Hi everyone, I just wanted to say that I think I'm having the same thing happen to me. For me it sounds like an army of waves crashing in my left ear. Perfectly in time. BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM! It sounds like water but almost mechanical. I can't really explain it much better sorry! When I hear it, it lasts for 1-2 minutes and during that time I cannot concentrate.
I get a similar sound when I close my eyes as tight as I can. That sound is more like a strong water fall though. Please let me know if you have something similar to whats happening to me.
I have that also, but only when I close my eyes. The sound you described is exactly like mine. Can you also control it depending on how tightly you close your eyes? I think it gets stronger the more tired I am. I've had it for as long as I can remember and I don't mind it. The noise itself, I mean. Unfortunately, it's so mysterious to me that if I'm really tired I'll squeeze my eyes as tight as I can in public many times today, like a twitch but I'm in more control over it.
This is happening to me right now. I'm freaking out. This has been happening for a week on and off but could I possibly have Tinitus? I'm only 12 so apparently I'm to young to have Tinitus, but my friend (Who is nearly deaf) is 11 and has Tinitus. The whirling happens usually when I switch from a noise-filled room to a quiet room. Usually I get bad headaches...
I have cervical spine issues and feel that this may be related.
I had this same problem when I woke this morning and tried peroxide. Just apply a little and let it drain out.
The swooshing in my ear is gone and the pain has reduced by 80%.
My family and I have been using peroxide for 4 generations now with no problems.
To confirm, I previously saw this remedy on the Dr OZ show that peroxide works ,and he uses it on his family.
I pray this helps someone and encourage you all to follow up with your physicians.
Im starting to get over my cold that i have had for a few days now and whilst i had my cold i could hear swooshing noises in both my ears, now as my cold is going i can hear a low humming noise in my ears, it comes and goes when i cough or yawn, could this be serious or just to do with my cold? im starting to worry
I am13 and having the same problem. It started off not too bad but now I can barely sleep because of the constant noise, like someone blowing in my ear every second. My mum doesn't believe me, and won't bring me to see a doctor. I have no pain, but I have a kind of wet feeling in my ear and I think it may just be wax build up. But I still want it gone - it started about a half year ago and has been getting worse since I recovered from a mild case of swine flu.
i am have been experiencing swooshing the sound of blood flow in my right ear for a yr now. it gets worse at night when i lay down , different positions, any kind of strain or pressure to my head i hear it, During the day it feel sooo clogged. I have been for some many test ruling out avm and hearing tests, I recently got diagnosed with Chiaris malformation, only certain drs look for this have an mri of ur cervical and have them check ur cerebellum the bottom of ur brain. i went to a neurosurgeon. its going to be a stuggle... but this nosie drives me nuts, and sometimes it feels wet..... HELP!!!
Hi im 12 and I have the same problum.It started last year after I went swiming at a local pool. I have gone to tones of doctors.Nothing helped.For a long period of time it went away but a few weeks ago I yawned and it came back.Its ruining my life I had to quit my school band, I had to miss my first school dance because of this.Im soooooooo tierd of this.I always think why me!!!I hope and pry I can find some answers to the problum.It just makes me so mad.:'(
I had a swishing noise all day It sounded like snap krackle and pop were having a party in my ear. It was driving me crazy and I was getting really worried that no one was finding an answer . I got it to stop I sprayed colodial silver 10 ppm in my ear up my nose and in the back of my throat this stuff is the bomb I have been using it for years for an itchy throat it takes the itch away instantly. The one i used was sovereign nose spray. Finally the noise has stopped it is quiet in my head. Good luck everyone.
I have the same swooshing sound an feeling in on of my ears going on for almost a year now,and found the link above very helpful. Just by simply applying pressure to the side of my neck the swooshing sounds went away. Hope it helps!
Swooshing sound in right ear along with stiff neck
I have had this swooshing sound in my right ear for several months. About 3 months ago i visited an ENT (that found absolutely nothing) but he ordered an MRA which revealed a (large sized) aneurysm. I have since had the aneurysm coiled through endovascular embolization and two days later the swooshing sound returned. Now, I have to return to the ENT for further tests to determine what is going on. (Also, my neck is sometimes stiff, pops, and gets stuck when swooshing sound occurs. What is this?! I hate it...
ok i hav had the swooshing noise in my right ear aswell i have had it for three weeks and it is very hard to sleep at night or just relaxing i cant do anything it takeing over my life any one if you have any input or ideas on what it mit be email me please i have no pain just the noise im not even sick grrr
I was involved in a car accident last year August. Some months later and especially since the beginning of this year I have been hearing noises in my ead. It seemed for a couple of years I would hear watr dripping and thought my daughter was taking a shower. I would jump up and look but she was in bed and I was imaging it. I have been going deaf in one ear for the past 3-4 years and attributed this problem of hearing water dripping with my hearing loss. But sometime after I was hit in the rear, I have been hearing whooshing sounds like the ocean in my head. At first it was subtle. Now every night when all is quiet, hts this LOUD whooshing ocean sound in my head. I realized that if I listen carefully during the day when i am going about my business, the sound is still there, but somehow I am able to ignore it if I'm busy. It's at nights that this sound is really annoying to say the least. I have learned to ignore it so I can get some sleep. But if I really pay attenting to it, it is LOUD and really bothersome. A few months ago I googled the problem and it appears that tinnitus comes with this side effect. I work at a hospital and neglect myself a lot. But recently I asked an ENT specialist what this could be. He was taking a patient to have a CT Scan and so he couldn't stop to discuss with me. But he did say, Is the whooshing sound in beat with your heart? I didnt think it was. He left with his patient and for the past week I have been trying to decipher if the whooshing sound is in time with my heart beat ... IT IS! What does that mean? I have no idea. I was hoping to google it tonight then I saw this blog site. If anyone has this same problem, lmk. I will follow up with an ENT specialist since now I am REALLY worried that this whooshing sound in my head, may have something to do with my heart. I HOPE NOT!!!
I was involved in a car accident last year August. Some months later and especially since the beginning of this year I have been hearing noises in my ead. It seemed for a couple of years I would hear watr dripping and thought my daughter was taking a shower. I would jump up and look but she was in bed and I was imaging it. I have been going deaf in one ear for the past 3-4 years and attributed this problem of hearing water dripping with my hearing loss. But sometime after I was hit in the rear, I have been hearing whooshing sounds like the ocean in my head. At first it was subtle. Now every night when all is quiet, hts this LOUD whooshing ocean sound in my head. I realized that if I listen carefully during the day when i am going about my business, the sound is still there, but somehow I am able to ignore it if I'm busy. It's at nights that this sound is really annoying to say the least. I have learned to ignore it so I can get some sleep. But if I really pay attenting to it, it is LOUD and really bothersome. A few months ago I googled the problem and it appears that tinnitus comes with this side effect. I work at a hospital and neglect myself a lot. But recently I asked an ENT specialist what this could be. He was taking a patient to have a CT Scan and so he couldn't stop to discuss with me. But he did say, "Is the whooshing sound in beat with your heart?" I didn't think it was. He left with his patient and for the past week I have been trying to decipher if the whooshing sound is in time with my heart beat ... IT IS! What does that mean? I have no idea. I was hoping to google it tonight then I saw this blog site. If anyone has this same problem, lmk. I will follow up with an ENT specialist since now I am REALLY worried that this whooshing sound in my head, may have something to do with my heart. I HOPE NOT!!!
I have had this whooshing sound for 6 weeks. It seems to never go away and has affecting my hearing as well, but only in my left ear. Several months ago, I had episodes of extreme vertigo and the bed or room would spin out of control. Very scarey. I don't have so much of the vertigo now, only the whooshing sound and the progressive hearing loss in the left ear. I saw an ENT 3 weeks ago, who has been giving me a weekly injection of corticosteroids through my ear drum into the inner ear. He thinks I may have Meniere's Disease. Tomorrow I have another hearing test and my 4th injection. The shots have not helped a whole lot and my hearing is getting worse. I feel like I live in a tin can---female voices really aggravate me and so, I have to learn to live with this disease. We don't know why I have it or how I got it. My ANA blood test is also positive, so could be some weird autoimmune process going on. I know I feel better in the mornings than at night---typically exhausted by bedtime. The noise can keep me up at night so I try to play white noise to drown it out. My husband sleeps with a CPap machine on so that seems to help too. I hope this problem goes away, but by what I've read and heard, it sticks with you and you have good days and bad, but can still live a fairly normal life, and may end up with a hearing aid, but there are so many worse things in the world.
Well, glad to find this site and I wish everyone the best with their own ear problems.
I do agree that what you have said about stiff upper back and neck have some influence on my swooshing sound, which I have began to suffer from for at least 4 0r 5 months. Also I can say that it might be that what I am hearing is the sound of blood going through my neck arteries. Every time my back or neck are painful the sound will be back at highest. And it increase at night when i head to bed and early morning when I woke up. However these are my observation and not a doctor : I am waiting for an ent appointment to come this month. It will be great if all who suffer from this problem be kind enough to list all the other conditions that may have an association with the illness, like first what medication are they on and how long have they been used ( Some drugs may have side effects), secondly what are other illnesses they suffer from, for me I am asthmatic and use inhalers such as Ventolin,I also suffer from chronic back ache and neck and I have been using heat patches to ease the pain ,thirdly have you tried any thing that helped easing the sound etc. With this we can build an information that are based on observations which all can benefit from, also illuminate uncommon causes, thanks
I feel for all of you coz I have been suffering this for 4 years. The whooshing sound on my right ear. I can feel tht my right ear is blocked. I sought help frm ENT, did hearing test (which results proves tht my right ear hearing is failing) and lastly did MRI Scan. Went Ayurvedic treatments..At the end of the day, there is still no answer to this. ENT doc suggested that i do an ear operation to check if my 3rd ear bone is broken. And if it is, they will have it replaced. It is CRYSTAL CLEAR THT IM TREATED LIKE A GENUINE PIG in this situation. I wont even think twice to take the risks. I will have to go through the side effect after the ops like facial nerves issues etc....Now the whooshing sound have moved to the left ear...Heard that gingko pills might help... i seriously dont knw what else to do...
I have it too and I bet it is bells palsy. Look it up. I had this swooshing noise before when I was pregnant with my first and when I gave birth my face drooped. and the swooshing noise went away. Doctor said all of the symptoms were caused by bells palsy and put me on steroids. It is inflamation of a facial or occular nerve...I think
I am so glad I found all of you - I too have the swooshing in my right ear ONLY . . . and it is driving me crazy! I have gone to get ears cleaned. I have an appt with an ENT on Wed. but wondering if it is a waste of time. This has been going on for about 9 months now! I get a lot of popping in my ear with it as well. The right side of my head feel foggy and I could see that it could maybe sinus pressure. I just got off antibiotics thinking it was a sinus infection - but it is still there. Please everyone - keep us informed of any new ideas or cures!
My ear problems started after I got a job where I wore headphones all day. I had the first episode of vertigo in my life and it scared the heck out of me. I went to the doctor and they gave me anti-biotic ear drops and stated I had fluid in my ears. This was at an urgent treatment center but the nurse there did bring up the possibility of Meniere's Disease. That was about two years ago. Since that time I have dealt with bouts of vertigo, frequent falls, and constant ringing in the ears. Some days are worse than others and tonight I noticed when I bent my head forward I noticed a different sound in my left ear. I have the ringing in both ears but tonight when I bent my head forward, in my left ear it sounds like when you hold a seashell up to your ear. As someone above mentioned previously, Meniere's Disease can be merely bothersome or it can incapacitate you. Mine is now getting to the point where I may have to apply for disability because of the vertigo and lack of balance. I have had 5 serious falls in the last week alone. I wish all of you well with your ear problems because this is now having a serious negative impact on just about all aspects of my life.