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I have a static noise in my ears,like TV static, and my ears

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I have a static noise in my ears,like TV static, and my ears hurt slightly. One ear also leaks water or liquid at night when I'm sleeping.Any ideas what I have or how serious it is?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 7 years ago.


How long are you having this?

Is it in both the ears?

Did you have any test or treatment?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I have had this problem for about a week. The pain and noise is in both ears. I have not had any test or treatment done.
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 7 years ago.
Thank you for the information,

The constant & steady sound in the ears is called tinnitus.

There are many causes for tinnitus , but some times no cause can be evident also.

The causes may be -exposure to loud sound, ear wax, stiffening of bones of the ear or otosclerosis.

There may be vascular causes like high blood pressure, any blood vessel malformation, or any abnormal flow of blood may lead to this feeling.

Sometimes anxiety , depression or taking of medicines like antibiotics , aspirin , water pills etc. may also cause it.

As you are having discharge from the ear along with pain , it is likely that you are having an ear infection , which is causing the sound.

You need to consult an ENT specialist to have an examination of your ear.

I hope this information will be helpful.

Please ask if you need any clarification.

Thank you.
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