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Is it normal to hear like a weird sound in ear whilst having an ear infection?
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Dr. Anna Meyer
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
In brief: Probably normal
I would have to know more about the sound.
, but I am guessing that it is crackling or popping which is usually air getting in to your ears as the fluid from the infection goes away. Sometimes the fluid moving can make a sound. If it is ringing, this could be a sign that the ear infection has spread to the inner ear and should be evaluated by with a hearing test and by an ENT (otolaryngologist).

In brief: Probably normal
I would have to know more about the sound.
, but I am guessing that it is crackling or popping which is usually air getting in to your ears as the fluid from the infection goes away. Sometimes the fluid moving can make a sound. If it is ringing, this could be a sign that the ear infection has spread to the inner ear and should be evaluated by with a hearing test and by an ENT (otolaryngologist).
Dr. Anna Meyer
Dr. Anna Meyer
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Yes
It depends on what you mean by "weird.
" you can hear popping, ringing, buzzing, etc. To be safe, get it checked.

In brief: Yes
It depends on what you mean by "weird.
" you can hear popping, ringing, buzzing, etc. To be safe, get it checked.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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