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Why do I keep getting this sharp pinging noise in my ear?

Why do I keep getting this sharp pinging noise in my ear?

You may have...: Tinnitus. Have your family doctor check you, and see if you need a referral to an ent. ...Read more

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What could be causing this constant ringing noise in my ear?

What could be causing this constant ringing noise in my ear?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus occurs often and there may no underlying cause. I would suggest seeing an ENT specialist for a hearing eval. ...Read more

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Why is it that I get a high pitched noise in my ear in winter?

Why is it that I get a high pitched noise in my ear in winter?

Tinnitis: The symptom you're describing is tinnitis. It is usually related to some element of hearing loss. You need audiometric testing and an ENT consultation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why does it feel like I have some ring noise in my ear that comes and goes.

Why does it feel like I have some ring noise in my ear that comes and goes.

Tinnitus: Tinnitus is noise or ringing in the ears. There is no drug for cure. Tinnitus is not a disease, but a condition that can result from many underlying causes. ...Read more

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Is the ringing noise in my ear or brain?

Usually ear: Check online for multiple causes of tinnitus.
People who are constantly exposed to noise @ work are more prone to ringing in the ear- pilots, musicians, sports players, construction workers, entertainers etc.
Ear plugs may minimize the chances of developing tinnitus.
Take care. ...Read more

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Breathing noise in my ear, what to do?

Breathing noise in my ear, what to do?

Allergies, Cold symp: Anything that can change pressure in your middle ear, from allergies to a cold to ear infections to a perforated ear drum. Please have your doc check it out. ...Read more

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Noise in my ear when my ear is on a pillow. What causes it?

Blood flow/tinnitus: Many of us have a light background tinnitus when in a quiet environment. Normal. Another possibility is hearing the blood flow near the inner. This blood flow sound would likely be in rhythm with your pulse. ...Read more

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I keep hearing a strange cracking noise in my ear, any thoughts?

TMJ: It might be the TMJ, in front of your ear. If the cracking sound occurs with opening and closing of the mouth, it is TMJ. ...Read more

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Is the buzzing noise in my ear caused by a tumor or something bad?

Ringing or: Buzzing of an ear has a very long list of possibilities, but tumors are very low on that list. See an otolaryngolgist/ ENT for a thorough exam as a start, follwed by a work up. ...Read more

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I can voluntarily make thundering sort of noise in my ear. Is this normal?

Can happen: Some people can flex the muscles in and around the ear and make sounds that they can hear. It is not typical but can happen. If you are also experiencing any changes in your hearing you should get checked. ...Read more

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I hear a noise in my ear everytime I chew. It's very annoying. Is there any solution?

I hear a noise in my ear everytime I chew. It's very annoying. Is there any solution?

TMJ syndrome.: TMJ syndrome is very common and typically responds to an over-the-counter NSAID. If it persists I would see your dentist as you may need some adjustment of your bite. ...Read more

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When I hear loud noises (above a certain pitch or volume), I hear a rattling noise in my ear, similar to a broken speaker. What can I do about this?

Tinnitus: Crackling or static like sounds provoked by noise can have many causes. If ears are damaged by loud noise or disease this can lead to dysfunction of the bones and muscles of the middle ear leading to abnormal vibrations. Damage or rupture of the eardrum can also result in similar symptoms. You should see an ear specialist and having a complete check up and hearing test. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a high pitch noise in my ear?

How do I get rid of a high pitch noise in my ear?

Tinnitus: The ringing in the ears sounds like tinnitus. One of the common causes of this is a nonsteroid anti-inflammatory agent. Motrin or Ibuprofen is one of the common ones that can cause tinnitus. If this does not improve with stopping of the motrin, you might want to see an ENT specialist-neuro-otologist that specializes in this. ...Read more

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There is a ringing noise in my ear that won't go away and it feels like it's leaking but it's really not?

There is a ringing noise in my ear that won't go away and it feels like it's leaking but it's really not?

Most commonly: Most commonly loud noise nerve damage causing a high frequency hearing loss. Hearing aids sometimes the treatment. See an audiologist. Get audio-gram. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing a weird uncomfortable noise in my ear lately. Typically is noticed when it is silent. Any ideas?

I have been experiencing a weird uncomfortable noise in my ear lately. Typically is noticed when it is silent. Any ideas?

Tinnitus: The sound you "perceive" in the ear in the absence of an external stimulus is called tinnitus. Tinnitus is now considered to be of central origin (auditory nervous system in the brain). Although, there is no medication that will relieve the sound, you should be seen by an ENT doctor for an examination and a hearing test. ...Read more

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I've had this noise in my ear and it comes and goes. The specialist said it is tropic ear. I've had headaches and pain. Do you think its that still?

I've had this noise in my ear and it comes and goes. The specialist said it is tropic ear. I've had headaches and pain. Do you think its that still?

Outer ear infection: Can occur from from increase moisture, use of cotton tip swabs or bobby pins to clear canal, use of hearing aids, and decreased production of cerumen. You may have a chronic otitis frequently cause by allergic contact dermatitis, from earrings, cosmetic, soaps, shampoos or hearing aids. Tinnitus not associated. Is the specialist an ent? Can occur with any cause of sensorineural hearing loss. ...Read more

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I keep hearing a clicking noise in my ear lobe. What could be wrong?

I keep hearing a clicking noise in my ear lobe. What could be wrong?

Ear vs TMJ: In that area, Eustachian tube vs TMJ (jaw Joint). ET clicking heard mostly every time you swallow. TMJ clicking heard mostly with mouth opening/closing and chewing. If it bothers you, see ENT doc. If it doesn't bother you, no treatmnent indicated. ...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'm getting a bubble noise in my ear like iv got shampoo in it but I haven't what do I do?

I'm getting a bubble noise in my ear like iv got shampoo in it but I haven't what do I do?

Noise in ear: Hello ~ you well may have some wax, water, or soap or shampoo in the external ear canal and this can be washed out in the doctors office. If someone looks and says the ext canal is clear then this is due to some fluid or air you pushed into middle ear with Valsalva and these usually are not serious and self correct in a day or so. See ENT if it does not thanks ...Read more

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Have a constant noise in my ear, sounds like a freezer, together with headache. What could it be?

Have a constant noise in my ear, sounds like a freezer, together with headache. What could it be?

Called TINNITUS: You may be having a BRAIN FREEZE or a migraine headache....or a vascular anomaly that needs to be identified. I'm teasing with the Brain Freeze since you said "freezer" It's a term we use for wicked headaches when people eat COLD things. Just a minor joke. Write me if you'd like an appointment (I'm a neurologist)- www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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Is there any cure for tinnitus? I sometimes get a high-pitched noise in my ear but it goes away after a bit.

Rx and avoidance: Avoid all aspirin and Advil/Aleve (NSAIDS) for 10 days, Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg/day or Zyrtec-10mg/day. Get an ENT exam- you may need steroid therapy and certainly and ENT exam. ...Read more

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I've recently seen a chiropractor and got adjustment, my issue now is that after my first adjustment I now have a beating noise in my ear.?

Noise: Although possible, it is extremely rare for someone to develop a vascular problem after spinal manipulation. Most likely the manipulation has caused some blockage in your eustacion tube to your ear and this is why you hear your beating sound. I think you will find this will resolve. ...Read more

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Had n MRI scan as I have a static noise in my ear what will the MRI scan show n will it find the problem to what I'm having help please xx?

Had n MRI scan as I have a static noise in my ear what will the MRI scan show n will it find the problem to what I'm having help please xx?

Many possible causes: Ringing in the ears has many possible causes. Mri is used to help to rule out possibilities such as acoustic neuroma, multiple sclerosis, arteriovenous malformation and labyrinthitis. I've also read that use of antibiotics can be associated with ringing in the years. You mentioned using an antibiotic ointment. Please check with your doctor to see if this is associated with ringing in the ears. ...Read more

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Today I had a sudden loud ring noise in my ear and as I was sitting my vision became slanted momentarily. I might have been dehydrated. What is this?

Today I had a sudden loud ring noise in my ear and as I was sitting my vision became slanted momentarily. I might have been dehydrated. What is this?

Dehydrated: We don't have enough information as you didn't even provide us with your age let alone any medical or social history. If you think you were dehydrated then be mindful of keeping well hydrated with water during the day. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is whooshing noise in my ear linked to anemia/iron?

Hoping you can tell me, is whooshing noise in my ear linked to anemia/iron?

Not really: If you have a marked and acute anemia, your heart may be compensating with an increased pulse but it is not likely to cause a whistling sound which may be more suspicious for a vascular malformation. See an ent. ...Read more

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I have a dull bass drum sounding noise in my ear. It's irregular and happens mostly when I'm in the car. Olive oil has helped. It's not painful.?

I have a dull bass drum sounding noise in my ear. It's irregular and happens mostly when I'm in the car. Olive oil has helped. It's not painful.?

Low tinnitus: I'm sorry that you're having the difficulty with the noise in your ear which is called tinnitus. The most common cause of what you are describing is wax or cerumen against the tympanic membrane, which in a car with the changing air pressures might sound louder. See your physician or irrigate the ear with a syringe and warm water and if it continues then see the physician ...Read more

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I've got static noise in my ear will acupuncture help it incase it had some thing to do with my muscle with me having over active jar n grinding xx?

I've got static noise in my ear will acupuncture help it incase it had some thing to do with my muscle with me having over active jar n grinding xx?

ENT first: This needs to start with a good ENT evaluation. Both auricular and more localized acupuncture can help to relax musculature and decrease inflammation. There is chinese scalp acupuncture for tinnius (ringing in the ears. However, I would get it checked by a physician before starting a treatment plan. Good luck. ...Read more