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Posted on Fri, 30 Jun 2017 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I am getting noise in my left ear sounds like crickets not there all the time but comes and goes
Answered by Dr. Ornela Ademovi 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Most probably ear wax build up

Detailed Answer:

I understand your concern. The noise and its on and off pattern makes it very likely to be ear wax build up. The wax tends to shift and change position, hence the noise changing.
It could also be an air pressure problem. However, if the noise continues, I recommend you get an OTC ear wax removal kit. That should solve the problem.

I hope this helps.
If you have any further questions I'd be happy to answer them.
Wishing you all the best.
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