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An_254578 posted:
I keep getting my heart beat pounding in my ear, what is this and is it normal?
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cardiostarusa1 responded:
Hi:

Under normal circumstances, one is not aware of, does not sense, perceive, hear or feel his/her own heartbeat/pulse, as if it were not beating at all.

Also, as applicable, any sound synced to one's own heartbeat/pulse, heard in the ear/ears, or the head, is typically referred to as pulsatile tinnitus, which has various causes, including some head/ear-related and cerebrovascular/cardiovascular problems.

Some reported known causes, as applicable, are carotid artery (in the neck) stenosis (narrowing), arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), other vascular anomalies, vascular tumors, valvular heart disease (VHD, usually aortic stenosis, narrowing of the heart valve), states of high-cardiac output (anemia and drug-induced high output), and other conditions causing turbulent blood flow.

As ALWAYS, report ANY bothersome, concerning, troublesome, worrisome, worsening or new symptom(s) to your doctor(s).

Take care,

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kkhallen replied to cardiostarusa1's response:
Thank you so much and have a great day!
 
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cardiostarusa1 replied to kkhallen's response:
You're welcome.

Take good care,

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