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pain on the side of the face near the ear

A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothi Sookram
Specializes in
See the doctor: This may indicate an infection of the mouth/tongue which is spreading into the lymph nodesof the affected area. You should see a practitioner

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Hard to say.: One possibility is TMJ. Other TMJ symptoms would be clicking jaw, limitation of oral opening, pain with chewing. Many other structures in area. If per ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Eye doctor asap: Please see an ophthalmologist today, don't take these symptoms lightly, good luck
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Please consult a physician to discuss more history of the pain. Duration, frequency, severity, associated signs and symptoms can be helpful clues.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Most people get a headache at some time, such as from colds, infections, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
It might: The nerve that brings sensation to the face passes through a canal in the skull close to the middle ear, so inflammation there could cause nerve sympt ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Timothy Carey
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe or sinusitis: You should be checked out by your primary care provider and you may need to be referred to a specialist.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Ear infection: Ear infection, cold , sinus problems could be at play. See your doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Anderson Tsai
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Headache: Hi I'm not sure how long this has being going on, and if you have other associated symptoms. But from the limited information, this can be a migraine ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Too vague: Could be ear or throat or jaw pain. You should either make a virtual consult or even better a real live consult with your doc if you have one.

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