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Doctor insights on: Why Was I Hearing My Heartbeat In My Ear When I Was Lying Down

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I hear this ringing sound for like two seconds almost every month in my lifted ear only could it be my unborn child's heartbeat I'm hearing I need phe?

I hear this ringing sound for like two seconds almost every month in my lifted ear only could it be my unborn child's heartbeat I'm hearing I need phe?

Tinnitus: 2 seconds every month seems like a rare event to me. It's unlikely that ringing sound is fetal heartbeat. If worried, time rate of ringing sound. Fetal heart rate is 120-160 beats per minute or 2-3 beats per second. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tinnitus/basics/definition/con-20021487 for more info. ...Read more

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Why was I hearing my heartbeat in my ear when I was lying down?

Why was I hearing my heartbeat in my ear when I was lying down?

Normal blood flow.: You're probably hearing the blood flowing through blood vessels in the ear area. When you have your ear on a pillow or mattress, you're blocking out environmental noises, so the normal noises of circulation become audible. ...Read more

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Any ideas on why i'm hearing my heartbeat in my ear?

Any ideas on why i'm hearing my heartbeat in my ear?

Heart tones: heart sounds can transmit thru the axial skeleton as well as the blood stream ...Read more

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Is there a reason why I am hearing my heartbeat in my ear?

Is there a reason why I am hearing my heartbeat in my ear?

Conductive?: The carotid artery and jugular vein travel in close proximity to your inner ear. When the conduction mechanism bringing sound from outside to your inner ear is impaired, the internal sounds, such as your heartbeat, gets amplified. Thus, you hear your heartbeat. ...Read more

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I keep hearing my heartbeat in my ear what causes that?

I keep hearing my heartbeat in my ear what causes that?

High blood pressure: Normally one doesn't hear their own heartbeat. However sound travels in the direction of (blood) flow & the only way it gets amplified is if there is more. That happens frequently (but not most of the time) with high blood pressure, or hypertension (also known as the silent killer, but perhaps u r lucky it's not silent in your case). See a doctor, get your blood pressure checked during an episode. ...Read more

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Lately, i've been hearing my heartbeat in my right ear. When this happens, i can sort of feel it in my ear as if the blood vessel is pumping and pushing against something.. Help.

Lately, i've been hearing my heartbeat in my right ear. When this happens, i can sort of feel it in my ear as if the blood vessel is pumping and pushing against something.. Help.

Audible heartbeat: I have heard patients complain about an audible heartbeat most commonly when they are anemic. It can also commonly occur with high blood pressure. Under rare circumstances it can be due to a vascular tumor near the ear drum. Please see a doctor and ask them to check your blood pressure, complete blood count, and auditory canal. If these are normal, further investigation will be needed. ...Read more

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I can hear my heart beat in my ear. It freaks me out. Why am i hearing my pulse in my ear?

I can hear my heart beat in my ear. It freaks me out. Why am i hearing my pulse in my ear?

Very common: Usually not a sign of a significant problem. Changing position usually helps. Be sure to get your blood pressure checked to be sure that is not an issue. ...Read more

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Recently started hearing heartbeat (not a whoosh but a beat) in my head when lying down. Stronger sound when lying on left side. What is causing this?

Recently started hearing heartbeat (not a whoosh but a beat) in my head when lying down. Stronger sound when lying on left side. What is causing this?

Could be nothing: But could be a symptom of carotid artery stenosis. Not to panic. Tell your doctor about it and let them listen to your neck for a bruit. They might order ultrasound of your neck to look at the carotid arteries as well, a non-invasive, not scary test. ...Read more