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Why do my ears keep ring randomly?

Why do my ears keep ring randomly?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus or "ringing in the ear" can be caused by several different things and should be evaluated by an "ent" (otorhinolaryngologist) dr. ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner
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Tinnitus (Definition)

A persistent noise in the ears. Can be of unknown origin, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerves, ...Read more


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Why do my ears ring so much?

Why do my ears ring so much?

Common: Tinnitus - any abnormal sound in the ears is very common. It can be a ring/ a cricket sound/ static, etc. It is many times associated with hearing loss but sometime you can have normal hearing. If it is only on one side... I'd be more concerned - either way it may be best to be seen by an ENT and get an audiogram. ...Read more

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Why is my ear always ringing?

Why is my ear always ringing?

Tinnitis?: Many potential causes of tinnitis - ringing in ears - including fluid, infection. Most commonly, though, is hearing loss of life. Depending on your age, a life-time of noise can cause hearing loss, termed presbycusis. That results in a ringing, at about the frequency where you have the greatest loss. Sort of like "phantom limb syndrome" for the ears. Reco: see an ent, get a hearing test. ...Read more

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Why does my ear always itch?

Why does my ear always itch?

Probably your fault: Almost all of my patients with itchy ears clean their ears with qtips or use peroxide or other measures. You need healthy wax in your ear canals. Wax moistens and protects the skin. Remove healthy wax and your skin drys outs and becomes inflamed. This leads to itching. Stop cleaning your ears. Get some1% Hydrocortisone cream. With a clean finger take some cream and rub it into your ears 3xday 1 wk. ...Read more

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Why do my earlobes itch when I put in my earrings?

Why do my earlobes itch when I put in my earrings?

A metal sensitivity : Possibly a metal sensitivity. Depending on what metal your earrings are made from, that could explain the itching. A good percentage of people have a sensitivity to nickel. ...Read more

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My ears ring from tmj. What can I do?

My ears ring from tmj. What can I do?

See a ENT first: Must determine if the ringing in the ear is definitely from a tmj/tmd issue. Did you have the ringing first. Do you have any other symptoms of tmj? Want to have the ears checked first. ...Read more

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Why doea my neck ears and around my eyes itch really badly. What could be wrong?

Why doea my neck ears and around my eyes itch really badly. What could be wrong?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Since my cold why does my right ear roar?

Since my cold why does my right ear roar?

Fluid in middle ear?: You need to see a doctor and have your ear examined. As a trial you might use a decongestant and see if you cannot promote drainage, but if not, please see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Please explain why is my ear ringing and hurting all around my jaw?

Please explain why is my ear ringing and hurting all around my jaw?

TMJ vs Ear: Could be an ear infection with referred pain to jaw joint (TMJ). Could be a TMJ problem with referred pain to ear. See oral surgeon or ENT doc for exam/treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Both my ears hurt with ringing, what to do?

Both my ears hurt with ringing, what to do?

Exam: Have your ears examined and review any medications you may be on that would cause this. You may need to see ENT and have selective imaging done. All the best. ...Read more

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What is causing my my head to hurt behind my ear?

What is causing my my head to hurt behind my ear?

See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more

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My ears clicks when i move my neck! what's it?

My ears clicks when i move my neck! what's it?

TMJ vs Ear vs Neck: If your ear clicks, with or without neck movement, it could either be your eustachian (ear tube) tube or your jaw joint (tmj). Sometimes, degenerative changes in youir neck bones can cause neck noise when your turn your head. ...Read more

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Why wont my pierced ears heal?

Why wont my pierced ears heal?

Takes long time: The regular ear piercing takes up to 8 weeks to heal, the cartilage piercing can take much longer, and you need to make sure that you clean and rotate earrings during all this time 2-3 times a day. If it has been longer than that, return to the place that did the piercing or go to your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes my ears to ring after i eat?

What causes my ears to ring after i eat?

Tinnitus: People with TMJ disorder can get ringing in ear(s). Chewing food can exacerbate TMJ symptoms. See an ENT doctor for exam and hearing test! ...Read more

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Sometimes, my ears start ringing? Why?

Tinnitus: you should see an otolaryngologist but physical exam is usually normal. Nobody knows the reason why some people develop it. ...Read more