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Hearing inappropriate sounds such as ringing, buzzing, roaring or similar noises in the ears is quite common and is called "tinnitus". It may be temporary or it may be intermittent or permanent, and tinnitus may be mostly harmless (i.e. only annoying), or it may be an indication of a serious underlying medical condition. For more information, see the disease information on tinnitus, or any of the conditions listed with similar symptoms. Tinnitus and similar ear sound symptoms need professional medical advice....more »
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Ear sounds. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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The list of organs typically affected by Ear sounds may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Ear sounds mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ear sounds. Of the 123 causes of Ear sounds that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Ear sounds' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Ear sounds or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Ear sounds based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Ear sounds, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Ear sounds:
Medical Conditions associated with Ear sounds:
Symptoms related to Ear sounds:
Hearing voices (7 causes), Hearing loss (271 causes), Buzzing in the ear, Tinnitus (203 causes), Earache (162 causes), Ear infection (83 causes), Acute inner ear infection, Fluid in the ear, Ear wax, Eustachian catarrh, Meniere's disease (4 causes), Auditory nerve tumor
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