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rapid thumping sound in left ear

Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) | Last Active: Jun 30 8:02am | Replies (101)

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For the past 24 hours, I've been having the spastic thumbing in my ear. It doesn't match my heart beat either. It's very random, but it seems to happen every 3-6 seconds and lasts about 5-10 seconds. What could this be?

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Did you get a diagnosis / solve this? I have the same thing only when in bed. Like the percussion section in my ear — thumps 7 – 12 times in a row and then pauses for about 30 sec. only to resume. No change in head or body position – even trying to sleep sitting up — will stop it. So no sleep. Bad. Going to make ENT appt tmw.

Did you ever find out what it was? I started getting this about 2 months ago. I also have ringing in the ears, have had it for about 3 years.