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I got a sharp pain in my ear when i swam today?

I got a sharp pain in my ear when i swam today?

OK if it goes away: My be as simple as ear wax but it persists beyond a couple of days an ENT doc should look at it. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sharp pain in my ear please help?

What to do if I have a sharp pain in my ear please help?

Ear Pain: Too complicated of an issue as there are so many possible reasons between simmers ear, middle ear fluid, TMJ pain, eustachian tube dysfunction, acid reflux, cancer of the throat. The list goes on. You should see an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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I had a sharp pain in my ear (lasted seconds) When i cleaned out my ear there was bits of blood. Iv since had the pain why is this?

Ear pain,blood: Hello ~ I think you might have perforated your tympanic membrane (ear drum), so I'd go and see a doc to confirm if I were you. thanks ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my ear. Also it feels numb, what could it possibly be. And it randomly started up?

Needs evaluation: When one has a sharp pain in ones ear, it merits a visit to a physician for the purpose of looking into the ear canal and examining the surrounding structures for evidence of the cause. ...Read more

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2nd day of sharp pain deep inside ear canal and it hurts to touch on outside by earlobe. What can this be?

Outer ear infection: The key to the diagnosis here is that the ear lobe hurts when you move it. I suspect that you have an ear infection within the outer ear canal. Pulling on the earlobe causes pain because it creates traction on the ear canal. An outer ear infection or inflammation is quite common in warm weather or with water exposure. If it gets worse, you will need antibiotic ear drops from a doctor or pharmacy. ...Read more

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Why might I be getting a sharp pain in my ear everytime I cough or burp?

Why might I be getting a sharp pain in my ear everytime I cough or burp?

Increase in pressure: It is possible that you have a problem with your eustachean tube not draining appropriately. This is the tube that runs from the ear to the throat and causes a feeling of clogged ears. Coughing and burping can increase the pressure in your body and cause pain in the ear. This should be looked into further by your healthcare professional. ...Read more

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Every time i yawn, i get a sharp pain in my ear and it's so sore, what is this, what to do?

TMD: When you yawn, you open your mouth wide and the mandible (lower jaw) comes forward and may irritate the jaw joint. It is not pain in the ear but more likely pain in the temporo-mandibular joint. See your dentist for confirmation. Remember, if you have an earache and your hearing has not changed, it is virtually never the ear that is causing the pain. ...Read more

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My throut hurts on the same side that I have a sharp pain in my ear when I swallow what can I do for relife?

My throut hurts on the same side that I have a sharp pain in my ear when I swallow what can I do for relife?

Gargle with salt H2O: You need to call your doctor to get an appointment to be seen. In the meantime, you can rinse with warm salt water, gargle with it and that can help with the sore throat. You might put a heating pad over the sore ear side and you might get some relief there as well. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pain deep in my ear. Should i see a neurologist? I went to the ENT doctor and he checked my ears and he said there was nothing wrong.

I'm having sharp pain deep in my ear. Should i see a neurologist? I went to the ENT doctor and he checked my ears and he said there was nothing wrong.

TMJ, TMJD or TMD: Most ear pain is not caused by an inner ear infection or neuralgia. If ENT ruled out ear condition, TMJ dysfunction more commonly is the culprit. See your dentist to discuss possible causes and treatments of your problem. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my ear after eating and swallowing only in left ear. Has been doing it after wisdom teeth removal almost a year ago, is it possible?

Sharp pain in my ear after eating and swallowing only in left ear. Has been doing it after wisdom teeth removal almost a year ago, is it possible?

See your dentist: The removal of wisdom teeth can present some complications. Also, after the removal of wisdom teeth, it can change the way your teeth hit together which can affect your tmj. The TMJ is directly in front of your ear canal and TMJ dysfunction can sometimes affect your ear in different ways. See your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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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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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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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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