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Can Sinuses Cause Sharp Pain In Ear
Cerumen impaction: It is possible especially if there is pressure or damage of the tympanic membrane. The best way to tell if your temple pain is due to the impacted was, is to have the Wax removed professionally and safely by your ENT. NEVER use Q-tip or a cotton tip applicator for ear cleaning as it will pack the was even deeper in the ear canal. ...Read more
Sinuses are air filled spaces in the head that have several proposed functions: 1. They serve as shock absorbers in cases of head trauma 2. Lighten the skull 3. Humidify and filter the air while also producing mucus 4. Play a role in vocal resonance. The head contains 4 paired sinus cavities: maxillaries (cheek) under the eyes, ethmoids(between the eyes), frontals (above ...Read more
Absolutely: Yes, a toothache can cause pain in the ear, especially if it is on the lower arch of teeth. The pain will radiate to the ear. Jaw joint problems will cause ear aches. The joint is next to the ear and any pressure from the joint will translate to the inner ear and cause pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a sinus or ear infection cause right eye pain, right temple headache, and pulsatile tinnitus in the right ear?
Can sinus headaches caused by blocked sinuses cause pain in temples tender to touch and body aches?
Infection?: Possible that the wisdom tooth is infected and may need treatment or extraction. The nerve sensation for that tooth enter the skull just in front and deep to the ear. It is common to have referred pain/issues from a wisdom tooth. You may also have an inner ear infection in combo or by its self. Have it checked out by a dentist for the wisdom tooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Jaw pain ear pain sharp pains in my head pain infront of ear pain around ear ED swelling infront of ear and under eye pain in nec what could that be?
Temperal Arteritis: Hello, you should be evaluated by a doctor ASAP (ER or Urgent Care now!). The worse case scenario would be an inflammation of a large artery in the area you describe and the need for immediate treatment with steroid pills. You would need follow up with an ENT doctor to be further evaluated. They might even biopsy the blood vessel. You could also have some other infection worth treating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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