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Having loss of lordosis. Neck stiffness. Pain in left arm from neck to finger, back pain, ear pain, dizziness, headache, breast pain. Can it cause chest pain?

Having loss of lordosis. Neck stiffness. Pain in left arm from neck to finger, back pain, ear pain, dizziness, headache, breast pain. Can it cause chest pain?

Fibromyalgia?: 22/f with neck & back pain, arm pain with radiculopathy, dizziness, headaches, and chest/breast & ear pains has symptom constellation compatible with fibromyalgia. The pain patterns cross several separate soft tissue systems. See a Rheumatologist for a diagnosis & an Osteopath for soft tissue differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sore throat feels like razor blades when swallowing, yellow spot, headache, ear pain face hot fingers cold. Same issue 2 weeks ago. What could be wrong?

Sore throat feels like razor blades when swallowing, yellow spot, headache, ear pain face hot fingers cold. Same issue 2 weeks ago. What could be wrong?

Acute pharyngitis?: This sounds like an acute upper respiratory infection, but the best way in which to diagnose and manage this would be to start by seeing your local primary care physician. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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What do I do with an earache from sticking my finger up my ear?

What do I do with an earache from sticking my finger up my ear?

You might have: External ear infection, so see a doctor for treatment. You should not stick anything in your ear any more. ...Read more

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Can tmj cause difficulty swallowing ear pain headache pain at base of head like where the little nubs as I call them stick out on one side espically when ear starts to hurt?

Can tmj cause difficulty swallowing ear pain headache pain at base of head like where the little nubs as I call them stick out on one side espically when ear starts to hurt?

Rule out ear problem: Ruling out ear infection is especially important so that the possibility of hearing loss can be avoided. Also it is important that your physician rule out the possibility of infection the ear first before making the assumption that the problem is related to TMJ. See your PCP. ...Read more

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What can cause ear pain?

What can cause ear pain?

Ear vs TMJ: Most common cause of ear pain is infection. Can be other ear problems. Most common cause of ear pain not due to ear is jaw joint (TMJ) problem. See ENT doc. If negative for ear pain, have oral surgeon examine jaw joint. If positive, see TMJ expert. Get referral from oral surgeon ...Read more

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What could cause chronic ear pain?

What could cause chronic ear pain?

Tough problem: Chronic ear pain tends to be a frustrating problem as it is difficult to diagnose and management strategies do involve trial and error method at times. Temporomandibular disorders often cause chronic ear pain. Other causes include inflammation of the jaw joint/s, headache disorders, salivary gland disease, and ear infections. Some medical illnesses can also exhibit ear pain. ...Read more

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Possible causes of chronic ear pain?

Possible causes of chronic ear pain?

Ear Pain: Infections (internal and external), ear wax, throat infections, vascular issues, TMJ problems, dental infections, salivary gland problems and numerous other diagnoses can be involved. See your doctor who may refer you to an ENT specialist in some cases. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of occasional ear pain?

What could be the cause of occasional ear pain?

Ear Infection or TMJ: You should first see an ENT specialist to rule out an ear infection. If that has been ruled out then it may be related to a TMJ problem in which case you should see an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes of inner ear pain be?

What causes of inner ear pain be?

Could be infection: See an ENT doctor or your primary care for them to look in your ear. An infection can be treated with an antibiotic. ...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 causes chronic ear pain and migraines together?

What causes chronic ear pain and migraines together?

Tough problem: Chronic ear pain tends to be a frustrating problem as it is difficult to diagnose and management strategies do involve trial and error method at times. Temporomandibular disorders often cause chronic ear pain. Other causes include inflammation of the jaw joint/s, headache disorders, salivary gland disease, and ear infections. Some medical illnesses can also exhibit ear pain. ...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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What causes ear pain from sleeping on ear?

What causes ear pain from sleeping on ear?

Ear pain: When you sleep on your ear through the night, you can end up reducing the blood supply and disrupting the sensory nerves, leading to pain or soreness. ...Read more

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What could cause ear pain during swallowing?

Eustachian tube: When you swallow, there is an opening of the tube that connects the back of the nose to the middle ear space. This is the eustachian tube. It is possible that the tube is more patent (open) than normal. Or you may have throat infection that refers pain to the ear. Pain referred to the ear from the throat may be the source of your problem. See and ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What causes severe ear pain when I am sleeping?

Rule out dental pain: I recently answered this question. But I am happy to repeat my suggestion. There are many structures at the side of the face. The ear is only one. The jaw joint, the jaw muscles, teeth, nerves and blood vessels are located at the side of the face but people always assume that pain at the side of the face is coming from the ear. If there is no hearing loss, think of dental or jaw muscles. ...Read more

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What causes ear pain that travels down the neck area?

What causes ear pain that travels down the neck area?

This is called. ..: Referred pain. The pain centers in the throat and ear and TMJ are close enough that disease in one area can produce pain in the others. Ear pain does not usually refer to the throat however, it usually the other way. Some one with tonsillitis or a cancer in the throat will often complain of ear pain. ...Read more

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What causes sharp ear pain and feeling of fluid in ears?

What causes sharp ear pain and feeling of fluid in ears?

Prob not ear: It is possible your pain may be referred by something else such as your jaw or teeth. If your ear is ok then I would focus on your jaw as a cause. Soft diet, ice, antiinflammatory medications and see your dentist. It is rare for pain caused by the ear to come and go. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sharp ear pain and fluid in ears?

Ear infection: A swimmer's ear will cause sharp ear pain and drainage of fluid. A middle ear infection with a tympanic membrane perforation will also produce that. ...Read more

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What can cause a terrible ear pain and loud roaring sound?

Need to be seen: Any time patients complain of "terrible pain" it should be check out, no matter where it is in the body. There are multiple causes for ear pain and hearing a loud roaring noise in the ear. Some our can be as simple as an ear infection or as complicated as tumor growth. In any case, the only way to know is to have it checked out. ...Read more

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Can a small right sided goiter cause right sided ear pain?

Goiter: Goiter, a enlargement of the thyroid causes swallowing problems and (rarely) breathing problems. I think your ear pain is from something else. Feel better. ...Read more

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I have ear pain in my left ear at night when I left my head. What could be the cause?

See ENT: Some toxin, pathogen, or allergen in the Left ear or left TM joint is most likely the cause of the pain. See an ENT to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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Shooting ear pain within hours of touching each ear on separate occasions. Ear exam was fine. Fullness and tinnitus persist 2 months. Likely cause?

Shooting ear pain within hours of touching each ear on separate occasions. Ear exam was fine. Fullness and tinnitus persist 2 months. Likely cause?

Likely unrelated: I am unable to draw any correlation between what you describe as "touching each ear" followed hours later by sharp pains. There is truly nothing neurological that I am aware does that sort of thing simply based upon the protracted delay between stimulus and response. However, if an ear exam does not reveal any problems have imaging studies of the IAC been done? Of the brain and temporal lobes? ...Read more

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What could cause ear pain?

Ear pain: Many things like trauma, infection, tumor etc. If you have ear pain please see your doctor so he can check you. ...Read more

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What causes sharp ear pain?

What causes sharp ear pain?

See below: The cause may be an inner ear infection, an infection of the ear canal, etc. ...Read more

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What are causes for chronic ear pain?

Otalgia: Otalgia is a term we use for an ear ache. If your hearing is within normal limits for your age, the most common cause of ear pain is referred from the dental apparatus. Conditions associated with chronic ear pain (assuming the ears are normal) are dental diseases, muscle spasm of the jaw muscles, rarely arthritis of the jaw joint, neck disease, throat disease, and laryngeal disease. ...Read more

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Does mono cause ear pain?

Does mono cause ear pain?

Yes, mono ear pain: The swelling and inflammation in your throat and tonsils will create a pressure on your ears as well. ...Read more