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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 ringing while i fall asleep?

Why are my ears ringing while i fall asleep?

More quiet: Usually patients notice this symptom more due to it being more quiet at bedtime or while sleeping. May have a hearing loss. Have it checked out. ...Read more

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When i'm trying to fall asleep or when i hear low frequencies my eardrum feels like it's vibrating. I can hear and feel it in my ear. What is this?

When i'm trying to fall asleep or when i hear low frequencies my eardrum feels like it's vibrating. I can hear and feel it in my ear. What is this?

Low frequency noise: The eardrum vibrates in response to sound wave arriving there. I would see and ENT for ear examination and hearing testing. Based on findings, recommendations can be given to to help reduce or resolve this sensation. ...Read more

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I am ill and i was blowing my nose when my left ear wouldn't unpop. Is it okay to fall asleep?

I am ill and i was blowing my nose when my left ear wouldn't unpop. Is it okay to fall asleep?

Ear popping: Hello. It is ok to sleep with a blocked ear. Tomorrow or even tonight, begin using Afrin nasal spray as directed for no longer than 5 days total. ...Read more

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I have terrible ear pain. There is pus coming out and swelling in front of my ear. What's wrong? And how can I fall asleep with all my pain?

I have terrible ear pain. There is pus coming out and swelling in front of my ear. What's wrong? And how can I fall asleep with all my pain?

Otitis externa: It sounds like you have an infection in the ear canal. This is called otitis externa or swimmer's ear. You need to see a doctor and get antibiotic drops for it. In the mean time take ibuprofen 600 mg every 6 hours and use warm compresses. See a doctor as soon a possible. ...Read more

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Sometimes I experience loud ringing in my ears and paralysis as I'm falling asleep after briefly waking up in the morning. Is there a name for this?

Sometimes I experience loud ringing in my ears and paralysis as I'm falling asleep after briefly waking up in the morning. Is there a name for this?

Ringing & paralysis: does not usually go hand in hand with so called "stage arousal disorders of sleep" or typical narcolepsy The combination of loud ringing in the ears associated with transitory sleep paralysis might be due to an evolving sleep disorder but other conditions must be excluded including basilar migraine, seizure disorder and periodic paralysis. Polysomnography, EEG and consultation are advised. ...Read more

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I have ringing in my ears all the time I can hear it all day it increases when it's quite and when I go to sleep help me please what I have to do ??

I have ringing in my ears all the time I can hear it all day it increases when it's quite and when I go to sleep help me please what I have to do ??

Tinnitus: Many health conditions can cause or worsen tinnitus. In many cases, an exact cause is never found. A common cause of tinnitus is inner ear cell damage. Tiny, delicate hairs in your inner ear move in relation to the pressure of sound waves. This triggers ear cells to release an electrical signal through nerve from your ear (auditory nerve) to your brain. Your brain interprets these signal as sound ...Read more

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