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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can being pregnant cause ear aches?

Can being pregnant cause ear aches?

Not usually: Pregnancy does not cause ear aches typically. Hormonal changes may predispose you to nasal congestion or a stuffy nose, which can lead to plugged, achy ears. See your OB or regular doctor for an ear check. ...Read more

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Can HPV cause ear aches?

Can HPV cause ear aches?

No: I am unaware of any direct association between hpv infection and earaches. Hpv has been associated with throat cancer can cause sore throat and chronic earaches. ...Read more

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What is the cause of ear infections and ear aches?

What is the cause of ear infections and ear aches?

Ear aches: Common causes of ear aches are wax, ext otitis, middle ear infections, serous otitis media, mastoiditis etc. Ear infections are due either to bacterial or fungal, rarely viral (herpes zoster). ...Read more

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Can tooth cavities cause ear aches or vice versa?

Can tooth cavities cause ear aches or vice versa?

Yes: Yes due to referred pain where the nervous system is fooled by the location. Thus oral problems occasionall give the sensation of ear pain. ...Read more

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Can cavities in teeth cause ear aches?

Can cavities in teeth cause ear aches?

Yes: Our nerves in our face are all connected so it is very common for patients with a toothache especially in the lower jaw to have an ear ache. Go see a dentist have xrays and an exam done to rule out if it is from your tooth or not. ...Read more

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Can having a tooth abscess cause both ear aches and a headache?

Can having a tooth abscess cause both ear aches and a headache?

Possible: An abscessed tooth can cause pain that radiates back to the ear and up the side of your head. See a dentist for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause ear pain. Soreness under ear and a little discomfort in front of ear. Ear pain is a deep ache. Jaw opens crooked and pops. Comes & goes.

Can TMJ cause ear pain. Soreness under ear and a little discomfort in front of ear. Ear pain is a deep ache. Jaw opens crooked and pops. Comes & goes.

TMJ ear pain: What you are describing is very suggestive of TMJ inflammation especially if you have malocclusion (teeth don't fit properly). You can take Ibuprofen for the pain, avoid chewing gum, avoid straining the jaw by yawning. You will likely need a dental split or appliance prescribed or created for you by your dentist to minimize the joints hypermobility. You should see your dentist soon. ...Read more

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I have sinus pressure on left side of face, ear aches/head sometimes and have dried bloody boogers in left nostril at times. What is the cause of this?

I have sinus pressure on left side of face, ear aches/head sometimes and have dried bloody boogers in left nostril at times. What is the cause of this?

MY ACHING HEAD: Sinuses are air-filled structures in our heads that warm & filter the air we breathe while decreasing the weight of our skull. When inflamed and filled with mucus, it is like having heavy, water balloons pressing on your face from the inside (ouch). Consider antihistamines (Cetrilizine) and/or decongestants (Pseudoephedrine). If not improving, consult me and we'll figure it out together. ...Read more

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Can horizontally impacted wisdom teeth cause ear aches and loss of hearing?

Can horizontally impacted wisdom teeth cause ear aches and loss of hearing?

Yes and (no?): Impacted teeth may cause referred pain, especially if there is inflammation or infection associated with them. I have never heard of nor believe that impacted lower wisdom teeth (and probably upper impacted wisdom teeth) can cause loss of hearing. I recommend that you discuss the removal of the wisdom teeth with an oral surgeon and your hearing loss with an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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What can cause ear aches, difficulty swallowing, stiff sore neck and difficulty opening my mouth?

What can cause ear aches, difficulty swallowing, stiff sore neck and difficulty opening my mouth?

TMJ vs other problem: Might be TMJ but your symptoms are vague enough that I think an evaluation by a ENT doc is warranted. If negative, see TMJ specialist. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness, and lightheadedness? I missed my period last month and I know I'm not pregnant and I don't have any ear pain.

What can cause dizziness, and lightheadedness? I missed my period last month and I know I'm not pregnant and I don't have any ear pain.

Dizziness: There are so may causes for dizziness, you should see your doctor & have work up for this problem. Please do not ignore it. Feel better. ...Read more

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I have bruxism pretty bad. Ear pain sore gums etc. Can bruxism cause acid reflux? Will my mouth gard help my symptoms soon?

I have bruxism pretty bad. Ear pain sore gums etc. Can bruxism cause acid reflux? Will my mouth gard help my symptoms soon?

SB and GERD: New research has linked SB and GERD. Sleep bruxism (SB) is prevalent in GERD patients, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is highly associated with SB. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness, lightheadedness, and headaches? I know I'm not pregnant. I missed my period last Month and I don't have any ear pain.

What can cause dizziness, lightheadedness, and headaches? I know I'm not pregnant. I missed my period last Month and I don't have any ear pain.

Dizziness: If you are sexually active & missed your period make sure 1st that you are not pregnant. There are so many causes for dizziness. You need to see your Dr for evaluation & work up. Good luck ...Read more

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I have a wisdom tooth coming in. Will it cause dizziness, eye pain, headaches, ear aches, and sometimes high BP? Tooth doesn't hurt all times.

I have a wisdom tooth coming in. Will it cause dizziness, eye pain, headaches, ear aches, and sometimes high BP? Tooth doesn't hurt all times.

Of course: The bacteria present around an infected wisdom tooth may spread systemically. Chronic wisdom tooth infection has an impact on our general health and organ systems--the heart, kidneys, high BP, dizziness, eye pain and other organs. Wisdom teeth that cause problems should be extracted. ...Read more

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I always suffer from sore throat and inflammation that cause ear pain and difficulty in swallowing. When I make rps it becomes high as 14.9.

Be concerned: Not sure what rps is. The presence of throat pain radiating to the ear can mean an infection, throat ulcer, tumor, neuralgia, thyroid inflammation or tumor, vocal cord arthritis, etc. With your symptoms I assume the worst so suggest ENT exam of throat. ...Read more

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Could a persistent sore throat with ear pain be related to a neurological cause? Nothing wrong in my throat as per many drs and culture is also made.

Could a persistent sore throat with ear pain be related to a neurological cause? Nothing wrong in my throat as per many drs and culture is also made.

ENT consult: Sore throat often causes ear pain because of shared (cranial) nerves. You are young and nonsmoker. If it persists for longer than 2 weeks, then get checked out by a doctor. They will examine your ears and do a neuro exam in addition to looking at your throat. If the pains last over a month despite a normal exam, then get an appt with a local ENT who will do a more thorough scope exam. ...Read more

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Bad Low respiratory infection. On iv rocephin and decadron. Having bad ear aches and pressure both ears. Is this related? What could cause this?

Bad Low respiratory infection. On iv rocephin and decadron. Having bad ear aches and pressure both ears. Is this related? What could cause this?

Mgt: You may have an ear infection but the illness may be viral as well. The antibiotic will treat bacterial illness. The decadron will decrease inflammation in the lungs related to your asthma and infection. A virtual consult may be arranged and you will be able to upload information to your HT EMR. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause globus hysteria and sore throat and slight ear pain..

Can seasonal allergies cause globus hysteria and sore throat and slight ear pain..

Seasonal allergies: In extreme conditions one can develop globus hystericus as well as sore throat and ear ache from the mucus produced from the allergies ...Read more

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Why does post nasal drip causes sore throat and ear pain. How can I get rid of it??

Why does post nasal drip causes sore throat and ear pain. How can I get rid of it??

Perhaps: Post-nasal drips may irritate the throat but sore throat is uncommon. Ear pain is not caused by post-nasal drips although nasal congestion may lead to obstruction of the inner ear tube leading to infection. You need to get this checked out by a doctor (ENT, allergist). ...Read more

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Can mouth canker sore cause severe ear pain? I went to ent and have no fluid in ear or anything visible! Oral cancer?

Referred pain: Lesions in the deeper part of the mouth may cause the feeling of pain in the ear. You may wish to see your dentist for evaluation of oral health. If it is not due to oral health issues, the next step would be consult an internist to ascertain the cause of canker sores and treat the cause.
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TMD dx. Ear pain, sore muscle down front of neck, popping jaw. Can this cause lower jaw pain next to molars under tongue? Cold fluid causes ear pain?

TMD dx. Ear pain, sore muscle down front of neck, popping jaw. Can this cause lower jaw pain next to molars under tongue? Cold fluid causes ear pain?

Yes, it can: Myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is one of the most common causes of persistent pain in the head, face and neck regions. A myofascial pain is defined as a localized deep tenderness in a taut band of skeletal muscle, tendon or ligament that has the ability to refer pain to another region known as a zone of reference (i.e., area of pain complaint). See orofacial pain doc ...Read more

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I have Bump on my tongue for almost 1 month with burning sensation. Sore throat with inflammation occasionally. Sometimes pain in bump cause ear pain?

I have Bump on my tongue for almost 1 month with burning sensation. Sore throat with inflammation occasionally. Sometimes pain in bump cause ear pain?

Infection or growth?: This could be an infection in the tongue or a growth in the tongue. This should be checked by a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
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