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I keep hearing crackling sound. Is this normal?

I keep hearing crackling sound. Is this normal?

Maybe: Most likely this is eustachian tube dysfunction (etd). Etd is related to allergy and sinus problems. If the problem is mild and intermittent, i would not worry about it. If it seems severe or is very bothersome, you can try some otc allergy medications (according to the label) and go see your ent. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What to do for people with hearing loss , can a hearing aid make their voice sound normal when they speak ?

What to do for people with hearing loss , can a hearing aid make their voice sound normal when they speak ?

Probably: Since they are no hearing the spoken word, their answers will be clearer ; if not, politely asked them to speak louder. I find that when they first get their aids they do speak louder. ...Read more

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My ears feel plugged and muffled and I am now extremely sensitive to sound. Hearing even footsteps hurts like crazy. Is this a normal earache?

My ears feel plugged and muffled and I am now extremely sensitive to sound. Hearing even footsteps hurts like crazy.   Is this a normal earache?

No: An earache means your ear actually hurts. Does your ear hurt? Are you more sensitive to internal sounds such as that occurs when chewing or hearing your own footsteps rather than of others? If that is the case and your ear does not hurt, when considering your other symptoms, it sounds like you may have accumulated fluid behind your ear drum, what we call serous otitis media. ...Read more

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Slightly Torn ACL, No Surgery, Hearing pops and hurts, have to rest for 10. Is this popping sound normal? Should I be worried that its getting worse?

Slightly Torn ACL, No Surgery, Hearing pops and hurts, have to rest for 10. Is this popping sound normal?  Should I be worried that its getting worse?

ACL Tear: If your injury is recent, within 2-3 weeks, knee pain and swelling is normal with an ACL injury. Popping can be related to the swelling in the knee. After 2-3 weeks of rest, the pain and swelling should diminish, along with the popping. I'm assuming you had an MRI. ACL tears can be associated with other knee injuries like meniscal tears and cartilage injury. Recommend MRI and eval by ortho surgeon ...Read more

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In my left ear when I talk louder than normal.it sound kinda like a blown speaker,also muffled. I have had recently been hearing high pitch noise/ring?

In my left ear when I talk louder than normal.it sound kinda like a blown speaker,also muffled. I have had recently been hearing high pitch noise/ring?

May be ear damage: or something as simple as needing the wax removed from your ears. Please see your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My ears is bruising up when hearing higher sounds. Worst is lighter tones like womens voices. Doc said normal for me after tests. Can it be okey??

My ears is bruising up when hearing higher sounds. Worst is lighter tones like womens voices. Doc said normal for me after tests. Can it be okey??

Ear pain: Certainly not normal. I assume normal test was hearing test. Many other issues can cause ear pain. If no better or worse in next 5-10 days, please see ear, nose, throat specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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I keep hearing a crackling sound in my head behind my nose/eyes. I have had it for a couple days. What could this be?

I keep hearing a crackling sound in my head behind my nose/eyes.  I have had it for a couple days.  What could this be?

Congestion : The tear duct drains from the inside corner of the eye into the nasal cavity. That is why the nose runs when people cry. If this tract is obstructed from nasal congestion air may crackle through and cause symptoms like you describe. Good health ...Read more

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I just recently started hearing a crackling rice crispy sound when i turn or stretch my neck. Painless but worries me. Bad sleep posture or some else?

I just recently started hearing a crackling rice crispy sound when i turn or stretch my neck. Painless but worries me. Bad sleep posture or some else?

Sign of early DDD: If it's been coming on slowly & occasionally but now always it could b signs of early cervical disk disease especially if u can recall a childhood injury. But this is often the case with early cervical disease. If no pain an evaluation now would most likely b negative as there are usually none early on. If of great concern c a spinal surgeon 4 evaluation & imaging. ...Read more