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Sharp pain behind my ear?

Sharp pain behind my ear?

Ear pain: Does it radiate? Only one side? Any facial symptoms? If just behind left ear, could be ear infection, nerve pain as it is usually sharp, TMJ problem , or even trigrminal nerve problem. Try rest, if progresses, seek eval. ...Read more

Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Knee Pain (Definition)

The knee joint is the joint between three bone of the lower leg: the proximal tibia, the distal femur, and the patella. There are multiple causes of knee pain including degenerative, ...Read more


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Why behind my right knees the inner causes pain?

Why behind my right knees the inner causes pain?

Get checked: Without a proper exam of the rash it would be difficult to give the best answer. Consider sending us a picture ...Read more

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Inner pain in my knees?

Inner pain in my knees?

Needs hx. and physi: See you doctor for an appropriate history and physical exam. There are many, many causes. ...Read more

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Dull aching pain behind knee right above the crease. Woke up with it?

Dull aching pain behind knee right above the crease.  Woke up with it?

Home remedy: Sounds very non -specific. Specific diagnosis difficult without physical exam of the area. Apply a little ice and take 600mg Ibuprofen with food. If not improving over next few days see PCP for a check up. ...Read more

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Have sharp pain in my knee and hip and my knee throbs. My knee gives out on my somethimes to?

Have sharp pain in my knee and hip and my knee throbs. My knee gives out on my somethimes to?

Have it evaluated: There are several possible causes for knee. If the knee truly buckles, it could be a tear. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp shooting pain behind knee and behind thigh?

What could cause sharp shooting pain behind knee and behind thigh?

Knee and thigh pain: There are more than a couple things that can cause this. Your best first right thing to do is see a physician who will examine you and determine the cause and formulate a treatment plan . ...Read more

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My left ear is hurting stabbing pain?

My left ear is hurting stabbing pain?

Multiple things.: Could be a pierced tympanic membrane from a qtip maybe or it could be an infection even or foreign body. You should see your provider to have your ear checked and an appropriate physical exam. ...Read more

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Inside knee pain on my right leg.

Inside knee pain on my right leg.

C an ortho: At ur age u could mave some arthritis in the knee, or a meniscal tear. B cn by an ortho surg & with x-rays & exam u should have ur answer. ...Read more

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Pain behind my eyes?

Pain behind my eyes?

Common problem: Extensive list of causes, see an eye specialist. ...Read more

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I had pain in my left side of neck. right behind my ear.

Pain L side of neck.: For how long, does any specific position makes it worse, in the past, did you had trauma in the neck, such as an MVA, a whiplash injury, a fall, or any other injury ? Are you taking medication, You should be examined by a pain specialist and look for trigger points, Check for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, etc. Have imaging of the neck: x rays, MRI base of the skull- neck ...Read more

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Can knee joint pain hurt behind my knee? Got a bulge there.

Baker's cyst: Swelling behind knee may be baker's cyst. Knee responds to injury/irritation with increased joint fluid production. Such as meniscal tear of cartilage injury. This increased joint fluid can accumulate as a cyst behind the knee which can be painful. Think of the cyst as a manifestation of problems elsewhere in the knee. ...Read more

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My left knee is hurting badly?

My left knee  is hurting badly?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormalities. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in my right knee, when i straighten my leg it feels as my knee "locks up" and has a loud painful pop behind my kneecap.

I'm having pain in my right knee, when i straighten my leg it feels as my knee "locks up" and has a loud painful pop behind my kneecap.

Knee: As age continues there is problem of knee cap gliding smoothly along groove in tibia. Normal is smooth as glass gliding over ice. Time creates changes undersurface knee cap as well as muscular imbalance. Generally hamstrings tight which can also affect low back. Called patello-femoral syndrome. Some injures over years lead to this. A good physician or physical therapist can make definitive diag. ...Read more

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Sharp pain behind left ear when turning head right?

Pain: This sounds like a muscular pain, possibly in the sternocleidomastoid muscle. I would try anti-inflammatories and warm compresses. If that does not help, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in my right knee and my left knee makes a cracking sound when i bend it?

Pain in my right knee and my left knee makes a cracking sound when i bend it?

Patellofemoral pain : Unless you had mechanical injury it is likely patellofemoral pain. See pcp get X-ray to make sure and physical exam. This should resolve with physical therapy ...Read more

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I have swollen behind my knees without pain?

No pain: Don't be fooled by any swelling in your legs without pain. Please see your doctor and have it looked at. It can range from a simple cyst to a blood clot. ...Read more

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Throbbing knee pain whenever i bend my leg. Help?

Throbbing knee pain whenever i bend my leg. Help?

Get it evaluated: No one can be precise over the internet. See an orthopedist and determine the cause. ...Read more

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Pain in my knees?

Pain in my knees?

Many possibilities: Knee pain can be due to many things such as gout, infection, inflammation of the bursa, or due to tendon, cartilage, or bone abnormalities. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain in my head behind my left eye and is getting worse.

You need to be seen: This sounds like it could be a migraine headache but without more information and a thorough exam, there is no way to tell. You should be seen by a physician to make sure this is not something more serious and to prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My right knee keeps clicking and occasionally locking slightly after some sports i recently done. It also has sharp shooting pains behind my knee cap.

My right knee keeps clicking and occasionally locking slightly after some sports i recently done. It also has sharp shooting pains behind my knee cap.

Common problem : Many people that practice sports and present similar symptoms suffer of patellofemoral syndrome caused most likely by muscle imbalance that creates stress in the posterior patella. Treatment is based on position and strengthening exercises/ Physical therapy. If not successful joint injection might be tried. Consult with your PCP or Orthopedist specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
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Aches (Definition)

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