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I have ear pain in my left ear at night when I left my head. What could be the cause?

I have ear pain in my left ear at night when I left my head. What could be the cause?

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

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What causes left ear pain and left eye pain?

What causes left ear pain and left eye pain?

Nerves/virus: Could be a pinched nerve, shingles, sinus infection, a medical evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with sinus infection. Sudden sharp left ear pain that comes and goes started after appointment. What is the cause?

Diagnosed with sinus infection. Sudden sharp left ear pain that comes and goes started after appointment. What is the cause?

Have doctor recheck: Your ears. The antibiotic used for sinus infections also treats ear infections, but if the pain doesn't get better in a day or 2, go back to the doctor. Meanwhile, take some ibuprofen or acetaminophen. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Doubt it.: 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
Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could cause left eye pressure with left ear pain?

Ear/Sinus Infection: An ear infection or sinus infection will cause facial pain which can cause pain in the ear or the eye. Taping on the face will elicit pain if the sinus is infected. An ear infection will usually have discharge or pain when pullin on the ear. ...Read more

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Can loss of lordosis cause left ear pain, with back pain and left arm pain?

No: Loss of lordosis itself could not cause ear pain directly. If you have a herniated disc in your neck, however, this may lead to severe neck and arm pain, spasm, and a loss of cervical lordosis. Consider an MRI if you continue to have problems. ...Read more

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When should I be concerned about mild left ear pain?

When should I be concerned about mild left ear pain?

See your doctior: You need to be examined by your doctor to learn the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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Sudden sharp left ear pain that is brief and random.?

Sudden sharp left ear pain that is brief and random.?

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

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Left ear pain related to pinched nerve?

Can be: Especially if the pain is below the ear, not inside it. See an ENT doctor for an evaluation and treatment suggestions. ...Read more

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I have left ear pain along with headaches?

A lot of causes: Migraine, occipital neuralgia variants, upper cervical radiculopathy aka pinched nerve in your neck, others can do this. It's worth seeing someone for. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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.

If: It doesn't go away within 24-48 hours, you can't hear out of the ear, or you can no longer tolerate the pain, see your doctor. Try tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for the pain. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Sharp intermittent left ear pain for past 4, 5 months now. No fever. What can this be?

Sharp intermittent left ear pain for past 4, 5 months now. No fever. What can this be?

Ear pain: F/u with ENT could be middle ear effusion, wax, eustachian tube dysfunction, a vestibular tumor, or even vascular /carotid disease F/u with ENT ...Read more

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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

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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

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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?

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?

You Stay Shan Tube: There was entry of fluid &/or food particles into the eustachian tube, which can lead to this discomfort. To treat: Salt water gargles, NSAID & antacid medication ...Read more

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Left ear needs to pop on/off for a month. Ears professionally cleaned & taken decongestant. Slight ear pain with audio headphones. Light swimmer.???

Left ear needs to pop on/off for a month. Ears professionally cleaned & taken decongestant. Slight ear pain with audio headphones. Light swimmer.???

Not sure exactly: What your question is, but sounds like you have Eustachian tube dysfunction. You should see an ear, nose, throat (ENT) specialist if you haven't already and possible need a nasal spray. ...Read more

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Sudden left ear pain, threw up 3 times, dizzy when standing, and low grade fevee in the 99's. What could this be?

See an md soon: It could be many things, but I would want to make sure you aren't having a labyrinthitis which could need antibiotics and steroids asap. If I were you i'd get checked out. ...Read more

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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

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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 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?

Complicated: Cold and cough may have exacerbated tmj. Residual inflammation in eustachian tube may have lead to otitis media (hearing loss is key sign of this). If you have pain in the temples and on opening and closing of mouth - think tmj. Take some Motrin and softer foods. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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 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?

Must see your doctor: Hypertension must be excluded with symptoms like pressur on head and dizziness. Pain in left arm should always be a concern in terms of cardiac symptoms. EKG and blood tests should form part of the consult. ...Read more

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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?

Possible: 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

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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

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

Tonsillitis.: You may have Tonsillitis., however it could be either bacterial or viral and treatment may be different depending on that. The swollen neck glands are your lymph glands trying to fight the infection. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Mild ache left side of head sometimes left ear pain or eye pain, what to do?

Mild ache left side of head sometimes left ear pain or eye pain, what to do?

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

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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

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

MASTOIDITIS: 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

Hope this is helpful'
Dr Z ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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?

Facial pain: Over the computer, guesses would include a possible sinus infection causing swelling and inflammation. Cellulitis is always a possibility, etc. Only way to know for sure is to get an exam and then treated as need be. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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

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

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Deep inside constant left ear pain and fullness heavy feeling falling sensations nausea. Been gp ENT dentist they are clueless. Pinch nerve?

Deep, ear pain: It is possible you could have a cholesteatoma, which if present for awhile might be eroding your mastoid bone. A CT scan or MRI might be in order to find out ...Read more

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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.

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