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I hear this ringing sound for like two seconds almost every month in my lifted ear only could it be my unborn child's heartbeat I'm hearing I need phe?

I hear this ringing sound for like two seconds almost every month in my lifted ear only could it be my unborn child's heartbeat I'm hearing I need phe?

Tinnitus: 2 seconds every month seems like a rare event to me. It's unlikely that ringing sound is fetal heartbeat. If worried, time rate of ringing sound. Fetal heart rate is 120-160 beats per minute or 2-3 beats per second. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tinnitus/basics/definition/con-20021487 for more info. ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner
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Tinnitus (Definition)

Tinnitus is also known as Ringing in ears. Tinnitus is when a person has a persistent noise in his ear or ears. Tinnitus can be of unknown cause, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerve, ...Read more


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Why is it that in a quiet room I hear my ears ringing?

Why is it that in a quiet room I hear my ears ringing?

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 more

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When you hear your ears ringing, what is actually happening?

When you hear your ears ringing, what is actually happening?

Possible nerve damag: Many causes but a common cause is damage from too much noise to the auditory nerve or vascular insufficiency to the nerve area in the ear. Stop using headphones with loud music and noises coming through. ...Read more

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I had last 10 days Tinnitus in my ears. I haven't been exposed to any noise environment, neither accident. It's like you hear vibration. Any medicine?

I had last 10 days Tinnitus in my ears. I haven't been exposed to any noise environment, neither accident. It's like you hear vibration. Any medicine?

Long list of causes: List of causes of Tinnitus is very long. From Eustachian tube dysfunction, medication, vascular malformations , tumors, middle ear muscle spasms to temperomandibular joint problems. See a good ENT doctor who will take thorough history and arrow down the cause specific for your tinnitus symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 23 and I have tinnitus without visible cause. Since last week, when i hear some noises (high-pitched) my right ear respond by "booming". ?

I am 23 and I have tinnitus without visible cause. Since last week, when i hear some noises (high-pitched) my right ear respond by "booming". ?

Tinnitus: The most common cause of persistent tinnitus is hearing lost: other causes are TMJ disorder or neck problem. Please see an ENT doctor for examination and hearing testing ...Read more

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I have unilateral tinnitus. If l also hear slightly less well with that same ear, is acoustic neuroma still unlikely?

I have unilateral tinnitus. If l also hear slightly less well with that same ear, is acoustic neuroma still unlikely?

Acoustic Neuroma: An acoustic neuroma is a slow-growing tumor of the nerve that connects the ear to the brain. The symptoms vary based on the size of the tumor. Common symptoms include: abnormal feeling of movement (vertigo), hearing loss in the affected ear, ringing (tinnitus) in the affected ear, dizziness, headache, numbness in the face or one ear, pain in the face or one ear, and weakness of the face. ...Read more

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Sudden left ear feel clogged, some hear loss with tinnitus, vanishes in 3-7 secs, also ear (clicks) when someone stops speaking or noise stop?

Sudden left ear feel clogged, some hear loss with tinnitus, vanishes in 3-7 secs, also ear (clicks) when someone stops speaking or noise stop?

First thought...: if this is new, then the first thought would be eustachian tube dysfunction leading to fluid build up in the middle ear. Inflammation in the nose and/or throat (sometimes due to acid reflux) is a common cause. ...Read more