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What causes pulsating sensation in the left ear?

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Dr. Grzegorz Stanko

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Posted on Thu, 8 Jun 2017 in General Health
Question: Hi there, I have a problem with my left ear. Constant pulsating whooshing sound for 3 days straight now. its driving me insane, any idea what the cause or solution may be? Thanks very much
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Answered by Dr. Grzegorz Stanko 45 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Please consult laryngologist.

Detailed Answer:
Hello.

Thank you for the query.

Such symptoms can be caused by ear congestion, or ear inflammation. It can be a consequence of recent upper respiratory tract infection.
As it is very close from ear to brain, please do not wait with it.
Please consult laryngologist. Ear examination is necessary. Antibiotic may be prescribed.

Hope this helps.
Regards.
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