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What are the symptoms of pulsatile tinnitus?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

If you have pulsatile tinnitus, you will hear noise in one or both ears that coincides with your heartbeat. It may sound like a loud version of your own pulse. This is usually because blood vessels near your ears are making the noise, due to some problem with the vessels themselves.

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