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When I exercise heavily and with cool weather I have severe ear pain, 15 minutes after I stop exercising the pain stops. What is the cause and cure?

When I exercise heavily and with cool weather I have severe ear pain, 15 minutes after I stop exercising the pain stops. What is the cause and cure?

Eustachian tube: The ear/nose/thorat area is interconnected. The eustachian tube connects the ear canal to the rest ; sensitive to changes of pressure. When you are taking a shower, turbulence happens to air with the steam rising, the shower curtain draws in. The eustachian tube experiences something similar in your case when you run. Perhaps the shape in your body is narrower, perhaps, you have sinusitis etc. ...Read more

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If TMJ is cause of major ear pain (worse when weather changes), ENT says ear is normal, what is course of action? Custom mouth guard? Massage therapy?

If TMJ is cause of major ear pain (worse when weather changes), ENT says ear is normal, what is course of action? Custom mouth guard? Massage therapy?

See your dentist: Have your dentist evaluate or refer you to an oral surgeon that can better assess the area and come up with a treatment modality that just does not mask the symptoms. Once the proper diagnosis is attained, a nightguard may be the correct therapy, a series of visits with an physical therapist, or other treatments may be indicated based upon clinical and radiographic interpretation. ...Read more

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I will get a pain going down the back side of my head (behind the ears) when I smile alot or when I've been out in cold weather. Mostly on the right?

I will get a pain going down the back side of my head (behind the ears) when I smile alot or when I've been out in cold weather. Mostly on the right?

Explanation: Your pain most likely is muscular because it is developing after smile a lot and in cold weather while muscles contracts. It could asymmetrical. Just try to massage this area, and make it warm ...Read more

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After I run or excercise outside (usually in cold weather) I get a sharp pain in my inner ear. Is this common and can I stop it?

After I run or excercise outside (usually in cold weather) I get a sharp pain in my inner ear. Is this common and can I stop it?

TMJ?: This sounds like TMJ and bruxism. It is common. Avoid chewing gum and clenching your teeth. Soft diet and Motrin can help. Place a cotton ball in your ear when running. ...Read more

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I was just wondering why does cold weather make my stretched ears swell?

I was just wondering why does cold weather make my stretched ears swell?

Vasodilation: This is a very interesting question. I'm not sure I have a complete answer. When your skin gets cold, initially it will increase the blood flow to that area. Example, red cheeks. With the tissue being stretched out, the increased blood flow the tissue will appear more swollen than a regular ear. Again, I'm not sure if this is completely accurate but it makes the most physiological sense. ...Read more

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Constant noise in my left ear, MRI clear? Worse in cold weather and wind but constant sooshing sound

Constant noise in my left ear, MRI clear? Worse in cold weather and wind but constant sooshing sound

Tinnitus: You have tinnitus, and there are many reasons for it including some we don't know. It can occur due to noise exposure, so lower that. Certain drugs like Aspirin may cause it, and it can be part of the aura of migraine. It is not dangerous and it is quite common. You can try using a white noise machine when you sleep and find and audiologist that can perform tinnitus retraining therapy. ...Read more

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6yr old son gets hot swollen hands, fingers, ears, lips in cold weather or extremely cold food, depending on exposure. What causes "hot swollen skin"?

6yr old son gets hot swollen hands, fingers, ears, lips in cold weather or extremely cold food, depending on exposure. What causes "hot swollen skin"?

See below: Increased blood flow to theses "extremity areas" is likely the cause. As long as there is no pain, this is natural (to an extent) so to keep these areas from loosing blood flow (cold can do this) and thus decreasing oxygen to the tissues, where, if without, tissues metabolism slows and if it stops, tissues can die. His response may be slightly exaggerated but, without pain, I would not worry. ...Read more

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Could my head pain be because of the cold weather?

Could my head pain be because of the cold weather?

Cold weather: Is associated with headaches. In fact it's one of the most common reasons for headache. Read this
http://www. Webmd. Com/migraines-headaches/headache-and-migraine-trigger-weather. ...Read more

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Will continuous exposure to cold weather to the head region cause pituitary gland malfunction after some years?

Will continuous exposure to cold weather to the head region cause pituitary gland malfunction after some years?

Doubt it: Hi. No, continuous exposure to cold has never been reported to damage the pituitary. Unlike the body surface, the pituitary is at core body temperature, so even in chilly Canada, your pituiarty's staying nice and cozy at core body temperature. ...Read more

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Foreskine retracts in cold weather and penis head very sensitive feels very tight around penis head?

Foreskine retracts in cold weather and penis head very sensitive feels very tight around penis head?

Phimosis: Foreskin should always be lose and retract easily. See a urologist if this is not the case. Thight foreskin is phimosis and needs treatment either with prescription strength steroid cream, circumcision or prepucioplasty. Latter is performed by surgeon making a vertical incision thru tight are of foreskin and suturing it transversely. This loosens up foreskin and makes it easy to retract. ...Read more

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Can your head of your penis get extra sensetive in cold weather?

Can your head of your penis get extra sensetive in cold weather?

Here are some. ..: No one should dispute with what you feel as described. How can your symptoms be validated? To do so, please collect and bring the detailed info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, progress, and resolution of all symptoms over time to Dr. For review, analysis, examination, and test as needed so to define possible diagnosis for reasonable treatment. ...Read more

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Can nerve damage affect the whole body, I have a weird (tightening sensation) that affects my head, mostly aggravated in cold weather.?

Cold sensitivity: On the first question yes - nerves can effect the whole body, but your descripation does not seem to fill that bill. Tightening around the head with cold weather makes me think of muscle contractions. Try a muscle relaxant per your M.D. See if it clears. I like Fioracet for muscle contraction hadaches. If it doesn't clear see a neurologist? Not enough info here for a more specific diagnosis... ...Read more

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I have lots of scarves in my head and in cold weather it's getting much more. My face and my chest are also itching. Please give me an advice. Thanks?

I have lots of scarves in my head and in cold weather it's getting much more. My face and my chest are also itching. Please give me an advice. Thanks?

Scabs?: If you have multiple non gleaming lesions with rash and or itching seek treatment. Over the counter products will not be strong enough and a proper diagnosis is necessary. ...Read more

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Can a cold cause upper jaw and ear pain?

Can a cold cause upper jaw and ear pain?

Not usually: Cold sore does not usually cause jaw and ear pain. See your dentist or doctor to properly diagnose the pain/problem. ...Read more

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Is tyotocin good for 6 year old girl suffering from ear pain due to cold?

Not sure what: I am not familiar with 'tyotocin'. I looked for its active ingredients at several differnet medical web sites and can't find anything on it. Please look on bottle and enter in the active ingredients so I can help you. Best thing for ear pain in a 6 year old is treating the ear infection and then using tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibupofen as needed for pain relief. Chewing gum also often helps relieve pressure/pain. ...Read more

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Severe right ear pain which stared today. Have cold since last week. Right side of face is slightly swollen and hearing is compromised on that side.?

Ear infection: May be ear infection. Or TMJ. See MD. You may need antibiotics. IF TMJ, see TMJ expert.
See a TMJ-orofacial pain expert to help evaluate and treat your problem. A TMJ-oro-facial pain expert can be general dentist, an oral surgeon, prosthodontist, orofacial pain specialist. Ask your physician, dentist or dental society for a recommendation. ...Read more

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Why do I get ear pain whenever I get a cold?

Cold does it!: Ear pain can occur with cold due to fluid behind the ear drum, it could also be caused by secondary bacterial infection. If the pain is sharp and severe or persistent seek medical care. ...Read more

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How do I relieve intense ear pain from a cold?

How do I relieve intense ear pain from a cold?

Ear pain: Take a pain reliever. Your doctor can prescribe ear drops containing a local anesthetic. Also taking a decongestant might help. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from extreme ear pain since last night. I suspect that it is due to the cold that I got. I also have tonsillitis. Any help?

I have been suffering from extreme ear pain since last night. I suspect that it is due to the cold that I got. I also have tonsillitis. Any help?

Ear pain: Throat pain from a tonsillitis can refer pain up to the ear. If you also have hearing loss, you might have an ear infection. A cold can lead to both. If it persists, follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Had ear pain 2 mo. Ago, put alcohol in and got better, but after week had cold with dizziness. 2 mo. Latter only dizziness returned. Why?

Had ear pain 2 mo. Ago, put alcohol in and got better, but after week had cold with dizziness. 2 mo. Latter only dizziness returned. Why?

Different Structures: Ear pain and changes in hearing are separate anatomically from dizziness and vertigo pain that responds to a little water/alcohol mix suggests the ear canal. A cold and dizziness can affect the middle ear by changing function of the eustacian tube (middle ear) and associated labyrinthitis (vestibular apparatus responsible in part for our balance) which is not part of the hearing mechanism. ...Read more

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Have a slight cold. Tonight I held one nostril closed and blew to try and clear other nostril and had immediate ear pain on the clogged side.?

Have a slight cold. Tonight I held one nostril closed and blew to try and clear other nostril and had immediate ear pain on the clogged side.?

Pressurized tube: With blowing your nostrils in this manner, the concern is that by doing so, you have opened up the Eustachian tube and added air to the canal which opens up on the inside of your eardrum. This can not only be painful, but could result in bursting of your eardrum.
See a doctor who can evaluate your eardrum. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have cold and also ear pain. Which tablets should I prefer?

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Cold w/ ear pain: Try advil (ibuprofen) sinus, ear pain could be a referred pain from sore throat. See your primary care doctor if your symptoms persist after a few days. ...Read more

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Can a head cold cause ear pain on one side?

Can a head cold cause ear pain on one side?

Yes, Congestion can: Prevent one ear from draining w ^pressure. Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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What is the best relief from ear pain due to a severe cold?

Sinus rinse: Sinus rinses - like those made by NeilMed are great; decongestants like pseudephedrine however probably are not ideal with a heart condition. ...Read more