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I have a clicking in my ear when chewing.

I have a clicking in my ear when chewing.

Jaw clicking?: Clicking of one's jaw upon opening and closing is very commonly a sign of TMJ (jaw joint) disorder. It is common in those that grind there teeth at night. It can lead to pain in that area that is can be confused with ear problems. A dental visit will be worthwhile for these patients. ...Read more

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I have fluid in my ear. I took a full course of antibiotics amoxycillin. What else should I do? It gives me imbalance dizziness and clicking in ear

I have fluid in my ear. I took a full course of antibiotics amoxycillin. What else should I do? It gives me imbalance dizziness and clicking in ear

Go back to your doc: Or at least call them back and explain your progress. Often times infections may be TREATED adequately by antibiotics...but their overall effects on the body and its functioning takes longer to straighten out.....that's called INERTIA of bodily health systems. ...Read more

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Why is my bone clicking below my ear?

Why is my bone clicking below my ear?

Jaw joint clicking: Having popping/clicking TMJ noises not necessarily a problem. Many people experience these noises. Without pain or limitation of function the noise itself is not an issue. If you have locking or limited movement, "ear" pain, headaches, morning jaw stiffness/soreness, difficulty chewing, bruxism, previous jaw injuries or other jaw conditions, the problem is more serious. Then see a TMJ specialist. ...Read more

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My ear has humming and my throat is clicking. Please help!

My ear has humming and my throat is clicking. Please help!

Tinnitus: Is ear humming and there are several possible causes. You would need an exam to get properly diagnosed. Preferably with ear nose and throat specialist. ...Read more

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Why does my ear click when I run?

Why does my ear click when I run?

I have no idea.: But I have the same thing, & have been to an ENT specialist who could not explain it, I also have sound distortion along with it. Good luck on finding the answer! I would like to hear if you ever find out. ...Read more

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What does it mean if there are clicking sounds in my ear?

What does it mean if there are clicking sounds in my ear?

Maybe tmj: Clicking sounds when opening and closing indicate that there may be a disturbance in the temporal mandibular joint (tmj). You need to see a dentist to determine if this is the cause and it treatment is needed. ...Read more

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I keep hearing a clicking noise in my ear lobe. What could be wrong?

I keep hearing a clicking noise in my ear lobe. What could be wrong?

Ear vs TMJ: In that area, Eustachian tube vs TMJ (jaw Joint). ET clicking heard mostly every time you swallow. TMJ clicking heard mostly with mouth opening/closing and chewing. If it bothers you, see ENT doc. If it doesn't bother you, no treatmnent indicated. ...Read more

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I got hit in the jaw and my right side is hurting and my ear popped and jaw is clicking?

I got hit in the jaw and my right side is hurting and my ear popped and jaw is clicking?

TMJ Trauma: This can lead to some unpleasant conditions such as facial pain that can cause further damage and a lot of discomfort in your mouth. See an OMS for evaluation and treatment. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I hear clicking sounds in my ear/head when I move around even a little bit. I think it's related to my TMJD. I am afraid it will get worse?

I hear clicking sounds in my ear/head when I move around even a little bit. I think it's related to my TMJD. I am afraid it will get worse?

TMJ: If this persists, see a dentist who treats Temporomandibular Dysfunction. If you need an MD/ EENT, you will be referred. The ear is close to the TMJ and can be affected if there's an aberration in the area. ...Read more

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I'm hearing a lot of clicking or crackling noises which sound like they are coming from my ear. Also my head has pressure. What could this be?

I'm hearing a lot of clicking or crackling noises which sound like they are coming from my ear. Also my head has pressure. What could this be?

Eustachian tube: If you have fluid in the ear or a swollen eustachian tube from a recent viral illness, allergy flare up, or other upper respiratory inflammation, you can hear popping or crackling sounds. Head pressure could be from sinuses. Another possibility, is tempormandibular joint dysfunction & muscle pain can cause your symptoms. You should see an ENT and get fully evaluated. ...Read more

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My eustachian tube dys. Won't go away. I keep hearing clicking and sometimes my ear is muffled. What do I do?

My eustachian tube dys. Won't go away. I keep hearing clicking and sometimes my ear is muffled. What do I do?

Auditory symptoms: Not all auditory symptoms are referable to eustacian tube dysfunction. If you don't smoke, and have tried a reasonable course of over the counter antihistamines and a decongestant like pseudoephedrine, and the symptoms have lasted more than a week it might be time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does 'fluid' in menier refer to? I can make 'click/crack' sound in my ear everytime and it sound like fluid/water...

What does 'fluid' in menier refer to? I can make 'click/crack' sound in my ear everytime and it sound like fluid/water...

TMJ Sounds?: The menier's syndrome is not well known to me so I can not speak on that. However the fluid that the inner ear utilizes to control balance is no where near the area were you could hear sounds produced by it. I would more likely assume that you are hearing crepitus from your temporomandibular joint. Tmj pain and noises are a very common problem for people and can present with varying symptoms. ...Read more

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The muscle in my ear makes a double click when I move my head and people around me can hear. Have had this for months. Is this treatable.

The muscle in my ear makes a double click when I move my head and people around me can hear. Have had this for months. Is this treatable.

Not your ear: The sound is not likely coming from the ear itself, or a muscle at all. More likely a ligament or bone in your upper neck is the source. You would be wise to start off with a visit to, your family doctor, especially if he/she is a DO. In any case, a physiatrist may be able to help you sort this out. Good luck! ...Read more

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I hear a sound in my ear when I'm swallowing. I also can make the sound everytime I want. The sound somehow like "click" sound. Is it normal?

I hear a sound in my ear when I'm swallowing. I also can make the sound everytime I want. The sound somehow like "click" sound. Is it normal?

See your dentist: You should see a dentist to check the function of your temporomandibular joint, or jaw joint that is by your ear. They can make a better diagnosis and give you treatment options. ...Read more

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I can make sound in my ear, since little boy. It sounds like 'click' with fluid/watery effect (hard to explain).It also comes when swallowing. Normal?

I can make sound in my ear, since little boy. It sounds like 'click' with fluid/watery effect (hard to explain).It also comes when swallowing. Normal?

Eustachian Tube: The click sound is what you hear when are opening the eustachian tube, which connects the back of the nose to the middle ear. You are equalizing the pressure between the two chambers. Sometimes this is an indicator of persistent negative pressure in the middle ear, which can be due to multiple reasons, very commonly allergies. See an ent. ...Read more

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I have had this clicking of my right jaw area, my internal med doctor said its not my ear but jaw. What could be causing this?

I have had this clicking of my right jaw area, my internal med doctor said its not my ear but jaw. What could be causing this?

TMJ joint: There is a joint at the top of your jaw called the TMJ that can cause a click. Your doctor sounds like he is right. ...Read more

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I have a sinus infection and there is a clicking noise in my ear, is there anyway to stop this as it is really irritating me and I can not stand it?

I have a sinus infection and there is a clicking noise in my ear, is there anyway to stop this as it is really irritating me and I can not stand it?

Eustachian tube: The tube that allows air to move into the middle ear from your throat is opening and closing creating the noise. It should gradually improve as the swelling in the tube related to the infection deminishes. If you hold your nose and pop your ears it may quit clicking for a while, but it may take a while for it to clear. ...Read more

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I read that menier caused by an excess of fluid in the inner ear. I can make sound in my ear, feels like fluid/water with 'click' or 'crack' sound.?

I read that menier caused by an excess of fluid in the inner ear. I can make sound in my ear, feels like fluid/water with 'click' or 'crack' sound.?

TMD?: Have an evaluation for temporal mandibular joint dysfunction by your dentist. Tmd has symptoms similar to the ones you presented. Ménière's disease often has a hearing and balance component which you did not mention. ...Read more

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Clicking noise in my ear whenever I turn my head. If I shake my head rapidly it also repeats. Could I have contracted an ear infection?

Clicking noise in my ear whenever I turn my head. If I shake my head rapidly it also repeats. Could I have contracted an ear infection?

Ear vs TMJ vs neck: Clicking could be ear, TMJ or neck. Start with your PCP for exam. You may need to see ENT or DDS also. Also, if you have no other symptoms, I doubt it is a serious problem and you can just watch it. Seeking further care only if it starts to cause other symptoms. ...Read more

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My jaw keeps clicking every time I move it. I had a really loud crack sound and now I have a wet feeling in my ear. Yawning causes wet sound?

My jaw keeps clicking every time I move it. I had a really loud crack sound and now I have a wet feeling in my ear. Yawning causes wet sound?

Unrelated: The jaw clicking and cracking is a displaced disk in your jaw joint (TMJ) if it progresses to locking or pain, see TMJ expert.
Wet feeling in ear unrelated. Keep ear dry. If ear problems persist, see ENT doc. ...Read more