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I have strange pinging sounds in my head like an elastic band, should I be concerned?

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In brief: Depends

It depends on what you are describing as a pinging sound.
Usual sounds in the head could be an indication of what is described as tinnitus. Tinnitus can be benign, but can also indicate blood flow across a high pressure vascular bed, such as seen in a fistula or abnormal blood vessels in the brain. It these symptoms continue, it may be wise to see a doctor for further evaluation.

In brief: Depends

It depends on what you are describing as a pinging sound.
Usual sounds in the head could be an indication of what is described as tinnitus. Tinnitus can be benign, but can also indicate blood flow across a high pressure vascular bed, such as seen in a fistula or abnormal blood vessels in the brain. It these symptoms continue, it may be wise to see a doctor for further evaluation.
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Dr. Lali Sekhon
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In brief: Don't know

Probably not. Get a hearing test and talk to your gp.

In brief: Don't know

Probably not. Get a hearing test and talk to your gp.
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