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Whats This Squishing Noise In My Ear
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Whenever I move my jaw, I hear a "whooshing sound" and feel there is almost too much space in the Eustachian tube in my left ear?
TMJ -TMD: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Earache or sounds are common symptom due to the close location to TMJ. Possible disc derangement. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for a consultation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Headache/neckache and a whoosh whoosh noise in my right ear, my heartbeat i believe. Is this serious ?
Dislocated jaw: The cartilage in your joint is out of place (usually because the ball of the joint is too far back). If it cracks when you open or close, this is the probably cause. If it cracks and then you move your jaw forward and it no longer cracks it may be possible to treat this with a splint (diagnosis) and then maintain this position during orthodontic or orthopedic corrections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can baby ring a bell: I suppose if your baby can ring a bell, then yes. Presumably your baby is too young to ring a bell, in which case, we refer to this sensation as tinnitus. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tinnitus/basics/definition/con-20021487 for more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dr. Checked my left ear, in the back of my ear i hear louder from the middle ear, so could the problem only be hardening in middle ear?
Difficult to tell: There are 2 types of hearing loss, sensorineural and conductive. The first involves the structures of the inner ear and cochlea which cannot be changed with medications or surgery. The second type involves the middle ear structures, like the eardrum & ear bones(ossicles). Sometimes there can be fluid or a growth affecting the middle ear. Generally, middle ear problems are fixable. See an ent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carotid artery: You may be aware of the carotid artery (large artery in the neck) that is anatomically located next to the cochlea ( inner ear). At age 25, it almost is never serious. However, if it is not pulsatile as consistent with your heart beat, you may have a type of tinnitus which is a a central (brain) excitatory phenomenon. See an ENT doctor for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
Squishy sound in ear. This occurs when swallowing food and liquid and touching inside top of ear and behind ear. What's wrong?
What diseases are a symptoms constant noise (ringing) in the ears (in my head) and sometimes laying and weight in my ears?
Multiple: Hearing loss, ear infection, fluid behind the ear drums, meniere's disease, difficulty normalizing the pressure behind the ear drum, and rarely a tumor on the hearing or balance nerves call all cause this problem. See your doctor and have your ears (and possibly hearing) checked to figure this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer