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Piecing pain in ear and around it that comes and goes?

Piecing pain in ear and around it that comes and goes?

Get checked out: It could be due to a problem within your ear, in the joints of your jaw or due to nerve problems. See ENT and get it checked out. ...Read more

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My ears hurt. Not earache?

My ears hurt. Not earache?

Possible TMJ: An ear infection usually follows a cold and has hearing loss, sometimes fever and drainage. It can affect one or both ears. The exam is abnormal. If both ears hurt and exam is normal consider TMJ problem from chewing muscles being tight or infection behind palate. Hearing is normal but ears might feel full. ...Read more

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How to stop pain in ear from ear plug?

How to stop pain in ear from ear plug?

Change the plug: Pain in the ear canal from an ear plug most likely results from a minor injury to the skin of the canal wall. The size and shape of the ear plug is probably resulting in a superficial abrasion of the skin. Visiting an audiologist for a proper fitting of an ear plug may cost more but that specialist can give you the most precise and hopefully most painless fitting. ...Read more

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Pain in ear after playing tennis?

Ear pain: Infections ( internal or external) and TMJ problems can cause pain. Playing tennis can cause sweating which combined with wax could lead to an infection or clinching your jaws can aggravate a TMJ condition. We're you losing ? See your doctor for answers. ...Read more

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Does putting drops of rubbing alcohol in ear for earache help?

Does putting drops of rubbing alcohol in ear for earache help?

Not a good idea!: Will not help a mid ear infection-need an oral antibiotic. May cause significant burning in an ear canal (outer ear) infection. Severe burning if you have hole in eardrum with infection. Only ok, mixed with white vinegar, for ear canal drying/cleaning, if no canal inflammation & no eardrum perforation. See an otology/ent md for treatment. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a really bad earache What should I do. P.S Left Ear.

Hello, I have a really bad earache What should I do. P.S Left Ear.

Be seen: Take a dose of Advil or Tylenol (acetaminophen) and apply warm compresses along your jaw. See your doctor for assessment and further treatment. All the best. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I've got an earache and i think it might be swimmer's ear. What should I do?

I've got an earache and i think it might be swimmer's ear. What should I do?

Get checked out!: Have your doctor or urgent care check it out and make the diagnosis. If you've had same symptoms before with diagnosis then that's probably what it is. Your doctor can give you ear drops to take care if it. No swimming until it clears and keep ears dry. Wear plugs in pool or shower. ...Read more

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33 yr. Old female. Pain in ear, hurts when I chew, yawn, etc. What could be the cause?

Temporal mandibular: joint dysfunction, or inflammation of the joint where the jaw or mandible is attached to the skull will cause pain with chewing, etc. This is often caused by clenching the teeth, excessive chewing hard foods, or poor alignment of the teeth. Take ibuprofen for a few days, stop chewing gum or hard foods. If it doesn't improve, see your dentist for assessment and possible bite guard for sleeping. ...Read more

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High pitch ringing in ears along with fullness, earache, and dizziness. What are the possible problems?

High pitch ringing in ears along with fullness, earache, and dizziness. What are the possible problems?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus or ringing in the ears has many possible causes and infection is one of them. As the infection resolves, so should the tinnitus. See your ear nose and throat physician to evaluate the ringing in your ears. ...Read more

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What causes fast aching pain in ear lobe?

What causes fast aching pain in ear lobe?

Infection : The only thing that causes pain in the ear lobe is an infection. As the ear lobe is just skin and connective tissue, mostly fat, there isn't much that can go wrong other than infection. ...Read more

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I have pressure/pain in ear after a airline landing?

I have pressure/pain in ear after a airline landing?

Eustachian tube: Eustachian tube dysfunction is the inability to equalize effectively when there are pressure changes such as airplane flights. If you can yawn or swallow to open up your eustachian tube and equalize, that is the most simple solution. Some people will use over-the-counter decongestantl to help with hopeful quick success. If this does not work, you see an md to ensure nothing worse is happening. ...Read more

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Can pain and roaring sound in ear be an earache?

Roaring earache.: A roaring sound and pain in your ear needs immediate evaluation. Do not delay. It will not go away on its' own and will become worse. ...Read more

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What to do if I have earache and ear pain how to treat it?

Pain Meds first: If you have severe pain, try some pain medications first. Usually over the counter Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen works well. Anything stronger will need a prescription. You should see your primary doctor or an ENT specialist to determine the cause of your ear pain as well. ...Read more

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Day 4 of my daughter's operation.having severe pain in ear,..

More information: I need to know more to help you, what type of operation and reason for the surgery. If your daughter has severe ear pain the best solution would be to go back to the doctor that did the surgery to have a second look and find out the source of the pain, if possible, and hopefully how to treat it ...Read more

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What can help relieve pain in ear and nausea from a plane ride?

OTC meds: For over the counter treatments try advil (ibuprofen) or alleve with dramamine or bonine. Give it a day or two and hopefully you will feel fine. If not you should see an ENT doctor. From your brief description it doesn't sound as if your symptoms are that severe. If you do consider them to be "severe" then see an ENT sooner. ...Read more