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Causes Of Severe Pain In Ear Lobe
H/O ruptured ear drum 15 years ago, intermittent severe pain in ear lasting for days. Sore to even touch the ear lobe or movement with smiling, decrea?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
Severe pain all the time on the right side of my head, with earache and headache. What might cause it?
Migraine or vascular: If your hearing is normal, I doubt the ear is the source of the pain. There are many structures at the side of the face. These include the jaw joint, muscles that close the jaw, the teeth and gums. Inflammation of these structures can refer pain to the side of the head. Conversely, head pain can be caused by migraine, inflammation of vascular structures. See your primary doc. ...Read more
More information: I need to know more to help you, what type of operation and reason for the surgery. If your daughter has severe ear pain the best solution would be to go back to the doctor that did the surgery to have a second look and find out the source of the pain, if possible, and hopefully how to treat it ...Read more
Jaw misalignment after split mandible. Constant, severe pain in ear. Asymmetrical facial features.
Your question?: I'm not sure what you are asking. I do know that you should discuss any issues or questions with the surgeon who has treated you. ...Read more
Severe pain in ear, jaw, neck and head along with blurred vision. I have no dental issue and it has been going on for 3 weeks. What is causing this??
TMJ TMD: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and management. ...Read more
Severe pain in ear. Feels like my e tube is swollen, pops when I swallow or yawn. Tried rubbing alcohol, swimmer ear drops, peroxide, small foul drainage
Ear issues:earache, itchy, drip sound when laying, liquid spouting out during sleep, infections, must dry after bathing or severe pain, suggestions? 38yrold
A few possibilities: Infection: skin, mastoiditis, pimple, shingles = common. Also common but rarely diagnosed: inflammation of the posterior or greater auricular nerves. Treatment for this might be neuroprolotherapy. Another cause could be jamming of cranial sutures behind the ear. If problem persists &/or other symptoms like fever or ear drainage-see Dr. Osteopathic exam & manipulation could help suture prob. & infection ...Read more
I have an e.n.-m (?) prb. I believe the cause is a 2 ear inf. That resulted in a hole in ear - severe pain at cold, 'hear' fluid sonetimes in ear. Thxs
Needs to be checked: You have problem with your middle ear for two years. I will get it checPked by your Primary Care Physician and you may need referral for a ENT Specialist ...Read more
See your doctor: I don't have a specific answer, but a funny reddish color to urine can indicate the presence of myoglobin, which is from red muscle that has been inflamed or destroyed. Don't know if the pain in your neck might be a muscle inflammation, but this combination of symptoms and signs is worrisome, and I would seek medical attention promptly and get whatever examination and lab tests are needed. ...Read more
What can cause moderate to severe pain in the jaw, ear, temples, and neck? My dentist doesn't think that its a tooth, even though I recently had a root canal.
Head pain: The symptoms you are describing could be related to a sinus infection which could reffer pain to the area's you describe. So you might see your general physician or endodontist to be evaluated. ...Read more
Can improper placement of needle & numbing agent in lower jaw cause temporary facial paralysis/tingling & severe pain in jaw, ear, neck & back of head?
Anesthetic Block: An inferior alveolar nerve block of your lower jaw will anesthetize either your left or right side, making it feel numb and "paralyzed". Pain in your jaw, ear, neck, and back of head may be a reaction to the anesthetic, not necessarily due to improper technique. Since every issue was temporary, you should heal without incident. Discuss with your dentist. ...Read more
I had a tonsillotomy 6 weeks ago for tonsil stones. I caught flu 2 weeks later, which caused an ear infection with severe pain and deafness. 3 weeks later I can't hear in 1 ear and now have tonsillitis - tonsils have grown back. No ABs prescribed.
Ear/tonsil problem: Sounds like you may have developed eustachian tube dysfunction from the flu with fluid in the middle ear, but cannot be sure. You could have developed a secondary bacterial middle ear infection that antibiotics could help. In general, no antibiotics need for the flu virus. You should have had your tonsils removed completely, so that you would not continue to have problems. ...Read more
Pressure due to cspine alignment in certain head pos. Cause severe pain (cspine & occip. / burn scm) if there is past injury to an artery in neck?
Can a wisdom teeth that is in the bone and causing severe pain to the jaw and other teeth, cause your head to hurt? And what should I do?
See your dentist: Definitely, yes. In many cases wisdom teeth should be extracted due to complications associated with the presence of tooth decay. It is a common procedure, generally performed under local anesthesia, intravenous (IV) sedation, or general anesthesia by a specially trained dentist or oral surgeon. Often extracting a wisdom tooth is the best solution. See your dentist for x-ray and evaluation. ...Read more
Temporal mandibular: Joint dysfunction, or inflammation of the joint where the jaw or mandible is attached to the skull will cause pain with chewing, etc. This is often caused by clenching the teeth, excessive chewing hard foods, or poor alignment of the teeth. Take ibuprofen for a few days, stop chewing gum or hard foods. If it doesn't improve, see your dentist for assessment and possible bite guard for sleeping. ...Read more
Could tinnitis and crackling sound and pain in ear be caused by a forward head posture that led to masseter problems?
My husband has had an earache and a stopped up ear for a couple days. Last night, his ear started bleeding pretty heavily. What could cause this?
See a doctor: You need to take him to your PCP or to a ENT you know that definitly is not normal it could be a perforated drum so do not mess with it and take him to a doctor preferably ENT ...Read more
I tried cleaning my ear with cotton and I am currently experiencing pain in ear though there is no discharge from the ear. What could possibly cause?
Eat pain: Cleaning the ears with cotton q-tips could actually impact wax in the ear canal causing discomfort. You should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
See doctor: You should see an ENT (ear nose throat) specialist to be sure there is nothing seriously wrong. Good luck to you! ...Read more
Daughter stated in school she had a severe earache that followed with bleeding from the same ear.
Common story: Some ear infection germs multiply rapidly. They can cause buildup of pressure behind the ear drum which can break the thin tissue of the ear drum. Once the drum breaks, blood and pus can enter the ear canal and the kid usually has some immediate improvement in the pain. There are other possible causes of the bleeding, so you need to have her seen and the cause sorted out/treated. ...Read more
One Dr said vancomycin capsules for cdiff don't cause hearing/ pain in ear because it's not absorbed in system. Why does the pharmacy sheet say it can?
Clostridium dificile: Oral vancomycin is essentially the same product as what the administer IV so the drug fact sheet refers to this. You doctor is exactly right, its not absorbed and does not cause any hearing issues or ear pain. ...Read more