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You don't even need the seashell to hear the noise. You can produce the same "ocean" sound using an empty cup or even by cupping your hand over your ear. Go ahead and try it and vary the distance at which you place the cup near your ear. The level of the sound will vary depending on the angle and distance the cup is from your ear.

www.healthboards.com/boards/ear-nose-throat/888111-sound-sea-one-ear.html

For the last week or so I've had a faint sound like the sea in my LH ear. I suppose a bit like when you put a seashell to your ear, as I did as kid, when told you could hear the sea in it. I have tried to clean it as much as I dare - with a rolled tapered tissue but without luck. Also tried blocking my nose and

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seashell_resonance

There is a popular folk myth that if one holds a seashell—specifically, most often, a conch shell—to one's ear, one can hear the sound of the ocean. The rushing sound that one hears is in fact the noise of the surrounding environment, resonating within the cavity of the shell.

ehealthforum.com/health/topic61347_20.html

Ear Sounds- Like Steam or Listening to a Sea Shell I describe the sound that I have as similar to putting a seashell up to your ear and hearing the "sounds of the sea" as they call it in your ear. Mine first started 2 weeks after riding the Vortex roller coaster at Kings Island and having my head smacked from side to side.

www.audicus.com/ear-noises-explained

For as long as I remember, I have had a sound in my ear that sounds like a dull creaking or like muffled fireworks. Kind of like the creepy throat noise from the movie The Grudge, but if the kid’s mouth had a pillow over it.

medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003043.htm

Tinnitus is the medical term for "hearing" noises in your ears. It occurs when there is no outside source of the sounds. Tinnitus is often called "ringing in the ears." It may also sound like blowing, roaring, buzzing, hissing, humming, whistling, or sizzling. The noises heard can be soft or loud.

yourmedicalsource.com/content/what-tinnitus

Tinnitus is noise that originates within the ear rather than from the outside environment. This may affect one or both ears.The sounds have been described variously as a "ringing" sound, a "buzzing" sound, a "humming noise, "like running water", a "whistling" sound or like the "sound from a seashell held close to the ear."There are several typ...

www.worldatlas.com/articles/why-do-you-hear-the-ocean-in-a-seashell.html

When you place the shell a little further from your ear, the sound increases than when the shell is tightly pressed against your ear. This theory has been dismissed because when in a soundproof room where the air is still present when the seashell is against your ear, you will not hear any sound.

www.menieres-disease.ca/tinnitus

We have heard many many people with Meniere’s disease describe tinnitus as sounding like the sound of escaping air, running water, being inside a seashell, a sizzling, musical, buzzing, or humming noise, ringing noises, blowing sounds, hissing, whistling, high or low pitched sounds, roaring, pulsating sounds, etc. some people can hear their ...

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Sounds of a Seashell. Seashells are so cool and if you put it up to your ear, you can hear the sounds of the waves and the ocean. ...and maybe a little bit more! ----- Be Sure To Subscribe to ...