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causes of pain above ear lobe

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
TMJ-TMD: TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, e ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Likely stung or bit: 21y/o Female says, Woke up to stinging pain on my outer ear just above ear lobe. Worst pain I have ever felt and my ear was very red. Felt as if I got ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Something not on RT.: Don' have a clue, except if it's only on the left something on the left is causing it to hurt.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Infection: Sometimes cysts, infections, keloids can develop in ears. A doctor would have to see your ear or in person to be more accurate. Good luck and please s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sung answered
33 years experience Pediatrics
Possible eczema: Eczema usually starts behind the crease of the earlobe and then to the earlobe. Other rashes are possible. It's hard to diagnose rash without seeing p ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
General check up: I will recommend a general check up with your PCP, he/she will conduct preliminary evaluation and refer you to specialist if need be. Your symptoms a ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
It's ok: You are changing the pressure in the ear canal. Just like shifting your jaw forward with your mouth open and sliding it side to side.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
That's silly: Evolution doesn't proceed in any particular direction. This is such a basic misunderstanding that if you heard it from a biology instructor, you shoul ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Infection : The only thing that causes pain in the ear lobe is an infection. As the ear lobe is just skin and connective tissue, mostly fat, there isn't much that ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chondritis: If your ear looks normal or just somewhat red and burns intermittently then this might be chondritis (inflammation of your ear cartilage). You might b ... Read More
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