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I can hear my pulse in my ear - what is it? My ears were checked

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I can hear my pulse in my ear - what is it? My ears were checked last week and are wax free
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.
Dr Basu :

Hi there, This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist. I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

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This is known as tinnitus.

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The blood flow through the blood vessels in the ear is tge usual cause.

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High blood pressure and high cholesterol can cause this problem.

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Also if you have some degree of hearing loss, that also can make this noise prominent.

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Rarely, a vascular tumor in the brain can cause this problem

Dr Basu :

Pleae get your blood pressure, cholesterol checked.

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Also please get a hearing test.

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And a MRI scan of the brain also may be needed if this persists more than a month.

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There is no specific treatment.

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However, in more severe cases, benzodiazepines like clonazepam or lorazepam may be helpful.

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Vitamin E and ginkgo biloba supplements also may be helpful.

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Best wishes,

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