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Left Ear Pain Causes
See ENT: Some toxin, pathogen, or allergen in the Left ear or left TM joint is most likely the cause of the pain. See an ENT to diagnose and treat. ...Read more
What can be the cause of intermittent ear pain.? It's the left ear and it's very sharp pain happening for approx 6 months now
Lots of things!: There are a number of possible causes, and the only way to narrow it down is to have a Dr. Evaluate you. ...Read more
Diagnosed with sinus infection. Sudden sharp left ear pain that comes and goes started after appointment. What is the cause?
I started having pain in left ear and temple when chewing or yawning. Also have had problems with discs in my neck. Could it cause ear pain?
This is more like a problem with TMJ. See your dentist or ENT for further workup. This may cause great pain but is not a serious disorder
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See your doctior: You need to be examined by your doctor to learn the cause of your pain. ...Read more
Couple thots: You may be experiencing pain primarily within the temporomandibular joint (tmj syndrome), that is referred to the ear. A dental eval may help to confirm. A rare condition called "nervous intermedius neuralgia" typically causes intense pain lasting several minutes to hours, and can be confirmed if loss of taste on the same side. An ENT doc may help with this. Mastoid problems may be considered. ...Read more
Today I've sharp ear pain in my left ear that comes and goes especially if I'm up right. Seems to be less pain when I lean or lay on my left side.
See MD: Probably eustatian tube dysfunction (ear drum popping). Also could be a middle ear infection or swimmer's ear. I'd have it looked at by a physician. ...Read more
Have ear pain which feels sharp in my left ear. It has felt pressurized the last couple of days but can usually pop it. What should I do to fix it?
Further evaluation: You need to see your doctor to ensure its not a infection. You doctor can take a look in your ear and if needed place you on antibiotics. ...Read more
Hello, I have been having ear pain since I woke up. It is in the left ear and its a very sharp pain. I don't know if I should get checked out or now.
Left ear pain on and off for a few mths with a high pitched ringing. Now pain still come and goes but have a low roaring constantly. What could it be?
Ear pain: You have this pain for long time aleady, now with ringing in same ear, you probably have fluids in your ear or chronic infection, it is time to see your doctor or ENT. Good luck ...Read more
My 3 years child is suffering from ear pain. He is complaining pain in left ear after every 3 to 4 hours. Kindly suggests ear drops?
Look in the ear first: You can buy a cheap otoscope at the pharmacy and looked directly in the ear at the eardrum. For a three-year-old I would wonder first of all do they have an infection. Then I would have a question of a foreign body. So I suggest you don't put anything in his ear until you know what the air looks like. ...Read more
I found a lump on the upper side of my left neck. No pain. But now have started experiencing sever left ear pain.
Visit Doctor: This lump might be a lymph node, which tends to swell when a source of infection is near--in this case it might be your ear and its pain. However, if anything else, lumps are usually not good to own, and should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Bad Left ear pain worse when I swallow. All internal had no cold. Could this be a symptom of MS? If not what else could it be? Thank you
See an ENT: There could be a number of things: blockages in the ear, otitis, TMJ, etc. My advice that you should see an ENT who would be able to examine and evaluate the cause. Take care. ...Read more
I had to vomit and had to hold it in until I could get to the toilet. After vomiting, I started having sever left ear pain. Why and What can I do?
Left ear needs to pop on/off for a month. Ears professionally cleaned & taken decongestant. Slight ear pain with audio headphones. Light swimmer.???
I had a gastroscopy yesterday. Now I have left ear pain when I swallow or turn my neck. No other symptoms. Should I worry?
Not necessarily: The symptoms you mention likely relate to your Eustachian tube. This tube permits air to enter the middle ear and mucous to drain into the throat from that area. Sometimes the tube swells with irritation or a cold. I would call your regular doc and discuss your symptoms. ...Read more
I am just getting over a cold. I am experiencing ear pain in my left ear and sinus congestion and headache. Why am I getting new symptoms?
I am having chest pains on and off on my left side during the day and night, also ear pain in my left ear and an 11 day migraine all together why?
Tension: On the left side of your body due to imbalance of the spine, due to poor posture, tilted pelvis or short leg syndrome. This can explain all of the above symptoms if they're related. Now serious issues like heart or neurological disease need to be ruled out, so please go see your doctor. ...Read more
I have sudden left ear pain. Hurts when pulled on & started after a pool swim I used q tips to clear water several times tried sudafed pe off counter
Swimmers ear: You may have swimmers ear, which can be treated by otc drops. See a physician if pain persists. ...Read more
Interrelated: All can be from sinus infection. Many nerves in that area. ...Read more
I have been having a lot of dizziness and pressure in my head and face area. I have a lame pain at the back of my left ear, pain in my left arm to?
I've been suffering from Left ear pain accompanied by swollen and painful left tonsil. I kissed a new partner a few days before could it be the reason?
Whenever we share body fluids there's always a chance of an infection being passed along. The ear pain is probably referred pain from the throat. Gargle warm salt water, eat soft cool foods and if not better in 5 days see MD - sooner if significant fever/vomiting/rash.
https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Pharyngitis ...Read more
I have a history of sinus disease and my ears constantly popping wit left ear pain and stuffy dry nose... Why?
You know!: Its the sinus disease! It clogs up the tube to your ear. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Swollen tonsills and ear pain? What is this also habe swlen glands in neck on left side and pain behind left ear like as swollen lymonode back behind my ear
Left side head pain:
One sided head pain behind one's eye could be migraine. But you should see a physician and get a medical diagnosis as it could be a medical condition that requires treatment or further diagnostic evaluation. If it is migraine, stress management therapy, biofeedback and/or medication are treatment possibilities.
As far as the ear pain, that could be tension. But see a physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
I've had left ear pain from 10yrs. It goes off if heat pack is kept. Ent did all hearing tests & diagnosis. Need help?
If: Swollen, relapsing polychondrits may be a cause. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Swollen left mastoid tender with dizziness no ear pain just some left ear sensation Over a few weeks time 99.3 fever pretty consistently at night
IS a clinical infection of the mastoid which is completely treatable with proper use of decongestants and antibiotics. Contact your Primary Care Provider who may want to check out your ear since this may be the "primary" source of your tender mastoid area
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I have left ear pain and tenderness in the left side of my head and the top? I only have a partial eardrum due to me having a mastoid tumer years ago
Otalgia: Headache on one side of head tends to involve earache on the same side due to Vagus nerve innervation of both ear drum and meninges. If you have no discharge from your operated and perforated ear, you do not have an ear infection. See your ENT if you had a canal down mastoidectomy which will require regular cleaning by ENT every 6-12 months. ...Read more
Swelling on face in front of left ear, pain in left temple and left forehead when try to move head quickly, pain behind left ear and neck below skull?
For the past 2/52 I have had regular left sided dull ear pain with left sided upper and lower teeth pain. Today below my right and left ear lobes has begun to pain as well. I have seen my GP who says my left ear is a bit 'dull' but otherwise ok and have b
Wisdom teeth: Have you seen a dentist? Do you still have your wisdom teeth? This is a common finding with a condition called pericoronitis from impacted wisdom teeth. You should see a dentist ASAP to rule out any type of tooth/gum related problem. If your teeth and gums look fine atleast then your GP can focus on other possible causes. ...Read more
Deep inside constant left ear pain and fullness heavy feeling falling sensations nausea. Been gp ENT dentist they are clueless. Pinch nerve?
I have been noticing ear pain when I talk on the phone or cell phone in my left ear. Have had many ear infections in the past. What do you think?
Watch it.: If it continues, seek care.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why have I got severe ear pain in my left ear & swollen glands in my neck on the same side? I smoke a pipe and drink in excess. I am a 53yr old man.
Possibly cancer: I don't want to worry you, and I'm a cancer doctor, so I always think about cancer. But this is something you must have checked, and the sooner the better! Tobacco users are at risk for head and neck cancers, which can cause ear pain and swollen lymph nodes on the same side. It's also possible you have a viral infection. With cancer, the lymph nodes are often painless and hard. Get seen soon! ...Read more
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