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What can cause dizziness, and lightheadedness? I missed my period last month and I know I'm not pregnant and I don't have any ear pain.

What can cause dizziness, and lightheadedness? I missed my period last month and I know I'm not pregnant and I don't have any ear pain.

Dizziness: There are so may causes for dizziness, you should see your doctor & have work up for this problem. Please do not ignore it. Feel better. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness, lightheadedness, and headaches? I know I'm not pregnant. I missed my period last Month and I don't have any ear pain.

What can cause dizziness, lightheadedness, and headaches? I know I'm not pregnant. I missed my period last Month and I don't have any ear pain.

Dizziness: If you are sexually active & missed your period make sure 1st that you are not pregnant. There are so many causes for dizziness. You need to see your Dr for evaluation & work up. Good luck ...Read more

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Doctor tested thyroid for exhaustion, weight gain, ear pain, sadness, heavier periods, and acne. She said thyroid lab is great. I feel horrible. Help?

Doctor tested thyroid for exhaustion, weight gain, ear pain, sadness, heavier periods, and acne. She said thyroid lab is great. I feel horrible. Help?

PCOS?: The symptoms for thyroid disease are non-specific, and common in the general population. So there are many people who have symptoms that sound like low thyroid, but have normal thyroid function. Your symptoms are consistent with polycystic ovarian syndrome/ Insulin resistance. I would have someone look into that possibility. ...Read more

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Periods of vertigo and one of my ears feeling full and tinnitus; earache in my right ear (feels like a bruise inside my ear); no hearing loss.

Periods of vertigo and one of my ears feeling full and tinnitus; earache in my right ear (feels like a bruise inside my ear); no hearing loss.

Be examined: With those symptoms you should see an ear nose and throat surgeon to sort out the cause. This is not normal. All the best. ...Read more

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Random sharp ear pain?

Neuritic pain: Sharp stabbing pain in the ear is rarely the result of ear infection which is persistent pain associated with hearing loss. Two possible reasons could be firing off of nerves that innervate the region of the ear (trigeminal neuralgia) or the pain may be arising from structures around the ear as the jaw joint or the muscles of mastication. ...Read more

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What can cause ear pain?

What can cause ear pain?

Ear vs TMJ: Most common cause of ear pain is infection. Can be other ear problems. Most common cause of ear pain not due to ear is jaw joint (TMJ) problem. See ENT doc. If negative for ear pain, have oral surgeon examine jaw joint. If positive, see TMJ expert. Get referral from oral surgeon ...Read more

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How can I address ear pain?

First find out cause: "ear pain" is a tricky problem as more often than not it is not from the ear. The most common cause of "ear pain" is from the jaw joint. If you have no hearing loss and no ear fullness chances are it is your jaw and jaw precautions can help. An ENT doctor can look in your ear and tell whether the ear is or is not the problem. Beware doctors treating an ear they say that "looks a little red". ...Read more

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What can I do I have ear pain?

What can I do I have ear pain?

Exam: You could take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen and use a warm compress along your jaw. See you doctor for an exam and further treatment. All the best. ...Read more

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What could cause chronic ear pain?

What could cause chronic ear pain?

Tough problem: Chronic ear pain tends to be a frustrating problem as it is difficult to diagnose and management strategies do involve trial and error method at times. Temporomandibular disorders often cause chronic ear pain. Other causes include inflammation of the jaw joint/s, headache disorders, salivary gland disease, and ear infections. Some medical illnesses can also exhibit ear pain. ...Read more

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Possible causes of chronic ear pain?

Possible causes of chronic ear pain?

Ear Pain: Infections (internal and external), ear wax, throat infections, vascular issues, TMJ problems, dental infections, salivary gland problems and numerous other diagnoses can be involved. See your doctor who may refer you to an ENT specialist in some cases. ...Read more

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How to escape ear pain after flying?

Gum: The pressure in the cabin may cause any fluid in the ear tubes to plug them creating pain and pressure in the ear. THe best is to use decongestants if plugged up then on take off and lading chew gum it promoted swallowing and helps open the tubules ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have ear pain?

Several causes: Ear pain can develop from inflammation of the ear canal skin, from a middle ear infection, TMJ inflammation or even from problems affecting sites far from the ear such as the throat. Most commonly, ear pain is due to an ear infection- either in the middle ear or ear canal. If these areas area normal, then the hunt for the source of the pain can be complex but needs to be complete. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe ear pain!

Pain meds first: If you have severe pain, try some pain medications first. Usually over the counter Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen works well. Anything stronger will need a prescription. You should also see your primary doctor or an ENT specialist to determine the cause of your ear pain. ...Read more

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What to do if I have extreme ear pain?

What to do if I have extreme ear pain?

Pain Meds First: If you have severe pain, try some pain medications first. Usually over the counter Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen works well. Anything stronger will need a prescription. You should also see your primary doctor or an ENT specialist to determine the cause of your ear pain. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of occasional ear pain?

What could be the cause of occasional ear pain?

Ear Infection or TMJ: You should first see an ENT specialist to rule out an ear infection. If that has been ruled out then it may be related to a TMJ problem in which case you should see an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I have had ear pain for about a week. What could it be?

I have had ear pain for about a week. What could it be?

Ear issues: It may simply be that the eustachian tubes are blocked due to swelling or fluid behind the ears. It should resolve on its own but if it does not you should see your pcp for a possible ear drum rupture. You could also be suffering from an inner or outer ear infection in which may need to be treated. ...Read more

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I am experiencing constant ear pain. What could this be?

Ear vs jaw joint: Most common causes of ear pain are due to ear problems like ear infection. Most common cause of ear pain NOT due to ear problems is jaw joint (TMJ) problems. See ENT doc, if ear negative, see oral surgeon. If TMj- get referral from oral surgeon to TMJ expert. ...Read more

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What causes of inner ear pain be?

What causes of inner ear pain be?

Could be infection: See an ENT doctor or your primary care for them to look in your ear. An infection can be treated with an antibiotic. ...Read more

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