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What would pain under my ear and right side of face be caused from?

What would pain under my ear and right side of face be caused from?

Lymphadenopathy?: There are lymph nodes along the lower edge of the jaw and anterior to the ear. If the nodes are inflamed and swollen, they can become painful. ...Read more

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What could cause this ringing in my ear for 2 months now?

What could cause this ringing in my ear for 2 months now?

Ringing in ears: When someone complains of ringing in ears, we typically want to make sure there is no hearing loss. This will mean getting a hearing test, after a complete head and neck exam. ...Read more

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Could putting peroxide in my ear cause problems if it went to far?

Yes: Peroxide in your ear turns, with a chemical reaction, into water. This can lead to sitting water producing an otitis exerna. If there is a tympanic membrane perforation, it can cause an infection in the middle ear and pain. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes for pain and fluttering in my ear?

What are the possible causes for pain and fluttering in my ear?

Different ideas: Pain in the ear can be from infection of the external or middle ear. If your hearing is no impaired, then you may have referred pain from the jaw joint, jaw muscles, teeth, neck or throat. Fluttering is unrelated to pain and may be spontaneous contractions of one of the two middle ear muscles. The two symptoms are most likely unrelated. ...Read more

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I keep hearing my heartbeat in my ear what causes that?

I keep hearing my heartbeat in my ear what causes that?

High blood pressure: Normally one doesn't hear their own heartbeat. However sound travels in the direction of (blood) flow & the only way it gets amplified is if there is more. That happens frequently (but not most of the time) with high blood pressure, or hypertension (also known as the silent killer, but perhaps u r lucky it's not silent in your case). See a doctor, get your blood pressure checked during an episode. ...Read more

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What can ne the cause of a bump in my ear?

Sorry: But that's too non-specific to tell you. You need a physical examination. Start with your family doctor, they'll see if you need a referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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What might be the cause of a rushing sound in my ear?

What might be the cause of a rushing sound in my ear?

Tinnitus: Sounds in your ear or ears are called tinnitus. It can be associated with hearing loss but often the cause is not known. It is thought that the problem is usually not in the ear but in the part of the brain that senses sound, hearing a sound that is not there. It is reasonable to be assessed by an ENT specialist. For more information and a promising treatment see http://neuromonics.com ...Read more

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Noise in my ear when my ear is on a pillow. What causes it?

Noise in my ear when my ear is on a pillow.  What causes it?

Blood flow/tinnitus: Many of us have a light background tinnitus when in a quiet environment. Normal. Another possibility is hearing the blood flow near the inner. This blood flow sound would likely be in rhythm with your pulse. ...Read more

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What can cause a constant vibrating/humming sound in my ear?

What can cause a constant vibrating/humming sound in my ear?

Humming: Usually damaged cochlear hair cells from noise exposure, aging, infection, etc. ...Read more

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Is the buzzing noise in my ear caused by a tumor or something bad?

Ringing or: Buzzing of an ear has a very long list of possibilities, but tumors are very low on that list. See an otolaryngolgist/ ENT for a thorough exam as a start, follwed by a work up. ...Read more

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I have a bump in my ear and it hurts what could be the cause of this?

I have a bump in my ear and it hurts what could be the cause of this?

Pimples: The bump is the cause of the pain. Why is there a bump ? Oil, dirt sweat, sebum can fill breaks in the skin leading to your " bump". Topicsl Hydrocortisone can decrease the inflammation. ...Read more

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Cause of itching and popping in my ear?

Cause of itching and popping in my ear?

2 different problems: Itching in the ear canal is usually caused by dryness and if you are a q-tip user, please stop immediately. Ear wax has an important function and will clean itself. Popping sensation in the ear is separate and is usually an awareness of air entering the middle ear from the back of the nose and a gentle popping of the ear drum. Rarely, popping can be due spasm of middle ear muscles. ...Read more

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What can cause me to hear a fluttering in my ear?

What can cause me to hear a fluttering in my ear?

Stapedius: There is a muscle in your middle ear that can flutter. It is called the stapedius muscle. ...Read more

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What could have caused a shooting pain in my ear?

What could have caused a shooting pain in my ear?

Spasm of muscles: Most often pain like that has nothing to do with the ear and everything to do with the muscles that move the jaw. Spasms of the jaw muscle can occur and cause sharp shooting pain which can be very intense only to go away quickly. Try to stay away from chewy and crunchy foods. ...Read more

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Could the chronic pressure in my ear be caused by a tmd-related problem?

Could the chronic pressure in my ear be caused by a tmd-related problem?

Possibly: I assume that you are referring to TMJ problems, tempero mandibular joint. It would still be a good idea to have your ears examined by an ENT doctor with a hearing test, and further testing if appropriate. ...Read more

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I hear my heartbeat in my ear every time i look down what can cause this?

I hear my heartbeat in my ear every time i look down what can cause this?

Not sure: I am not sure why looking down makes you aware of pulsation in your ear. But i can tell you what you are experiencing. The carotid artery, the large artery in the neck that supplies blood to the brain is very close to the cochlea, the hearing portion of the inner ear. The inner ear senses these pulsations. I am surprised that more people are not aware of this. Called pulsatile tinnitus. ...Read more