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What can i do to reduce the pain i have that is on top of my ears due to new glasses

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Get a different pair: The discomfort you are feeling is due to glasses that are either too heavy or too snug. Be sure to test other glasses and find ones that feel comforta... Read More
Dr. Jennifer Lee
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Adjust them: Try having a licensed optician adjust them first. Also there are pads that can be placed on the temples to make them more comfortable.
A female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
Dentistry 38 years experience
Sounds like: your headaches are consistent with a spasm in the temporalis muscles. The back edge (posterior border) of the muscle is approximately where you descri... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Get a better fit: Most optical shops have technicians that are trained to provide the best fit for the glasses they sell. Proper modification of the frame/ear loops can... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Selem
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Legs on frame: You should see your optician to adjust the legs of your eyeglasses.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Get a diagnosis: Seems that there are a few possibilities here. Consider TMJ dysfunction (check with dentist), consider temporal artery tenderness (but usually older f... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Muscle irritation: It sounds like the glasses or headband are irritating the muscles around the ears. The temporalis muscles are in front and in back of the ears. Some p... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
I do not think so: Sinus Congestion and Allergic Rhinitis can be treated with Steam Inhalation using Menthol, Turmeric and Ginger tea if you have Post nasal Drip. OTC I... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Headaches : Your headaches and dizziness are not related to glasses. The sound you hear in your ears may be due to the flow of blood through blood vessels located... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Yes: Yes. If new. unlikely if not new. Try bending tips or arms out a bit.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Blister: Either trauma or infection. Have it examined and protect the area. All the best.
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