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Sore throat on right side, right side ear pain, bump behind ear?

Sore throat on right side, right side ear pain, bump behind ear?

See doctor: Could be related to ear or throat infection. Less likely, could be malignancy n tongue or throat. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Headache: May be migraine, may be something more serious. If these are new problems and have never occurred before, then you need to be evaluated to ensure that something more dangerous than just a migraine is the case. ...Read more

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Pulsatile tinnitus, recent stabbing pain in inner ear right side, right side face pain, lightheaded, right side neck pain. Possible causes?

Pulsatile tinnitus, recent stabbing pain in inner ear right side, right side face pain, lightheaded, right side neck pain. Possible causes?

See an ENT: There are many possible causes of these types of symptoms. TMJ dysfunction, carotid stenosis and ear infection, just to name a few. However, pulsatile tinnitus mandates a medical investigation with radiological tests as well as blood-work. See an ENT for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Headache on right side, glands behind right ear hurts, jaw feels tensed, behind right eye hurts. Whag is this?

Headache on right side, glands behind right ear hurts, jaw feels tensed, behind right eye hurts. Whag is this?

Viral conjunctivitis: This is usually self limiting and lasts maybe 3 weeks. Doctors prescribe steroid/antibiotic eye drops. The steroid relieves inflammation. The antibiotics have little effect the drops do not shorten the length of the infection, but just make you feel a little more comfortable with it. ...Read more

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Sore head down bottom left. Piercing headaches, in temples ringing in right ear?

Sore head down bottom left. Piercing headaches, in temples ringing in right ear?

Piercing headaches: DO SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR. HE OR SHE MAY RECOMMEND A NEUROLOGIST IF NOT BETTER. COULD BE MIGRAINE. ...Read more

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Sharp pain behind left ear when turning head right?

Pain: This sounds like a muscular pain, possibly in the sternocleidomastoid muscle. I would try anti-inflammatories and warm compresses. If that does not help, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Left side headache top of head, facial/check pressure/pain, ear discomfort, tender left side neck and under ear ? Could I have brain tumor?

Left side headache top of head, facial/check pressure/pain, ear discomfort, tender left side neck and under ear ? Could I have brain tumor?

Likely not tumor: Given your younger age and type of symptoms currently displayed, a brain tumor is less likely. It depends on the frequency and severity of symptoms, but you might consider requesting your doctor to order an MRI brain with and without contrast (it provides better detail of the brain than does the ct). Sinusitis might be a more plausible diagnosis in your case. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side head above ear?

Sharp pain on left side head above ear?

Neuralgia: Such sharp,jabbing pains in that area are often due to neuralgia which is an irritable superficial nerve. This is more of a nuisance than anything serious and usually resolves without any specific treatment. However if symptoms persist or worsen, see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain right side of head just above right ear?

Throbbing pain right side of head just above right ear?

Pain: May be TMJ or inflammation of the temporal artery. Start with warm compresses and ibuprofen but if it persists you should see your doctor ...Read more

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Left side of neck, eye, temple, and ear pain. Possibilities?

Left side of neck, eye, temple, and ear pain. Possibilities?

Temple pain: Listing a series of complaints online and expecting a diagnosis wont help - its best that you seek medical attention as a competent doctor will be able to better guide you to determine what the problem is and then how to treat it. ...Read more

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Shar pain in right temple behind eye jaw snd ear sometimes throbbing Broke left side of jaw and car accident sometimes sitcged to left side. TMJ ??

Shar pain in right temple behind eye jaw snd ear sometimes throbbing Broke left side of jaw and car accident sometimes sitcged to left side. TMJ ??

Not enough: Not enough info to make a diagnosis. Yes, there can be traumatically induced joint dysfunction. You should be examined by an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. ...Read more

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Dull ache behind left eye?

Dull ache behind left eye?

Dull ache: There can be several causes for the source of your lain such as headache, sinus infection, glaucoma or an infection of the orbit. Best see an eye doctoa asap. ...Read more

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Having right sided temporal headaches with pressure behind right eye and face. Suffering with ear pain and swollen lymph nodes on right side of groin?

Having right sided temporal headaches with pressure behind right eye and face. Suffering with ear pain and swollen lymph nodes on right side of groin?

Duration?: If your problem has been present for more than 2 weeks, you need to see your doctor. We need more details from you (age, medical conditions etc). On the face of it, you appear to have migraine which however is not associated with swollen groin nodes. If you are over 40 , you need to consult a neurologist as well regarding the new-onset headaches. ...Read more

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Ear ache and neck right side light headed?

Ear ache and neck right side light headed?

?infection: You may have an ear infection which can commonly cause dizziness or the feeling of being lightheaded, and pain may travel down into your neck, ...Similarly, it could be a possible sinus infection, etc. Best for you to see a dr. And get an exam and officially diagnosed so the proper treatment can occur, best wishes. ...Read more

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Head pain and left ear beating?

Head pain and left ear beating?

Could be either or: it could be the ear ache caused by infection that started the circle and end up with bad headache. or it could be a sinus headache started and spread to the ear and caused pain as well. stop the circle by treating one and the other will follow. good luck. ...Read more

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Neck, Head, Jaw, EaR Pain On Left Side. Get Sharp Pains Periodically. Left Side Of Tongue Numb feeling, No taste Buds?

Eagle's syndrome: This type of pain may be caused by glossopharyngeal neuritis and/or elongation or calcification of the styloid ligament commonly referred to as Eagle's syndrome. In a true Eagle's syndrome, intraoral palpation of the styloid process through the tonsillar fossa will precipitate an attack of pain. Rec.: see a dentist for PAN x-ray and evaluation, or ENT or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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Twitching on left side of head above ear?

Twitching on left side of head above ear?

Unimportant?: Muscle twitching in a limited area unlikely to be due to any major disorder at your age stress is the likeliest cause. ...Read more

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What symptoms can come from having a migrain or cluster headache at age 18.(location: left side from mid forehead to behind ear.. On left side)?

What symptoms can come from having a migrain or cluster headache at age 18.(location: left side from mid forehead to behind ear.. On left side)?

Several: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I was punched in the side of the head.Had aweful headache for 8 hrs &now massive bruise and swreling on ear& bruise behind ear. Nauseous. Head sore 2?

I was punched in the side of the head.Had aweful headache for 8 hrs &now massive bruise and swreling on ear& bruise behind ear. Nauseous. Head sore 2?

ER trip maybe.: This blow has affected your spelling. If it is affecting vision, balance, sensation, strength or speech; or if pain is increasing you need an exam and possibly a brain scan. External bruising is not a reflection of internal (brain) injury. Neurologic symptoms are. ...Read more

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Facial pain, headaches, ear pain,and behind ear pain?

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Facial pain, headaches, ear pain,and behind ear pain?

See OFP specialist: Orofacial Pain specialists are dedicated exclusively to the treatment of orofacial pain, TMJ pain, jaw pain, facial pain, bruxism and TMJ disorders. Find a doctor close to where you live or work. ...Read more

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Headache. By my right temple, above eye and behind ear. Gets a lot worse when i bend over. What could it be?!

Headache. By my right temple, above eye and behind ear. Gets a lot worse when i bend over. What could it be?!

Headache evaluation: Many headaches get worse with bending, including sinus headache and headaches associated with viruses. If the headache is severe you should seek medical attention. For less severe headaches, it is reasonable to start the evaluation with your medical physician, and they can rule out some causes and refer you to appropriate specialists as indicated, and start treatment. ...Read more

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Could I have lymphoma? Bad headaches for few weeks, small lump behind ear (firm but moves slightly), tiredness and breathlessness?

Have it checked out: Sounds like a small lymph node, which for a 19 year old is most likely completely normal. However, if you are having other symptoms and are concerned for a cancerous process, have it checked out. The bump may or may not be related to your other symptoms. ...Read more

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I am 19 years old and have had a headache for the past week it's the same spot. Left side behind the ear. What could cause this? Never had one before.

I am 19 years old and have had a headache for the past week it's the same spot. Left side behind the ear. What could cause this? Never had one before.

Migraine: Migraine headaches are common at your age and can exhibit pain over the head and behind the ears. The exact cause is not known. For starters, you could try some self care strategies like warm compresses, massages, hot showers, relaxation, green tea. Talk to your pcp or a neurologist. ...Read more

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I've had a skull/headache from the base of my skull up to behind my ear up to my temple on the left side for 2 days. ?

See Dr: One-sided headache that persists is likely going to need help (=drugs) to resolve. Could be migraine-variant, local trauma, or infection. See your dr/urgent care/er for eval. ...Read more

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I have headache on left side and pulsating pain behind left ear. Can this be related to alcohol detox and taking acampprosate?

I have headache on left side and pulsating  pain behind left ear. Can this be related to alcohol detox and taking acampprosate?

Yes: Those could be adverse effects of acamprosate, but GI symptoms and mood problems are more common. More likely the symptoms may be realted to alcohol withdrawal. Have your prescribing doctor check you to be sure you're ok. ...Read more

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Hi Docs, I get 2 kinds of headaches, the one is on the left side by my ear, cheek & behind eye some times pain meds help. The other is next to my right ear for a short period & a few times I’m a day. What should I do?

Hi Docs, I get 2 kinds of headaches, the one is on the left side by my ear, cheek & behind eye some times pain meds help. The other is next to my right ear for a short period & a few times I’m a day. What should I do?

Sinusitis: The 2 commonest causes for headaches are Tension Headaches and Sinusitis. The headache associated with cheek and eye pain sounds like a sinus headache. If you suffer with sinusitis then you may need to be on chronic sinus meds eg antihistamine and corticosteroid nasal spray. If it is assoc with neck and upper back muscle spasm then probably a Tension Headache requiring analgesia/physio/stress mx. ...Read more

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Throat infection? Hurts when i drink water. Pain+ discomfort on left side of throat and ear. Headache in mornings n behind eyes. Any natural remedies?

Throat infection? Hurts when i drink water. Pain+ discomfort on left side of throat and ear. Headache in mornings n behind eyes. Any natural remedies?

Throat inf. nat rx: Ionic silver solution, olive leaf extract, dilute hydrogen peroxide solution to wash mouth with, and immune stimulators like system well can all help with a throat and ear infection. But consult your doctor if it is not getting better or getting worse. ...Read more

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What+could+cause+pain+on+left+side+behind+ear that goes into neck ?

What+could+cause+pain+on+left+side+behind+ear that goes into neck ?

Several possibilitie: Most likely represents musculoskeletal discomfort, but could be secondary to ear or mastoid inflammation. Should be examined by physician. ...Read more

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Getting spasms on the left side of head behind ear?

Getting spasms on the left side of head behind ear?

Head spasm: Spasm behind the ear is the result of neck muscle spasm. It is common and usually has no worrisome underlying cause. ...Read more

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Pain on left side of head behind ear after got hit there. Should i be worried about concussions?

Pain on left side of head behind ear after got hit there. Should i be worried about concussions?

Possibly: If you are completely normal with just some pain at the site of impact, you probably can continue to observe. However, if you had loss or altered awareness, focal neurological deficit, worsening headache, are on blood thinners, etc., you ought to get it checked out. If in doubt, err on the side of getting checked out. ...Read more