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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?

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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Headache (Definition)

Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more


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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?

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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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..?

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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What to do if I have headache on the left side of my head above my ear?

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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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 ?

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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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?

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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I had tooth decay doctor was intense Had a headache .. now spot on left head above my ear 5 CM above tooth..pain only when touch the spot any help?plz

I had tooth decay doctor was intense Had a headache .. now spot on left head above my ear 5 CM above tooth..pain only when touch the spot any help?plz

Tooth decay: This sounds like you have an abcessed tooth. If so, it will need a root canal treatment. See your dentist or an endodontist (root canal specialist) for treatment. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing pressure above my ear region on both sides of my head...like atension headache but this is the first time the pressure is persistent.

I'm experiencing pressure above my ear region on both sides of my head...like atension headache but this is the first time the pressure is persistent.

Not unusual: This appears to be a tension headache although no hx is given. No meds were mentioned and no note of doctor involvement. Need to make sure your blood pressure is normal. If this is ok, seek your doctor advice in regards to treatment. ...Read more

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