Non-abused child constantly flinches

Patient : My 8yr old flinches at oncoming stimuli (like high fives, pouring juice, catching a ball, splashes of water while swimming) & sudden loud noises. We use time-outs, no spanking, & there is no abuse. This is becoming a big problem & he hasn't grown out of it. He is starting to get teased & honestly can't help his flinching. What is it and what kind of doctor can help him?
Symptoms:  Flinching, covering ears
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