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What causes hissing sounds in head?

What causes hissing sounds in head?

TINNITUS: The hissing sound (called "tinnitus" can be due to a number of inner ear problems...the most common of which is AGING which is always accompanied by high frequency hearing loss. an early manifestation of which is tinnitus....You should be evaluated by a Licensed AUDIOLOGIST to furrher clarify....don't postpone. You may be missing a lot of nice sounds
Hope this is helpful
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Cicking sound every time I turn my head to the left. What could this be?

Cicking sound every time I turn my head to the left. What could this be?

Clicking sound: The spine has joints at every level. As you turn your head the joints slide in two dimensions. The clicking is probably related to some oddity in one of those joints. If you are not having any pain and the range of motion in your neck is normal (and you have no tingling/numbness in your arms/hands) then its nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I have a sensation on my head which sounds as if there is a fluid inside my head. What can this be?

I have a sensation on my head which sounds as if there is a fluid inside my head. What can this be?

Ear Wax: This could be from a number of different cause but is most likely due to ear wax build up or other foreign bodies in your ear canal. Have a health care professional examine your ears to find the answer. ...Read more

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I only coughed once and my head was in pain for a half hour. What does this sound like and what can I do?

I only coughed once and my head was in pain for a half hour. What does this sound like and what can I do?

Cough: Forceful coughing can headache which can be present until the cough resolves. Treat the cough and the headache should go away. If headache symptoms worsen or you develop visual changes then see a doctor! ...Read more

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Does "exploding head syndrome" ever involve innocuous sounds that wake you up? Like alarms, rings, beeps, or creaks? I feel plagued.

Does "exploding head syndrome" ever involve innocuous sounds that wake you up? Like alarms, rings, beeps, or creaks? I feel plagued.

Headaches: I'm a little but powerful way you describe your headaches I would suggest that you see a neurologist as quickly as possible. You should get a CT scan of the head first and maybe an MRI after the CT scan results are available. A full and complete examination especially neurological examination would be very important at this time ...Read more

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When turning head I get a crackling sound, sounds like fluid. I have been having this since more than 7 years. What can this be due to?

JHS: ? teenager has mysterious long-term "crackling sound" in cervical region. Joint crepitations are common in a condition called Joint Hypermobility Syndrome. See the Brighton Criteria and have an Osteopathic consultation. ...Read more

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I get this fizzing sound at the back of my head/neck which usually occurs when I'm laying completely still in bed with a headache. What could it be?

I get this fizzing sound at the back of my head/neck which usually occurs when I'm laying completely still in bed with a headache. What could it be?

Sinus disease?: May be sinus disease and it drains when you lay in a certain position. And you can hear it. However, I am unaware of any other things that may cause this symptom. If headache persist, get seen by primary MD. ...Read more

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Sounds like a helicopter in my head?

Tinnitus: Any abnormal sound in the head is tinnitus. I would see your local ENT and get a hearing test. ...Read more

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What could cause a loud cracking sound and a sharp pain in my head?

What could cause a loud cracking sound and a sharp pain in my head?

TMJ: This may be TMJ symptoms. The sound is from the disc in the joint popping back into place as your jaw opens. The pain is from the nerves in the tissue that are stretched and pinched when the disc is pushed out of place. ...Read more

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What could cause a pinging sound in my head that feels like an elastic band?

What could cause a pinging sound in my head that feels like an elastic band?

Doubt any thing: There is a lining in your brain called the dura. This were most sensation comes from on the brain. I.E. The brain itself has no sensation. On some, probably migraine sufferers moreso, this lining can be sensitive and you may notice weird sensations like this when you turn your head. ...Read more

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Good day I sometimes hear a crackling sound when my head moves, but what causes that?

Good day I sometimes hear a crackling sound when my head moves, but what causes that?

Arthritis: This usually represents some arthritis in the neck. The sound comes from the vertebrae not moving smoothly as you turn your head. Or flex neck. It may not be present all the time and there does not have to be any pain involved. If you start to have pain and cracking see your doctor. It is important to set your car headrest so the neck cannot snap way back. Protect your neck from jerking movements. ...Read more

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I have strange pinging sounds in my head like an elastic band, should I be concerned?

I have strange pinging sounds in my head like an elastic band, should I be concerned?

Depends: It depends on what you are describing as a pinging sound. Usual sounds in the head could be an indication of what is described as tinnitus. Tinnitus can be benign, but can also indicate blood flow across a high pressure vascular bed, such as seen in a fistula or abnormal blood vessels in the brain. It these symptoms continue, it may be wise to see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I here a rice Krispy sound when I turn my head left all right and up and down?

Why do I here a rice Krispy sound when I turn my head left all right and up and down?

Air in Eustachians: That is likely air moving around in your Eustachian tubes, which connect the inner ear to the upper airway (just behind the back of the mouth). If you have some congestion it can trap air in that tube, and you can hear it moving around as you turn your head. ...Read more

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What is that sound I hear in my head, I can't describe it, like a continuous hum or screech?

What is that sound I hear in my head, I can't describe it, like a continuous hum or screech?

Tinnitus?: May be a middle ear infection or eardrum condition. A visit to your physican and some auditory testing may be in order. ...Read more

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When I turn my head left all right up all down I here like a rice Krispy sound in side my head?

When I turn my head left all right up all down I here like a rice Krispy sound in side my head?

Crackle w/ head turn: You may have some degenerative disease in cervical spine or can be rapid stretching of ligaments, release of gases (CO2) from joint fluid in vertebrea w/ pressure changes within joint from the stretch. Rarely could be vascular issues in carotid or ear issues. But would check it out w/doc ...Read more

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There Lamy when severe pain in the head. Knowing that we had all the necessary tests, giving a sound result?

There Lamy when severe pain in the head. Knowing that we had all the necessary tests, giving a sound result?

Head trauma?: You had injury to your head, & all the tests were negative? Am I right? Please clarify. Thanks. ...Read more

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Since yesterday, all the sounds I am hearing has been harsh and loud to me, my head feels a little hot also, why is that?

Since yesterday, all the sounds I am hearing has been harsh and loud to me, my head feels a little hot also, why is that?

An infection, maybe: Sometimes sinusitis and ear infections can produce these symptoms. These can be diagnosed and treated by a doctor or nurse practitioner. Your doctor can also help evaluate you for other things that might cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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