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Another symptom of FM?

Since I was little I've always heard a soft whooshing sound in my right ear. It's always been there but only when there was complete silence. I grew up thinking it was normal, now at the age og 63 it's suddenly very loud and intrusive, the noise is constantly there, I've tried listening to music with earphones in, makes no difference.

I have diabetes, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, chronic fatigue, don't need this tinnitus to boot

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Hi Vonny

I have this too and it drives me mad.

I have sinus problems too so was advised to take Sudafed by my old pharmacist. It works until I stop taking it.

Obviously don't want to take it all the time.

Thought it might be some sort of tinnitus as well.

You have my sympathies xx

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Hi VonnyM

It is really odd but I get this on and off. It is only when I go to bed.

Sometimes I can hear my heartbeat really loudly in my ears.

I was quite concerned about it to start with, but now I have just put it down to Fibro.

I am so sorry you have this all the time. It is worth just checking with your GP that you don't have any sinus or ear problems.

Have a peaceful weekend

Lu xx

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Hi

I had this as you say hearing a heartbeat in your ear but only when in bed

I don't know if my GP was fobbing me off but she explained sometimes the blood vessels in our neck can cause this as they are behind the ear.

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Hi VonnyM I am sorry to hear this can I join BlueMermaid3 in recommending a visit to the GP.

I would be inclined to get that root if it has been going on for a while as it needs checking into. I personally believe if things have been happening for bit and get worse it is time to get advice.

I am so sorry to hear this my friend I hope it eases It sounds like you are really feeling this and it is starting to affect you more.

Good luck

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I saw my doctor Thursday, he said I will have a hearing test I just have to wait for the appointment.. might be a while. It is SO frustrating.

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I have this too,It sounds like hissing sound,at first I wondered if it was air or something escaping from somewhere

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Hi I have Tinnittus quite bad and I too had a hearing test and now wear hearing aids in both ears to balance the sound! I just wish the nhs offered the small ones that go in the ear rather than the huge ones. Good luck

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Thank you, I can't take anything in my ears!

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Both my ears are enjoying a marvelous orchestra of swishing sounds I have had tinnitus since having fibro. If I am tired or really under the weather it seems to get more pronounced, you have my sympathy.x

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Hi VonnyM

I am so genuinely sorry to read this my friend and I truly hope that you can find some resolution to this issue. I want to sincerely wish you all the best of luck and please take care of yourself my friend.

All my hopes and dreams for you

Ken

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Hey! My initial thought is to have arteries looked at. Only cus of the link FM with giant cell arteritis affects the large arteries, and whooshing noise could be increased pressure.

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I feel I have pressure in the right side of my head so much so it's making my ear ache. I'm going to have to wait for my appointment with ENT. Though I suspect all I'll get is a hearing test

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