I have a clicking/tapping noise in one of my ears

Patient : I have a clicking/tapping noise in one of my ears. I am worried as it's not due to the environment but also doesn't feel like my regular tinnitus.. And I thought it might have been an insect but I poured olive oil into my ear which would have killed it but the sound remained after I did that. help?
Symptoms:  Clicking in ear
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