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I hear a noise in ear when ear on pillow. What causes this?

I hear a noise in ear when ear on pillow. What causes this?

Normal blood flow.: You're probably hearing the blood flowing through blood vessels in the ear area. When you have your ear on a pillow, you're blocking out environmental noises, so the normal noises of circulation become audible. ...Read more

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Today, laying down on right side with head on the pillow. I hear a ticking/popping noise inside ear/head. It stops and few min later comes back.

Today, laying down on right side with head on the pillow. I hear a ticking/popping noise inside ear/head. It stops and few min later comes back.

Anxious!: Your ears can hear all sorts of sounds when they are compressed. So try to shift the angle at which you are laying down and i expect the sounds will go away. Sometimes it is the beat of your heart which can be causing these popping sounds. Try to ignore, relax as it is nothing serious. Hope you caan sleep better now. ...Read more

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36 yo female slightly overweight, anxiety, bp borderline- is it normal to hear pulse loud in each ear when that ear is pressed on pillow laying down?

36 yo female slightly overweight, anxiety, bp borderline- is it normal to hear pulse loud in each ear when that ear is pressed on pillow laying down?

Yes: It is quite normal to hear the heartbeat under the circumstances you described. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How come i can hear my heartbeat in my ear when i put my head on my pillow? Anxiety?

How come i can hear my heartbeat in my ear when i put my head on my pillow? Anxiety?

No, physiology: Our hearing works by 2 mechanisms: air conduction (transmitted from external sounds) and bone conduction (transmitted from internal sounds). Normal anatomy: your carotid artery traverses the bone that makes up your inner ear. When you occlude your external auditory canal by lying down, you "turn off" air conduction allowing you to hear the always present but much softer bone conduction. ...Read more

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After running, I could hear my heartbeat in ears loudly. Also, I hear heartbeat when laying down with head on pillow in each ear. Is this normal?

After running, I could hear my heartbeat in ears loudly. Also, I hear heartbeat when laying down with head on pillow in each ear. Is this normal?

This may be entirely: normal and is often related to a build up of ear wax. You might ask your health care provider to take a look and see as well as provide suggestions for cleaning. ...Read more

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When i put my right ear on the pillow i can hear heart beat or pulse?

When i put my right ear on the pillow i can hear heart beat or pulse?

Heart beat: When you place your ear on a solid or relative solid, the sound conduction through that solid is better than through air, so you may hear the heart. ...Read more

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Is this pulsatile tinnitus or just normal? I can hear my heartbeat loudly in both ears only at night when pressed against pillow at night. Thx

Is this pulsatile tinnitus or just normal? I can hear my heartbeat loudly in both ears only at night when pressed against pillow at night. Thx

Pulsatile tinnitus: This is usually linked to heartbeats and commonly of no concern. Piusatile tinnitus can be caused by intracranial tumors and vascular malformations. This is of concern. ...Read more

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I am experiencing ringing in ears and hearing loss (side: one side only) . After sleeping with my ear rested on a pillow. ?

I am experiencing  ringing in ears and hearing loss (side: one side only) . After sleeping with my ear rested on a pillow. 
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Tinnitus: The combination of recent tinnitus and hearing loss in one ear, with or without vertigo symptoms, calls for an evaluation by a neurologist or otolaryngologist as one cause is a brain tumor called acoustic neuroma. A brain ct scan or mri is usually part of the evaluation. If no neuroma is suspected or found, you will still get expert advice regarding your symptoms. ...Read more