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I Woke Up With My Ears Feeling Full And My Hearing Was Muffled What Is Wrong With Me
Ears full: The most common cause of insidious onset of ear fullness with decreased hearing is congestion in your eustachian tube, usually due either to chronic allergies or to a recent cold. There are no really good treatments for this, and generally you just have to wait it out. This condition is usually associated with a feel of pressure, but only in severe cases is their actual ear pain. ...Read more
Periods of vertigo and one of my ears feeling full and tinnitus; earache in my right ear (feels like a bruise inside my ear); no hearing loss.
Be examined: With those symptoms you should see an ear nose and throat surgeon to sort out the cause. This is not normal. All the best. ...Read more
After I went swimming, the next day, I blow my nose, it sounded as if my hearing was plugged in my right ear. Now a few days later, I woke up and I couldn't hear, it was like very very muffled, still is. I had my GP look at my ears, say it's wax build up,
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Crackling noises and pressure in ears for the past week I have been experiencing cracking noises in my ears. Sounds like static coming from a tv or like rice crispies. I also am feeling pressure in my ears and my hearing fades a little. What is this? And
TMJD / TMD possible: If you notice these noises during jaw movement - speaking, chewing etc. It is likely due to degenerated TMJ - jaw joint. The disc between the 'socket & ball' of the jaw joint normally cushions the bones like a well oiled hinge. If the disc is damaged allowing bone to bone contact the noise is heard through bone conduction since the TMJ is adjacent to hearing mechanism. ...Read more
Headache on the right side of my head. Right arm numb/tingly hearing a rushing sound in my ears. Feeling hot all over especially my face. Normal?
The music in my headphones suddenly came on really loudly on full volume. Will my hearing be affected? My ears sort of hurt afterwords
Turn it down.: If this was a brief event- you will most likely be fine. ...Read more
Just got over the flu. Now both ears are hurting, I have fulness, muffled hearing, popping when I swallow or attempt to clear my ears. What can I do?
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
More wax?: There still may be more wax deeper in the ear canal. Best to see your otolaryngologist. ...Read more
I'm having a weird problem in my ears that kinda feels like fullness or pressure in my ear. I also have a little hearing loss. What is this?
The ear molds on my hearing aids give me intermittent pain. That has been true of the past three sets of ear molds. Is something wrong with my ears?
Prob not: If the molds give you pain it is the molds. You may need a behind the ear fitting. ...Read more
Would like to know why my ears has become so painful lately. Sharp pains with a sharp noise right after. Trouble hearing from them after.?
Hard to say.: Sharp pain that is short lived is usually not the result of ear infection. The sharp noise is also difficult to evaluate, although these noises may not be originating in the ears. Trouble hearing may be subjective and not truly present. These are the type of symptoms that need professional evaluation by an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Went to rock concert last night that was extremely loud. My ears are still constantly ringing & my hearing diminished by 75%. Will this get better?
Its not good: Wish I could help more but without more info I can not offer more advice than to see your doctor for an exam. Good luck. ...Read more
FromThJawbonesOfFish: I'll bet you are having a nervous twitch of the stapedius muscle that regulates tension on the ear drum. It's the smallest muscle in the body attached to the smallest bone. The ear bones ('ossicles') are, evolutionarily related to the jaw bones of fishes! So, like a nervous twitch of the lip or eyelid, etc. For some reason you get it in the ear. The 'thump' is the sound of the ear drum quickly tensing ...Read more
Can you please tell me if I will damage my ears if I wear hearing protection while playing the drums?
No: Wearing hearing protection will not damage your ears while playing. ...Read more
Occasionally the hearing in one of my ears goes weird and I hear a high pitched noise for half a minute. It switches ears. Is this bad?
Lets review that que: Hearing your heartbeat in your ears is perfectly normal. The main arteries, the carotid arteries, are in that area. These bring oxygenated blood to the brain. If it is bothersome, you can listen to low humming noise ...Read more
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 more
My ears popped when coming down a mountain after skiing a week ago and now my hearing is still really muffled. What can I do?
Pulsatile tinnitis: What you are probabaly experiencing is an increase in blood flow of the vessels around the ear that can occur during exercise or anemia. It can also occur when the vessels narrow or harden near the ear and the surrounding blood flow is turbulent. At your age, and because it occured afer exercise, the cause is likely benign. However, there are serious causes associated with this so see your doctor! ...Read more
I keep hearing crackling and popping noise and my ears are always itchy. Is this allergies or something else?
Could be: These symptoms do suggest possible allergy. They also suggest eustachian tube dysfunction which can accompany allergies or sinus infections. Allergy testing in combination with a thorough history and physical exam can be helpful to diagnose whether allergy is the most likely cause of these symptoms. ...Read more
I had a hearing test done and everything was norml so could something else be makeing my ears ring. What should I do next?
TINNITUS (RINGING EAR:
It can be caused by several medical conditions and you need to check with your doctor
, following common conditions
allergies, ear infections, hearing loss, wxcessive wax, brain or head injury, stress, hypothyroidism, lyme disease, TMJ disfunction, high blood pressure, meniers disease, otosclerosis, and poor circulation. ...Read more
My ears have been popping and have felt clogged for a few days. It's not affecting my hearing much. What are possible causes?
I inexplicably heard a pop and lost hearing in one of my ears. There is a terrible ringing noise. What caused this? Will this pass?
Seek a formal eval: This is somewhat concerning and means you require an evaluation of your ear, and sooner rather than later. Sudden loss shouldn't go unattended! Good luck. ...Read more
I have an almost constant buzzing in my ears. I read somewhere that it is a symptom of menopause. How can I treat this, it bothers my hearing.?
Tinnitus is not a: Symptom of menopause but a very common condition caused by exposure to noise through the years, infection in the middle ear, aging or rarely tumor in the ear or brain. Seek medical help especially if it worsens or accompanied by vertigo, hearing loss, headache etc. Http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/mobileart. Asp? Articlekey=496&page=3. ...Read more
I can't hearing prominently through somedays. I clean my ears regulary and ears had no problem.4 years I am working in power plant with huge sound.
Get tested: You should have your hearing tested to see if you have had any damage to your hearing. ...Read more
Help! My ears have been ringing/hearing increased white noise for 2 days I'm not sure if it is because I focus on it or something else what is this?
Noise in the ears: Have your ears examined.Get a more detailed answer ›
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