Something Strange With My Ear When Swallowing / Clicking

Discussion in 'Support' started by Crazeefiend, Apr 12, 2015.

    1. Crazeefiend

      Crazeefiend Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      3rd March 2015
      So when my ears click when I swallow but when I put my finger in my ears there is no clicking or tinnitus. Is this normal?
    2. NiNyu

      NiNyu Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      barotrauma? stress?
      The click you hear when you swallow is the movement of the eardrum which moves the ossicles (little bones connected from the eardrum to the oval window of the cochlea).

      You're saying, that when you put your fingers in your ears your T is gone? Like gone? For real? If that's the case put something in your ears (earplugs whatever) and be happy.
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    3. Beowulf Agat

      Beowulf Agat Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      I also have clicking sound when I swallow, mostly in my right ear (my worst ear). It began at about the same time as my tinnitus, strange thing is I kinda like that clicking sound. Every now and then it disappears (for example when having a cold) and that really freaks me out for some reason. Maybe i like it because it makes me think of other things than tinnitus. A built-in masking noise :)
    4. CathodeRaySound

      CathodeRaySound Member Benefactor

      Boulder, CO
      Tinnitus Since:
      @Beowulf Agat

      From my limited knowledge, you might be suffering from eustachian tube dysfunction. Have you had em checked by a competent ENT?
    5. sandra72

      sandra72 Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      may 2014
      I also have the cliking but just started to notice when i got T. Mayby it whas also there when not having T. I ask some people without T if they also hear it. Some do and some dont.

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