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My Ear Ringing
See ENT: Most common cause for ringing in the ear is hearing loss. Should have your hearing checked and ears examined. No medicine or surgery has been shown to reliably get rid of ringing but many factors may exacerbate including caffeine, nicotine, large amounts of salt in diet, and aspirin. ...Read more
Yes, but...: While tinnitus (ringing in the ear) can be from an inflammation in your temporomandibular joint), there are also many other causes. You should consult both a dentist who treats tmj\tmd problems and also an ear nose and throat specialist to rule out other causes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My left side of my body is kind of numb have a hollow feeling in my ear ringing feeling in a very bad upset stomach?
Numbness: With your history of high blood pressure numbness on one side of body, imbalance, change in hearing you need to see a neurologist or your pcp who might order some imaging to look for stroke, mass or other problem. Also some bloodwork to check for hormonal/inflammatory/metabolic causes. Go get checked. ...Read more
Eardrum damage?: Significant damage to the point of high tone deafness is reported in people exposed to loud noise. ...Read more
No masking: When there is competing environmental sounds, the ringing in your ears can be "masked" or drowned out. This is why some physicians recommend the use of noise machines or air fans for those individuals who had difficulty sleeping due to the ringing when in a quiet setting. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why are my ears ringing i don't work in a factory i'm a sales rep 47 yrs old 6' 195lbs very active
To : To answer your question would require a thorough history, otoscopic exam, and audiogram (hearing test). Relevant questions include is it unilateral or bilateral?, characteristics of the ringing- high pitch or low pitch?, continuous or intermittent?, progression over time, what makes it better or worse?, associated symptoms of ear fullness/pressure, hearing loss, or vertigo?, family history of same or early need for hearing aides?, medication history, history of head trauma?, history of loud noise exposure in any capacity?, etc. As you can see there are many possible causes from the few questions i've asked. If you want a more specific answer i would seek an ENT evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I fell and hit my head last night and ever since I've been expierencing headaches, my ears ringing and mood swings. Should I go in?
Hit head: Without question you must go as soon as possible to the nearest Emergency Room. ...Read more
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