Hello my name is Travis. I have been having very strange symptoms lately that i cant explain. I have fluttering mostly in my left ear hen ever i hear certain noises. It doesn't happen all the time but when i hear a door slam shut or silverware bang together in the kitchen my ear does a quick flutter and then goes away, Its not painful just very annoying. Also i don't know if this has anything to do with it but i can voluntarily contract my tensor tympani muscle and produce a low rumbling sound in my ears whenever i choose to. I looked on the internet and found that a small percent of people can contract this muscle on there own and produce a low rumble sound in there ears. I happen to be one of those people tho i do not know if it has anything to do with the annoying fluttering sound im hearing in my ears. Thank you very much for taking the time to read this and try to help me :)
Hi, I think your best bet is to have an evaluation by an ENT specialist. This is the only way to get a comprehensive evaluation of your symptoms and the physiology of your ear. While they don't sound serious, its best to get a medical opinion to know for sure.
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.