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Swishing Sound In Head When Turning Head
When turning head I get a crackling sound, sounds like fluid. I have been having this since more than 7 years. What can this be due to?
JHS: ? teenager has mysterious long-term "crackling sound" in cervical region. Joint crepitations are common in a condition called Joint Hypermobility Syndrome. See the Brighton Criteria and have an Osteopathic consultation.
Fluid in ear: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am hearing cracking sound in my neck without any pain it happens when turning head from right to left?
Sounds: Of crepitations without pain or swelling should not be a cause for concern. Indication of early degenerative joint that is consistent with advancing age
Loud grinding sound in base of scull (neck) when turning head. Strong occipital headache. Have Ehlers Danlos. Is it chiari malformation? Other cause?
See your doctor: The grinding is generally a sign of digerati on in the facets, or neck joints. As an ED person, your ligaments which hold the bones in place are most likely lax, allowing excess movement. While, this could. Rear a chairing type malformation, I think arthritis is a more common answer. An X Ray will be telling
C/o Doppler heartbeat sound in left ear worse with turning head but stops when pressing on carotid artery. Ent says ears are perfect?
Vascular prob or BP: Your ears ARE perfect - they are hearing the quiet sounds of your heartbeat in the internal carotid artery (next to ear). When you turn your head or press on your neck, you are restricting that flow, hence the changes in the intensity of the sound. The most common cause for this is high blood pressure (BP) or hypertension. Other vascular causes are rare. Get your BP checked & keep a log book of Sx
Neck pain, clicking sounds in neck/forehead when turning head. MRI/CT on head normal. Also pain in both knees, cortisone shots failed. HELP!
Pain: You may have a non specific arthritis. I would try an anti inflammatory on a regular basis
TINNITUS: The hissing sound (called "tinnitus" can be due to a number of inner ear problems...the most common of which is AGING which is always accompanied by high frequency hearing loss. an early manifestation of which is tinnitus....You should be evaluated by a Licensed AUDIOLOGIST to furrher clarify....don't postpone. You may be missing a lot of nice sounds Hope this is helpful Dr Z
Clicking sound: The spine has joints at every level. As you turn your head the joints slide in two dimensions. The clicking is probably related to some oddity in one of those joints. If you are not having any pain and the range of motion in your neck is normal (and you have no tingling/numbness in your arms/hands) then its nothing to worry about.See 1 more doctor answer
I have a sensation on my head which sounds as if there is a fluid inside my head. What can this be?
Ear Wax: This could be from a number of different cause but is most likely due to ear wax build up or other foreign bodies in your ear canal. Have a health care professional examine your ears to find the answer.
I only coughed once and my head was in pain for a half hour. What does this sound like and what can I do?
Does "exploding head syndrome" ever involve innocuous sounds that wake you up? Like alarms, rings, beeps, or creaks? I feel plagued.
Headaches: I'm a little but powerful way you describe your headaches I would suggest that you see a neurologist as quickly as possible. You should get a CT scan of the head first and maybe an MRI after the CT scan results are available. A full and complete examination especially neurological examination would be very important at this time
TMJ: This may be TMJ symptoms. The sound is from the disc in the joint popping back into place as your jaw opens. The pain is from the nerves in the tissue that are stretched and pinched when the disc is pushed out of place.
Doubt any thing: There is a lining in your brain called the dura. This were most sensation comes from on the brain. I.E. The brain itself has no sensation. On some, probably migraine sufferers moreso, this lining can be sensitive and you may notice weird sensations like this when you turn your head.See 1 more doctor answer
Evaluate: See your personal provider to further evaluate the cause.
Arthritis: This usually represents some arthritis in the neck. The sound comes from the vertebrae not moving smoothly as you turn your head. Or flex neck. It may not be present all the time and there does not have to be any pain involved. If you start to have pain and cracking see your doctor. It is important to set your car headrest so the neck cannot snap way back. Protect your neck from jerking movements.
Depends: It depends on what you are describing as a pinging sound. Usual sounds in the head could be an indication of what is described as tinnitus. Tinnitus can be benign, but can also indicate blood flow across a high pressure vascular bed, such as seen in a fistula or abnormal blood vessels in the brain. It these symptoms continue, it may be wise to see a doctor for further evaluation.See 1 more doctor answer
Tinnitus?: May be a middle ear infection or eardrum condition. A visit to your physican and some auditory testing may be in order.
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