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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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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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I have a swooshing sound like my heartbeat in my right ear at night and can't sleep. How can I stop it?

I have a swooshing sound like my heartbeat in my right ear at night and can't sleep. How can I stop it?

First check BP: the swooshing sound is made by blood flowing through arteries near your inner ear. It can be normal, and if it bothers you, try playing music or the radio to distract your brain. But be sure your blood pressure is normal. ...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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Was sitting down with headphones then my ear started to hear a heartbeat sound and it went to super fast and then it stopped and kept on when I yawned?

Was sitting down with headphones then my ear started to hear a heartbeat sound and it went to super fast and then it stopped and kept on when I yawned?

Ear: Great question. Couple of things could cause that. Sometimes the headphones alter how your eustachian tube equalizes air pressure and you are hearing the tube opening and closing; sometimes with the headphones on, you are hearing your heartbeat and there is a little tendon attached to one of your ear bones that contracts in response to loud sounds. See an ENT to check it out ...Read more

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I have have sounds in my ear that sounds like static, when I stand I hear my heartbeat in my head and it increases as I do activities. whats this from?

I have have sounds in my ear that sounds like static, when I stand I hear my heartbeat in my head and it increases as I do activities. whats this from?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus is actually a very complex perception of some type of noise or sound in the ears or head. There are different types, subjective (only you hear) or objective (others can hear the noise too-rare). It can be pulsatile like a heart beat or non-pulsatile. There can be many causes and it really needs a full evaluation by an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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I hear weird thumping sound in my ear. I don't think it's a sound of heartbeat, because it's usually very fast. Thoughts?

I hear weird thumping sound in my ear. I don't think it's a sound of heartbeat, because it's usually very fast. Thoughts?

Pulsatile Tinnitus: A thumping sound in the hear usually stems from noise made by surrounding blood vessels. This noise does not require treatment but you should visit your md to make sure a serious condition is not impacting your hearing. ...Read more

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I hear my heartbeat in my ear while lying on my side before sleep. I have hypertension that is controlled.

I hear my heartbeat in my ear while lying on my side before sleep.  I have hypertension that is controlled.

Can hear heartbeat: You are simply hearing the blood coursing through arteries around your ear. In a quiet environment, it is possible to hear your pulse, your stomach gurgling, etc. If in doubt, see your physician for a check up. ...Read more

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