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Can using ear buds affect my hearing?

Can using ear buds affect my hearing?

Depends on volume: Ear buds can produce very loud noise that is not dispersed prior to reaching the inner ear. As such, prolonged exposure to loud noise can produce hearing loss. ...Read more

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What hearing exercises for ears actually work?

What hearing exercises for ears actually work?

Hearing loss: There really aren't exercises for your ears and hearing. But you can follow sensible things like protection from loud noise exposure, no qtips in the ear canal, good nutrition. ...Read more

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Ear blocked and ringing and hard time hearing what could this be ?

Ear blocked and ringing and hard time hearing what could this be ?

Cerumen impaction: This is likely secondary to cerumen (wax) impaction. Of course other possibilities such as infection need to be ruled out as well. You should see your PCPS for disimpaction. ...Read more

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I keep hearing my heartbeat in my ear what causes that?

I keep hearing my heartbeat in my ear what causes that?

High blood pressure: Normally one doesn't hear their own heartbeat. However sound travels in the direction of (blood) flow & the only way it gets amplified is if there is more. That happens frequently (but not most of the time) with high blood pressure, or hypertension (also known as the silent killer, but perhaps u r lucky it's not silent in your case). See a doctor, get your blood pressure checked during an episode. ...Read more

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Will bleach in ears damage hearing?

Will bleach in ears damage hearing?

Yes: Bleach is caustic and can damage living tissues including the ear canal and eardrum. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ear drops are making hearing worse?

What to do if I have ear drops are making hearing worse?

Let your: treating physician know about this so that it can be further assessed. Take care. ...Read more