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I have a sound in my ears like helicopter blades spinning slowly what can this be. Thankyou?

I have a sound in my ears like helicopter blades spinning slowly what can this be. Thankyou?

ForWhomTheBellsToll: Probably what's called Tinnitus ("ringing in the ears").It doesn't necessarily have to sound like "ringing."It can be a hissing, whooshing, or pulsating helicopter-like sound. It's because of nerve damage or deterioration in the ear's hearing mechanism (little sound-transmitting hairs). You'll need a hearing test (audiogram) and exam by an ENT specialist. Usually the cause isn't serious, but not always. ...Read more

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Off and on since yesterday, I had numbness & tightness bk n fourth in my arms. Then I was hearing a helicopter sound in my lft ear. What is this?

Off and on since yesterday, I had numbness & tightness bk n fourth in my arms. Then I was hearing a helicopter sound in my lft ear. What is this?

See a doctor: Need far more information and a detailed physical examination plus possible imaging studies to even approach a diagnosis. You should go and be seen asap so that this does not get worse. Hope this clears up soon. Best wishes for speedy recovery. ...Read more

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Sounds like a helicopter in my head?

Sounds like a helicopter in my head?

Tinnitus: Any abnormal sound in the head is tinnitus. I would see your local ENT and get a hearing test. ...Read more

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What do I do for my ear it's echoing and sounds like it needs to be popped?

What do I do for my ear it's echoing and sounds like it needs to be popped?

Muffled Hearing: This is often due to fluid in the middle ear. Often decongestants or antihistamines can help. A formal exam of the ear canal and middle ear would be helpful. ...Read more

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What can be a reason that my ear sound like a blown speaker?

What can be a reason that my ear sound like a blown speaker?

Ear issues: It may simply be that the eustachian tubes are blocked due to swelling or fluid behind the ears. It should resolve on its own but if it does not you should see your pcp for a possible ear drum rupture. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my ear sounds stopped up and what can I do?

Cerumenex: If you are convinced it is wax buildup, then an over the counter ear wax remover is next option. If not sure or no result then see your dr or an urgent care for exam and manual removal. ...Read more

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My ear started ringing after got shocked by loud sound 8 yesrs ago. Slowly getting worse and worse since then. Is it cureable?

My ear started ringing after got shocked by loud sound 8 yesrs ago. Slowly getting worse and worse since then. Is it cureable?

Treatable: When dealing with tinnitus we don't talk about curing we talk about treating. The goal of all tinnitus treatment is to make the sound "neutral". The more your brain focuses on the sound the louder it will become. You need to see an ear dr. For a hearing test and evaluation. ...Read more

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I heard a crackling sound in my ear why is this?

I heard a crackling sound in my ear why is this?

Air movement: As you open or close the Eustachian tubes between your throat & middle ear you can add or release pressure on the ear drum which may cause a sound. This happens with yawning, chewing & other movements that tense the levator palitini muscle which pulls the tube straight/open. ...Read more

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Sounds like I have water in my ear, help?

Sounds like I have water in my ear, help?

See ENT: Ent should be able to relieve this problem without too much difficulty. ...Read more

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I was cleaning out my ear with a q tip and now my ear feels like its clogged and everything sounds muffled?

Impaction: Using a swab in the ear frequently pushes cerumen further into the ear canal where it can tamp down next to the eardrum causing an impaction. You can try to flush it out with over the counter ear cleaners but may need to have it cleaned out by a physician. Hence, the advice not to put anything in your ears except for your elbows! ...Read more

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I have this weird crackling sound in my ear and it almost feels like there is water in my ear what could it be?

I have this weird crackling sound in my ear and it almost feels like there is water in my ear what could it be?

Ear: It very likely is water in your ear. This can be from infection or allergies. The external canal can get plugged and that can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Sometimes with loud noises it will sound like there is a fly in my ear, loud humming or buzzing noise, and it switches ears. What could this be?

Sometimes with loud noises it will sound like there is a fly in my ear, loud humming or buzzing noise, and it switches ears. What could this be?

Tinnitus: Ringing in the ears is called tinnitus. It can be from many things. Listening to music too load. Taking too much aspirin. Or from disease. If it progresses or your hearing is decreased go see an ear, nose and throat md. ...Read more

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I got slapped hard on my ear yesterday and since then there is buzzing sound and I don't have any pain just feel like air passing through my ear?

You may need to get: Examined by a healthcare provider for a punctured eardrum, e.g. perforated tympanic membrane. Usual symptoms of these perforations are hearing loss, pain, bleeding, and tinnitus (or ringing in the ear). Your symptoms do not sound that serious, though a contusion to the bony structures inside the eardum may affect your hearing for a while but should heal spontaneously. ...Read more

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