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Got hit in jaw. Pain in left side of lower jaw and ear. Hurts to eat on that side. Can't close it all the way. Have movement but with pain. Help?

Got hit in jaw. Pain in left side of lower jaw and ear. Hurts to eat on that side. Can't close it all the way. Have movement but with pain. Help?

See Dentist ASAP: It sounds like a possible jaw fracture or a bleed into the TMJ jaw joint. You need an accurate diagnosis from a dentist. They can remmend treatment or proper referral for follow up. ...Read more

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I got hit right where the jaw connects to the neck. And my ear hurts when I yawn or hiccup. It is also swollen in that area. Could it be the glands?

I got hit right where the jaw connects to the neck. And my ear hurts when I yawn or hiccup. It is also swollen in that area. Could it be the glands?

No: It could be the neck of the mandible or the tissues surrounding it. Treat it like a bad bruise or contusion. If it is not improving or your bite is off, see your dentist. All the best. ...Read more

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Ear hurts down to jaw and neck?

Ear hurts down to jaw and neck?

Referred pain: This is called referred pain. Hard to know the source just from the info you give, but it cough be a primary ear issue or a throat issue ...Read more

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What does it mean if my ear hurts when I move my jaw and open wide?

What does it mean if my ear hurts when I move my jaw and open wide?

Be seen: It sounds like an irritation or infection in the ear, eustacian tube, or sinuses. Be seen to find out. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my ear hurts and every tme I move my jaw it becomes worse.?

What does it mean if my ear hurts and every tme I move my jaw it becomes worse.?

? otitis externa: Otitis externa (also known as external otitis and swimmer's ear) is an inflammation of the outer ear and ear canal. The inflammation can be accompanied by bacterial or fungal infection, and the ear canal skin swells and may become painful or tender to touch. When the jaw moves, the ear canal is close to the temporomandibular joint and pain may result. Treatment depends on severity. ...Read more

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My right jaw jus under ear hurts since morning when I open my mouth. What it is. Am scared..

My right jaw jus under ear hurts since morning when I open my mouth. What it is. Am scared..

Infection: It is likely that you may have an infection in your gum or ear and the lymph nodes would possibly be inflamed as well. See a doctor who can examine you and then treat you accordingly ...Read more

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When I put my head a certain way my jaw hurts and my head did I like break my neck or something also have ear pain?

When I put my head a certain way my jaw hurts and my head did I like break my neck or something also have ear pain?

TMJ-TMD: TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache and toothache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. ...Read more

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Hi my left ear hurts where my tragus is and it dosent go all the way down its just at the top but at the top of my jaw line what could it be?

Hi my left ear hurts where my tragus is and it dosent go all the way down its just at the top but at the top of my jaw line what could it be?

Your age & location?: Please ask your question again & fill out essential details on your profile, like your age and location. The list of causes of a symptom or disease can vary by region or country and by age group and gender. Plus, you must be 16 to post on this forum (be honest!). Also when asking the question, tell us how long has your ear been hurting? Do you use Q-tips? Have you been swimming? So ask again. ...Read more

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Have dull ear ache or around where jaw meets ear. Hurts more when I bend over? Had it for 5 days.

Have dull ear ache or around where jaw meets ear. Hurts more when I bend over? Had it for 5 days.

Ear pain: Two most common problems with dull ear ache: temporomandibular joint pain dysfunction (tmd or tmj) or ear infection. Ear infection could involve the canal or the middle ear, but your age alone would argue against a middle ear infection, unless you had a lot of problems with ear infections as a child. Tmd is more likely. Usually from grinding your teeth and can cause significant ear pain. ...Read more

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My right jaw below my ear hurts, and I can't open my mouth wide. What is it?

My right jaw below my ear hurts, and I can't open my mouth wide. What is it?

TMJ: Sounds like this could be TMJ - temporomandibular joint disorder - in which there is inflammation of the joint. Have your doctor examine you for this to make sure it's not something else. It tmj, it can be treated. ...Read more

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I am pregnant with 24 week n hv ear pain in my left ear I am not able to open my jaw wide as it hurt left side. .

I am pregnant with 24 week n hv ear pain in my left ear I am not able to open my jaw wide as it hurt left side. .

See your OB MD: You obviously have a serious ear infection that is affecting your temporal mandibular joint and preventing you from opening your jaw. See your OB MD ASAP who can then get you to a ENT MD if needed. ...Read more

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I can open my mouth but not fully. When I do the right side of my jaw near the ear hurts. I've had this once before years ago, how do I get rid of this?

I can open my mouth but not fully. When I do the right side of my jaw near the ear hurts. I've had this once before years ago, how do I get rid of this?

TMJ dysfunction: What your describing sounds like temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ). It's causes can be many things, from grinding teeth, to arthritis, to trauma or genetic causes. A dentist may suggest a night mouth guard for instance. Treatments vary depending on the cause. A short course of ibuprofen or other NSAID may be helpful if you can take such medications. See a dentist if it persists. ...Read more

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What would make my jaw on left side ache and hurt when I open my mouth. I didn't hurt it. Ear hurts to on left alittle?

What would make my jaw on left side ache and hurt when I open my mouth. I didn't hurt it. Ear hurts to on left alittle?

TMJ: The temporomandibular joint can often get inflamed and hurt if you chew gum a lot, eat hard things like candies, ice, nuts, or you grind your teeth. I usually recommend not to excessively open your mouth wide for a few days, avoid gum and hard things, take some Ibuprofen and see how things progress. Good luck! ...Read more

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44F Right lower jaw pain, hurts when touched. Back molars on same side hurt when eating something hard, right temple also hurts at times &ear pain?

44F Right lower jaw pain, hurts when touched. Back molars on same side hurt when eating something hard, right temple also hurts at times &ear pain?

Could be...: Could bee infected tooth/teeth, infected gums, TMJ, split (fractured) tooth, or one of hundreds of other problems. Can't diagnose without examination/X-rays and other tests. Please put down the computer, pick up the phone, and call your Dentist for an emergency appointment ASAP before your chronic problem becomes an acute problem. ...Read more

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Ear pain that also hurts head, throat and jaw. What could it be?

Ear pain that also hurts head, throat and jaw. What could it be?

Ear Pain: POSSIBLE sinus infection or inner ear infection. Please see your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Left jaw hurting. Can't open mouth wide. Make weird grinding noise when I move it. Inner ear hurts and headache. Should I go to the hospital?

Left jaw hurting. Can't open mouth wide. Make weird grinding noise when I move it. Inner ear hurts and headache. Should I go to the hospital?

TMJ?: Could be pain due to TMJ problems. No need to go to hospital but should see a dentist or ENT specialist soon. ...Read more

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Inside of ear hurts when move tongue around after eating (when clearing teeth of food) + sometimes during. Jaw and teeth do not hurt. What can I do?

Inside of ear hurts when move tongue around after eating (when clearing teeth of food) + sometimes during. Jaw and teeth do not hurt. What can I do?

TMJ or Ear: If this is a dental-related problem, it could be an acute episode of tempro-mandibular joint dysfunction exacerbated by chewing. When you move your tongue, you probably move the TMJ on that side. It could also be an ear infection. Take your pick of doctors to see: a dentist, an ear specialist (otolarygologist) or even a generl practice physician. ...Read more

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I've been having pain in my right tonsil for about 3 weeks now and my jaw hurts when I open my mouth and my ear hurts too when I open it, what can it be?

See dentist first: Many variables, from a dental standpoint, there may be wisdom teeth involvement which is creating pain radiating to the ear. See your dentist, have the dentist rule out any problems of dental etiology before seeing your primary care MD or ENT. ...Read more

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Experiencing jaw pain and severe ear pain after eating for 4 months the pain starts in my teeth as I'm eating it hurts to bite down on food for a coup?

Jaw Pain: Either you suffer from TMJ/TMD and you can read more about it at: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/tmj/home/ovc-20209398 or you are getting referred pain from a specific tooth or dental problem (or both). In any case if you want help please see a dentist who can examine you and determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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The left side of my face (from my jaw to my ear) hurts my boyfriend said my lymph node may be swollen am I gettin an ear infection?

The left side of my face (from my jaw to my ear) hurts my boyfriend said my lymph node may be swollen am I gettin an ear infection?

Facial pain: Could be a sinus infection or even an eye infection. Adenoviral infections will typically give a unilateral pre-auricular lymph nose and pain/discharge from same sided eye. ...Read more

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Ear pain and pain under jaw pain even in back neck all left side. Dr said no ear infection just red. But I can't even sleep it hurts so bad?

Ear pain and pain under jaw pain even in back neck all left side. Dr said no ear infection just red. But I can't even sleep it hurts so bad?

Red?: What does he/she mean "red"? No diagnosis? Might be a TMJ disorder. I'd have an oral surgeon look at you. If TMJ, see a TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...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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Small ball under jaw, kinda by ear. Hurts. Ear feels "full" Ear infection? Or should I be more concerned about bump. Mild pain when I swallow

Small ball under jaw, kinda by ear. Hurts. Ear feels "full" Ear infection? Or should I be more concerned about bump. Mild pain when I swallow

Reactive Lymph node: Sounds like you may have and ear infection. The lymph nodes in that area would be expected to have increased activity as demonstrated by being somewhat more noticeable to larger as well as local tenderness. Get your ear checked, the doc will check the local lymph nodes at the same time to be thorough. ...Read more

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Right side throat pain just under jaw, only hurts when swallowing, but also causes ear pain, again, only when I swallow?

Right side throat pain just under jaw, only hurts when swallowing, but also causes ear pain, again, only when I swallow?

TMJ: It's possible that you have "Temporomandibular Joint syndrome", also known as "TMJ Syndrome". This is not scary, and most of the time it resolves on it's own, if you experience pain, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen are okay to take. If or gets worse, you can see a doctor for prescription medication and sometimes they can do an injection. Grinding your teeth at night is a common cause. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My throat is sore down by my voice box area on rt side goes down & up into jaw & pulse is real strong on that side. Why could that be? Ear hurts too.

My throat is sore down by my voice box area on rt side goes down & up into jaw & pulse is real strong on that side. Why could that be? Ear hurts too.

Throat infection: Sounds like you may have an infection that started in your throat and is now also affecting the ear (because they are connected back behind your face). The pulsing sensation is your body sending more blood to the area with infection-fighting cells to clear out the infection. If you are getting fevers, see white pus on your tonsils or feel worse, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Possible I could have oral cancer? But would your tongue and throat hurt at same time? I also have ear pain, jaw pain, throat stings hard to swallow

Possible I could have oral cancer? But would your tongue and throat hurt at same time? I also have ear pain, jaw pain, throat stings hard to swallow

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor as your symptoms warrant an evaluation. ...Read more