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Why do i have ringing in my ears?

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

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Why do I have ringing in my ears as I fall asleep?

Why do I have ringing in my ears as I fall asleep?

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 more

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Why are my ears muffled and I have water in my ear?

Why are my ears muffled and I have water in my ear?

Probably wax: The most common cause of this would be wax impaction in the ear canal that has trapped water behind it. Another cause may be fluid in the middle ear because of a recent cold or eustachian tube blockage - either way this needs to be evaluated by an ENT physician. ...Read more

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Why do I have headache and ringing in the ear?

Why do I have headache and ringing in the ear?

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 more

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Why do I have dizziness, ringing in my ears, and uncontrolled shivering?

Why do I have dizziness, ringing in my ears, and uncontrolled shivering?

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

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Why do I hear ringing in my ears especially when it's quite? What should I do?

Why do I hear ringing in my ears especially when it's quite? What should I do?

See your doctor: It could be high tone hearing loss usually from loud nose exposure. It could be eustachiant tube dysfunction. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Fear may create pani: fear and anxiety creates a panic attack and from what you have described may be a transient response. You should consult your MD for more detail professional answer instead of 2nd guessing. Good luck ...Read more

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Why do I sometimes hear my heartbeat in my ears?

Why do I sometimes hear my heartbeat in my ears?

Heart sounds: Can't tell if you're hearing actual heart sounds or the swish of blood flow in the cranium adjacent to your ears. There could be different reasons for each of those. ...Read more

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Crackling feeling in my right ear.. i do have bad allergies. Should i worry?

Crackling feeling in my right ear.. i do have bad allergies. Should i worry?

Prob not: Sounds like you have some congestion. You can try decongestants (and anti allergy meds), but if you start to have ear pain, fevers, etc then you should get it checked out. ...Read more

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Why do I hear my heartbeat in my ears?

Why do I hear my heartbeat in my ears?

Normal, depending on: Posture. In certain postures, it is normal to hear your heart beat and it is due to transmission of sound through the items in contact with your chest and ear. If you hear it all the time, you should consult your doctor to exclude narrowing of a major artery. ...Read more

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Why do I hear ringing in my ears about once a month?

Why do I hear ringing in my ears about once a month?

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

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Why do I hear my heartbeat in my ears? Should I be worried?

Why do I hear my heartbeat in my ears? Should I be worried?

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 more

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Why do I have so many different sounds ringing in my ears?

Why do I have so many different sounds ringing in my ears?

Ringing: Cochlear hair cell damage at differing sites in the cochlea. ...Read more

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Why do I have riging in my ears after my accident?

Why do I have riging in my ears after my accident?

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

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Why do I keep hearing a thumping sound in my ears?

Why do I keep hearing a thumping sound in my ears?

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

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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?

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?

Swimmers ear: Likely swimmers ear, or external otitis. See ENT doc for exam and treatment. In mean time, keep ear dry and don't use q-tips. ...Read more

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Why have I got reduced hearing in my right ear?

Why have I got reduced hearing in my right ear?

Good question: Unless you have an obvious reason for this such as a canal full of water or wax, you need to have a hearing test to figure it out. Go see an ENT ...Read more

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Why do I have recurring sores in my ear?

Why do I have recurring sores in my ear?

SEE AN MD: Recurring sores are not normal. Follow up with a physician to assess the cause of the sores. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ear infection and ringing in my ears?

What to do if I have ear infection and ringing in my ears?

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