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Why do my ears hurt when I bend over

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 61 years experience
Probably not ears: There are many structures at the side of the face besides the ears. Bending over should not cause any ear pressure or pain. You may have referred pai... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Eustachian Tubes: Drink plenty of fluids and use gentle saline to try and open your sinus passages and your Eustachian tubes. Blowing out your cheeks and swallowing or ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Possibly eustacean: tube dysfunction. Many individuals get a little flushed and congested in the sinuses when exercising, and this could cause partial blockage of the Eus... Read More
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Depends: Are you using earbuds or earphones when you work out? This is the most common reason; however, it may also be due to an ear canal irritation or infect... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Sensitive ears: Keep them covered when out in the wind then they won't hurt so bad. This just happens to some people.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Pressure barometric : Pressure, temp can influence each other This may be part of the explanation You can ask your physician to see if anything is happening in you ears whe... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Eustachian tube: The tube that drains mucous from your middle ear is likely swollen. It can open and close when you chew or "pop" your ear and such maneuvers allow the... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Diaz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Maybe ETD: Maybe eustachian tube dysfunction - not being able to clear ears ("pop" them open) when diving. Divers need to clear your ears every 5-10 feet of div... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Possible TMJ: syndrome with referred pain. I suggest an oral surgical evaluation and dental checkup.
A female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Many possibilities..: An exam will be your best way to determine the cause... pressure from fluid/allergies? TMJ? Dental issue? There are many reasons for ear pain and ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Hot drink ear pain: The pain in your ear is probably referred pain from your phayrnx, your hot drink stimulates/irritaates the pharynx nerve and the pain is referred ot ... Read More
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