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Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
23M people helped
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?

SUNCT: Rare Short-lasting Unilateral Neuralgiform headache attacks with Conjunctival injection and Tearing. It is is a primary headache predominant in males and respond to indomethacin. See your PCP for evaluation if needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. Farhad Sigari
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
15 years in practice
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I have severe pain left side if head and ear ache left ear comes and goes can be very painfull and tender to touch around temple area?

Dr. Farhad Sigari
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
15 years in practice
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I have severe pain left side if head and ear ache left ear comes and goes can be very painfull and tender to touch around temple area?

Should be seen: Sever pain in any part of the body is concerning and should be checked out. Pain on the temporal area can come from an ear infection, a problem with your TMJ joint, or even be from inflammation of your arteries that can lead to loss of your vision. Patient should not delay being seen by either their primary md or and ent. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
Board Certified, Cardiac Electrophysiology
51 years in practice
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Chest pain left side-kind of a dull ache in armpi, head/ears/nose, stuffed up, and migraines. I have gut issues but they are being looked into.Ideas?

Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
Board Certified, Cardiac Electrophysiology
51 years in practice
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Chest pain left side-kind of a dull ache in armpi, head/ears/nose, stuffed up, and migraines. I have gut issues but they are being looked into.Ideas?

2 complex 4 shrt ans: Need to ask u many questions about chest and armpit Sx to parse out possible causes. Too little info to say whether or not your heart may be involved. Your doctor taking a complete history and doing a complete physical can definitely arrive at some answers. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
Board Certified, Endocrinology
46 years in practice
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Hello I have a hard lump on back of head left side behind ear. Every morning I have jaw head neck pain left side. Doctor says feels like bone?

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
Board Certified, Endocrinology
46 years in practice
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Hello I have a hard lump on back of head left side behind ear. Every morning I have jaw head neck pain left side. Doctor says feels like bone?

Feels like bone: Your doctor's comment does not make sense. Did she/he make any attempt to get an x-ray of draw lab tests? If not, find another doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. Jennifer Chu
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
45 years in practice
262K people helped
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
24 years in practice
12M people helped
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My 11 year old son has had strep walking pneumonia ear bladder and now kidney infection all in last month. Bad headaches & pain left side..?

Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
24 years in practice
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My 11 year old son has had strep walking pneumonia ear bladder and now kidney infection all in last month. Bad headaches & pain left side..?

See a specialist: These are some serious illnesses to occur in a row in his young age. I think you need to see an immunologist or an infectious disease specialist. He needs a good work up. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
39 years in practice
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Pain under left rib,left side/back &left knee. severe headache, pain left side of head. switching on left side of face, chest pain.positve ecoli urine?

Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
39 years in practice
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Pain under left rib,left side/back &left knee. severe headache, pain left side of head. switching on left side of face, chest pain.positve ecoli urine?

Fever?: If you have fever, I would be worried that your symptoms indicate urinary tract sepsis, a life threatening illness. An emergency dept visit would be reasonable. ...Read more

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Dr. Dwight Romriell
Board Certified, Pain Management
40 years in practice
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What to do if I have headache on the left side of my head above my ear?

Dr. Dwight Romriell
Board Certified, Pain Management
40 years in practice
32K people helped
What to do if I have headache on the left side of my head above my ear?

See a TMJ specialest: Consider the possibility of a TMJ condition. The jaw muscles in the face and on the side of the head when fatigued become very tender and cause headaches, tenderness to hand pressure. Many patients also experience ear pressure, ringing, and ear pain which can be symptoms of a TMJ condition. For a TMJ specialist visit AACFP.org ...Read more

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Dr. John Barbuto
Board Certified, Neurology
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Hi i have had a headache and pain in the right side of my head for 26 days it is the same pain same place above my ear ?

Dr. John Barbuto
Board Certified, Neurology
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Hi i have had a headache and pain in the right side of my head for 26 days it is the same pain same place above my ear ?

Focal >> workup: Focal, persistent headaches need a workup. Your doctor will consider what nerves might be represented by the area of distribution and also what findings are observed on exam (such as in your ear). Need hard data from exam and tests before speculating on diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Board Certified, Pain Management
24 years in practice
9M people helped
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Moderate pain right side of head above ear made worse by movement. "headache" around right eye. Right inner ear pain. Could this all be sinus?

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Board Certified, Pain Management
24 years in practice
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Moderate pain right side of head above ear made worse by movement. "headache" around right eye. Right inner ear pain. Could this all be sinus?

It could, but: But it also can be something else. You have had a ct scan of your chest. I imagine the doctor who ordered that knows a lot of your medical history. That person would be in a position to help answer your question more accurately. An ENT (ear nose throughout doctor would be ideal for sinus issues). ...Read more

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