A 22-year-old female asked:
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it is a sharp shooting pain lasting seconds on the outer ear. no hearing loss. comes and goes for several days every few months. i have tried paracetamol and naproxen ?

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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Need ent evaluation: You need to get an evaluation. You can start with your physician and see ENT. If you need more specialized evakuation and therapy see a neuro-otologist
Answered on Oct 26, 2015

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