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I have begun to have intensifying sharp pain on the left side of my head just above the ear followed by a tingling numbness in the tender area and lef?

I have begun to have intensifying sharp pain on the left side of my head just above the ear followed by a tingling numbness in the tender area and lef?

Get it checked out: There are a few things that could cause this type of symptom. Arteries can get inflamed, (arteritis) which would cause the pain, you could be wearing glasses or a hat too long which may cause the numbness. Either way it's probably safest to have someone check it out - especially with the intensifying pain. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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At the time of sleeping my two ears are numbness or tingling why?

At the time of sleeping my two ears are numbness or tingling why?

Tingling ears: Assuming you do not meaning ringing...Tingling ears possibly from laying on the nerves that exit the skull to give rise to sensation of the ear...If you mean ringing..Important to know whether it is dependent on laying down or dependent on sleeping..Laying down may increase pressure in brain...In prole with pseudo tumor cerebri or brain tumors this is not uncommon. ...Read more

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I've been feeling tingling off & on, both sides of my face near sideburns & ears. No numbness or anything. I do have anxiety. But I'm on pills.

I've been feeling tingling off & on, both sides of my face near sideburns & ears. No numbness or anything. I do have anxiety.  But I'm on pills.

Could be anxiety: Episodes of anxiety can cause hyperventilation, which can produce tingling sensations. So can a variety of medication side effects. Talk with your doctor or pharmacist about your meds and whether these sensations could be due to your medicaition. If so, you could try a different drug, with fewer side effects. But talk with your doctor if these sensations continue. Good luck! ...Read more

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Feel a bit of numbness, tingling under ear but next to the jaw. also a little discomfort.not TMJ because my jaw does not lock, but what could this be?

Feel a bit of numbness, tingling under ear but next to the jaw. also a little discomfort.not TMJ because my jaw does not lock, but what could this be?

Could be TMJ: You could be having a TMJ problem even thought your jaw is not locking. In addition to a medical evaluation, I would suggest that you see your dentist to have your TMJ evaluated. ...Read more

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I have been having tingling and numbness on my head above my right ear also get migraines everyday, should I be worried?

I have been having tingling and numbness on my head above my right ear also get migraines everyday, should I be worried?

Is this new?: If the tingling & numbness are on the same side as the pain, the symptoms are likely part of your migraine syndrome. Have you been diagnosed with migraines or did you just diagnose yourself? Do you have headaches "every day," or do you have "everyday" headaches & also a less frequent kind of headache? (Bad spelling can ruin your health, you know.) ...Read more

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Experiencing a Tingling Numbness on outside of right ear while sleeping?

Experiencing a Tingling Numbness on outside of right ear while sleeping?

Sleep on right side?: If this happens only when you are lying on your pillow, be sure that your earlobe is not folded . Perhaps you need a softer pillow. If you tend to sleep on the right side, this would likely be the cause for your problem. You need to clarify also whether the tingling awakes you from your sleep or noted only after you are awake. ...Read more

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I am having tingling/some numbness in half of my tongue (the left) along with some ear and jaw pain. Have chronic sinusitis. What can this be?

I am having tingling/some numbness in half of my tongue (the left) along with some ear and jaw pain. Have chronic sinusitis. What can this be?

Numbness: Tongue numbness, ear ; jaw pain, and sinusitis---all may be related, or may be coincidental. One-sided numbness should be examined carefully. First, see a medical doctor to rule out any conditions that require medical attention. If you are fine, but still with above symptoms, consult with oral surgeons and/or dentist with tmd training. Bad bite, hormonal changes, neuralgia, etc., maybe related. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more