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What is this airflow sound in my head and hearing my heartbeat?

What is this airflow sound in my head and hearing my heartbeat?

Normal blood flow.: You're probably hearing the blood flowing through blood vessels in the ear area. When you have your ear on a pillow or mattress, you're blocking out environmental noises, so the normal noises of circulation become audible. ...Read more

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What can cause a whooshing sound in my head and hearing my heartbeat?

What can cause a whooshing sound in my head and hearing my heartbeat?

Turbulent flow: Anything that is obstructing your flow and cause turbulence can explain this. Not common but can - Location of stenosis (coarctation of the aorta) - Aortic Stenosis - HOCM etc ...Read more

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What is this whooshing sound of my heartbeat when I sleep on my ear?

What is this whooshing sound of my heartbeat when I sleep on my ear?

Normal blood flow.: You're probably hearing the blood flowing through blood vessels in the ear area. When you have your ear on a pillow, you're blocking out environmental noises, so the normal noises of circulation become audible. ...Read more

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Headache/neckache and a whoosh whoosh noise in my right ear, my heartbeat i believe. Is this serious ?

Headache/neckache and a whoosh whoosh noise in my right ear, my heartbeat i believe. Is this serious ?

Pulsatile tinnitus: Definitely seek further evaluation. Pulsatile ringing in your ear might be due to an abnormality of your blood vessels that might put you at risk for a hemorrhage. ...Read more

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What is causing this ringing noise? Is it in my ear or my brain?

What is causing this ringing noise? Is it in my ear or my brain?

Tinnitus: Most of these problems are due to degeneration of the auditory apparatus, especially associated with aging, but can happen after head trauma, and associated with hypertension, anemias, and thyroid problems. Rarely, transmitted sounds occur with congenital vascular malformations, and obstruction of large neck blood vessels. ...Read more

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I keep hearing my heartbeat in my ear what causes that?

I keep hearing my heartbeat in my ear what causes that?

High blood pressure: Normally one doesn't hear their own heartbeat. However sound travels in the direction of (blood) flow & the only way it gets amplified is if there is more. That happens frequently (but not most of the time) with high blood pressure, or hypertension (also known as the silent killer, but perhaps u r lucky it's not silent in your case). See a doctor, get your blood pressure checked during an episode. ...Read more

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What is the hissing noise I keep hearing in my right ear?

What is the hissing noise I keep hearing in my right ear?

Hissing ears: You should have your ears checked by your primary care doctor to make sure you do not have a hair stuck in there ora hole in your ear drum. These are the more likely causes. If your primary care doc needs to send you to an ENT doc he or she can do so. ...Read more

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I have a constant heartbeat hum in my ear that is louder at night? What is it and how to treat?

I have a constant heartbeat hum in my ear that is louder at night? What is it and how to treat?

Carotid stenosis: Need to be checked for narrowing of your carotid artery. Usually a simple ultrasound. ...Read more

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What causes a roaring noise in my ear (left) that sounds like my heartbeat?

What causes a roaring noise in my ear (left) that sounds like my heartbeat?

Turbulent flow: More than likely you are hearing your external carotid artery. Flow in this artery often causesa roaring in the ear on the affected side. On ocassion, this artery may have to be ligated to stop this if unbearable. See an ENT or cv surgeion if not your pcp and get evaluated. You may need hearing eval as well. ...Read more

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I've been hearing my heartbeat in my head (sounds like a clicking or popping that goes with the rhythm of my heart). Should I be concerned?

I've been hearing my heartbeat in my head (sounds like a clicking or popping that goes with the rhythm of my heart). Should I be concerned?

Hearing Heartbeat: there is no danger in being able to hear ones heartbeat. Most of the time this occurs when laying down or getting ready to sleep. ...Read more

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I can hear my heartbeat in my head. Is this indicative of carotid artery disease?

I can hear my heartbeat in my head. Is this indicative of carotid artery disease?

NO.: The carotid artery in the neck forks into two branches at the ear level. Just as in a river fork, flow at the fork is turbulent. This turbulence is what some people hear, even though there may be no narrowing in the artery. Next time you see your doctor have him/her listen over the carotid artery. If there is a bruit (swishing noise) there, an ultrasound study should be obtained. ...Read more

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In my left ear I constantly hear a swooshing heart beat sound. The only time it stops is when I press on the artery on my neck with my fingers, why?

Ear canal blockage: you may have ear canal blockage by wax that causes you to hear the temporal artery sound - get your ear checked by an ENT physician ...Read more

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I hear this ringing sound for like two seconds almost every month in my lifted ear only could it be my unborn child's heartbeat I'm hearing I need phe?

I hear this ringing sound for like two seconds almost every month in my lifted ear only could it be my unborn child's heartbeat I'm hearing I need phe?

Tinnitus: 2 seconds every month seems like a rare event to me. It's unlikely that ringing sound is fetal heartbeat. If worried, time rate of ringing sound. Fetal heart rate is 120-160 beats per minute or 2-3 beats per second. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tinnitus/basics/definition/con-20021487 for more info. ...Read more

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There is a weird bubbling noise going on in my left ear. I hear it only when my head is in a certain position. How do I fix this? Fluid in ear?

There is a weird bubbling noise going on in my left ear. I hear it only when my head is in a certain position. How do I fix this? Fluid in ear?

Bubble in ear.: You need to have someone look in your ear. Tomorrow would be good. Most likely water in ear. Do you swim in Islandton? ...Read more