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February 8th, 2010
Swooshing sound
I'm sorry to hear that! What was the cause of the loss of your hearing? It sounds rather sudden and unexpected.
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replied February 17th, 2012
Miracle Solution to "swoosh/wind" sound in ear!!!
EVERYONE PLEASE READ!! I have had this "swoosh" sound in my right ear for about two weeks. It started when I had a really bad cold and the stomach bug at the same time. It started out pretty dull then got worse and worse, I noticed a decline in my right ear's hearing and started turning towards people with my "good" left ear to hear better. Eventually I got some kind of bubble feeling in my ear and everything cut out every few seconds out of that ear. I sounded like a broken record to myself. I spoke to my doctor and she had an old home remedy for things like this. HYDROGEN PEROXIDE!! I was skeptical at first, but was ABSOLUTELY AMAZED that as soon as I finished my first treatment I almost started crying it was such an improvement, like a miracle!! Here is a link to the whole process, but basically you tip your head to the side and fill ear with hydrogen peroxide, it is really fuzzy and bubbly and sounds/feels very funny, eventually it dissolves and you have to fill your ear back up, keep doing for about 10 minutes (some recommend longer). After the ten minutes tip your ear out onto a towel and let it all drip out. Not only could I immediately notice the difference, but chunks of wax came out also (it's also good for blockages and getting wax out). Please I'm begging you try this!!

!http://www.livestrong.com/article/17811-c lean-ears-hydrogen-peroxide/
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replied February 12th, 2010
A week before it started i had cold. The Dr. say that is the cause of the loss of my hearing. I was back with the Dr. on wed. 02/10 and everything the same, not improvement with my hearing.
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replied March 1st, 2010
Im 17 and I too have a swoosh sound in my left ear. When i shake my head from side to side like listening to music it sounds like i have fluid somewhere in my ear. Does anyone experience this?
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replied March 4th, 2010
[sry for the blank posts above. It was being mental.]

@nickbrasil: Hmm, I didn't experience that in my case. Maybe you should wait a couple days to see if it goes away, and if not go to your doctor.
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replied March 7th, 2010
@ApesRunner09

Well its been a while and my hearing has been verryy low in my left ear. But i still hear something like fluid when i shake my head. Last night i fell asleep in a flat position and when i woke up my hearing was very low but the hearing of fluid was gone a little but then as the day has progressed it has slowly come back.

I've set up my app. with a neurotologist this Wednesday to see my inner ear. Hopefully she finds the root of the problem.
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replied March 22nd, 2010
this is depressing. A part of me thought this was part of a head cold or allergies. About a month or so ago i had a head cold, but had to wait it out because i am pregnant. I was feeling good for awhile then about 2 weeks ago i got the head cold again, but not nearly as bad. Basically just a stuffy nose. at the beggining of last week i started to think i was getting an ear infection from sinus drainage. Then the wooshing started. And it hasn't stopped. I complain at work all the time because i feel like i am going insane! whats weird is its not that bad during the day. At night time i feel thats all i can hear. When i lay down on that ear it seems to go away. I did try a heating pad, cotton balls, and a little bit of peroxide. nothing has helped. There isnt any pain, but WOOSHING. A day or two before this started i was sitting on the sofa and got extreme pain in my neck, to the point where i couldnt move it. Once that stopped i had a major anxiety attack. I was weird how it all happened right after each other. I feel hopeless.
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replied April 23rd, 2013
I have been experiencing this EXACT same thing for months now..all the way down to the neck pain followed by an anxiety attack. Please tell me you have found a solution??
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replied March 26th, 2010
whooshing in my ear
I have it too n it's driving me crazy it's keeping me awake n when i do eventually get to sleep it's only for a few hours then it wakes me up!!! i dont drink any alcohol so it's not that ive cut down on the caffeine but dont think that'l work,i went to my gp and he thinks im just crazy or that's how it felt, i feel like cutting my ear off.
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replied March 29th, 2010
swooshing noise in ear
I didn't realize that this was such a common problem, I thought that I was alone! I am 32 and recall in high school having the swooshing noise but never thought much of it and eventually it went away. Now it's come back for about a year or two now. It's a swooshing noise that goes off and on like a heart beat in my left ear and always comes at night. I notice it when I am on the couch and if I turn my head a certain way it happens and I have to turn my head back to make it go away, however if I turn my head back in that direction it comes back. It is loud and does block my hearing in that ear. At one point it did bother me at night in bed when I would lie down which was annoying but that hasn't happened lately. It seems to come and go. I'll have it for awhile and then it will go away then come back for a bit. I mentioned it to my doctor and was given nasal spray which I did not bother to use because I knew that wasn't it. She looked in my ear and saw no fluid. my next step was to see an ent but that doesn't sound so promising now. help!
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replied March 31st, 2010
whooshing sound
I heard that in some cases, if the doctor put a stethoscope up to the ear that had the whooshing sound, they would be able to hear it too! I'm not sure how true that is, but I've just been dying to ask my doctor to "put your stethoscope up to my ear and hear what I hear!!!"
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replied June 21st, 2012
LOL Let him hear what it sounds like.
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replied March 31st, 2010
hope they find a cure for it very soon ppl it's very annoyin i found that by pressing onto the pulse point behind n below my ear does stop it for 10 mins but thats it lol it easers the tension abit ive noticed i do get alot of neck tension too n headaches with it!!!
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replied April 10th, 2010
ear noises
The way I describe the noise in my ear is like listening to a heart beat...like when you are pregnant and it swoosh...swoosh. Mine is also more frequent when I lay down or stand up too fast. When I move in bed or lay down I also get room spins so bad I have to grab a hold of the bed and close my eyes tight untill it subsides. It has been going on for about 6 months now and I have not seen a doctor because I have no health insurance. Mine is also in my right ear which seems most common from the posts I have read. I have had neck pain for years due to a whiplash injury, but have never experienced the swoosh until recently so I have a hard time believing they are related, although I will not completely rule it out. I need help too, it is driving me nutty.
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replied April 11th, 2010
swooshing ear noises
Hi to all, I have just read your post, and I have that same swooshing sounds in my ear. I have went to the doctors several times, I got antibotic and decongestion, however, I still have the problem, it keep coming back. I went to a ear specialist, and he told me to come back when I have an ear infection again because he did not see anything wrong or fluid in the ear. Do any of you was told that fluid was in the ear. I have sinus problem very bad and runny nose at times. However, I am sick of this problem, very annoying. If anybody fine out what works for this problem please let me know and I will do the same. It is very hard for me to get to sleep because of the noise. I read anti-flamotory medicines can cause this, I take three or more of this medicine because I have RA, arthritis. I am going to talk with my RA doctor my need visit to see do she has an answer.
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replied April 17th, 2010
Swooshing sound in the right ear on and off just started
I just go this sound which I did not know the name but now I know it is called Swooshing sound in the right ear on and off
just started a day ago I will go to doc on Monday as you know HMO sucks so I might not get appointment but will try and look slike this will go long way...
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replied April 20th, 2010
tmj specialist
I''ve had this same issue as all of you for years. been to ent''s, doctors, hospitals, no one could tell me what it was, i thnk they thought i was crazy. then my dentist suggested i go see a TMJ specilist. if What you hear sounds like a heart beat of a fetus in the whomb, you have the same issue I have. Mine is caused by a miss alignment of my jaw. My jaw pushes against the artery that runs past my ear and what I am hearing is the rushing blood going past my ear. It is extreamly annoying. Sometimes it is very difficult to concentrate. The tmj doctor created an appliance that fits over my teeth that I wear all the time like a retainer. it helps alot to wear it but it doens''t make it go away. Also, driving with the window down in the car, where air can flow past the ear, can worsen the condition. Mine is still on going and i have been wearing my appliance for almost 2 years. I can''t function with out it.It doesn''t make it go away but it sure does help.
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replied June 23rd, 2012
I TOTALLY agree with you, in that it has something to do with the jaw. I have read all the comments on here and this one makes most sense to me. I don't drink, take medications... But I have had this for years and years. I am 39 now and have probably had it for 20 or so years. I do have neck issues and do have allergies, BUT, every time I yawn, my jaw pops like crazy. I do notice that when the swooshing is happening, I can put my finger on the pressure point behind my ear, and it goes away, but only for that specific time. IT DRIVES ME CRAZY. I THINk I will talk to my dentist because I feel now, after reading all these comments, that it has to do with my jaw. Makes perfect sense.
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replied June 23rd, 2012
I TOTALLY agree with you, in that it has something to do with the jaw. I have read all the comments on here and this one makes most sense to me. I don't drink, take medications... But I have had this for years and years. I am 39 now and have probably had it for 20 or so years. I do have neck issues and do have allergies, BUT, every time I yawn, my jaw pops like crazy. I do notice that when the swooshing is happening, I can put my finger on the pressure point behind my ear, and it goes away, but only for that specific time. IT DRIVES ME CRAZY. I THINk I will talk to my dentist because I feel now, after reading all these comments, that it has to do with my jaw. Makes perfect sense.
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replied April 21st, 2010
For about a year ago I started hearing blowing sounds in my right ear while brathing. I thought it would go away but it hasn't, and lately I've been experiencing some pop sound once in a while:

1 year ago I: Quit my job at a very loud factory after 1 year. Bought a laptop and started using it alot while lying in bed. I always lie on my left side with my right ear pointing upwards, keeping my head a bit elevated and turned about 60 degrees to the left/down. I fell while running getting a wound on my forehead where the impact was. I've been drinking heavily for a year, althought only getting drunk at weekends, and only beer.
I smoke cigarettes however not more than 4 a day. More on weekends or holidays. More drinking at these times too. The speakers on my laptop have a really trebly noice. I sometimes believe this has cause some irritation that needs extern treatment.

I mainly experience the sounds when in bed or working out. Some have pointed out that it ocurrs while being warm.


I hope everyone gets well and that finding this forum will make everyone a bit calmer and believing it's the first step in getting rid of this very annoying and a bit frightening ear issue. Thank you.
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replied April 28th, 2010
Swooshing-like- Ultra-Sound- noise in ear
I''ve got the same issue and its really driving me mad! I spoke to my MD about it, but she didn''t seem all that concerned. She looked into my ear and didn''t "see" anything. I didn''t expect her to see anything. It is obviously coming from somewhere in my inner ear. The swoooooshing sound... like the sound of a sea shell put up to your ear, only louder and much more consistent. I feel as though the swooshing is corresponding to the beat of my heart. I used to work for a cardiologist and we did echo-cardiograms on our patients (an ultra sound of the heart) and this is EXACTLY what the swooshing sounds like ~ an ultra sound in my ear.
For me, it''s just the right ear -- I notice it sometimes during the day... but mostly its when all is quiet at night and I lay down for bed. I usually put a cotton ball in there ~ for some reason plugging it provides a bit of relief. It doesn''t hurt at all, but it is very annoying and I have the sensation that if I popped my ears it would go away... but this never helps.
I worked as a flight attendant for the last 3 years and I honestly feel my ears have suffered from the constant altitude change.
I also have TMJ -- and read what another poster had to say about that, which I felt to be very interesting. It''s weird that we all have the exact same symptoms -- including most of us having sore necks and headaches... yet doctors look at us as though we are crazy when we try to explain the phenomenon we are experiencing.
Too weird.
I dont really want to live with this noise for the rest of my life, but as long as its just NOISE... Ill deal with it.
I become anxious when I think about it being some sort of vascular problem - like aneurysm or something terrible like that.
I too cant afford to go in for a CT scan or MRI. I have health insurance--- but its expensive as hell for those tests.
Best of luck to all of you suffering the same and please keep posting if you find answers... we are all curious to know!
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replied April 1st, 2011
I have cervical (neck) problems that are fairly severe, also have TMJ. I have low bp and tachycardia when I stand up (dysautonomia/POTS) but I hear this noise more often lying down than standing up. I don't think it is related to pb or heart rate. I think it is related to my neck (possibly to both neck and TMJ - I have had other clicking sounds in my ears from TMJ before). Thing is, this new kind of noise started right after a physical therapy session that went awry and triggered an array of new cervical-related symptoms (this was the end of December). So I really think it has to do with my neck.
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replied May 7th, 2010
It is blood pressure I swear to u I had all of this and got on bp meds and went away I promise talk to ur doc about it and u will get better
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replied May 25th, 2010
woosh
It started with me a few days ago and only in the morning and when I go to bed.
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replied May 29th, 2010
Swooshing
EVERYONE I THINK I KNOW WHAT IT IS!!

I think it is your jaw is slightly displaced and that is causing it too rub on your artery therefore squeezing the artery causing blood to rush threw making a horrible swooshing sound in the right or left ear!
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replied June 1st, 2010
I had a similar problem. I started having a whooshing or rushing sound in my ear. I notice it mostly when I am sitting down, when I turn my head to either side as well as when I stand but i don't notice it a whole lot then. Many times the rushing noise will be accompanied by dizziness. I also had minor discomfort in my ear. I went to my doctor and he treated it like a middle ear infection and prescribed an antibiotic called Prednisone and some sort of antihistamine for the dizziness.
After taking the antibiotics, the problem went away. Now it is back and the whooshing sound is worse and my ears hurt. I think I have fluid behind my ear drum. I'm going back to my doc so hopefully i can clear this up!
Good luck with everything!
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