Low Hum in Ear — Strange Case?

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    1. Rob Marshall
      Fine

      Rob Marshall Member

      Location:
      South Yorkshire, England.
      Tinnitus Since:
      1990
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Unknown
      Hi,

      I have several sounds in both ears combined - the usual Morse Code;tinkling bells, etc. But I also have
      an usual case with my right ear. The ear hums - getting louder if exposed to loud noise, etc, before returning to
      its base level. But if I stick my finger into that ear then I can no longer hear the hum. If I wiggle my finger in that ear before pulling it out then the ear will be silent for several seconds, before the humming returns even louder - before returning to its base line level 10 minutes or so later.

      The humming is only noticeable at very quiet times - mainly at night. But it is quite easy to mask out if I turn the extractor fan on or just stick my head out of the window.

      I would love to know if anybody else has had (or has) a similar problem.
       
    2. glynis-harbron
      Feminine

      glynis-harbron Member Benefactor Hall of Fame Ambassador Team Awareness Team Research

      Location:
      England, Stoke-on-Trent
      Tinnitus Since:
      2004
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Meniere's Disease
      Hi Rob,
      I have a high tinnitus sound in both ears but get a low hum when get a cold virus but never stays....lots of love glynis
       
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