Q. Why do I have clicking and high-pitched whine after I was subjected to loud noise?

Answered by
Dr. S Nishanth
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Jan 17, 2018

Hello doctor,

I was subjected to a loud noise in my left ear. Since then, I have had a high pitch whine and my ear clicks. It seems as if I can contract a muscle in my ear and force it to click and then sometimes it seems to happen on its own. It happens more often than not, with brief episodes where it will not and I cannot make it click.

Dr. S Nishanth

Otolaryngology (E.N.T)
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Hello,

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Your problem could be diagnosed following a simple audiological evaluation with tests called pure tone audiometry and impedance audiometry to determine any hearing loss and eustachian tube dysfunction that you might be having.

Treatment will depend on the result of these two investigations.

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