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Can impacted ear wax cause sharp pains in temple?

Can impacted ear wax cause sharp pains in temple?

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 (Definition)

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


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Can dental issues cause shooting pain in ears and head?

Can dental issues cause shooting pain in ears and head?

Yes it can: Tooth infection can cause pain in the ear region if untreated..Very common with back molar infection..Should get it evaluated by your dentist..Before it gets worse..So can treat appropriately..And refer to otolaryngologist if needed. ...Read more

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Can sinus infections cause sharp eye pain and sharp head pain?

Can sinus infections cause sharp eye pain and sharp head pain?

Yes it can: Often times chronic sinusitis can produce pain around or behind the eyes. In advanced conditions the infection can spread to the retro orbital structures which could lead to orbital cellulitis that could be vision threatening ...Read more

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Can sinus pressure cause pain in teeth, ears, and jaw?

Can sinus pressure cause pain in teeth, ears, and jaw?

Of course: A sinus infection can sometimes cause you to feel pain in your teeth, ears, and jaw. An upper toothache can often be the major symptom of sinus infection. See your PCP for evaluation, treatment or referral to an ENT. ...Read more

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Can toothache cause pain in the ear?

Can toothache cause pain in the ear?

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 more

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Can a dental problem cause sharp pain in the ear.

Can a dental problem cause sharp pain in the ear.

Yes it can be TMJ: The most common musculoskeletal disorder causing orofacial pain is a temporomandibular disorder. Ear pain, ear fullness, headache, neck pains are common symptoms. Rec.: orofacial pain practitioner for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can non infected fluid in the left middle ear cause jaw pain?

Can non infected fluid in the left middle ear cause jaw pain?

Yes.: I believe that referred pain can travel from the ear to the jaw. See ENT Dr if you don't improve ...Read more

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Can sinuses cause migraines, neck pains and ear pains?

Not likely: But it can be clinically challenging to be sure that the sinus pain is not a migraine variant and it is possible to have both. If your doc can't help you sort this out ask for a referral. ...Read more

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Can sinuses cause pain in your head and nose?

Can sinuses cause pain in your head and nose?

Yes: The sinuses surrond the eye, and there is one between the nose and the eye. ...Read more

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Can a sinus or ear infection cause right eye pain, right temple headache, and pulsatile tinnitus in the right ear?

Can a sinus or ear infection cause right eye pain, right temple headache, and pulsatile tinnitus in the right ear?

Yes: Sinuses and ears are located close to eyes and all are interconnected. In fact, complication of infective thrombus originating from sinusitis is very well known in medical literature. If symptoms do not improve after 48 hrs of being on antibiotics, revisit your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause intermittent shooting pain in your ear?

Shifting positions: Fluid in your middle ear.As you shift position, the fluid also shifts and can cause pain with changing positions. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause pain behind the ear and in the neck?

Can TMJ cause pain behind the ear and in the neck?

It can indeed: TMJ can cause all sorts of pain patterns involving the ear, head and neck. ...Read more

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Can sinus headaches caused by blocked sinuses cause pain in temples tender to touch and body aches?

Can sinus headaches caused by blocked sinuses cause pain in temples tender to touch and body aches?

Yes: Yes. The pain is usually over the sinus too but can migrate anywhere. If you are also having body aches and/or fever you probably need some antibiotics. You should see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause a sharp pain in the jaw?

Can anxiety cause a sharp pain in the jaw?

Stress causes pain: Jaw pain can be associated with anxiety especially if you clench or grind your teeth. It can also be a sign of cardiovascular problems and should be checked by a physician. ...Read more

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Can ear infection cause pain on head?

Yes: Ear infections can cause headaches, but they can also produce other complications. It is always best to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can sinus infections cause pain in your teeth?

Can sinus infections cause pain in your teeth?

Yes: Your upper molars and sometimes the bicuspids stick up into the sinus. If there is a sinus infection those teeth can hurt. ...Read more

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Can a sinus/ear infection cause eye pain with head pain in the back of the head?

Can a sinus/ear infection cause eye pain with head pain in the back of the head?

Yes: A sinus infection can cause referred pain around the eyes. Pain in the back of the head may not be related to the sinus infection, but could be related to the ear infection. Probably best to see an ear, nose, and throat specialist. ...Read more

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What could cause buzzing sound in ear and pain in the wisdom tooth?

What could cause buzzing sound in ear and pain in the wisdom tooth?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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Will sinus pressure cause pain in the head and ear pressure?

Yes, possible: Sinus pressure and infections may results in symptoms of facial pain or headaches as well as ear pain. Ear pain may be radiating or referred pain, or potentially from eustachian tube problems secondary to sinus issues. ...Read more