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What does a humming in your ear mean?

What does a humming in your ear mean?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus is experiencing the sensation of sound that is not physically there. Most forms of tinnitus (ringing in the ear) is very common and not concerning. But when the sound is a pulsing sensation or if it is just on one side it should then be checked by an ENT (it could represent abnormal blood flow associated with different benign tumors) - although this is not common, it must be ruled out. ...Read more

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What does it mean when 2 knots are behind your ear?

Palpable area: The expression "knots" in that context would refer to 2 palpable areas of some etiology. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your ear bleeds after cleaning?

What does it mean if your ear bleeds after cleaning?

Depends: Depends on what you cleaned it with. A q-tip can cut the ear canal or perforate an ear drum. Nothing smaller than your elbow in your ear. See your doctor to see what the cause is. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a tymponagram hurts your ear?

What does it mean when a tymponagram hurts your ear?

Nothing particular: The tympanogram measures eardrum compliance by changing the pressure inside the ear canal and measuring changes in volume. Sometimes the changes in pressure are uncomfortable. ...Read more

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What does it mean if it feels like something driping down your head in your ear or the feeling of something trying too come out of your ear ?

What does it mean if it feels like something driping down your head in your ear or the feeling of something trying too come out of your ear ?

Morgellons-disease: Likely morgellons-disease. Hard problem to deal with. See Dermatologist to rule out disease. http://www.mayoclinic.org/morgellons-disease/art-20044996 ...Read more

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What does it mean when inside your ear always itches?

What does it mean when inside your ear always itches?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if blood comes out of your ear?

What exactly does it mean if blood comes out of your ear?

Trauma: Have you tried to clean out your ears with a q tip or other tool. The bleeding is likely to be from trauma to the ear canal. ...Read more

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Does a buzz in your ear mean you are losing your hearing?

Does a buzz in your ear mean you are losing your hearing?

Sometimes!: Tinnitus, or ringing in the ear has many causes. One of those causes is sensorineural hearing loss. Frequently, however, it may be due to fluid in the ear, medications or other causes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your ear really hurts and is bleeding?

What does it mean when your ear really hurts and is bleeding?

Ear ache/bleeding: Ear ache and bleeding sounds like acute otitis media or boil in the outer ear canal. However, other diagnosis like serious infection or ear drum rupture? Advise seeing your primary physician for work up, inspection of the ear and possible need for antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a pulse in your ear when you lie on it?

Normal: It most likely means that you are normal. The pressure build up which occurs when you lie down on your ear makes the pulse audible. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your ear is hurting and is pink and swollen?

Infection: You may have an outer ear infection or "swimmer's ear". This is usually a painful outer ear with purulent discharge flowing from the ear. It needs urgent treatment by a physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you are running and blood comes out of your ear?

What does it mean if you are running and blood comes out of your ear?

See Dr. asap: This is vague and would need a history and exam. Is this a one time occurrence or happens every time you run. I would see an ENT dr. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there's a bump behind your ear and under the skin?

What does it mean when there's a bump behind your ear and under the skin?

Uncertain: It might be a swollen lymph node or a cyst. Examination would be needed to provide an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a sharp pain in your chest and it goes to your ear ?

What does it mean to have a sharp pain in your chest and it goes to your ear ?

Need evaluation: Chest pain radiating to neck or ear can be cardiac in origin, so i will strongly recommend to have further evaluation by your pcp and/or by a cardiologist. ...Read more