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Posted on Fri, 30 Jun 2017 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I have cracking noises in my ear. Like crickets My left ear I also have a sty on my right eye that is being treated with eye drops but the noise in my ear is new
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 28 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Tinnitus

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome to Healthcare Magic and thanks for putting up the query
Noises in the ear or tinnitus can be due to various reasons.
Please tell me do you have any history of nasal or throat infection in the recent past?
Any history of recent air travel?
Any history of loud noise exposure or trauma to the ear?
Follow up with the required information so that I can prescribe you accordingly.
Thanks and regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 3 hours later
none of the above

I have none of what you asked

I have non of the above of what you asked
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Tinnitus

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for the information.
the most common cause of tinnitus in elderly in such a scenario is sensory neural hearing loss.
You should get a pure tone audiometry done.
Start taking tablet cinnarizine twice daily for 2 weeks.
tablet vitamin b12 1500 micrograms once daily.
All the medicines I have prescribed will be available at wriiten prescription only.
Avoid excessive XXXXXXX phone usage and ear phones usage.
Any further questions are always welcome.
Wish you get well soon.
Follow up with the reports.
Thanks and regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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