It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Hearing Disorders Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-14-2003, 03:22 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 2
Skyler T HB User
Question Ringing in Right Ear

I just developed a strange ringing sound in my right ear. I can only hear it when there is little or no background noise, but seems loud when it is completely silent. I can only hear it in my right ear. I reccently caught a cold and had my sinuses blocked up, including pain in my ears from the preasure, which might explain something. About a year ago, the same thing happened. I woke up one morning while i had a cold and could hear a strange ringing in my right ear, but when I woke up the next morning, it was completely gone. The ringing started Oct 13 at 6 PM and it is now Oct 14 at 3:20 PM, so maybe it will be gone by tomorrow. I am only 15 years old. Any information would be great. Thanks for your time.

 
Old 10-14-2003, 03:59 PM   #2
Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: lakewood, ca
Posts: 2
jflowerh HB User
Thumbs up

Hi Skyler T, I've had a ringing in my right ear for one year and my ENT doctor told me it's fine but if I feel pain or liquid coming out to come back to him. If you still have a pain or ringing you should get it checked out, your too young to be going through this, it better to know what's going on. Hope I could help you in some way, let me know happens, okay! Take care!

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 10-19-2003, 03:22 PM   #3
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 37
Jake_s0 HB User
Post

Yes. What you are describing is tinnitus. I have had that since i was 12 from damage to the cochlea (muzzle blast). It is very noticable when things are quiet, like nighttime when i am in bed. Many things can cause tinnitus, not just damage from noise. For example, some people get tinnitus after taking asprin. Because it is a blood thinner, it increases blood circulation therefore you hear ringing. Also caffiene can have the same effect. Everyone is different. Yes, a cold can cause that as well. In my opinion, you will want to get it checked out by a doctor just to make sure it is nothing serious

 
Old 10-23-2003, 04:27 PM   #4
Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 2
Skyler T HB User
Post

Hey, after two weeks the cold is gone and so is the ringing. Thanks for your replys.

 
Old 10-24-2003, 09:21 PM   #5
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 37
Jake_s0 HB User
Post

That is GREAT news Skyler! Glad to hear that it was nothing serious. Colds have crazy ways of affecting people. I recently came down with a bad cold and i think it has blocked my ears all up. Times like this i wished my digitals had volume controls, because i can barley hear out of my right ear (which is my better ear).

Take care!

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Right ear feels plugged and loud ringing lavrentis Hearing Disorders 2 08-14-2010 08:57 AM
ringing in my ear annettemunn Ear, Nose & Throat 7 01-24-2010 11:46 AM
Very loud ear ringing after stapedectomy... sayberk Hearing Disorders 10 10-23-2009 08:49 AM
MS and hearing loss/ringing in ears Jewel2 Multiple Sclerosis 7 05-28-2009 07:35 AM
Ear Ringing timeconsumer Ear, Nose & Throat 0 05-18-2009 02:26 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



billcindy1 (17), Sanguine2011 (10), Fantine (9), niteskylover (3), Queen always (3), lib (3), rmabowhunter (3), OhMyEars (3), RealityMatt (3), Jacki93 (3)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1005), Apollo123 (905), Titchou (848), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (754), midwest1 (669), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:06 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!