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I keep hearing this high pitch ringing in ears. Is something wrong?

I keep hearing this high pitch ringing in ears. Is something wrong?

Hearing loss ?: May have a hearing loss or past noise exposure and need to see an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Tinnitus (Definition)

Tinnitus is when a person has a persistent noise in his ear or ears. Tinnitus can be of unknown cause, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerve, ...Read more


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High pitch ringing in ears along with fullness, earache, and dizziness. What are the possible problems?

High pitch ringing in ears along with fullness, earache, and dizziness. What are the possible problems?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus or ringing in the ears has many possible causes and infection is one of them. As the infection resolves, so should the tinnitus. See your ear nose and throat physician to evaluate the ringing in your ears. ...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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High pitch ringing in ears for years, sometimes feels like blood rushing to ears or like everything is louder until i yawn and they crack. Avm?

High pitch ringing in ears for years, sometimes feels like blood rushing to ears or like everything is louder until i yawn and they crack. Avm?

Tinnitus: Unless your doctor can hear the noise with stethoscope, your noise is subjective tinnitus and so far there is no successful treatment. If you doctor can hear it then you need more extensive imaging like cerebral angiography or mr angioraphy. ...Read more

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High pitched ringing in ears sometimes can hear heart beat in ears when laying down on side,sometimes get head rushes idk if related.Could i have AVM?

High pitched ringing in ears sometimes can hear heart beat in ears when laying down on side,sometimes get head rushes idk if related.Could i have AVM?

Tinnitus: Not likely. A MRI and MRA of the brain is a good screen for an arteriovenous malformation (AVM). Tinnitus often occurs after exposure to loud noises. Pulsatile tinnitus can occur in dural AVMs but this occurs most frequently in women between 50-70 years of age. It is common to hear your heartbeat in your ears when lying down. See a neurosurgeon or neurologist to evaluate the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have dull headaches which are now more sharp. I hear high pitched ringing in ears and also buzzing. I feel a sharp neck pain at base of skull. Could it be a TMJ flare up? What should I do?

I have dull headaches which are now more sharp. I hear high pitched ringing in ears and also buzzing. I feel a sharp neck pain at base of skull. Could it be a TMJ flare up? What should I do?

Likely TMJ : Headaches and ear pain are many of the presenting chief complaints of patients with tmj. You can sort out the ringing by protruding your jaw forward when the ringing occurs. It protrusion of you jaw changes or eliminates the ringing sound then there is a jaw connection. Either way you should see a dentist specially trained in tmj. ...Read more

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High pitched noise/ringing in ear. Silence in ear before it happens.

High pitched noise/ringing in ear. Silence in ear before it happens.

Tinnitus: The ringing in your ear is called tinnitus and usually is a sign of changes in your hearing. This can be secondary to prior loud noise exposure, such as loud music, headphones, working around jet engines, but can accompany other inner ear conditions such as Meniere's. Audiometric exams can help quantify and design treatment measures. ...Read more

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I heard that when an ear gets that high pitched ringing, that an ear cell is dying. Any truth to that ?

No.: High pitched ringing is known as tinnitus and has many causes, but it is not ascribed to ear cells dying. ...Read more