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Doctor insights on: High Frauency Sounds That Are Painful To The Ear

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My 3 year old start covering his ear on high pich sounds?

My 3 year old start covering his ear on high pich sounds?

Needs to be checked : It may be his normal reaction to high pitched sounds or there may something wrong in the ear. Fluid in the middle ear or other neurological problems may cause these symptoms. See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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My ear hurts when there is a loud or high pitch sound. What should I do?

My ear hurts when there is a loud or high pitch sound. What should I do?

Ear plugs: Some people are particularly sensitive to loud noises, and if you are, you should wear ear plugs during loud events. ...Read more

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Why do high pitched sounds like vacuum make me want to leave room? Hurt my ears.

Why do high pitched sounds like vacuum make me want to leave room? Hurt my ears.

May have hyperacusis: There is a condition called hyperacusis in which certain sounds can be painful. Sometimes it can occur in patients with underlying hearing loss. I recommend you see an ENT doctor to have a hearing test and an ear exam. ...Read more

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In my left ear high pitch noises sound robotic like.What is the cause I would be great-full for your help ?

In my left ear high pitch noises sound robotic like.What is the cause I would be great-full for your help  ?

Tinnitus : You could be suffering from tinnitus or ringing of the ears. The causes include an ear infection, exposure to loud noises, Ménière's disease, an acoustic neuroma, to high blood pressure and head and Dneck tumors. A new tinnitus should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I've woken up to my right ear sort of ringing sound high pitch but only when there's noise so not when there quite?

Hi I've woken up to my right ear sort of ringing sound high pitch but only when there's noise so not when there quite?

Tinnitus: High pitched ringing is tinnitus, a sensation created by the brain when insufficient or abnormal signal sent from the ear (like phantom leg syndrome). It is experienced by persons with normal hearing exposed to silence. It persists after severing the auditory nerve. If occurring less than 3 weeks and stable, then suspect noise exposure, head trauma, wax, medication side effect, infection, TMJ. ...Read more

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Was outside in -10 C. Now left ear rings for as long as a sound is played or spoken. Just certain vocals and high pitched sounds.

Was outside in -10 C. Now left ear rings for as long as a sound is played or spoken. Just certain vocals and high pitched sounds.

You are describing: the response of the ear to a noxious injury LOUD SOUNDS are the most common (eg a gunshot etc) I suppose intense cold could damage as well but you have to check this with an Audiologist!! Ask your Primary Care Provider for a referral! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a high pitch sound in my left ear. I'm getting over a cold and I have terrible ringing in just my left ear. will it go away on its own?

I have a high pitch sound in my left ear. I'm getting over a cold and I have terrible ringing in just my left ear. will it go away on its own?

Possible: Unusual for viral illness to cause unilateral ear ringing (tinnitus), but some of the meds taken for a cold more often can cause tinnitus (eg NSAIDS or antibiotics). Even excessive earwax and eardrum irritation can result in ringing.There are many other potential causes, which warrants discussion with a physician. Rarely, unilateral tinnitus can be due to tumor or blood vessel problem. ...Read more

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Ear has been ringing, Also hurting on right side. Sound is muffled at high volume(public area). Checked with local doc says ear is fine. What to do?

 Ear has been ringing, Also hurting on right side. Sound is muffled at high volume(public area). Checked with local doc says ear is fine.
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TMJ?: Do you have TMJ? Did you see a specialist? I would suggest seeing either an ENT or a maxillofacial surgeon depending on whether or not TMJ is a problem for you. ...Read more

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I had a TIA on nov 3rd and 10 days after the attack I have a high pitched sound in the right side of my brain, (not ears) is it from medications?

I had a TIA on nov 3rd and 10 days after the attack I have a high pitched sound in the right side of my brain, (not ears) is it from medications?

Unusual descript.: A sound "in your brain" can only be one of three things: 1) a true external sound with acoustic interference 2) a miscue of the auditory center within the brain responsible for localization of sound or 3) misplacement of inner narrative (as occurs with schizophrenia). You are likely suffering from #2. Certain meds are known to cause tinnitus or "ringing." please discuss with your doctors. ...Read more

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My balance is off, I have double vision, and I keep hearing really high pitched sound in my ears. What can I do?

Diplopia tinnitus: The inner ear affects balance and visual coordination. When it malfunctions tinnitus (high pitched ringing in the ear (s) is a common accompaniment. If available, you should consult with a neuro-otologist who can sort this out. Otherwise an otolaryngologist can be very important (ent doctor). Do this soon as hearing can be affected. ...Read more

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What can cause a swishing sound in ears when hearing high pitched sounds? Ear tests were ok and doc said i just had sensitive ears so should i accept?

What can cause a swishing sound in ears when hearing high pitched sounds? Ear tests were ok and doc said i just had sensitive ears so should i accept?

May be other entity: There are other "things" that can cause one to hear swishing sounds in the ear so if your doctor has only sent you for audiometry testing you could inquire as to their opinion in performing some other tests to rule out something abnormal within the inner ear or even the neck itself. It is slightly odd that only high pitched sounds seem to trigger the noise though. I'm not sure what that indicates. ...Read more

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High pitch ringing in ears for years when its very quiet sometimes feels like blood rushing and there is a whoosing sound or my ears feel clogged, why?

High pitch ringing in ears for years when its very quiet sometimes feels like blood rushing and there is a whoosing sound or my ears feel clogged, why?

Tinnitus : The symptoms you have are called tinnitus . Most of the time it is subjective.I.E no other person can hear that sound. Some times doctor may hear a sound with stethoscope on head or ear. This is called objective tinnitus . For subjective sound no effective treatment is available . For objective sound there is possibility of successible treatment ...Read more

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Had a large pop and then really high pitched whining in ear that woke me up last night. Currently dizzy, echo in ears, 96.3 temp, sounds intensified.

Had a large pop and then really high pitched whining in ear that woke me up last night. Currently dizzy, echo in ears, 96.3 temp, sounds intensified.

Get checked: This could represent a spontaneous (versus traumatic) rupture of your eardrum. Please go get this checked by your doc tomorrow or very soon. Be well! ...Read more