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A 37-year-old member asked:

Shooting pain behind left ear stroke, what is this a sign of?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Not a stroke: Could be due to mastoiditis, ear infection, jaw or dental issues, or even greater occipital neuralgia.

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A 54-year-old female asked:

I have been getting sharp shooting pain behind my left ear on my head intermittently all day.

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Unknown reason: check with your doc ASAP. No reason to wait.
Last updated Oct 11, 2013


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