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Doctor insights on: Why Am I Very Sensitive To Noise When I Wake Up In The Morning

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Sensitive To Noise (Definition)

With a sensitivity to noise, a given sound at a given volume would be more noxious than we would normally ...Read more


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Why am I very sensitive to noise when I sleep at night?

Why am I very sensitive to noise when I sleep at night?

Depends: Probably because it is very quiet and you are not used to a quiet environment. It does not signify anything wrong with you. ...Read more

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I am very sensitive to noise, and that disturbs me a lot when sleeping. How do I sleep without earplugs?

I am very sensitive to noise, and that disturbs me a lot when sleeping. How do I sleep without earplugs?

Controlled noise: Usually it is more startle that wakes people. So if you are sensitive to noise, I would recommend a sound machine or white noise (like static on radio) that you can control so it may drown out little noises that may wake you because they are "out of the ordinary and unexpected.". ...Read more

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My husband is sensitive to noise when im behind his right ear?

My husband is sensitive to noise when im behind his right ear?

Hearing loss: I suspect he may have some hearing loss in his left ear, so his impression of "normal" sound levels in his right ear appear, to him, to be inordinately loud. I suggest he see an audiologist for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Today my ears are VERY sensitive to noise. They are ringing too. I also happen to have a cold. Can a cold cause tinnitus or is this something else?

Today my ears are VERY sensitive to noise. They are ringing too. I also happen to have a cold. Can a cold cause tinnitus or is this something else?

Tinnitus: Probably caused by the cold virus. Swelling of the eustachian tubes creates pressure deficit in the inner ear area. It goes away when cold goes away. You can fasten to go away by trying some otc cold medications including sudafed if you are not alllergic and if no cotraindications with your healt conditions. Pharmacist can guide you. Contact me if you want more detailed information. ...Read more

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I am very sensitive to noise post wisdom-tooth extraction. What can I do?

I am very sensitive to noise post wisdom-tooth extraction. What can I do?

Be patient: Although rare, after wisdom teeth extraction patients may experience migrainous symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, photophobia and phonophobia. In most cases, the sensitivity to noise is transient, resolving on its own after just a few days or weeks. ...Read more

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My ears became very sensitive to noise. Air pressure in a moving car with windows down bothers my ears and I can't stand it. What's wrong with me?

My ears became very sensitive to noise. Air pressure in a moving car with windows down bothers my ears and I can't stand it. What's wrong with me?

Pressure on ear drum: This can happen for a few different reasons. The problem could be originating in your brain, such as in people who experience this as part of a migraine headache syndrome. More likely, it is a problem with pressure in the inner ear which can occur with allergies, or eustachian tube dysfunction. It can also happen when changing elevations quickly, like driving up or down a mountain. ...Read more

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Though I've experienced mild tinnitus for awhile, lately my ears are VERY sensitive to noise throughout times in the day. Could earplug use cause this?

Unlikely: Tinnitus is a common problem and can be caused by a variety of things, from medications, to excessive noise or illness. It is advisable to see your doctor to investigate these possibilities ...Read more

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Why are my ears so sensitive to noise?

Why are my ears so sensitive to noise?

See an ENT: Hyperacusis is an over-sensitivity to sound. It has a central mechanism the way the brain perceives noise. There are a variety of neurological conditions associated with this condition. Unfortunately, there is no specific treatment for hyperacusis. See an ENT for evaluation, diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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Why am I so sensitive to noise?

Why am I so sensitive to noise?

Noise snesitivity: Sensitivity to noise can be normal or could be due to issues affecting the nerve or muscles controlling the bones in the ear. See a regular doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sensitive to noise?

Noise sensitive.: With a sensitivity to noise, a given sound at a given volume would be more noxious than we would normally expect it to be. ...Read more

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Why does my ear feel blocked and too sensitive to noise today?

Why does my ear feel blocked and too sensitive to noise today?

Ears blocked from na: Your ears are most likely blocked due to nasal allergies or a bad cold. This may result in an ear infection because of the blockage of eustachian tubes. Eustachian tubes allow air to enter middle ears whenever we swollow it is beast to consult your physician to start treating your allergies. ...Read more

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I have times when I feel off balance and my ears are very sensitive to vibration (even the fan running). Is this from fluid? Sensitive to noise too.

I have times when I feel off balance and my ears are very sensitive to vibration (even the fan running). Is this from fluid? Sensitive to noise too.

Inner vs middle ear: If you had fluid in your middle ear, the biggest complaint would be hearing loss and ear pain, and seldom balance problems or noise sensitivity. The inner ear houses the balance organ, and when fluid pressure builds here, balance is affected & loud and vibratory sounds can be painful. You can be evaluated for both middle and inner ear problems and have your balance assessed by an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Can your hearing be sensitive to noise with a sinus infection?

Can your hearing be sensitive to noise with a sinus infection?

Sinus inf & noise: As a rule, no. If anything, sinus infections tend to reduce your hearing because the same process of inflammation and congestion often plugs up your eustachian tubes, blocking up the ears, so the eardrums don't work properly. Sometimes, however, it is difficult to distinguish between a sinus infection and migraine headache. Migraine is a common cause of hypersensitivity to noise. ...Read more

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Now my ear is hurting and too sensitive to noise. Should I be worried about anything?

Now my ear is hurting and too sensitive to noise. Should I be worried about anything?

Why not see your doc: If it is that bad and bothering you much, you should check-in with your doc. Ear infection can cause such symptoms. Since you have sensitivity to noise, I am concerned for possible early shingle in the ear--ramsay hunt syndrome. Which is a reactivation of chicken pox and can be treated...So, consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have abdominal and visual migraine being very sensitive to light and not sensitive to noise shold I seek a second opinion?

I have abdominal and visual migraine being very sensitive to light and not sensitive to noise shold I seek a second opinion?

Why 2nd opinion?: Are you lacking confidence in your doctor? Do you have communication problems? Do you feel ignored or dismissed by your doc? Maybe reasons for a change. But most neurologists could readily handle migraine problems, and both help you stop active headaches and prevent future ones. ...Read more

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After10m, mdd&ocd ok, no anx as I know, but I am still sensitive to noise and make me losing focus & nervousness, what's wrong? Reason of noise sensitivity?

See a psychiatrist: Or a clinical psychologist. You need to get to the cause of these reactions and be aggressive in their solution. A good therapist can certainly help, and if you need medications a psychiatrist will be very valuable to consult with. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause being light headed, blurred vision, and hearing problems? With no headach. Also I can be sensitive to noise

What can cause being light headed, blurred vision, and hearing problems? With no headach. Also I can be sensitive to noise

Could be: Migraine, but it is really difficult to tell for sure without examination. I think you should see a doctor, because it could be something serious. ...Read more

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Dry cough, dizzy, weak, sensitive to noise and light, no headache, body feels warm but no fever?

Dry cough, dizzy, weak, sensitive to noise and light, no headache, body feels warm but no fever?

Exam: You must be examined to determine the cause of of your symptoms. This may be a viral or the the begining of a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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I am experiencing ear pressure, ringing in ears and sensitive to noise. I have allergies to pollen, dust. Etc Currently started taking Zyrtec. Dr.?

I am experiencing ear pressure, ringing in ears and sensitive to noise. I have allergies to pollen, dust. Etc Currently started taking Zyrtec. Dr.?

Xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sugar and breaks up biofilm in the body. That's where germs mulitply. It is found in a nasal spray called xlear (pronounced "clear") and in chewing gum called spry. Pleasant tasting too! Certainly see your doctor first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with an ear infection at the er. The doctor put me on antibiotics. Did not help. I still have pain in my right ear. Sensitive to noise

I was diagnosed with an ear infection at the er. The doctor put me on antibiotics. Did not help. I still have pain in my right ear. Sensitive to noise

Earache: This can happen from time to time. A patient is diagnosed with an ear infection, completes a course of antibiotic, but the pain persists. Likely reasons are: a different antibiotic is needed, a new infection began, the initial diagnosis was incorrect, and others. In all cases, a follow up exam is needed and a discussion with your doctor are needed. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux causes you ear pain, sensitive to noise, balance problems, heartburn, difficulty breathing&upper middle stomach pain? What to do?

Acid reflux: The balance and noise issues are not related to acid reflux but all the other symptoms are. See your local ENT and they can check your hearing and sort out all of your problems with the reflux. Good luck! Feel better! ...Read more

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When I wake up in the morning why am I extremely sensitive to the cold? My whole body trembles

When I wake up in the morning why am I extremely sensitive to the cold? My whole body trembles

Need examination: You may require an examination and some blood work to answer this question (thyroid problem etc.)...unless of course, you were just in my daughter's Outdoor Survival Retreat Group that just got back yesterday after spending 24 hrs. In an outdoor tent with temperature sitting at 25 degrees F. Luckily she took thermal underwear with her! ...Read more

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When I wake up in the morning my tongue is full of blisters, coated and very sensitive. The blisters disappear within 4 hours. What is this?

When I wake up in the morning my tongue is full of blisters, coated and very sensitive. The blisters disappear within 4 hours. What is this?

Don't know: I would suggest having a dentist with training in oral pathology take a look. Without seeing the lesion, reviewing your health, and possibly taking a biopsy it is difficult to offer an opinion... ...Read more

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Why is it so hard for me to wake up in the morning?

Why is it so hard for me to wake up in the morning?

Unrefreshing sleep: Possibly you do not get refreshing sleep and are not fully rested to get up and start the day. Do you have a chronic pain problem that interferes with restful sleep? ...Read more

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How come I am nauseous when I wake up in the morning?

How come I am nauseous when I wake up in the morning?

Allergy, acid stom.: You may sinus drainage from allergy or acic stomach problems. You need to see doctor for evaluation. Also you may need blood test to make sure you are not pregnant if you miss your period or not regular or late. ...Read more