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Ear Itches And Hurts
Referred pain: You can get referred ear pain when you have a sore throat. Nerves that go to your throat also provide sensation in your ear so you may feel pain in both locations. Most likely you have a pharyngitis and it should go away in a few days. If t persists see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor can examine: Bumps are hard to figure out without an exam. Sometimes, they appear and disappear for unknown reasons. Bumps may be ok if there is no pain, oozing, bleeding, itching, etc... Otherwise, the causes may be irritant or allergic (something touched the area), or may be from blocked pores, blocked glands, irritated follicles, etc... A doctor can look at the bumps to help get a diagnosis. ...Read more
Eustachian tube: Your eustachian tube may be partially blocked leading to a painless/painful pop ; crack when swallowing (similar to sensation when driving up/down mountain or airplane takeoff/landing). It can be aggravated by allergies and/or upper respiratory infections. You may get some relief w/otc antihistamines ; decongestants. If this doesn't help, go see your family doc for possible middle ear infection. ...Read more
Sore throat. Runny nose stuffy at night. Ear feels like their is liquid in it and everytime i swalllow it hurts my ear.
These symptoms: Without a fever may or may not prove infection. Pressure in sinuses and ears can cause pain. There is congestion as proven by the ear and the pain on swallowing may just be irritation of the throat and the nerve. You will need decongestant/antihistamine and perhaps a nasal spray but your doctor should decide whether you need antibiotics or not. Go get examined and find out. Good luck. ...Read more
Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
My ear hurts really bad, inside and out. The tragus hurts,my ear feels like its blocked, it hurts to pull on the earlobe, the surrounding area hurts?
Go to urgent care/MD: The symptoms you describe are likely related to an external ear infection most likely and possible middle ear infection. These are best treated with a good examination and possible cleaning of the ear canal, ear drops, and to avoid water in the ear. You should go to your local urgent care, your primary physician or see an ENT doctor as soon as possible to get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My right ear tragus is swollen and feels hard it is hurting, i also feel a wound or scratch in my ear if touch behind the tragus inside the ear.
Pain: You may have a sinus condition which can cause your symptoms.See an ENT specialist for evaluation and possible treatment ...Read more
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have a really bad ear infection witch hurts my head and face and when i clean ear blood comes out and my ear smells, my ear drum burst around 2 year?
Referred symptoms: The throat is innervated by a number of nerves, including the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve also innervates the posterior canal skin. It is likely that you have referred symptoms from the throat via the vagus nerve from the throat to the ear canal skin. Usually the referred symptom is pain, but I suppose itching could also occur. The primary problem is in the throat and not the ear. ...Read more
My ears itch bad and my throat feels swollen and itchy. Hurts to swallow on both sides. Minor nasal congestion. I'm exhausted?
Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Some throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can decrease pain. ...Read more
I have gastritis. Does it cause ringing in ears? When it's bad my whole right shoulder, jaw hurts and ear ring.
TMJ ?: Irritable bowel syndrome are some of the neurological problems that go along with TMJ in addition to headaches, ringing in the ears, neck pain, and jaw pain. Your gastritis may be a secondary problem to tmj. You should get a consult with a well trained dentist who treats TMJ for a diagnosis and consultation. ...Read more
Blister type bump on my tragus? Swollen, sore, burning sensation that turns my ear and cheek red.
Hard to say: Localized symptoms you describe could be as simple as an allergic response to inhaled pollen with throat drainage. It could also be a bacterial or viral infection involving both areas. If it does not respond to simple comfort measures in a day or so you might want to have it looked at. ...Read more