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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 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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My jaw is crackling for a year but recently sometimes it won't open fully like it's jammed and causes some pain in my ear what can I do?

My jaw is crackling for a year but recently sometimes it won't open fully like it's jammed and causes some pain in my ear what can I do?

TMJ: Many times, TMJ symptom begins with malocclusion in the teeth causing compromised muscular adaptation of jaw muscle for function. If untreat, the muscle controlling the TMJ disc movement may be tear or injure, causing the disc to get stuck during jaw movement (open or close lock). Splint, follow up for comfortable open/close jaw, then treat the malocclusion. ...Read more

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What medicine can I use for pain in my ear, it caused by over using of cotto buds for cleaning, and now it is infected and I feel pain around my ear?

What medicine can I use for pain in my ear, it caused by over using of cotto buds for cleaning, and now it is infected and I feel pain around my ear?

Seek our an ENT: there are many porblems you may have. The general rule is dont put anything in your ear except your elbow ( its a joke ) see an ENT Dr for evaluation there are MANY maladies that can cause your problem ...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 ear pain be caused by the fluid I have in my ear and how do I get rid of the fluid?

Could the ear pain be caused by the fluid I have in my ear and how do I get rid of the fluid?

Ear pain fluid: The fluid in your ear can cause pressure and pain. It is more likely to cause pain if it is infected. To remove the fluid your physician would first identify and treat any potential causes such as infection before trying medications and finally potential drainage. Partner with your physician to work on solving this problem. ...Read more

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Every now and then I have what feels like spasms in my ear drum. It doesn't cause pain just a few soft thumps in my left ear. What could this be?

Every now and then I have what feels like spasms in my ear drum.  It doesn't cause pain just a few soft thumps in my left ear.  What could this be?

Congestion: Inner ear congestion, or even sinus congestion, felt through the eustachian tube may cause this symptom. If concerned, see pcp for eval, good luck. ...Read more

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What causes my left side of my hard palate to be so painful and i can feel the pain around my left cheek towards my ear and i hear ringing in my ear.?

What causes my left side of my hard palate to be so painful and i can feel the pain around my left cheek towards my ear and i hear ringing in my ear.?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities including sinus issues, TMJ dysfuction, an infection from a broken down tooth. Cannot tell without an exam with radiographs. See a local dentist to rule out any dental issues, then see your physician. ...Read more

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