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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   i've been hearing this weird flapping sound in my ear
User :   like a bit of rumbling, happens infrequently, but scares me
Doctor :   ok
User :   that's my right ear, btw
User :   pretty sure it's not an insect
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when?
User :   can't be really sure about that, probably a month ago
Doctor :   ok'
User :   it's not something i've really paid attention to, it lasts about 2-3 seconds
Doctor :   is it a ringing sound
User :   no, not ringing, it's not tinnitus
Doctor :   ok
User :   it's like a rumbling sound, more bass
User :   it could be heartbeat too, but i can't be sure
Doctor :   what is your age?
User :   17
Doctor :   gender?
User :   male
Doctor :   is there any particular timing in the day when youn listen these sounds?

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