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Can fluid in your ear cause dizziness and headaches?

Can fluid in your ear cause dizziness and headaches?

Middle ear effusion: In general, fluid in the middle ear should not cause dizziness or headache. It definitely causes hearing loss in the affected ear. There are many other causes for dizziness or headache. You need to be evaluated by your primary care doctor, possibly an otolaryngologist, and possibly a neurologist. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Does fluid in ear cause headache and nausea?

Does fluid in ear cause headache and nausea?

Depends: Depends on the volume of fluid and location. ...Read more

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Can fluid in the ears cause popping sound in ears when swallowing, dizziness, nausea, headache/pressure? What is a natural cure for this if so.

Can fluid in the ears cause popping sound in ears when swallowing, dizziness, nausea, headache/pressure? What is a natural cure for this if so.

Ear fluid: Ear fluid can result from nasal congestion, I see you have an inhaler, do you also suffer from nasal allergies? Treating the latter will control the fluid in the ears and the dizziness, headache, etc will ease. See an allergist for a long term treatment that does not involve medications. ...Read more

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3 months now been having epsiodes of dizzy/spinning sensations when laying mainly also worst at night when laying headaces at night at well been treated twice with predisone no help really dr says fluid in my ears? Can this cause this symptoms?

3 months now been having epsiodes of dizzy/spinning sensations when laying mainly also worst at night when laying headaces at night at well been treated twice with predisone no help really dr says fluid in my ears? Can this cause this symptoms?

Ménière�s disease: Ménière�s disease describes a set of episodic symptoms including vertigo (attacks of a spinning sensation), hearing loss, tinnitus (a roaring, buzzing, or ringing sound in the ear), and a sensation of fullness in the affected ear. Episodes typically last from 20 minutes up to 4 hours. Ménière�s disease is also called idiopathic endolymphatic hydrops and is one of the most common causes of dizzines ...Read more

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I sometimes have headache next to my ears esp. In the left side. And the pain increases when I wake up. What is the cause?

I sometimes have headache next to my ears esp. In the left side. And the pain increases when I wake up. What is the cause?

TMJ issue: There is a good chance what you're describing is caused by the dysfunction of your temporomandibular joint (tmj). The pain is around the ear and may spread along the course of the temporalis muscle that is attached to the mandible. Read about TMJ dysfunction on line and see if symptoms coincide. Check out exercises, local heat, anti-inflammatory medications - ibuprofen. Bite splints are worth too. ...Read more

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What causes a headache with ear pain?

Complex question: Ear pain or otalgia can be caused by a variety of diseases. Ear infection, masticatory muscle spasm, neck pain, referred pain from the throat, or larynx are a few. Another entity associated with both ear pain and headache is inflammation of the temporal artery (temporal arteritis). Jaw joint pain can refer pain to the head. Migraine is a possibility. Lack of hearing loss rules out the ear. ...Read more

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What would cause a headache accompanied by ear pain?

What would cause a headache accompanied by ear pain?

Different things: Several different conditions can cause the same/similar symptoms...Ear infection/ache, ear drum, water in ear, tmj, sinusitis.
Check with your doc. ...Read more

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Can getting water in you ear cause a slight headache? How do you stop the issue? I

Can getting water in you ear cause a slight headache? How do you stop the issue? I

WATER INSIDE EARS: Water can be absorbed later on. There is a feeling of obstruction in the affected ear and slight hearing loss. ...Read more

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Does ear pain cause headache?

Definitely, yes: A variety of ear disorders can cause headache. Sometimes earaches and headaches are a sign of an underlying medical condition that requires further investigation and treatment. See your PCP. ...Read more

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Could a sinus headache cause ringing of the ear?

Could a sinus headache cause ringing of the ear?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus - or ringing in the ears - has a number of different causes. It is not out of the question that a sinus infection could exacerbate tinnitus, but it is not common either. Medications, stress, acoustic trauma, and many other things can trigger tinnitus. ...Read more

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Could pain in the ear and the teeth be caused by a headache?

Also...: An infected tooth is often asymptomatic (without symptoms) for years.

That can change overnight. The first symptoms often reported by patients when the infection from a tooth begins to spread is ear pain and headache. ...Read more

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Can ear blockage by wax cause headache?

Can ear blockage by wax cause headache?

Possible: More commonly ear aches prior to any headaches...trying to use a qtip to "pry it out" sometimes only impacts it more and causes ear and headaches....
seek medical advise should this continue ...Read more

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Can blocked tubes in ears cause headaches?

Can blocked tubes in ears cause headaches?

Sinus headaches: The headaches could be coming from your sinuses rather than your plugged ears. They are plugged because of mucus back flowing from your sinuses and nose consult your doctor or an allergist for help. ...Read more

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Can blocked ears cause headaches and constantly feeling tired?

Can blocked ears cause headaches and constantly feeling tired?

Depends: On the cause of the blockage. Infection could but ear wax unlikely. Be checked. All the best. ...Read more

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What can cause headache, lightheadness and plugged/pressure ears after ejaculation?

What can cause headache, lightheadness and plugged/pressure ears after ejaculation?

Here are some...: How long have these symptoms, which apparently are related with some expected vasomotor effects of ejaculation, been happening to you? Have you recently started taking some medications which may affect blood pressure? How long may these Sx last? To sort out what may be, follow instructions described in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you can work better with the doc so to... ...Read more

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Possible causes of off and on dull headaches and ear fullness, only on one side of the head?

Possible causes of off and on dull headaches and ear fullness, only on one side of the head?

Refer to ENT, ER: This is something that typically needs evaluation by a specialist. I will refer the question to our ENT and other doctors. ...Read more

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What causes pain at base of skull and below ears on both sides? Not like a usual headache just pain.

Some thots: You might be having jaw issues, "TMJ", and dentist can assess. Neck problems could also cause pain in these areas. An X ray could reveal answer. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what causes headache, lightheadness and plugged/pressure ears after ejaculation!?

Can anyone tell me what causes headache, lightheadness and plugged/pressure ears after ejaculation!?

Here are some...: Are these grouped symptoms after ejaculation new or lifelong, sporadic or recurrent? Although the precise causes are hard to elucidated, the process of hastening and vigorous rush of circulation leading to vessel dilation and local temporary congestion could be the culprit, but which will fade spontaneously. To know better, follow instructions in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best ...Read more

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I have had headaches off and on for the last month or so. They usually run from ear to ear in front - definitely temple areas. What would cause this?

I have had headaches off and on for the last month or so. They usually run from ear to ear in front - definitely temple areas. What would cause this?

Occipiral neuralgia: Could be this very common condition. You need to see a headache specialist or a doc with an interest in headache treatment. Caused by irritation of the occipital nerves at the back of the head usually from muscle spasm arising from the neck or scalp. ...Read more

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Can a tension headache cause ringing in my ears?

Can a tension headache cause ringing in my ears?

See your dentists: Tmj headaches can cause ear symptoms as the auriculotemporal nerve which supplies sensation to the ear traverses the back of the TMJ capsule. When the joint becomes inflamed or the condyle is out of position it can put pressure on this nerve causing otologic (ear) symptoms, which include tinnitus (ringing). ...Read more

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Can Invisalign cause lasting headaches and ear popping?

Can Invisalign cause lasting headaches and ear popping?

It is possible: Invisalign is not the only reason for this, but they do cause pressure on the teeth which can lead to headaches. ...Read more

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What could cause persistent headaches behind my left ear for about 2 weeks?

What could cause persistent headaches behind my left ear for about 2 weeks?

Occipital neuralgia: Could be due to problems with the greater occipital nerve, perhaps pain referred from the neck, conceivably a migraine variant, perhaps pain from jaw problems, even due to prior head trauma in the area? ...Read more

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What causes daily numbness in cheeks that turns to pain, fullness in ears daily, and headaches? MRI was negative.

What causes daily numbness in cheeks that turns to pain, fullness in ears daily, and headaches? MRI was negative.

Face numbness: If this is on both side, this suggests enlargement of the parotid gland - possibly some kind of allergy or??

See if eating certain foods bring this on and if applying cold to that area helps.

Check out www. Hydromedonline. Com for information about Clear. Ease papaya / bromalein enzymes used to reduce swelling ...Read more

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Clicking in the ear, light headache near the top of my head, and light tension in the lower back of my head near neck - causes?

Clicking in the ear, light headache near the top of my head, and light tension in the lower back of my head near neck - causes?

May be: Related to temporomandibular joint dysfunction. You should review this with your doctor and/or dentist, to make sure that if this related to bruxism (clenching your teeth) or malocclusion (misalignment of your teeth/bite) or other factors too. ...Read more

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I have ear fullness on right ear only, occasional headache on right side around ear, and occasional ringing. What could cause this?

I have ear fullness on right ear only, occasional headache on right side around ear, and occasional ringing. What could cause this?

Eustachian Tube Prob: Eustachian tube dysfunction (etd) is probably what is causing your problems and the underlying problem that causes etd is seasonal allergies. Treat your allergies and the etd goes away. Try otc meds and if the problem persists, go see your doctor asap to rule out ear infection, etc. ...Read more

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I am 19 years old and have had a headache for the past week it's the same spot. Left side behind the ear. What could cause this? Never had one before.

I am 19 years old and have had a headache for the past week it's the same spot. Left side behind the ear. What could cause this? Never had one before.

Migraine: Migraine headaches are common at your age and can exhibit pain over the head and behind the ears. The exact cause is not known. For starters, you could try some self care strategies like warm compresses, massages, hot showers, relaxation, green tea. Talk to your pcp or a neurologist. ...Read more