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What causes of inner ear pain be?

What causes of inner ear pain be?

Could be infection: See an ENT doctor or your primary care for them to look in your ear. An infection can be treated with an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Inner Ear (Definition)

The inner ear refers to that part of the ear where mechanical sound energy is transferred to electrical signals that are then sent through nerves to the brain. It also refers to the part of the ear that assists in the regulation of balance. The inner ear includes the cochlea (hearing) and ...Read more


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What could be cause of inner ear pain?

What could be cause of inner ear pain?

Several thongs: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Hey sorry its late but I need some answers, for a little over a year and a half I have had sharp excruciating inner ear pain that comes and goes ?

Hey sorry its late but I need some answers, for a little over a year and a half I have had sharp excruciating inner ear pain that comes and goes
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Needs to be checked: It is very difficult for us to answer what has been causing sharp excruciating pain in your ear for more than a year You need to consult an ENT Specialist who will take a detailed history like what other if any symptoms are and if there is hearing loss.history of wax build up.Past history of any ENT problems etc.And a thorough exam of your ear,nose and throat to find the cause Don't waste time ...Read more

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What should I do if I have constant inner ear pain?

What should I do if I have constant inner ear pain?

Chronic ear pain: is usually initially evaluated by your primary care practitioner, and often referred to an ENT (ear nose and throat) specialist. ...Read more

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Why do I get inner ear pain when i lay on my sides?

Direct pressure: Some patients have temporomandibular joint pain which can elicit tenderness when lying on ones side. Very few patients have actual inner ear pain, and it is just felt inside as it is referred from another area. ...Read more

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What to do if I have constant inner ear pain?

What to do if I have constant inner ear pain?

Pain meds first: If you have severe pain, try some pain medications first. Usually over the counter Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen works well. Anything stronger will need a prescription. You should see your primary doctor or an ENT specialist to determine the cause of your ear pain as well. ...Read more

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What to do if I have excruciating inner ear pain!?

Pain Meds First: If you have severe pain, try some pain medications first. Usually over the counter Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen works well. Anything stronger will need a prescription. You should see your primary doctor or an ENT specialist to determine the cause of your ear pain as well. ...Read more

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What can I do?! i'm experiencing inner ear pain and severe dizziness?

What can I do?! i'm experiencing inner ear pain and severe dizziness?

See a physician: Unfortunately, there are many conditions that can cause those symptoms, from very mild (like ear infections, sinus infections, etc.) to more serious. Balance and dizziness problems are often due to conditions in the inner ear, but not always. It also depends what you are doing at the time (rest, with activity, etc.). I would absolutely recommend seeing your physician. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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Sharp Inner ear pain primarily right side wake me up, goes up to head. Never happened before. Wear headphone to sleep every night never had problem. ?

Sharp Inner ear pain primarily right side wake me up, goes up to head. Never happened before. Wear headphone to sleep every night never had problem. ?

?: I have several questions. This could be an infection in the ear canal, but without further information cannot answer accurately. You should see your PCP or if you prefer a Virtual Consult. healthtap.com/DrJones Concierge Keycode YVCZAZ. ...Read more

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Earache (Definition)

An earache can be a sharp, dull, or burning pain in one or both ears. The pain may ...Read more