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Ear Infection Back Head
There are three different types of ear infections that affect different areas of the ear. Outer ear infection (Otitis externa) affects the ear canal and the outside part of the ear. Middle ear infection (Otitis media) affects the middle ear and leads to fluid accumulation behind the ear drum. Inner ear infection (Otitis interna) is a less common inflammation of the inner ear that causes vertigo, ...Read more
Right ear infection 8/25.On antibiotic since.Have slight ear pain and headache.loud ringing/muffled sound. Pain behind eyes. Left ear craclking.
I am experiencing ear itch, ear ache, burning hot sensation, ear swelling, ear peeling, swollen behind ear and side of jaw. Back of head headache.
Needs to be checked: With all these symptoms in ear and jaw and pain in back of head.It is possible it is due to an infectious process somewhere in ear or jaw.I suggest you make an apt with your doctor and get it checked ...Read more
See someone: Unclear what the lump is, but may be an infection. You need to see someone and have it looked at. ...Read more
Pain: Pain in or around ear can be associAted with viral processes that cause swelling to lymphnodes on or near your ear. Parotid gland infection possible. Although no eat fluid that looks infected your eustacian tube can be blocked and cause pressure and pain to ear. ...Read more
Seboric dermatitis in ears small spurts of vertigo for 6 months tinnitus tense neck head pressure and pains ear fullness hoarseness slight sore throat?
Had 2 ear infections back to back.Ear pain better but throbbing headache in forehead,sometimes in back of head.101.8 fever.Is this sinuses?
Most probably: It is your sinuses, some consider middle ears as part of the sinus system, they all are connected and drain into the upper airways so any bug can affect the whole area. Need to see your doctor again, meanwhile use saline nasal washes, pain killers and decongestants if you are not hypertensive, ...Read more
Rarely: Unless the mastoid sinuses are infected, the pain is not expected to be in the areas. I suspect that you may have a jaw problem from teeth grinding. Consult your dentist. ...Read more
Not directly: The human body is not set up where a middle ear infection on one side can spread like skin infection to the other ear. However, the conditions that allow it to happen in one side may also effect the throat and the other side allowing both sides to become infected at or near the same time. ...Read more
Pressure back of head, neck and ears for three weeks. Pulsing in ears worse on right. Nasal passage clear no fluid in ears. Sinus infection?.
Neck popping sounds, ear pain, MRI/CT on head/brain normal, node tenderness in upper chest. Infection somewhere?
Neck popping: I do not know what you mean by node tenderness in upper chest. The only nodes in upper chest are inside the chest. Happy to do 2nd opinion to better get to the problem. ...Read more
Non-specific: An ear infection can be confined to the skin of the ear canal (external otitis) or fluid or pus in the middle ear space (otitis media). The latter is almost always associated with a hearing loss. Pins and needles in the head and headache are too non-specific to evaluate except to reassure you that it is unlikely to be due to an ear infection. ...Read more
Left ear pain and clogged sensation, pain/drum pops when burping, jaw pain near left ear and congestion. internist saw no ear infection. Ideas? Help!
Left Ear stepedectomy surgery 2 months back. Now ear & ear surroundings of head and left side of throat paining?. What to do?.
TMJD / TMD possible: These symptoms could be from such varied causes as low blood sugar, muscle sprain and common cold or allergy. However, one condition that could explain all three of these symptoms is temporo mandibular dysfunction - commonly called "tmj". If you also experience / have experienced one or more of these....Jaw joint soreness, jaw popping noise, difficulty chewing it would tend to confirm tmd /tmjd. ...Read more
Can TMJ cause ears hissing/ringing? Ear dull aches and ear itching? Laying down moving jaw forward changes sound. MRI of ear and brain were good.
Yes Take home test!: It sounds like you have a TMJ problem. The reason the sound changes when you move you jaw forward is you are moving the condyle down and forward freeing the joint to function normally. When you do this usually the sound goes away. (clicking and popping) A good test is to open an close and listen for clicking and popping.Then bite on a cotton tip applicator (Qtip) open and close-no more noise. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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