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Has anyone heard noises that no one else does?

I am going to get a hearing test for I have been hearing noises that no one else hears. Like when the ac is turned off I hear motors or what ever making noise. It has driven me nuts and taking anxiety drug.

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Re: Has anyone heard noises that no one else does?

Good luck on your hearing test.

If you are not satisfied with the outcome, please go to a specialist.

Praying it's an easy fix for you.

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Re: Has anyone heard noises that no one else does?

Hello @halfpint1

When your air conditioner is turned off, the fan keeps circulating the air in the house. 

 

Wait a little while longer for your anxiety medication to fully get into your system. This may take 4-6 weeks to notice the full effects of the medication.

 

Hopefully your hearing test will be scheduled soon also. It’s a shame your doctor had to have you go to a different place for your test. 

 

Hugs friend, 

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@halfpint1  You should first talk and see your primary care physician.  The hearing test in secondary.  Please don't get hooked on anxiety drugs -- they are additive.  

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Re: Has anyone heard noises that no one else does?

Hello, @KatCat1!  @halfpint1 has seen her doctor. She has posted that she has been hearing noises that seemed to start when her husband died, and these noises are very stressful for her. So for now, it’s very important that she take these meds. Sometimes they take a few weeks to help. 

 

@halfpint1, I’ve been thinking about you, and I’ll put you on my prayer list. I know several posters on the widows’ thread care about you, too!

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@halfpint1

 

My mom heard my dad too but never took any meds, there's nothing to fear.

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Re: Has anyone heard noises that no one else does?

halfpint1: 

 

What about this & more info on Mayo Clinic.com

 

Tinnitus (TIN-ih-tus) is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. A common problem, tinnitus affects about 1 in 5 people. Tinnitus isn't a condition itself — it's a symptom of an underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss, ear injury or a circulatory system disorder.

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@Ruby Laine  The whole story was not disclosed in this thread so thus my suggestion.  However, if someone is hearing noises that is not normal and a hearing test will not help that.  I only wish halfpint the best but it is better to see a specialist.  I am not saying do not take her medication but be careful because it is additive.  I know, I had a bad reaction from anxiey meds many years ago and I steer clear of them.  An anxiety drug works immediately.

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@butterfly123 wrote:

Hello @halfpint1

When your air conditioner is turned off, the fan keeps circulating the air in the house. 

 

Wait a little while longer for your anxiety medication to fully get into your system. This may take 4-6 weeks to notice the full effects of the medication.

 

Hopefully your hearing test will be scheduled soon also. It’s a shame your doctor had to have you go to a different place for your test. 

 

Hugs friend, 

🦋


You are exactly right, @butterfly123.  It depends on the dose and medication.  I’m a former RN, and I’m glad that you are seeing your doctor about this, @halfpint1. I know this is a rough time for you. 

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Re: Has anyone heard noises that no one else does?

Why not get a small tape recorder and carry it with you? Get a used one on ebay if you don't have one. I don't have an Alexa thingy so I don't know if that would work.

 

When you are hearing noises, turn it on. Keep it running until it stops.

 

Years ago I had one with VOX, '90's voice activated technology. It would turn itself on when it heard sounds. I had a creeper neighbor at the time I thought was knocking/ trying my door when I wasnt home.