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I am experiencing ear itch, ear ache, burning hot sensation, ear swelling, ear peeling, swollen behind ear and side of jaw. Back of head headache.
Needs to be checked: With all these symptoms in ear and jaw and pain in back of head.It is possible it is due to an infectious process somewhere in ear or jaw.I suggest you make an apt with your doctor and get it checked ...Read more
Stinging burning inside ears, itchy stinging scalp above ears, very painful stiffening of neck behind ears & down to shoulders, stinging skin of arm. ?
Right ear infection 8/25.On antibiotic since.Have slight ear pain and headache.loud ringing/muffled sound. Pain behind eyes. Left ear craclking.
Ear pain, jaw pain near ear, ear ringing, ear clogged/cant hear, feels like water in ear, general congestion/dark mucus. Any ideas/recs? Thx!
Left ear pain and clogged sensation, pain/drum pops when burping, jaw pain near left ear and congestion. internist saw no ear infection. Ideas? Help!
Several causes: Several causes can produce left earache, tinnitus, decreased hearing, such as: Otitis externa (swimmer's ear), acute labyrinthitis, otitis media ( middle ear infection), Ménière's disease (vertigo, tinnitus, hearing deficit), eustachian tube dysfunction, mastoiditis ( mastoid sinus infection/inflammation), and others. A physical exam is needed with your physician to identify the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That's a need for MD: Best solution would be to have this examined by a professional (family doctor), and throat cultured and assessed. Upper respiratory tract infections may well be due to virus, bacteria, etc. You might try using a netti-pot or nasal saline spray along with a decongestant and nsaid. This sounds like it may be due to sinus disease, in which case the above might well help. ...Read more
Have scalp dermatitis in ear; outer ear canal transient numbness/"sensations"1-2 x/day/1-2 minTreatment?
Ear dermatitis /numb: Is it just dermatitis (eczema) or psoriasis? and though not the usual rash make sure with numbness it is not lyme disease. Sometimes get scalp dermatitis from food allergies , so may do elimination diet off dairy x 14 days then off gluten x 14 and see if a difference. Would follow up with dermatologist ...Read more
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
In bed, turned head & got a burning sensation from outer ear to throat. Soapy taste in mouth. Itchy ear & burning feeling in throat. What is this?
Go to emergency room: If the symptoms are all on one side of your head/neck, ask them to evaluate you for a carotid dissection. It's an injury to a blood vessel in the neck that can cause the symptoms you describe. They'll do imaging of the blood vessels. If they find a carotid dissection, they'll start a medicine to thin your blood while the injury heals. If you have any questions, I'm available for a virtual consult. ...Read more
Hidden white bumps under left tonsil, post-nasal drip, ear pain, tinnitus, pain swallowing, sleep apnea, ear barotrauma, blurry vision, sore throat. ?
When drinking or eating something sour, once in a while, the area of my jaws closest to my ear stings for a few seconds. Not chronic pain, but has happened all my life. Can someone explain what this is?
Glands: We all have glands in that area called the parotid glands or possibly salivary glands all of which produce essentially saliva. It would not be unusual for someone to have those glands respond to sour tasting foods or drinks to contract and produce saliva. You may have slightly more sensitive glands to the taste of sour. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi if your ear stings feels blocked and has sharp pains constantly for 3 days is that an ear infection? Feels blocked too what treatment is needed?
Right ear pain, sore throat, soft tissue in mouth sore on right side, ear stings when swallow, have flu syndrome but no flu (from doctor). Help!
NO: This is just too vague to be able to tell you the cause. ...Read more
Hi Dr. Yong I have a question umm my ear is stinging with pain do you know what's the cause of it?
Not enough info: I am not Dr. Yong. But, I believe that Dr. Yong would probably tell you that there is not enough information to be able to diagnose the cause of your pain. ...Read more
On and off pain under jaw towards the back of jaw. Ear pain. Stings sometimes when swallowing. Health anxiety history. Is this cancer? 30 yr old
Sharp stabbing pain left side of head above ear.. It stings for a couple of seconds.. Its been hapenning since this morning.. And its random and my left eye seems to be under some stress since then?
What are the chances of throat cancer at 30?
Scared. Jaw pain, makes ear hurt. Stings a little when I swallow but no other symptoms. Have health anx.
Missing data: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed background information that would support your question. Are you a tobacco user (nicotine containing chew, packets,etc.) ? If so you increase your risk of throat cancer. Any other factor like cigarettes ? The symptom mentioned at your age is more in line with tooth decay/abscess or jaw joint issues. If it spooked you have it checked. ...Read more
Ear ache: The etiology of the ear pain depends on where it is in the ear. If it hurts when you pull on the external ear then it could be the start of swimmer's ear.' If it hurts over the joint (put your fingers in the ear and feel), the joint could be inflamed. (Temporal mandibular joint pain). If the ear is clogged and hurts deeper and the hearing is affected, it could be an ear infection. (Acute otitis ...Read more
I got quite a rash on the outside below my right ear, its creating sting pain and looks has rough suface, what is it and what should I do?,
Hello! My left ear has been stinging for about 3 or 2 days. Last time I went to the doctor he told me I had an infection. That was about 2 months ago.
I got this pain in my ear like a sting and pain shot down side of face now getting bad migraine pain and shooting pain in my arm with pins n needles?
Yellow tongue very lumpy and bumpy only at the back no pain, but certain drinks make it sting. Slight ear pain ?
3.5 yr son stung by bee 4x behind his ear. Mild swelling of sting site. Gave Benadryl (diphenhydramine). 2 hrs later red swollen line runs down middle of his forehead?
Hypersensivity: Your son is likely having a hypersensitivity or "allergic" reaction. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an appropriate medicine to give. Sometimes, bee stings can result in anaphlyaxis, which manifests as shortness of breath or wheezing shortly after the sting. See a healthcare provider if any your sons symptoms increase in intensity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Touching what seems to be a vein (horizontally) behind my left ear I feel pain/sting sensation. Back of head and neck pain for a month. Artery pain?
Otalgia: Otalgia is fancy term for ear pain but it doesn't explain cause. Ear is comprised of 3 distinct parts. Inner ear doesn't typically hurt but can lead to dizziness when irritated. Middle & out ear can hurt due to infection, whereby latter is distinguished by pain upon pulling/touching outer ear. Eustachian tube dysfunction can also hurt, too. Check w/your Family Doc to determine what's causing pain. ...Read more