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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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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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Am having some hissing sound inside my ears since 2 days.What is causing it & what is the treatment.Thanks?

Am having some hissing sound inside my ears since 2 days.What is causing it & what is the treatment.Thanks?

Poss earwax: Do not stick a cotton swab in there. See your Primary care and he may suggest ear drops to loosen hardened earwax. Then the wax either falls out, or is blown out with a gentle stream of air. Q-tips tend to just make things worse. ...Read more

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I have a cold and my ears are plugged, when I open and close my mouth I hear a hissing sound in one ear. What's causing this?

I have a cold and my ears are plugged, when I open and close my mouth I hear a hissing sound in one ear. What's causing this?

Cold: The hissing sound in your ear may be due to the mucus from your cold which has gotten into your middle ear through your eustachian tube ...Read more

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I need help with a ear problem I am asking this to resolve the issue? Lately my ears have been giving me trouble i wen to the ER and the doctor cleaned my ear out with a syringe and peroxide now when i went home i hear a hissing sound in my ears when its

I need help with a ear problem I am asking this to resolve the issue? Lately my ears have been giving me trouble i wen to the ER and the doctor cleaned my ear out with a syringe and peroxide now when i went home i hear a hissing sound in my ears when its

Tinnitus : Tinnitus is the subjective sensation of sounds not from the surrounding environment. It is very common and one reason for worsening symptoms is hearing loss. Is there any loss after the procedure? These sensations are also common after manipulations of the ear. They should be self limiting, but if they do not resolve in 2-3 days or if pain and hearing loss are also present, i would recommend that it be evaluated by your primary care doctor. ...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'm hearing a hissing sound in my right ear, what could this be?

I'm hearing a hissing sound in my right ear, what could this be?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus is a sound emanating from one's ear but it can also emanate from the brain. Wax build up is a cause and can easily be detected by your physician. Other causes are best checked for by an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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My father sometimes feels hissing sound in his left ear.He is 51 years old.The problem is felt more during winters. Please advise causes & remedies?

My father sometimes feels hissing sound in his left ear.He is 51 years old.The problem is felt more during winters. Please advise causes & remedies?

Tinnitus : Sounds like it might be tinnitus. Best to have him see ear nose throat doctor for evaluation. could also be a blood vessel issue in the neck. Again see ENT doctor for eval. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more