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What could cause a squishy sound in your ears?

What could cause a squishy sound in your ears?

Squishy ears: Water is most likely. May be trapped behind wax. Have someone take a look. ...Read more

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What causes hollow of my breathing sound in ear?

What causes hollow of my breathing sound in ear?

Two possibilities: Your eustachian tube can be too open. It normally stays closed and opens with pressure changes or swallowing. If it is open always, it can cause you to hear your own breath sounds. It should get better with lying down. Or you could have a superior semicircular canal dehiscence, which means a compartment of your inner ear has a hole in it. It will not make your symptom better with lying down. ...Read more

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Is it normal to hear like a ringing sound in ear?

Is it normal to hear like a ringing sound in ear?

No: This is something called tinitus, which can be secondary to exposure to loud noises. ...Read more

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Why do I have so many different sounds ringing in my ears?

Why do I have so many different sounds ringing in my ears?

Ringing: Cochlear hair cell damage at differing sites in the cochlea. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my ear sounds stopped up and what can I do?

Cerumenex: If you are convinced it is wax buildup, then an over the counter ear wax remover is next option. If not sure or no result then see your dr or an urgent care for exam and manual removal. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my ears clogged and noises sound distorted?

I'm wondering why are my ears clogged and noises sound distorted?

May be TMD symptom: Assuming that you don't now have a cold or allergy flare ups ruled out. Eustachian tube (et) goes from throat to middle ear to equalize pressure on either side of ear drums. Plugged ears are common symptoms of temporo mandibular dysfunction (tmd). Trigeminal nerve controls the jaw muscles as well as the tiny muscle- tensor veli palatini - that opens eustachian tube. Hence the symptoms. ...Read more

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What does it mean when yout ear makes a cracklinh sound and itches?

What does it mean when yout ear makes a cracklinh sound and itches?

Ear issues: Might mean fluid behind the ears and probably indicates an allergy since that causes fluid behind the ear drums and itchy ears. Consider seeing an allergist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are reasons why my ears are clogged and noises sound distorted?

What are reasons why my ears are clogged and noises sound distorted?

Ear wax / ET problem: It could be obstruction of the external canal by ear wax, or eustachian tube (ET) dysfunction. If it's ear wax, may be removed by gently irrigating the external canal. If it's the ET, you may be able to resolve the problem by using an over-the-counter nasal spray like Afrin. If these don't resolve the problem, you may need to see your physician. ...Read more

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Ears clogged/muffled after *mildly* loud sound. Are my eardrums shot?

Ears clogged/muffled after *mildly* loud sound. Are my eardrums shot?

No. TMD symptom?: Assuming that your ears have been examined & are clear. Also assuming cold or allergy flare ups ruled out. Plugged ears are common symptoms of temporo mandibular dysfunction (tmd). Trigeminal nerve controls the jaw muscles as well as the tiny muscle that opens eustachian tube. Hence the symptoms. Have you noticed any changes in ear congestion with jaw movement or chewing? ...Read more

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Gun discharged now ear sound static like on tv. How long does this last?

Depends: There are a few cells that do not regenerate, brain cells and hearing cells. Dependong on the repetative nature of the gun shots and loud noises, you hope the hearing comes back in 2-3 days. If the loss persists, you need to get an evaluation by ent. Always wear protective hearing aides/ear protection when shooting a gun or performing activites with loud noises (leaf blowing, weed whacking, etc). ...Read more

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What is the hissing sound in my ears. Its been there since a month. Pls help.

What is the hissing sound in my ears. Its been there since a month. Pls help.

Tinnitus: Tinnitus most commonly is a result of abnormalities within the auditory system, often with unexplained etiology. It may be associated with sensorineural hearing loss, ototoxic medications, infection, vascular ischemia, or acoustic neuroma. Pulsatile tinnitus is most commonly vascular in origin and requires thorough evaluation. Evaluation of tinnitus should include a thorough history, an exam. ...Read more

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Why do I hear beeping sound at my ears, with sometimes at the left or right one?

Why do I hear beeping sound at my ears, with sometimes at the left or right one?

Not unusual: It's not unusual to hear a high pitched ring for several seconds at a time. Consider it your ear retuning itself. If it is present for days or longer, it is likely that you have some hearing loss. If you have tinnitus that does not stop, I would recommend a hearing test and an exam by an ent, especially if it is in just one ear or pulsates like your heart beat. ...Read more

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Every time I lie down, my ears plug and sounds behind muffled. What could be wrong?

Etd or nasal congest: You may have nasal congestion causing eustation tube dysfunction, you can try saline nasal spray and an over the counter antihistamine and if not better see your doctor. Also try a cool mist vaporizer in the bedroom at night. ...Read more

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My ears sound muffled and will not pop what can I do I have no pain it been going on for a week

My ears sound muffled and will not pop what can I do I have no pain it been going on for a week

Fluid: Most likely an effusion behind the eardrum, it should clear on its own but it may take a while. 90% of patients will drain in 3 months. If you start to feel pain in the ear or develop fever see a doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of buzz/fuzzy sound in ears and it makes hearing hard. And it gets worse with pain meds?

What could be the cause of buzz/fuzzy sound in ears and it makes hearing hard. And it gets worse with pain meds?

ASA?: Asa has been linked to the buzzing but there are also other potential causes for it. Consult an ENT to check out your hearing and the cause for the buzzing. ...Read more

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My ear started ringing after got shocked by loud sound 8 yesrs ago. Slowly getting worse and worse since then. Is it cureable?

My ear started ringing after got shocked by loud sound 8 yesrs ago. Slowly getting worse and worse since then. Is it cureable?

Treatable: When dealing with tinnitus we don't talk about curing we talk about treating. The goal of all tinnitus treatment is to make the sound "neutral". The more your brain focuses on the sound the louder it will become. You need to see an ear dr. For a hearing test and evaluation. ...Read more

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My ear has had a ringing and whooshing sound for weeks now. Not pain but very annoying. What can I do on my own to alleviate?

My ear has had a ringing and whooshing sound for weeks now. Not pain but very annoying. What can I do on my own to alleviate?

Tenitus: Check with your doctor. High blood pressure may give this symptoms, Aspirin may have this side effects, inner ear disorders may give this too ...Read more

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My right ears won't pop after landing and it feel sucks I cannot hear with good sound it feel like in plane how do I muddle through?

My right ears won't pop after landing and it feel sucks I cannot hear with good sound it feel like in plane how do I muddle through?

Inner Ear issue/ETD: For eustachian tube dysfunction, you may need to see a doc, but assuming you can't, you can go buy sudafed and take this (no heart condition I hope)...And this is decrease the inflammation and help you pop your ears better. If pain gets worse, go see your doc. ...Read more

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Why do my ears tense up when I hear something suspicious? I know it sounds kinda weird and it is. Every time it happens I cannot control it.

Why do my ears tense up when I hear something suspicious? I know it sounds kinda weird and it is. Every time it happens I cannot control it.

Ears: The question makes no sense. Your ears "tense up" when you hear "something suspicious"? Are you a police detective? Probably not. You are likely a young teenage child with an anxiety disorder. Please discuss your concerns with your parents. ...Read more

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My ear makes a sound that sound like a heatbeat and it gets worse when I turn my head sideways. With a slihgt painn. What could b the problem.

Inflammation: Inflammation in the area would increase blood flow and possible cause heart sound tinnitus. I recommend seeing an ENT doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does my autistic son cover his ears? It has nothing to do with loud sounds. He usually does it while watching tv even if the sound is low.

Why does my autistic son cover his ears? It has nothing to do with loud sounds. He usually does it while watching tv even if the sound is low.

See below: People with pervasive developmental disorders such as autism can engage in repetitive, stereotyped behaviors that don't appear to be related to their external world (eg sound level). These behaviors can be relatively complex such as covering one's ears. This may represent an inflexible routine associated with sitting in front of the television. Consider reviewing further with a doctor. ...Read more

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My husband cannot tolerate our children crying or wailing. He says that the sound of their cries hurts his ears. Could there be some underlying issue?

My husband cannot tolerate our children crying or wailing. He says that the sound of their cries hurts his ears. Could there be some underlying issue?

Reflects upbringing: This can represent a deep seated issue with his upbringing. Infants and toddlers who were yelled at or spanked for crying may not remember the process but can connect with the pain or dread when they hear a baby crying. Sometimes counseling can open up the old memory and allow the adult to change their response. ...Read more

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My ears have a ringing sound when it is really quiet. Both ears. It's not really a ringing like a bell, but a constant noise of some sort. What is it?

My ears have a ringing sound when it is really quiet. Both ears. It's not really a ringing like a bell, but a constant noise of some sort. What is it?

Ringing: Technical name is tinnitus. It is not unusual to hear that in extreme quiet but may be worthwhile to get your hearing tested as a first step to understanding why it is happening. ...Read more

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What causes ever lasting "wzzzzzzzzzzz" sound in the ears? (I have hypothyrodism, it is been diagnosed lately but dr told me I had it long time ago)

What causes ever lasting "wzzzzzzzzzzz" sound in the ears? (I have hypothyrodism, it is been diagnosed lately but dr told me I had it long time ago)

Tinnitus: That sound is called tinnitus and can happen from various reasons. If you play music loud in headphones you may have damaged your hearing. Exposure to loud sounds can lead to it, so if you work in a noisy environment as well. It is usually not related to the thyroid. A ENT may be able to help you, but usually no treatment is available once hearing loss occure. ...Read more