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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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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.
What to do?

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