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I have terrible earaches on a regular basis. My doctor has been unable to find anything wrong. E.R. doctor couldn't find anything either. Suggestions?

I have terrible earaches on a regular basis. My doctor has been unable to find anything wrong. E.R. doctor couldn't find anything either. Suggestions?

TMJ: Most common cause of ear pain not due to ear problems is TMJ. See ENT doc. If ears negative, see TMJ doc. 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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Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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Ear Ache (Definition)

Pain felt in ear can be result of conditions that affect the ear directly such as ear infections, traumatic injury to ear, impacted ear wax, as well as benign or malignant growths of ear. Pain in ear can be referred from conditions that affect the throat, teeth, or jaw including tonsil/throat infections, dental infections, jaw joint inflammation, benign ...Read more


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Atypical chronic earache?

Atypical chronic earache?

Ear vs jaw: Do you have a history of ear infections or ear surgery? You may have eustachian tube dysfunction which would cause a retraction of your eardrum and pain. Finally there is some chronic ear pain caused in patients who have tmj, or inflammation of the jaw joint. You should see an ENT for this first to rule out the ear problems first. ...Read more

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What can I do for earache?

What can I do for earache?

Depends: Sorry, there are many reasons for ear pain. So the first thing to do is try and find out why it occurs. Is it because one has an ear infection. Is it because one has a problem with a the jaw joint. Is is because one is using a qtip when they shouldt be...Etc. So answer depends why you have it. ...Read more

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How can you cure an earache?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the earache. It may be an outer or a middle ear infection. It may also be due to impacted wax in the ear. Need to see an otolaryngologist for the diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Bad earache, what shuld i do?

Bad earache, what shuld i do?

See your doctor: Could be a number of things and the only way to accurately diagnose them is with a thorough history and exam. Til then, try some over the counter analgesics (tylenol/advil) and/or a warm heating pad over the ear. ...Read more

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Earache for 2 weeks, what to do?

Depends on cause: Getting rid of an earache involves treating the underlying problem. It can be caused by something in/around the ear or, more commonly, referred from somewhere else. This is commonly from TMJ issues. A persistent earache in someone who uses tobacco is especially worrisome as it could mean a tumor in the throat. An evaluation by your doctor or an ENT will help. ...Read more

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Earache for 5 weeks now, what to do?

See your doctor: you should see your doctor to find the cause of problem so you can be treated ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure an earache?

What is the best way to cure an earache?

First, diagnosis: An earache really means pain at the side of your face. There are other anatomical structures at the side of the face, including the jaw joint, the jaw muscles and the upper teeth. If your hearing has not changed, it is unlikely that the ear is the site of your pain. You need to seen an ENT doctor for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat an earache?

What is the best way to treat an earache?

First, diagnosis: Ear ache or otalgia may be caused by a number of disorders. If your hearing has not changed and you are not a q-tip user, it is most likely that your ear is not the site of the pain. Tmd or disorders related to the muscles of mastication are the most common problems causing ear ache in the absence of ear disorders. You first need a diagnosis by and ENT doctor before you proceed. Heat, analgesic. ...Read more

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What medicine could i take for an earache?

What medicine could i take for an earache?

Advil (ibuprofen) or alleve: Most cases of ear pain in an adult are due to jaw muscles being irritated or inflamed. Anti-inflammatories, soft diet, and ice are very helpful. ...Read more

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What to do for a earache that is recurrent?

See your dentist: Most earaches are actually not due to the ear they are used to the jaw joint. The jaw joint surrounds the ear and when irritated or inflamed can lead to pain that is experienced "in the ear." if you chew gum, stop. If you clench or grind your teeth see your dentist. ...Read more

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What most commonly causes earache in a child?

What most commonly causes earache in a child?

Colds, theething, OM: When kids get colds it is common to have ear aches due to flid building up in the middle ear, also when babies are teething they may develop ear aches. And you have otitis media, an infection of the middle ear again commonly caused by viruses and bacteria. Changes of pressure from road trips or air travel are also common. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Earache?

What is the definition or description of: Earache?

Earache: Earache = ear pain. May be related to pressure or infection. ...Read more

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Is alcohol good for earache?

Is alcohol good for earache?

No: Ear ache usually is due to any of the following injury, infections, wax impaction and congestion. May be a drunkperson may not feel the pain while drunk. ...Read more

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Does allergy cause earaches?

Does allergy cause earaches?

Usually not.: However frequent allergies, colds, runny nose, sinus infection can potentially affect the eustachian tube and middle ear causing ear pain and dizziness. Follow up with your dr if u don't improve. Take care! ...Read more

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Do pain killers work for earaches?

Do pain killers work for earaches?

Ear ache: Pain killers work for every pain so they can be tried. Would suggest seeing your doctor to find cause of pain. http://patient.info/doctor/otalgia-earache ...Read more

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For what reasons might the growth of adenoids cause earaches?

For what reasons might the growth of adenoids cause earaches?

Adenoid/Ear infectio: The adenoids are located in the back of the nose next to the tube that drains the ears- the eustachian tube. A large adenoid can block this tube and prevents the ears from draining well and that can lead to recurrent ear infection. ...Read more

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What gets rid of earache?

DIAGNOSIS FIRST: IN ORDER TO TREAT YOU NEED A DIAGNOSIS. START WITH OVER THE COUNTER PAIN RELIEVERS THEN SEE A DOCTOR TO GET TO THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause earache?

Can anxiety cause earache?

I have never seen it: Anxiety can cause a lot of things, but earache would be unlikely. See your family doctor or an ENT doctor to establish a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of an earache?

Depends on cause: Getting rid of an earache involves treating the underlying problem. It can be caused by something in/around the ear or, more commonly, referred from somewhere else. This is commonly from TMJ issues. A persistent earache in someone who uses tobacco is especially worrisome as it could mean a tumor in the throat. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kent
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Oxycodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

Oxycodone|acetaminophen is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more