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Doctor insights on: Ringing In Ears Accompanied By Wierd Feelings Behind Ears

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Recently found out I'm anemic with a ferritin of 6 and hemoglobin of 10. On iron now but having ringing in ears, dizziness and feeling unwell. Normal?

Recently found out I'm anemic with a ferritin of 6 and hemoglobin of 10. On iron now but having ringing in ears, dizziness and feeling unwell. Normal?

Can happen with anem: Yes, anemia can cause all of the above. Your PCP should put you on therapeutic doses of iron. You should also be evaluated for why you are anemic in the first place ex. blood loss. ...Read more

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Ringing In Ears (Definition)

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Ringing in ears fullness behind ears sort of hurts?

Ringing in ears fullness behind ears sort of hurts?

Inner ear infection: You may be suffering from an inner ear infection. Go see your doctor who may prescribe antibiotic ear drops if needs be, or refer you on to an ear specialist for further work-up. ...Read more

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What would doctors recommend to help with ringing in ears?

What would doctors recommend to help with ringing in ears?

Background noise: Keeping a regular droning noise in the background will drown it out and make you apathetic to it. ...Read more

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Any over-the-counter help for someone with ringing in ears?

Amanda Xi Dr. Xi
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Any over-the-counter help for someone with ringing in ears?

Not exactly: Tinnitus [ringing in the ears] is often due to damage to cells in a part of the inner ear and can be caused by normal aging, loud noise, certain medications [including some antibiotics, anti-seizure medications, painkillers], or head or neck injuries. The focus for treatment is finding approaches that help you notice it less, many of which can be very effective! See an ENT or audiologist for help! ...Read more

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Have headache with ringing in ears, also been blacking out?

Headaches: Headaches blacking out very worrisome constellation of symptoms should seek emergency attention. ...Read more

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Why am I losing my balance. No ringing in ears. I've been sick with bronchitis could that be the problem.

Why am I losing my balance. No ringing in ears. I've been sick with bronchitis could that be the problem.

BP OK?: Medications for cough and congestion can make one dizzy. Coughing can raise your BP and make you have problems catching your breath. If your dizziness worsens or you get other symptoms you should get looked at. Check your temperature pulse and BP at home and keep notes. If you get a stiff neck, high fever or worsen seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Ringing in ears, feeling light headed. 17 years?

Ringing in ears, feeling light headed. 17 years?

Local or systemic: Could be related to local disease process like sinus or nasal infection or more a more systemic process such as flu or other infection, dehydration etc. Imuran would predispose you to infections. ...Read more

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Ringing in ears sometimes with dizziness and nausea. Seasonally. Allergires?

Ringing in ears sometimes with dizziness and nausea. Seasonally. Allergires?

Maybe: 1 ear or both? Change in hearing or no? Headache? Stuffy, runny nose? Could be sinuses, allergies, meniere's disease (esp if 1 ear ringing, change in hearing), tumor of inner ear (acoustic neuroma, cholesteatoma), doubtful vascular problems, tumors, etc. Having said that, check it out with md. ...Read more

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I have mild pulsatile tinnitus. Taking a med with low risk of "ringing in ears". No difference so far on the pulsatile. Is the med safe to be taken?

I have mild pulsatile tinnitus. Taking a med with low risk of "ringing in ears". No difference so far on the pulsatile. Is the med safe to be taken?

Tinnitus: Pulsatile tinnitus is usually caused a blood traveling through an artery around or near the ear. Is the medicine you are taking suppose to stop the tinnitus? IF you are asking if it will cause more pulsatile tinnitus, it is hard to answer that without knowing what the medicine is you are taking. Different medications more apt to cause tinnitus than others. ...Read more

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Ringing in ears? I recently separated out of the military and when its all quiet I hear a sound that sounds like a tv is on but with no volume. I don't know if that makes sense but I guess the best way I can think of explaining it is the electronic waves

Ringing in ears? I recently separated out of the military and when its all quiet I hear a sound that sounds like a tv is on but with no volume. I don't know if that makes sense but I guess the best way I can think of explaining it is the electronic waves

You: You probably have some hearing loss from noise exposure which has caused the tinnitus (ringing in the ears). The problem starts in the brain. The best treatment is sound therapy. You may want to try this: http://www. Beyondtinnitus. Com - it's a web-based system to deliver customized sound that you can download and listen to on an mp3 player. You can also mix music with your therapy sound. Listening to these sounds over time will reduce the perception of the ringing. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are ice pick head pains an indication of? They come and go with ringing in ears.

What are ice pick head pains an indication of? They come and go with ringing in ears.

Pains: Lots of things can cause it including migraines and dental issues including bite issues. I would check it out as soon as possible. If its really bad go to an ER today ...Read more

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I've been feeling more tired and have some ringing in ears. When should I see the doctor?

Now: Feeling tired can be from such a large number of causes, that it would really be best to have your primary care doctor see you and do a complete check. Ringing in the ears, or tinnitus, should be evaluated with an audiogram (hearing test) and often by an otolaryngologist (ent). ...Read more

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After fall and facial injury with mild concussion, now ringing in ears is there a connection?

After fall and facial injury with mild concussion, now ringing in ears is there a connection?

Possible connection: Injuries such as yours can affect hearing and balance. If the ringing lasts, see an ear specialist. ...Read more

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High pitch ringing in ears along with fullness, earache, and dizziness. What are the possible problems?

High pitch ringing in ears along with fullness, earache, and dizziness. What are the possible problems?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus or ringing in the ears has many possible causes and infection is one of them. As the infection resolves, so should the tinnitus. See your ear nose and throat physician to evaluate the ringing in your ears. ...Read more

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Lately, I've been feeling very tired/nauseous and have ringing in ears. Have quite a lot of stress. Could this be causing it?

Lately, I've been feeling very tired/nauseous and have ringing in ears. Have quite a lot of stress. Could this be causing it?

Tired nausea tinitu: Given the scant inflammation of variety of causes can be responsible, the common 1 is a disturbance in the middle year balance mechanism often accompanied by vertigo. Symptoms can need to anxiety, if persistent C a competent practitioner to exclude more serious pathology ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause tinnitus? Or worsen ringing in ears? It seems like I always had faint ringing, it seems worse now. But I'm struggling with anxiety.

Can anxiety cause tinnitus? Or worsen ringing in ears? It seems like I always had faint ringing, it seems worse now. But I'm struggling with anxiety.

Yes, anxiety can: Make your tinnitus worse. I can make any physical symptom worse. Ask your behavior therapist about the possibility of learning self-hypnosis or meditation to help you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ringing in ears with ear infection.?

What to do if I have ringing in ears with ear infection.?

See your doctor: See your doctor right away to start treatment for the ear infection. If you have already started treatment and the ringing is still there after a few days, go back to your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having problems in the right side of my head and neck has been bothering me ringing in ears and head feeling faint once in a while looking for some help or answers to my problems thanks

I'm having problems in the right side of my head and neck has been bothering me ringing in ears and head feeling faint once in a while looking for some help or answers to my problems thanks

Headaches: Headaches and ringing in the ears, and lightheadedness, can be caused by viral, central nervous system, or other causes. If a patient feels light headed then they should be sure they have eaten a high protein meal and are well hydrated. Ideally, patient's should eat 4-5 high protein meals a day. The patient should be resting and exerting themselves. If the symptoms persist then the patient should consult their physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Since I've been on Percocet I've had ringing in ears, severe dizziness, feeling faint, and no strength. Is this normal?

Since I've been on Percocet I've had ringing in ears, severe dizziness, feeling faint, and no strength. Is this normal?

Adverse effects: Percocet is a very potent narcotic with many potential adverse effects. There are numerous other choices, and would recommend discussion with your doctor about a different drug. ...Read more

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Is it possible for high BP to cause dizzyness ringing in ears pressure feeling on the brain doc pur me on retic very scared of any meds.

Is it possible for high BP to cause dizzyness ringing in ears pressure feeling on the brain doc pur me on retic very scared of any meds.

Yes, when high: You need to be much more afraid of what untreated high blood pressure will do to your brain / heart / eyes / kidneys / vascular system / etc. It is called the silent killer for a reason. Discuss your medication with your dr & pharmacist to allay fears and know what side effects may occur. ...Read more

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Will have eeg results thurs. During eeg hyperventilation I had intense ringing in ears & buzzing/sharp pain/cold feeling in head. Normal or seizure?

Will have eeg results thurs. During eeg hyperventilation I had intense ringing in ears & buzzing/sharp pain/cold feeling in head. Normal or seizure?

Not that unusual: The way you felt during hyperventilation is possibly due to the breathing, and it is not an indicator for a seizure. What the brain waves looked like is more important, perhaps you will hear about this when the report of this study is finalized. ...Read more

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At what point should you take B12 injections. Have been having extreme fatigue headaches with vision problems, leg pains, ringing in ears and dizzi?

At what point should you take B12 injections. Have been having extreme fatigue headaches with vision problems, leg pains, ringing in ears and dizzi?

Check B12blood level: Have your md check your B12 blood level.
Also be sure other viruses checked, such as lyme. Chronic fatigue syndrome is still not fully understood by mds. Go to an md who understands all cfs. ...Read more

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I am experiencing ringing in ears and hearing loss (side: one side only). After sleeping with my ear rested on a pillow.?

I am experiencing ringing in ears and hearing loss (side: one side only). After sleeping with my ear rested on a pillow.?

Tinnitus: The combination of recent tinnitus and hearing loss in one ear, with or without vertigo symptoms, calls for an evaluation by a neurologist or otolaryngologist as one cause is a brain tumor called acoustic neuroma. A brain ct scan or mri is usually part of the evaluation. If no neuroma is suspected or found, you will still get expert advice regarding your symptoms. ...Read more

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Ear aches and occasional ringing in ears and sometimes a blocked feeling. Light headedness, serious head rushes & dizzy spells. Why is all this?

Ear Infection/wax: You need to be checked by your family doctor or a ENT specialist as you may have ear infection or fluid in the middle ear or impacted wax. You need some one to look in your ears, throat and nose. Your symptoms can all be due to one of these condition. ...Read more

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21 y/o Caucasian male with frequent episodes of vertigo. Spinning, loss of balance, ringing in ears. Brain MRI was completely normal. What causes this?

21 y/o Caucasian male with frequent episodes of vertigo. Spinning, loss of balance, ringing in ears. Brain MRI was completely normal. What causes this?

VESTIBULAR: (INNER EAR balance mechanism may be the problem and this is measurable with certain audiology/balance testing! You need a referral to an ENT (Ear Nose Throat) Specialist with an interest in vestibular disorders. Specialized diagnostic equipment is necessary! (University Teaching Hospital)
Hope this helps
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17 year old son with headache (both sides), sleeps alot, light sensitivity, dull ringing in ears. Alot of stress with school, also has a section of upper back that he says is numb.

17 year old son with headache (both sides), sleeps alot, light sensitivity, dull ringing in ears. Alot of stress with school, also has a section of upper back that he says is numb.

These: These symptoms can be attributed to a multitude of diseases. Without a full medical history, physical exam, and laboratory testing it is difficult to pinpoint the source of the problem. Recommend an evaluation by his physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I've been feeling off balance upon walking no dizzy spinning. No nausea. No ringing in ears. What inner ear disorder would this be?

I've been feeling off balance upon walking no dizzy spinning. No nausea. No ringing in ears. What inner ear disorder would this be?

Vertigo: Even though you have no feeling of spinning or tilting sensation it could still be same disease of benign positional vertigo which is manifesting with limited symptoms of loss of balance. Your description suggests that in the past you may have had full blown vertigo also. Same medications will help. ...Read more

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Last month right cheek pain, teeth feel funny, on same side, ringing in ears, went away after four days with sinus meds. Back now, .sinus infection?

Last month right cheek pain, teeth feel funny, on same side, ringing in ears, went away after four days with sinus meds. Back now, .sinus infection?

Most likely: Your upper teeth roots can be located in or close to your maxillary sinuses. If it’s not sinus related it’s most likely coming from your teeth ...Read more