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Why Do I Have Ringing In My Ears
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
It's always there: You don't just have it while you sleep... It's there all the time but you notice it while you are falling asleep because the ambient noise during the day that would normally mask it is starting to decrease around the house... "the house is quiet." the ringing (tinnitus) is usually nothing serious, but you may want to have your hearing checked. Also check my health tips http://tinyurl.Com/42dosks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on cause: Tinnitus is abnormal if it is constant in only one ear, constant in both ears but much louder on one side, pulsing with your heart rate, or associated with another ear symptom such as hearing loss, vertigo, etc. You don't give enough info but tmj, neck spasm, migraine, and tumors all can cause headache and tinnitus. Suggest you consult with ent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need seen: dizziness, assuming you mean vertigo or the sensation of spinning and/or falling and ringing in ears or tinnitus is a sign of irritation or injury of the 8th cranial nerve or the nerve responsible for hearing and balance regulation. The shivering has got me a little perplexed. Could be that you have a viral infection, causing you to shiver and this can irritate this nerve as well causing sx. ...Read more
Why do I get dizzy, hear ringing in my ears, and get a bad taste in my mouth whenever I have to deal with blood?
Tinnitus: The causes of tinnitus (ringing in the ears) could fill a small encyclopedia, including hearing loss from excessive noise. Here is a good link to reliable information about tinnitus. I suggest you read up on it and see if you can identify which of the causes discussed might match what is happening to you when you get it. You might also consider seeing an ear nose and throat specialist. ...Read more
No: This is pulsitile tinnitus. This could be normal. Your carotid artery as it enters the skull runs in very close proximity to the cochlea (inner ear). If you have never heard it before... See your local ent. This could be a sign of new onset high blood pressure. Some benign tumors of the ear can present this way as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ringing: Cochlear hair cell damage at differing sites in the cochlea. ...Read more
Yes: Aside from causes including irritation of the nerves of the ear and concussive effects, tight muscle in the neck can also cause these symptoms ((which frequently occurs after an accident). A physiatrist can help sort through different causes and recommend other treatments/referrals as needed. ...Read more
FromThJawbonesOfFish: I'll bet you are having a nervous twitch of the stapedius muscle that regulates tension on the ear drum.It's the smallest muscle in the body attached to the smallest bone.The ear bones ('ossicles') are, evolutionarily related to the jaw bones of fishes! So,like a nervous twitch of the lip or eyelid,etc.for some reason you get it in the ear. The 'thump' is the sound of the ear drum quickly tensing ...Read more
Everytime I swallow I can hear a crackling noise in my right ear. I have been in lifeguard training all week so my ears have been getting clogged alot?
See your doctor.: Doctors can help by providing adequate treatment, usually antibiotics if there is an infection. If it's multiple infections you might get referral for ENT specialist. Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen are adequate OTCs for pain control. If not feeling better, see doc to get stronger pain controlling medications and further treatment. As infection improves, ringing should decrease. ...Read more
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