half hour. Its not extremely loud but it is noticeable.

My ears have bee ringing a lot lately. Around four times a day and it lasts for about a half hour. Its not extremely loud but it is noticeable.

Tinnitus: Is there any hearing loss associated with this symptom? You may benefit from a hearing test and an examination by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Went to rock concert last night that was extremely loud. My ears are still constantly ringing & my hearing diminished by 75%. Will this get better?

Went to rock concert last night that was extremely loud. My ears are still constantly ringing & my hearing diminished by 75%. Will this get better?

Probably, but: Probably will considerably improve or perhaps normalize. A common cause of hearing loss and tinnitus in youth however is due to extremely loud music.
Seek evaluation by ENT doc. ...Read more

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17 female. Both my ears have been feeling like congested but I'm not sick. Also I've been recently sensitive to loud noises that it sort of hurts.?

17 female. Both my ears have been feeling like congested but I'm not sick. Also I've been recently sensitive to loud noises that it sort of hurts.?

Sinus/allergy/ear: Ear/sinus congestion with sensitivity to loud sounds/earache are symptoms suggestive of ear infection/fluid/congestion. Eustachian tube dysfunction can be caused by sinus congestion/drainage and can lead to inability to equalize pressures in the ear and then congestion or even infection of the ear. ...Read more

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My ears hurt so bad! Just came from 3 hours movie. My seat was exactly beside the speaker which was very loud. Are my ears damaged? What should I do?

My ears hurt so bad! Just came from 3 hours movie. My seat was exactly beside the speaker which was very loud. Are my ears damaged? What should I do?

Ear drum damage: Excessive noise can cause tinnitus which can lead to permanent eardrum damage if prolonged. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation.
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Ears were exposed to very loud sound by my strong headphones and I had pain and reduction of hearing but I feel better now, do I still need to go Dr?

Avoid loud noises: After one episode of exposure to very loud noise, if you feel like your hearing is normal, you probably don't need to see an audiologist. But, the well-known cause of premature reduced hearing is repeated exposure to loud noises, such as loud music, factory work, working around loud engines. Turn down the volume on the headphones and if you get pain, take them off. Give your ears a break to heal. ...Read more

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Ear noise loud music

Without: Without knowing anything else other than "ear noise" and " loud music" I would guess you have tinnitis secondary to some degree of acoustical trauma. The appropriate thing to do would be to obtain an audiogram (hearing test). ...Read more

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Is it possible to stop a loud ringing noise in the ear?

Is it possible to stop a loud ringing noise in the ear?

Not great choices: Your best bet is to try to avoid loud noises and wear hearing protection when you are around loud noises. Also decrease caffeine and alcohol intake as much as possible. It used to be that ENT doctors offices would do Lidocaine IV drips for this but it is not really done anymore. No great medicine available just protect and help your ears as much as possible. Also see your dr and see if wax also. ...Read more

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How do I stop my ears from ringing after shouting in a loud bar?

How do I stop my ears from ringing after shouting in a loud bar?

Avoid loud areas.: Tinnitis is becoming a more frequent problem among the younger age groups, for a reason like this, that they often attend loud music events, like rock concerts and loud bars. This can be progressive, and reach a point where it is constant. The best way to stop this is to stay away from these loud areas, and stop having to shout. If your job requires loud noise exposure, use earplugs, etc.. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal sensitivity to ears after a night of loud noise?

How long does it take to heal sensitivity to ears after a night of loud noise?

Depends on damage: If the ears were exposed to too much loud noise then the sensititivty/ringing may be permanent. However, I would recommend using ear protection /plugs whenever around loud noises and avoiding caffeine and alcohol. If damage not very much you may find that over several weeks or less the damage may decrease or go away entirely. Also noise masking at night helps if it causes problems with sleep. ...Read more

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My ears have been ringing for three weeks? No loud music or anything like that. Anyone?

My ears have been ringing for three weeks? No loud music or anything like that. Anyone?

Tinnitus??: This is a common complaint. Many benign causes. Very annoying. Please see your family physician or an ENT specialist and get the noise shut off. ...Read more