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Is the thumping in my right ear something to be worried about. It goes with my heart beat and has been on/off for 6 months.?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
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In brief: Thumping sound -ear

This may be a type of tinnitis and or it may be related to your blood pressure or your vessels around the inner ear.
You need to see your doctor for a check up and then probably be referred to a ENT specialist.

In brief: Thumping sound -ear

This may be a type of tinnitis and or it may be related to your blood pressure or your vessels around the inner ear.
You need to see your doctor for a check up and then probably be referred to a ENT specialist.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Should get checked

What you are describing is called pulsatile tinnitus.
Usually it is due to a small blood vessel near the hearing nerve. Rarely it can be due to a benign growth or vascular lesion. Although the majority of my patients with pulsatile tinnitus end up having negative work ups you should be seen by an ENT doctor.

In brief: Should get checked

What you are describing is called pulsatile tinnitus.
Usually it is due to a small blood vessel near the hearing nerve. Rarely it can be due to a benign growth or vascular lesion. Although the majority of my patients with pulsatile tinnitus end up having negative work ups you should be seen by an ENT doctor.
Dr. David Astrachan
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