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What causes sharp pain in your ear?

What causes sharp pain in your ear?

Ear, TMJ or?: Most common cause of non ear related ear pain is TMj. Can be a number of things, some minoir, some serious. Best place to start is ENT doc. ...Read more

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What could cause or relieve pinna ear spasms (sharp pain)?

What could cause or relieve pinna ear spasms (sharp pain)?

Let me explain: Numerous conditions and problems can cause outer ear pain. According to the university of illinois medical center, ear pain can range from mild to severe, and is usually caused by conditions of the outer or middle ear. Otitis externa(external ear infection). Ear truma ear canal blockage(wax). The treatment is according to cause. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pain in the ear and can also last for prolonged periods?

What could cause sharp pain in the ear and can also last for prolonged periods?

Many causes: Earache are non-specific. Persistent ear pain could be ear canal infection, headache, TMJ disorder, dental infection, arthritis of neck and others. See an ENT doctor! ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on the right side of my neck going up to just below my ear. What could cause this?

I have a sharp pain on the right side of my neck going up to just  below my ear.  What could cause this?

Muscular pain: You could be having muscle pain due to posture or inadequate sleep or some other reason; try warm application over neck and temples for a few minutes (5-7 minutes) and see if it helps. You will most likely benefit from tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. If it doesnt improve, contact your pcp. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in spine below bra strap. Pain in left jaw and ear. Started about the same time. Could these be related? If so, what causes this?

Sharp pain in spine below bra strap. Pain in left jaw and ear. Started about the same time. Could these be related? If so, what causes this?

Doubt relationship: Unfortunately, given the information provided, it's hard to arrive to a particular diagnosis. Although, the pain may be related, if i just knew more about that, given the different anatomical locations it's in and the absence of connection between them, i doubt there is a relationship, but again i may be totally missing the point. ...Read more

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There's a sharp pain on the back, right side of my head and my right ear. It started 3 days ago. The pain comes and goes. What may cause this pain?

There's a sharp pain on the back, right side of my head and my right ear. It started 3 days ago. The pain comes and goes. What may cause this pain?

Lymph or trigger pt.: This can be common with trigger points in the neck and shoulder muscles. Or a lymph node is swollen and pressing on nerves. See if it gets better or worse when you press on different areas around your neck on the back and side of it. ...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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Having sharp pain just above right ear and jaw for 2 to 3 days. What could be the cause?

Having sharp pain just above right ear and jaw for 2 to 3 days. What could be the cause?

Jaw pain: Temporomandibular disorders, jaw pain, orofacial pain are terms which denotes chronic jaw pain problem which is not due to any dental pathology. Your complaint is possibly due ti temporomandibular disorders. Try warm compresses over the jaws and temples along with self massaging; this might help. Advil/tylenol is also an option. You can contact an orofacial pain dentist (find one on www.Aaop.Org). ...Read more

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