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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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My ear makes a sound that sound like a heatbeat and it gets worse when I turn my head sideways. With a slihgt painn. What could b the problem.

My ear makes a sound that sound like a heatbeat and it gets worse when I turn my head sideways. With a slihgt painn. What could b the problem.

Inflammation: Inflammation in the area would increase blood flow and possible cause heart sound tinnitus. I recommend seeing an ENT doc for evaluation. ...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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I constantly keep hearing a buzzing sound in my head like a fly buzzing a fly hit my ear and since I have panicked what could this mean?

I constantly keep hearing a buzzing sound in my head like a fly buzzing a fly hit my ear and since I have panicked what could this mean?

Bug in ear?: You may have something in your ear like a bug or moth:

How to get it out safely:

http://www. Wikihow. Com/Remove-a-Bug-from-Your-Ear ...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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My ear has had a ringing and whooshing sound for weeks now. Not pain but very annoying. What can I do on my own to alleviate?

My ear has had a ringing and whooshing sound for weeks now. Not pain but very annoying. What can I do on my own to alleviate?

Tenitus: Check with your doctor. High blood pressure may give this symptoms, Aspirin may have this side effects, inner ear disorders may give this too ...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?

First treat sinusiti: See Your physician first
Needs thorough evaluation possibly referral to ENT specialist ...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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Today I had a whishing sound in my ear. It sound like an ocean in my ear.

Today I had a whishing sound in my ear. It sound like an ocean in my ear.

Tinnitus: This problem may be transient but also be long-lasting. If you have nasal congestion from allergies, try nasal steroid. If the problem persists for more than a week or worsens, see ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What might be the cause of a rushing sound in my ear?

What might be the cause of a rushing sound in my ear?

Tinnitus: Sounds in your ear or ears are called tinnitus. It can be associated with hearing loss but often the cause is not known. It is thought that the problem is usually not in the ear but in the part of the brain that senses sound, hearing a sound that is not there. It is reasonable to be assessed by an ENT specialist. For more information and a promising treatment see http://neuromonics. Com ...Read more

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What can cause a constant vibrating/humming sound in my ear?

What can cause a constant vibrating/humming sound in my ear?

Humming: Usually damaged cochlear hair cells from noise exposure, aging, infection, etc. ...Read more

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My ear hurts when there is a loud or high pitch sound. What should I do?

Ear plugs: Some people are particularly sensitive to loud noises, and if you are, you should wear ear plugs during loud events. ...Read more

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Why is there a hissing, buzzing sound in my ear. I notice it more in the night. What can it be. Help?

Why is there a hissing, buzzing sound in my ear. I notice it more in the night. What can it be. Help?

Tinnitus.: This sounds like tinnitus, a humming or buzzing sound you'd hear most when things are quiet, such at night. Sometimes indicative of damage within the inner ear. You should first visit with an ENT physician for a formal otoscopic examination and hearing test. ...Read more

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A loud noise went off by my ear & now my ear has been ringing for 2 days, including a "rushing water" sound. Will this ever go away? Is it damaged?

A loud noise went off by my ear & now my ear has been ringing for 2 days, including a "rushing water" sound. Will this ever go away? Is it damaged?

Doubtful; possibly: Tinnitus (ringng in ear) following loud sound may improve somewhat with time, but likely there will be some permanent hearing deficit. See ENT specialist for exam including hearing test & treatment options. ...Read more

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My ear now is okay I think. But I also think that the sound was very slightly filtered or I just imagined it? Pls Look at my last question. Thank you

My ear now is okay I think. But I also think that the sound was very slightly filtered or I just imagined it? Pls Look at my last question. Thank you

No clue as to what: Your last question was young lad. This is a public board & the physicians which come here and see questions have no access to history of questions that you've submitted. For that type of information you would literally have to ask for a 1-1 consultation. However, know this, we cannot give specific medical advice to a minor. Your parent needs to approve of any medical advice/treatment given to you. ...Read more

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What causes a roaring noise in my ear (left) that sounds like my heartbeat?

What causes a roaring noise in my ear (left) that sounds like my heartbeat?

Turbulent flow: More than likely you are hearing your external carotid artery. Flow in this artery often causesa roaring in the ear on the affected side. On ocassion, this artery may have to be ligated to stop this if unbearable. See an ENT or cv surgeion if not your pcp and get evaluated. You may need hearing eval as well. ...Read more

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My ear cracks to loud sounds like a dog barking. It might happen a few times a day. What's the cause & treatment?

My ear cracks to loud sounds like a dog barking. It might happen a few times a day. What's the cause & treatment?

Middle Ear Spasm: Could be tensor tympani muscle spasm

or your tmj

probably conditioning would work; record dog bark and gradually build up tolerance.

For tensor tympani spasm mirror biofeedback works well. See www. Grossaninstitute. Com. ...Read more

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I'veused terra cortril ear ointment 2 weeks back. Now I can hear a drumming sound from that ear and feels like wind is blowing in my ear. Is it normal?

I'veused terra cortril ear ointment 2 weeks back. Now I can hear a drumming sound from that ear and feels like wind is blowing in my ear. Is it normal?

Need to be checked: What for did you use Terra Cortril. It is not normal to hear drumming sound and like wind blowing
I will suggest you get it checked from your doctor or an ENT Specialist ...Read more