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I Keep Hearing Ringing In My Ears Is This Related To My Allergies
No: Most cases of ringing in the ears (tinnitus) is not due to allergies. It is a common condition in older folks. It is usually caused by nerve damage (of the nerve that carries sound). It could be age related, hereditary, or form damage from constant exposure to loud noises (gun fire in the military, loud rock music etc., ) or rarely after some antibiotic use and eustachian tube dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I keep getting momentary hearing loss, tinnitus and when i lean my head to the left, my eardrum hurts? Could this be linked to earwax? Kind of worried
Use OTC ear wax drop: As long as you have no history of eardrum perforation, and no symptoms of current ear infection (ear pain, drainage), you can use OTC ear wax softening drops from your pharmacy. Follow package instructions. Drops will soften the wax. You still may need to flush ear canal with body temperature water. Avoid Q-tips. If not successful, see an ENT MD for exam and treatment. ...Read more
Probably not.: Tinnitus usually varies in intensity over time and might be improved by some otc supplements (e g arches), prescription meds (e g nortriptyline), and avoiding stress, alcohol, salt, caffeine, and loud noise. Sinister causes of tinnitus are rare, but unilateral symptoms are a little more likely to be something serious, so get checked out by an audiologist and/or ENT physician. ...Read more
I hear and feel a constant intermittent humming in my head is it related to the tinnitus , should I worry ?
Sounds related: Tinnitus is actually a very complex perception of some type of noise or sound in the ears or head. There are different types, subjective (only you hear) or objective (others can hear the noise too-rare). It can be pulsatile like a heart beat or non-pulsatile. There can be many causes and it really needs a full evaluation by an otolaryngologist. ...Read more
Why am I losing my balance. No ringing in ears. I've been sick with bronchitis could that be the problem.
BP OK?: Medications for cough and congestion can make one dizzy. Coughing can raise your BP and make you have problems catching your breath. If your dizziness worsens or you get other symptoms you should get looked at. Check your temperature pulse and BP at home and keep notes. If you get a stiff neck, high fever or worsen seek medical attention. ...Read more
Does tinnitus reduce the ability to hear well? Everything sounds a bit muffled from my left ear. I have ringing but why isn't the hearing well?
My right ear is ringing and when I talking I hear my voice vibrating I am hard of hearing and I'm trying to figure out if my hearing is worsening ?
We can't tell you: that. But, it sounds like there is a problem. An audiologist can do an audiogram and see how your current hearing correlates with past tests. ...Read more
What can I do to cure tenitus, i keep getting this sound in my ear. Wax also gets generated more in my right ear. Please suggest.
Base ear damage: Yes go to uptodate.com for more details. ...Read more
Tinnitus: Most of these problems are due to degeneration of the auditory apparatus, especially associated with aging, but can happen after head trauma, and associated with hypertension, anemias, and thyroid problems. Rarely, transmitted sounds occur with congenital vascular malformations, and obstruction of large neck blood vessels. ...Read more
What diseases are a symptoms constant noise (ringing) in the ears (in my head) and sometimes laying and weight in my ears?
Multiple: Hearing loss, ear infection, fluid behind the ear drums, meniere's disease, difficulty normalizing the pressure behind the ear drum, and rarely a tumor on the hearing or balance nerves call all cause this problem. See your doctor and have your ears (and possibly hearing) checked to figure this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is causing me to hear my heartbeat in my ear, have ear pain, and severe pain if drops are put in the ear?
I have had an inner ear infection and now find myself with tinnitus in one ear.. why is this the case?
Infection irritation: If there is an infection within the middle ear then, the increased pressure in that compartment may be transmitted to the inner ear apparatus which is where the 8th nerve lies. Also, the infectious entity itself may be accessing the inner ear compartment since it's all fluid connected and this may be having a direct toxic effect on the 8th nerve hence, the tinnitus. ...Read more
All day my hearing in one ear goes quiet randomly and i get a ringing in it where i can hear and feel my heart beating in the ear. What is this from?
Tinnitus?: Recommend a hearing evaluation if symptoms persist. ...Read more
I have pulsatile tinnitus in my right ear. I only hear it when I bend my neck a certain way. ENT says my ear is fine. What could cause this?
Need more info plz: When they say that your ear is "fine" does that mean that they checked it simply with an otoscope, made sure you were waxless, and then, sent you on your way? Or did they do some blood work, perhaps an audiogram, and perhaps, an MRI of your brain? Do you have headaches? How old are you, are you fertile, and does your vision dim? Wanna talk more 1-1? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more
I am experiencing ringing from my right ear and migraines from loud noise. I do not feel ear pain. Could this be related to tinnitus?
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