What Are Some Possible Causes of Noises in Your Ear?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 9, 2020 5:41:26 PM ET
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Possible causes of noises in the ears without an outside sound source include middle, inner ear or eardrum damage; ear tumor; excessive earwax; or regular exposure to incredibly loud sounds, according to Healthline. Hearing loss or taking certain medications can also lead to tinnitus, the medical term for ear noises.