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Ear pain and pressure. Feels like there is something in them. Headaches as well though the pains are mild. Worse when bending forward and they ring too?

Ear pain and pressure. Feels like there is something in them. Headaches as well though the pains are mild. Worse when bending forward and they ring too?

Clogged Sinuses: It sounds like you have an ear or sinus infection which could be viral or bacterial (less common). If you have a fever and /or tenderness over your cheek bones or forehead see a doctor now. This could also be seasonal allergies and an over the counter allergy/sinus medicine might help. One of the best ways to open clogged sinuses is to use saline washes, see netti pot. ...Read more

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After dental. Work I am having major ear pain and pressure what can I do to alleviate this? Are there medications I can take? I am terminally

After dental. Work I am having major ear pain and pressure what can I do to alleviate this? Are there medications I can take? I am terminally

More info needed: What type of work? Extraction? Root canal therapy? Deep fillings? OTC anti-inflammatory meds will help, but you should consult with the dentist who treated you. ...Read more

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I was play xbox and I rubbed the inside of my ear and it clogged and now I have serious ear pain and pressure. What do I do?

I was play xbox and I rubbed the inside of my ear and it clogged and now I have serious ear pain and pressure. What do I do?

Relax: Try a warm compress to your ear. Put some drops of hydrogen peroxide into the canal to soften wax. Take some appropriately dosed Ibuprofen for pain. If it does not resolve, get to your doctor for a further evaluation. ...Read more

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Jaw pain, headache and ear pain and pressure? Also have painless lumps under chin and jaw not sure if related? No fever. Pain relievers not helping

Go to a dentist: From what you are describing. You might be having a tooth infection and the lump under your jaw is a lymph node. Also you might be having a partially impacted third molar or a wisdom tooth with pericronitis. Usually they give ear pain and headache. Please have your dentist to check you out for a proper diagnosis or assessment ...Read more

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What to do about ear pain, pressure, ringing. What are some home remedies?

What to do about ear pain, pressure, ringing. What are some home remedies?

Go to a doctor: I suggest seeing a doctor for these concerning symptoms. This is not a problem I would suggest trying "home remedies" to treat. ...Read more

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I would like help with my ear pain & pressure?

I would like help with my ear pain & pressure?

Simple: May be due to wax buildup and related pressure. Try a few drops of olive oil in each ear twice a day and see if this helps. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I want help with my ear pain & pressure?

Diagnosis: Do you have a hearing loss with the symptoms of ear ache and pressure? If the answer if NO then think of TMD. The side of the face has more than the ear. If the pain at the side of the face is not associated with hearing loss, it is unlikely that the ear is the source of the pain. The pain and pressure could be the result of masseter muscle spasm or arthritis of the jaw. If hearing down ENT. ...Read more

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I´ve had slight pressure in the left side of my neck, near the center for about 3 weeks. Ear pain now and then. Smoked for a month then quit. Serious?

I´ve had slight pressure in the left side of my neck, near the center for about 3 weeks. Ear pain now and then. Smoked for a month then quit. Serious?

Pain: It is great that you have stopped smoking. There is a nerve at the base of your skull that may be causing you pain based on your description of the location. To, fully assess the ear pain your doctor needs to look at your ear canal and ear drum. Schedule an appointment and feel better. ...Read more

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He seems to be having ear pain, pressure build up and shooting pains & a white mucus covering. What is this & is there any over-the-counter drugs?!

He seems to be having ear pain, pressure build up and shooting pains & a white mucus covering. What is this & is there any over-the-counter drugs?!

Please clarify: What is the 'white mucus covering'? Your question is vague. Otc meds can work for pain, congestion and such. If the illness lasts for more than a day or two, please seek care at nhs or your private doctor. ...Read more

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Jaw and ear pain/pressure + jaw joint catching =?

Jaw and ear pain/pressure + jaw joint catching =?

Sounds like TMJ prob: Needs evaluation by dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Mild ear pain from time to time, constant ringing in right ear. Pressure in right ear and squieeking when I pinch my nostriles closed and bllow?

Mild ear pain from time to time, constant ringing in right ear. Pressure in right ear and squieeking when I pinch my nostriles closed and bllow?

Effusion: Most likely you have an effusion in your right ear. Give it some time it should go away. You have some sort of eustachian tube dysfunction, whether you have a history of ear problems or allergies, that would need to be diagnosed by an ent. ...Read more

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I had ear pain & swelling. I put pressure on it and when I released I felt a pop & warm fluid sensation. Nothing drained out but swelling did go away.

I had ear pain & swelling. I put pressure on it and when I released I felt a pop & warm fluid sensation. Nothing drained out but swelling did go away.

? Tiny abscess: Something popped so it was likely a swelling that ruptured. It is strange nothing drained out. If the problem reoccurs or continues, follow up with your MD. All the best. ...Read more

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Right ear pain, dizziness. Strange tingling/firn/pressure feeling around them?

Right ear pain, dizziness. Strange tingling/firn/pressure feeling around them?

See a doctor: This is a complex set of symptoms that can be associated with many different causes including TMD, Viral inner ear infection, muscle strain, and more.

If it isn't better in a couple of days, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I relieve ear pain pressure caused by sinusitus if I can't take sudafed?

How do I relieve ear pain pressure caused by sinusitus if I can't take sudafed?

Decongestant: Oxymetozaline (afrin, dristan, nasivin, logicin, Vicks sinex, visine l.R., sudafed om, and zicam) can all help. Don't use more than several days in succession. You might also try nasal rinses with neti pot (ask your friendly pharmacist). Also, steroid nasal spray may help. ...Read more

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He seems to be having ear pain, pressure build up and shooting pains in the ear canal. What could this be and is there any over-the-counter drugs 4 it?

He seems to be having ear pain, pressure build up and shooting pains in the ear canal. What could this be and is there any over-the-counter drugs 4 it?

Otitis media: Sounds like an ear infection. I would recommend seeing a doctor for antibiotics that will specifically target the most common bacteria that cause otitis media. I can't be sure without a physical exam, but if this continues, have a physician take a peak into his ear to see if there is an infection behind the eardrum. If it gets worse, fever does not break, etc, get to doc sooner. ...Read more

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Can a pituitary adenoma cause head and ear pain along with pressure in the sinuses?

Pressure: The symptoms are not likely to be related to pituitary adenoma but because of the head and ear pain you MUST see your doctor immediately. Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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If I have ear pain from ETD and what feels like excess pressure is the valsalva maneuver a bad idea?

If I have ear pain from ETD and what feels like excess pressure is the valsalva maneuver a bad idea?

ET Dysfunction: Once the issues behind the ET dysfunction are solved (infection, allergy, virus, etc) (not before) then it's important to start clearing you ears with a Valsalva menuver - I am a DAN (Divers Alert Network) physician and see numerous scuba divers who can't clear their ears. We undertake to diagnose and fix the issues then they can start to Valsalva again (required in diving). ...Read more

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I get a morning headache that is brought on by valsalva and then have pain and pressure sensation along sides neck and head pressure. Ear pain. Cause?

Numerous: There can be a number of causes for this, some benign, some very dangerous. Because of the later, i'd ask your doctor to consider a brain mri, especially if these symptoms are new. ...Read more

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Ear pain & pressure. Could it be related to cervical spondylosis? Having some pain down neck and upper back, too.

Ear pain & pressure. Could it be related to cervical spondylosis? Having some pain down neck and upper back, too.

Quick exam: The pains on your neck and back are likely from the c-spine problem. The ear problem could be, but presumptive diagnosis without proof would be wrong. Go to your doctor and a quick look at your ear and an examination of your spine and movements can help your md make proper dx, or more exam and referral if needed.. ...Read more

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59 yr old female. Ear pain, bad pressure, malformed eustachian tube. Need tube in ear. Hate needles. Are any needles involved? Help

59 yr old female. Ear pain, bad pressure, malformed eustachian tube. Need tube in ear. Hate needles. Are any needles involved? Help

Ear tube: This involves a cut in your ear drum. This can be done with a topical anesthesia but you must hold still. If you cannot and are very nervous this can be done under general anesthesia. ...Read more

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I have been having a lot of dizziness and pressure in my head and face area. I have a lame pain at the back of my left ear, pain in my left arm to?

I have been having a lot of dizziness and pressure in my head and face area. I have a lame pain at the back of my left ear, pain in my left arm to?

Must see your doctor: Hypertension must be excluded with symptoms like pressur on head and dizziness. Pain in left arm should always be a concern in terms of cardiac symptoms. EKG and blood tests should form part of the consult. ...Read more

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When I belch feels like pressure is trying to go out ears, have constant swishing, ear pain and fullness vng test revealed no peripherial problems but?

Patent Eustachian Tu: Somehow you are holding your breath when you belch - you can't have pressure in your ears if your mouth is open.
Not sure what you mean by swishing.
Ear pain is probably due to tightness of your jaw. See www. Grossaninstitute. Com for mirror exercises for TMJD. ...Read more

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What could cause left eye pressure with left ear pain?

Ear/Sinus Infection: An ear infection or sinus infection will cause facial pain which can cause pain in the ear or the eye. Taping on the face will elicit pain if the sinus is infected. An ear infection will usually have discharge or pain when pullin on the ear. ...Read more

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Why is it every time my sinuses get cloged my ear hurts and when I cough the back of my head hurts? What can I do to alliveate the ear pain/pressure?

Why is it every time my sinuses get cloged my ear hurts and when I cough the back of my head hurts? What can I do to alliveate the ear pain/pressure?

Several causes: The ear fullness is either referred from the maxillary sinuses, inflammation of the nasopharynx from the drainage or infection, or swelling of the eustachian tubes. The headache is either from transient blood pressure increases during the cough causing swelling of the sinus linings or temporary distension of the veins inside the skull which are very sensitive (cough headache). ...Read more

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I have an ear pain, it is like pressure, irritability, blocked eustachian tube?

I have an ear pain, it is like pressure, irritability, blocked eustachian tube?

Ear pain: Get it checked out, possibly can be infected, or you can have fluid in the ear. You can try a decongestant to see if it helps. ...Read more

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Pain on back left side of head (pressure pain), slight inner ear pain (more annoying than pain), and slight pain from tooth infection. All left side.

Pain on back left side of head (pressure pain), slight inner ear pain (more annoying than pain), and slight pain from tooth infection. All left side.

Infection: Are you under dental care and on antibiotics for your infection? It's likely that all your symptoms are related to a dental abscess. Discuss this with your dentist or oral surgeon who will refer you to your physician if it is deemed advisable. ...Read more

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I've had ear pain and left temple pressure for a month....does this seem serious? The pressure is right about my jaw joint and is intense andthrobbing

I've had ear pain and left temple pressure for a month....does this seem serious? The pressure is right about my jaw joint and is intense andthrobbing

Ear pain: It sounds like TMJ (temporal mandibular joint syndrome) and isn't serious if that's the case. Stress can provoke it. An ENT or dentist can help diagnose and I would suggest you go since it has been going on for so ling. ...Read more

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Mild pulsing headaches left side, pressure includeing eye. Ear pain. 5 days constaint. Sometimes move to whole head. No pressure when flat on floor?

Mild pulsing headaches left side, pressure includeing eye. Ear pain. 5 days constaint. Sometimes move to whole head. No pressure when flat on floor?

C spine problem: It rather seems that you could have problem with the c spine and causing radicular pain with certain head position esp the upper part associated with the stellate ganglion. Have it examined though as some imaging can be done to determine head or neck problem. ...Read more

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Ear pain/pressure/dizzy x 5weeks. Ent gave ear drops (eardrums slight inflamed)/abx. No relief. Suggestions? Thanks

Ear pain/pressure/dizzy x 5weeks. Ent gave ear drops (eardrums slight inflamed)/abx. No relief. Suggestions? Thanks

Try decongestant: Your symptoms may be due to eustachian tube dysfunction, where the tubes that connect the middle ear to the back of the throat are blocked so pressure builds up in the middle ear. Decongestants like sudafed can help relieve the symptoms (as long as there is no reason you can't take decongestants such as uncontrolled high blood pressure). ...Read more

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Can persitent ear pain in 1 or both ears be a symtom of early hiv? Ear pain is (in eustachian tubes) pressure pain and feel full and block at times

Can persitent ear pain in 1 or both ears be a symtom of early hiv? Ear pain is (in eustachian tubes) pressure pain and feel full and block at times

Sinus disease: This is not a manifestation of HIV disease. Acute HIV infection could present like a 'mono' type illness- fever, sore throat, feeling washed out, lymph node enlargement, etc. What you describe is sinus disease (ear-nose-throat are connected!) Recommend to see your primary doc or an ENT if not much benefit from the first round of treatments (decongestants, increased fluid intake, etc). ...Read more

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I am haviing pressure in my lower left molar along with neck and ear pain and severe headaches. What could be causing this and what is the treatment?

Tooth infection: Could be a possibility. Sounds like you are having referred pain form the molar area. See your dentist as soon as possible. A tooth infection needs to be ruled out first. Treatment is usually antibiotics. If it is not your tooth you need to be evaluated by your regular physician. If your neck pain and headaches are worsening go to the er. ...Read more