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After a couple of 7 hr Flights from Hot climate have a hissing noise from ears especially at night time when in bed any treatment suggestions please?

After a couple of 7 hr Flights from Hot climate
have a hissing noise from ears especially at night time
when in bed any treatment suggestions please?

The hissing: is called tinnitus and it is a common result of high altitude flying and the effect of air pressure changes on the inner ear hearing "system" (which also helps us with balance) Try chewing gum during take off and landings! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Hi Is there any medicine which can reduce the hissing in ears caused by tinnitus. thanks?

Hi Is there any medicine which can reduce the hissing in ears caused by tinnitus. thanks?

Depends: Tinnitus is a vague term, that can come from multiple causes/diseases. The most common is noise induced tinnitus, you may want to see an audiologist to get it diagnosed. If it is noise induced, there is no proven medication however a lot of things have been tried. If it is significant consider noise cancelling hearing aids. ...Read more

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What is the hissing noise I keep hearing in my right ear?

What is the hissing noise I keep hearing in my right ear?

Hissing ears: You should have your ears checked by your primary care doctor to make sure you do not have a hair stuck in there ora hole in your ear drum. These are the more likely causes. If your primary care doc needs to send you to an ENT doc he or she can do so. ...Read more

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What is the hissing sound in my ears..Its been there since a month.pls help.

What is the hissing sound in my ears..Its been there since a month.pls help.

Tinnitus : Tinnitus most commonly is a result of abnormalities within the auditory system, often with unexplained etiology. It may be associated with sensorineural hearing loss, ototoxic medications, infection, vascular ischemia, or acoustic neuroma. Pulsatile tinnitus is most commonly vascular in origin and requires thorough evaluation. Evaluation of tinnitus should include a thorough history, an exam. ...Read more

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Why is there a hissing, buzzing sound in my ear.I notice it more in the night. What can it be.help?

Why is there a hissing, buzzing sound in my ear.I notice it more in the night. What can it be.help?

Tinnitus.: This sounds like tinnitus, a humming or buzzing sound you'd hear most when things are quiet, such at night. Sometimes indicative of damage within the inner ear. You should first visit with an ENT physician for a formal otoscopic examination and hearing test. ...Read more

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I have this hissing sound in left ear SSs, it's annoying on and off and very noticeable when I'm in quite room . Scared that can be AN.please advice!

I have this hissing sound in left ear SSs, it's annoying on and off and very noticeable when I'm in quite room .  Scared that can be AN.please advice!

Tinnitus: Tinnitus is actually a very complex perception of some type of noise or sound in the ears or head. There can be many causes . Common causes include wax in ears, fluid in middle ear(from cold/allergy), hearing loss, and tmj/clenching/grinding problems. This last one often gets overlooked. See an ENT for help. An exam, audiogram, and sometimes imaging will be done. ...Read more

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Im reading online that a rare symp. Of iron defenciancy is tinnitus, hissing in ears is this true? I've noticed it started when my iron levels dropped

Im reading online that a rare symp. Of iron defenciancy is tinnitus, hissing in ears is this true? I've noticed it started when my iron levels dropped

Tinnitus: Is almost always due to a given nutritional deficiency but not always. It is a difficult symptom to treat and if you find that you are anemic from iron deficiency and taking appropriate doses of iron clears the tinnitus, you are lucky. Please remember that iron in excess is poisonous so take it under doc supervision. ...Read more