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Throbbing Heartbeat In Ears
What are the diff. Reasons, with explanations pls, for this experience: Feeling strong throbbing in my eyes and in my ears in time w/heartbeat. Thanks?
Ringing in left ear and feels full. Throbbing in my head when I move and also feel my heart beat when im lying down. Lots of pressure too, what is it?
Blocked ear, throbbing & can hear heart beat, not too painful. Popped once when blowing nose, can't hear well. Getting over a mild cold.
Eustachtian tube: This is likely from a blocked eustachtian tube or fluid trapped behind your ear drum. You can try manoeuvres to help open the tube and help drainage. These are called Valsava maneuvers. One is blowing into a blocked straw, another is taking a big breath and holding it and swallowing. Sometimes chewing gum works. If these maneuvers fail to work, see your doctor for medication. All the best. ...Read more
Hearing heart beat in left ear, neck throbbing, sharp pain from neck to ear at times. What could this be?
Heart beat: You are hearing the blood streaming through the blood vessels located near your ears. Throbbing and pain is also due to blood flow probably at a rapid rate. ...Read more
My head has been throbbing with the rhythm of my heart beat for weeks neck stiffness ears throbbing temples throbbing could it be hydrocephalus?
Is throbbing vessels in back of head a cardio issue? Get head rushes from stress, exercise, heat, hot shower and can feel heartbeat in back of head.
Is it normal to feel your heartbeat in your head when you have a sinus infection, feels like my head is throbbing with my heart?
Well.....: Congestion and sinus infection isn't normal BUT the congestion of this filters out all noise outside of the ear such that the sound of the heartbeat becomes more prominent. The sound itself is not a serious problem, nor does it indicate a heart problem. Sinus infections are a problem though. ...Read more
Heart throbbing problem, loss of sleep, chest pains, heart palpitations, increased heart beat, moodswings, drives me crazy. Falling sick, what to do?
Cause: You need to determine the cause. Your best option physician visit or going to er. ...Read more
What kind of heart palpitations could possibly cause a heavy heart beat and throbbing in the back of the neck? Echo shows Ok heart structure.
Sorry to frustrate: I know you're asking about cardiac conditions. I don't think it was a mistake to investigate - but it is a mistake to persist if there is a null result - especially at your age. Be reassured. Instead - consider a really skilled Health Psychologist who can teach you how to take your health seriously w/out anxiety and unneeded procedures. It can be the best way to feel better. Worth a try! ...Read more
Lastnight I felt a throbbing feeling r palpitations in the right side of my head "temple" I've been a bit stress lately hardly eat, it's back this mrn?
Headache.: Temporal arteries on either side of the forehead can dilate at times and this throbbing is blood being pumped by your heart to the head. Most often pressure or ice pack can help. Also, NSAIDs can help. Rarely an inflammation inside the vessel, temporal arteritis requires steroids. If the problem you describe comes often, see your doc to determine the cause, as this can trigger migraines as well. ...Read more
Heart rate: Your ear doesn't, it has the same blood flow as the rest of the body, you may just be hearing it. ...Read more
Most likely fluid: Many people will hear their heartbeat transmitted through fluid in the middle ear, like one gets with an infection or after an airplane ride. It could be something serious, so if it doesn't go away, you should see an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Not usually: Occasionally it is normal to "hear your heartbeat." if it occurs only once in a while it is probably not a concern. Pulsing in the ear, also known as pulsatile tinnitus, that continues and persists is something for you to check out with an ENT doctor. Often it can be due to wax in the ear or even fluid. If it bothers you, get it looked at. ...Read more
No: This is pulsitile tinnitus. This could be normal. Your carotid artery as it enters the skull runs in very close proximity to the cochlea (inner ear). If you have never heard it before... See your local ent. This could be a sign of new onset high blood pressure. Some benign tumors of the ear can present this way as well. ...Read more