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Shushing Noise Or Mechanical White Noise
Check it out: Extreme sensitivity to noises can be due to physical causes including the morning after from alcohol binges as well as some possible neurological conditions. It can also be related to a person's emotional state. A person having these symptoms should talk to their primary care physician. A psychiatric evaluation may also be in order. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ringing& hyperacusis sympt. Cant handle white noise, overexposure causes to sound tinny half deaf & loud ring.Exasterbated by sinus congestion?
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Loud wheezing whistle like noise when breathing in ? I'm a smoker no asthma what could it be thanks no chest pain or cough just loud noise
See your PCP: Noisy breathing comes from disruption in the otherwise smooth flow of air in your airway and lungs--like the last bit of milkshake sipped through a straw. Disruptions can be caused by simple mucous or more insidious things. First concerns: narrowed airway from inflammation (asthma?), infection or cancer (after all, you are a smoker) need to be ruled out. See your doc asap to be sure. ...Read more
Crackling noise in ears, when blinking/swallowing. Now noise, like music on radio or drums make me dizzy & nauseous. Related? How to avoid that?
Can pulsatile tinnitus be a boom boom sound like a drum or thumping instead of the typical swoosh sounding. ?
Are there other causes of sounds like loud power tower electric waves around head, seems not ringing in ears, other than titnitus?
Tinnitus?: Tinnitus describes the subjective perception of sound in the absence of an external source. Sounds include ringing, roaring, buzzing, hissing, clicking. Tinnitus can often be the first sign of hearing loss. It can also be the result of ear infection, heart or vascular disease, brain tumors, benign intracranial hypertension, thyroid disease, hormonal changes, sinus infection among others. See ent. ...Read more
I've had a hypersensitivity to high pitched noises and loud noises in general. It feels like electricity zapping through my brain. Any ideas?
Common in kids: Hyperacusis occurs frequently in autistism, adhd, hypersensitivity syndromes (like sensory guarding) & other developmental problems. If you've had this all your life it probably falls in this category. After your ENT appointment, if all is normal in your hearing apparatus, then you may wish to see a developmental physician or psychologist who can help with hypersensitivity problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How does pulsatile tinnitus and noise induced tinnitus differ in their sounds?Is pulsatile more rhythmic wavy and noise induced is constant high pitch
Tinnitus: Noise induced tinnitus is constant and high pitched. It is also associated with some degree of hearing loss. Pulsatile tinnitus feels like the heart is beating in the head. It is transmitted noise from blood vessels. It is not associated with hearing loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Loud noise - whether just one episode or sustained - can definitely damage the inner ear and is one of the single most prevalent causes of non-age-related or congenital hearing loss. Hearing protection and precautions are extremely important - even with everyday devices like headphones. If you area concerned about hearing loss, please see an audiologist and/or and ent. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Beat of the Drum: When the middle ear is distended due to fluid or air pressure accumulation, it can disrupt normal sound perception. If a condition exists where there is obstruction of the eustachian tube, then it is possible to hear noises like your own heartbeat from a vessel close to the drum. In most instances this is normal and resolves. Persistent perception should be examined to rule out other problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Damage to ear: Prolonged and sustained exposure to loud noises like guns, power tools and loud music can damage the very sensitive hair cells in your cochlea that allow you to hear. When these cells start to become permanently damaged then you will start to hear ringing in your ears. Try to protect your ears from this as much as possible with ear plugs and perhaps some of the ringing will decrease or disappear. ...Read more
Since 2 years: tinnitis, bad hearing with background noise, loud crackling/popping (causes pain), sensitive hearing. What are the possible conditions?
Difficult problem: You probably have permanent damage to your nerve. Avoid Aspirin containing products. Avoid loud noises and activities that can cause barotrauma, such as diving. If you have seen a specialist for this condition, i don't have anything to add. You might want to look at american tinnitus association home page for further ideas. ...Read more
sound in both ears when open mouth wide and happens when chewing.Left ear sound like creaking,right ear sounds like knocking on door. Earwax? Fluid?
Is it harmful for a fetus to be exposed to loud sounds/drums from a stage performance like drums and banging metallic noises? Or do fluids provide enough insulation to muffle the noise?
Harmful!: The developing fetus certainly appreciates loud external noises and the amniotic fluid actually transmits all vibrations very well. Avoid any prolonged exposure of your pregnant belly to loud sounds/noises. It could have untold consequences to your fetus' auditory pathway development and overall well-being. No one is certain about these issues, as research is practically impossible to conduct. ...Read more
Can nervous pressing tongue against teeth and roof of mouth cause sudden speech problems, like lisp or troubles with some consonants like c, s or z?
No: since this would NOT occur with speaking.....speech problems are INVOLUNTARY what you describe is VOLUNTARY! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
What causes a growling noise when listening to your heart through a stethoscope ? Is that stomach noises ?
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