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A 44-year-old male asked:

what causes sharp pain in your ear?

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Ear, TMJ or?: Most common cause of non ear related ear pain is TMj. Can be a number of things, some minoir, some serious. Best place to start is ENT doc.

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Could myoma cause leg and hip pain?

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A 36-year-old female asked:

Been getting a pain, more like an ache cause its not a sharp pain, about an inch down from my right temple, above ear. Comes and goes. What could it b

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Dr. Sanford Archer
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TMJ: Intermittent pain around the ear can be caused by tmj. If it hurts while chewing or eating, than tha is very likely. Treatment should be combined with continued antiinflammatory medications and a strict soft diet for several weeks to achieve the best results. If you are grinding your teeth at night, a bite block from your dentist may also be necessary.
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Hi, the inside of my right ear started hurting all of the sudden and the pain was very sharp but after like 20 sec. it stopped, what caused it?

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Dr. Murray Grossan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 73 years experience
Otalgia?: Common cause of ear pain in adults is inflammation of the ear canal. Common cause is soap from shampoo, gets in ear canal and dries the area - much like dishpan hands from soap. Prevent this by adding 2 drops of baby oil or olive oil to ear canal before you shampoo.

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