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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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Most of the time when I turn my head to the side or hold my head up and jump or when I was picking up my book bag I got deep ear pain. Started today?

Most of the time when I turn my head to the side or hold my head up and jump or when I was picking up my book bag I got deep ear pain. Started today?

See Ear pain: This discomfort may be due to early infection or inflammation of the ear drum. A blockage of the eustachian tube which connects from the ear to the back of the nose is a possibility. See your Physician or an otolaryngologist if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What causes ear pain? It feeling like pinching/burning /achy feeling at times all around ear and hurts to turn head to left when happens, can't touch

What causes ear pain? It feeling like pinching/burning /achy feeling at times all around ear and hurts to turn head to left when happens, can't touch

Your infection: Usually ear pain with movement is caused by an outer ear infection or a middle ear infection see Dr. For an in person evaluation ...Read more

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I have ear pain in my left ear at night when I left my head. What could be the cause?

See ENT: Some toxin, pathogen, or allergen in the Left ear or left TM joint is most likely the cause of the pain. See an ENT to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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Right side ear pain with heavy ness in right side of head. And pain goes to right neck?

Radiating neck pain: Could be headache variant, ear or cervical spine or disc issue. Difficult to sort out cause or treatment without knowing your full medical history, related work history and performing a complete head and neck exam. ...Read more

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For two days now almost three I been gettn severe/sharp pains behind my ear all behind my ear pain goes up my head comes n goes hurts. Help please.?

For two days now almost three I been gettn severe/sharp pains behind my ear all behind my ear pain goes up my head comes n goes hurts. Help please.?

Likely a variant of: You need to be evaluated. Likely what is called trigeminal -autonomic neuralgia for which medications like Lyrica (pregabalin) could work. Sometimes naprosyn works. Rarely is this a presentation of bell's palsy, but you would have facial weakness by now. Also an ear infection (otitis media) should be ruled out. ...Read more

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Sharp Inner ear pain primarily right side wake me up, goes up to head. Never happened before. Wear headphone to sleep every night never had problem.?

Sharp Inner ear pain primarily right side wake me up, goes up to head. Never happened before. Wear headphone to sleep every night never had problem.?

?: I have several questions. This could be an infection in the ear canal, but without further information cannot answer accurately. You should see your PCP or if you prefer a Virtual Consult. Healthtap. Com/DrJones Concierge Keycode YVCZAZ. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a root canal cause ear pain on opposite side of head?

Please tell me, could a root canal cause ear pain on opposite side of head?

Yes it is possible: And very common because you are chewing only on the opposite side of your mouth. Chewing on only one side of the jaw can lead to TMJ problems and earache is one of the symptoms. ...Read more

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Head tingling on a daily basis with headaches and some inner ear pain with occasional wet feeling. Any thoughts to what this may be?

Headache and anxiety: I'm sorry you're having these symptoms and it's very difficult to determine the true cause without examining you. It would appear that with the headaches and the tingling this may be anxiety more than anything else at your age. You have a feeling of pain and wetness which I do not understand. The possibility of tempormandibular joint pain giving rise to your ear pain also exists. See an ENT doc. ...Read more

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Minor ear pain. Ear feels full at times. Sounds like water in ear when I try and move my head to take it out. No fluid comes out. Few months now.

Minor ear pain. Ear feels full at times. Sounds like water in ear when I try and move my head to take it out. No fluid comes out. Few months now.

Earpain: You may have fluid in your ears. See an ENT specialist He may put you on a course of steroids.If that fails you may need a myringotomy and tubes to correct the situation ...Read more

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I have behind my ear pain and head aces with neck hurting 2 weeks

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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When I put my head a certain way my jaw hurts and my head did I like break my neck or something also have ear pain?

TMJ-TMD: TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache and toothache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. ...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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Having some what heavy Head, neck and Ear pain on right side for a few days. A doctor diagnosed it as TMJ due to stress. Could this be anything else?

Having some what heavy Head, neck and Ear pain on right side for a few days. A doctor diagnosed it as TMJ due to stress. Could this be anything else?

Yes: Yes, Could be a problem with any of the anatimical structures in the area. Start with evaluation by a TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...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?

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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Could allergies and sinus issues cause lightheadedness? I am having some ear pain and alot of sinus drainage. I'm also a bit light headed

Could allergies and sinus issues cause lightheadedness? I am having some ear pain and alot of sinus drainage. I'm also a bit light headed

Yes: You need a full medical history and exam. Studies show untreated or undertreated seasonal allergies can lead to more frequent acute otitis media and bacterial rhinosinusitis. Need exam to scope your ear and probably treat otitis media and sinusitis simultaneously with augmentin. Try pseudoeohedrine 60 q 6 hours if tolerable and see MD. ...Read more

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Recent cold. Head feels congested and feel not right, like I'm not here. Dizzy at times. Occasional ear pain and occasional headache. Very tired?

Recent cold. Head feels congested and feel not right, like I'm not here. Dizzy at times. Occasional ear pain and occasional headache. Very tired?

Cold complications: You may have a complication to the cold you have experienced. Occasionally a secondary infection ensues and causes a sinus infection or a middle ear infection or both. This could account for your main symptoms.
You should call your doctor to check you and see if you need treatment. ...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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Frequent Headaches & mild ear pain started 2 mths now effecting hearing & balance my gp refering to neurology head tingles to touch wot maybe wrong?

Frequent Headaches & mild ear pain started 2 mths now effecting hearing & balance my gp refering to neurology head tingles to touch wot maybe wrong?

ALLODYNIA! ALLODYNIA!: Well, essentially there's nothing wrong at all. Your headaches are behaving according to plan. They are miserable & due to central sensitization (reflected in your ALLODYNIA- "head tingles to touch") ongoing. You need a neurologist/headache specialist for advice on how to short circuit this merry-go-round. Questions? Www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Make VIRTUAL appointment with Key Code: PDXFNR. ...Read more

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Pain on right side of head, right ear pain, and blood from my right nostril in mornings I need right upper wisdom out but not sure. What this is thanks

Pain on right side of head, right ear pain, and blood from my right nostril in mornings I need right upper wisdom out but not sure. What this is thanks

Otolaryngologist: There may be blockage of the eustachian tube in the back of your nose or a sinus congestion present. I don't think that the wisdom tooth is the culprit. Try nasal irrigations with warm, salt water and if symptoms persist, see an otolaryngologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm having horrible ear pain and now I'm staring to get pain on my head above that ear. No fever though so not sure if its a infection. What could it?

I'm having horrible ear pain and now I'm staring to get pain on my head above that ear. No fever though so not sure if its a infection. What could it?

IEarYouHaveAProblem: Anything that hurts that bad should be seen in-person so someone can take a look inside the ear canal, and also carefully examine around the ear, then decide what to do based on what they do or do not find. If you've had it for one day, maybe you could take some Motrin and see how it goes for a day or two, but if it gets worse don't dick around. Just get yourself examined by a general practitioner. ...Read more

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Can tmj cause difficulty swallowing ear pain headache pain at base of head like where the little nubs as I call them stick out on one side espically when ear starts to hurt?

Can tmj cause difficulty swallowing ear pain headache pain at base of head like where the little nubs as I call them stick out on one side espically when ear starts to hurt?

Rule out ear problem: Ruling out ear infection is especially important so that the possibility of hearing loss can be avoided. Also it is important that your physician rule out the possibility of infection the ear first before making the assumption that the problem is related to TMJ. See your PCP. ...Read more