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Doctor can evaluate: An ear infection on the inside of the eardrum is a "middle ear" infection, and can start when a person gets congestion from allergies, colds, or sinusitis. An ear infection on the outside of the eardrum is an "outer ear" infection or "swimmer's ear", which is caused by moisture in the outer ear canal that allows skin germs to grow and multiply in the skin. Other causes of pain are possible. ...Read more
Not usually,: There may be hearing loss in one ear. Causes vary. The easiest to treat is when the hearing loss is due to wax build-up, which is easily removed by a trained professional who diagnoses it after examination. Don't use Q-tips! Or stick anything else in your ears. "The only thing that should go in your ear is your elbow or a piano." See a doc to find out what's going on. ...Read more
Probable node: Could be a lymph node or salivary gland tumor pushing the ear forward. If there is fever, tenderness pain and swelling behind the ear, hearing loss, ear drainage i would be concerned about infection in the mastoid bone which needs urgent assessment. If these latter symptoms then needs urgent attention. If not and the bump persists>2-3 weeks then see ent. ...Read more
Several causes: Several causes can produce left earache, tinnitus, decreased hearing, such as: Otitis externa (swimmer's ear), acute labyrinthitis, otitis media ( middle ear infection), Ménière's disease (vertigo, tinnitus, hearing deficit), eustachian tube dysfunction, mastoiditis ( mastoid sinus infection/inflammation), and others. A physical exam is needed with your physician to identify the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right ear infection 8/25.On antibiotic since.Have slight ear pain and headache.loud ringing/muffled sound. Pain behind eyes. Left ear craclking.
Tooth Pain: These could be related or coincidental. If you have an infection from the tooth or gums (abscess for example) it could result in swollen glands and a sore throat. Also pain can refer in the mouth, so a lower tooth could be the problem as well. I would have a dentist check for infection, else see an md for the sore throat. Antibiotics should only be prescribed when a definitive DX has been made. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
TMJD / TMD possible: These symptoms could be from such varied causes as low blood sugar, muscle sprain and common cold or allergy. However, one condition that could explain all three of these symptoms is temporo mandibular dysfunction - commonly called "tmj". If you also experience / have experienced one or more of these....Jaw joint soreness, jaw popping noise, difficulty chewing it would tend to confirm tmd /tmjd. ...Read more
Tight forehead for years left to middle forehead .Tinnitus right ear. When i massage face or shoulders.My left ear moves up&down.Scar in front of ear
Approaches: I agree w earlier info. In addition, consider scar treatment for the scar that is anterior to your ear. It may be adhesive & respond well to acupuncture scar deactivation with or without e-stim or scar injection (not with steroids). Additionally, seeing ENT is a must for chronic tinnitus. Looks like you have already been diagnosed with stress headaches (does that mean tension headache?) you >>. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Left ear pain and clogged sensation, pain/drum pops when burping, jaw pain near left ear and congestion. internist saw no ear infection. Ideas? Help!
Neurologic sxs: Tinnitus is produced by the eighth cranial nerve and numbness of the face and ear is primarily the fifth cranial nerve. Those two nerves are not very closely related in the brainstem. Without further information, you would need to see your primary care doctor or a neurologist to get a more detailed history and physical exam. ...Read more