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Let me explain: Numerous conditions and problems can cause outer ear pain. According to the university of illinois medical center, ear pain can range from mild to severe, and is usually caused by conditions of the outer or middle ear. Otitis externa(external ear infection). Ear truma ear canal blockage(wax). The treatment is according to cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My pinna started hurting today in the morning while i woke up i dont no if its a infection it also goes to my jaw a little?
Hurting pinnae: Depending on how you slept, you may have put undue pressure on your ear. It basically will Improve or go away. You have to be patient. NSAIDS will only deal with the immediate, short term pain. I think that examining your pillows and considering a replacement is definitely in line. You may be interested in seeing if that gives you relief. If the discomfort is still there in 24 hours, let me know. ...Read more
Recently had tragus pierced and that site is healing well. My pinna on the same side in now warm to the touch. Can they be related?
Yes. : Tragus and helical rim piercings pose much greater long-term risks of infection than traditional lobe or other soft tissue piercings. The cartilage is much more susceptible to infection because of a poor blood supply. Untreated cartilage infections can lead to significant ear deformities. Make sure new piercings don't traverse cartilage. If there's pain, redness, or warmth start antibiotics asap. ...Read more
Hi sir, my ear is feeling discomfort on wearing headphones and the ear pinna is also paining. How can I get comfortable with it? Please help.
Ear pinna pain/sleep: If you slept wrong on the pinna it could cause the problem too, but make sure you do not have an insect bite on it. Sometimes and infected insect bite can cause pain as well and it is treatable. Try icing it and if the redness and pain persist you should have it checked out. ...Read more