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Doctor insights on: Left Ear Strain

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What could cause pain in my left ear?

What could cause pain in my left ear?

Ear vs TMJ: Could be an infection in your ear. Could be your TMJ. Other TMJ symptoms include clicking jaw joint or limited oral opening. If you have other signs of TMJ problem, see oral surgeon for exam/suggestions. ...Read more

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Risks of drainage from my 7 months left ear?

Risks of drainage from my 7 months left ear?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My left ear periodically crusts on the inside?

My left ear periodically crusts on the inside?

Various causes: Might be otitis externa (ear canal infection) or eczema (as other doc suggested) or seborrheic dermatitis, which can affect ear canals as well as pinna & external auditory meatus (although usually both sides are affected). Anti-dandruff shampoos & antifungal creams (lamisil) can help. If pain is involved, see fp or ent. ...Read more

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I feel pain in my left ear. It feels heavy like a rock?

I feel pain in my left ear. It feels heavy like a rock?

Ear examination: An ear examination is needed to check for wax build-up or inflammation of the ear canal or ear drum. ...Read more

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Why does my left ear feel like it's constantly underwater?

Why does my left ear feel like it's constantly underwater?

Wax or...: Typically occulsion of the ear canal by excessive wax or significant serous fluid in the middle ear can cause the abrupt onset of these symptoms. A simple exam by your doctor with an otoscope will provide the answer. ...Read more

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My left ear feels like it's vibrating. What is causing this?

My left ear feels like it's vibrating. What is causing this?

Ear: A common cause is tensor tympani myoclonus where a the tendon attached to one of your small ear bones may go into spasm especially when in noise. See an ENT to check it out. You will probably need a hearing test ...Read more

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My left ear hurts?

My left ear hurts?

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

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My left ear hurt so much?

My left ear hurt so much?

Exam: Get it looked at by a medical practitioner. It could be injured or infected or there could be something in there that is easy to remove. ...Read more

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My thoat and left ear hurt?

My thoat and left ear hurt?

Throat: Get a strep throat test, have doctor look at ear (rule out ear infection). For now take hall lozenges, fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. Decongestant if congested. ...Read more

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I have sounds on my left ear?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus is noise or ringing in the ears. There is no drug for cure. Tinnitus is not a disease, but a condition that can result from many underlying causes. ...Read more

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Head pain and left ear beating?

Head pain and left ear beating?

Could be either or: It could be the ear ache caused by infection that started the circle and end up with bad headache.
or it could be a sinus headache started and spread to the ear and caused pain as well.
stop the circle by treating one and the other will follow.
good luck. ...Read more

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I have a terrible pain in my left ear?

I have a terrible pain in my left ear?

Doctor can check: Significant ear pain can be due to pressure in the middle ear changing the position of the eardrum. For example, rapid descent in an airplane will cause the eardrum to be sucked in towards the middle ear, and causes pain. Infected pus fluid in the middle air space will force the eardrum outwards and cause pain. A doctor can examine a painful ear quite soon, in case there is a serious problem. ...Read more

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What is this throb/jump above my left ear?

What is this throb/jump above my left ear?

Lump: I assume you mean lump. If so, probably a lymph node. If it persists, see ENT doc. ...Read more

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Left ear Sevier pain, Ringing, muffled hearing?

Left ear Sevier pain, Ringing, muffled hearing?

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 more

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Pulse sound in my left ear?

Pulse sound in my left ear?

Check your pulse: If coincident with each beat of your pulse and you have no other symptoms and your blood pressure is controlled then nothing to worry about. Carotid artery can create bone conduction sound picked up by your ear. Occasionally an indicator of excessively high blood pressure of a cardiac arrythmia. If you suspect either then follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Painful lump behind left ear?

Painful lump behind left ear?

Boil, lymph node?: Need to see doctor or go to emergency room. ...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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What causes light thumping in left ear?

What causes light thumping in left ear?

Possible congestion: Possible inner ear congestion can sometimes cause alight "thumping, " as it could be your pulse being heard in your affected ear. If it persists, see a dr. For an eval of the ear affected. Good luck. ...Read more

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My left ear hurts when I listen to music?

My left ear hurts when I listen to music?

If you are like....: ....Many 18 year olds, you listen to the music too loud; my educated guess would be you wear headphones too. You may have traumatized the ear drum. Try keeping the ear buds out of your ears and listening quietly for a few days. Allow it time to heal without further trauma. ...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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Why does my left ear get plugged upon getting up?

Why does my left ear get plugged upon getting up?

Need more info: You may be sleeping on that side and getting congested in the back of your throat by either post nasal drip or reflux esophagitis (acid). This creates transient obstruction of the eustacian tube (which drains the middle ear into the throat) and a feeling of being plugged up. There are several other possible explanations but you would have to go see an ENT doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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When I listen to music my left ear hurts afterwards?

When I listen to music my left ear hurts afterwards?

Ear: Good question. May be the fit of the earplug or "tensor tympani myoclonus where the small tendon that links to your stapes bone responds to loud music by contracting vigorously. See an ENT to check it out ...Read more

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My left ear and side of head hurt. What could be wrong?

My left ear and side of head hurt. What could be wrong?

Too vague: I could list a variety of problems. Your symptoms are too general to make any diagnosis. That being said, headache is the most likely problem, unless you suffered trauma (i.e. A fall, or car accident). If the symptoms get worse go to a doctors office. ...Read more

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My left ear is plugged after loud music. What can I do?

My left ear is plugged after loud music. What can I do?

Noise trauma: May have damage due to loud noise and need to see your otolaryngologist for exam and a hearing test. ...Read more

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Oy my left ear piercing hurts. Keep stud in or take out?

Oy my left ear piercing hurts. Keep stud in or take out?

Depends: If it is sore from a recent piercing but is not getting worse you may be able to just watch it. However, it is more likely infected and should be removed. I would recommend you see your doctor as ear-related infections can be due to pseudomonas bacteria. ...Read more

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I Have a fuzzy eeling in my left ear and slightly deaf?

I Have a fuzzy eeling in my left ear and slightly deaf?

Wax vs infection: Either a wax accumulation or an outer ear infection can cause this type of feeling ...Read more

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Have a lot of pain behind left ear and and down my shoulder?

Pinched nerve?: Possibly a pinched nerve or muscle strain? Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. ...Read more

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Swooshing sound in my right ear and ringing in the left ear?

Swooshing sound in my right ear and ringing in the left ear?

NEED A GOOD EXAM: Potential: minor: middle ear "congestion" fluid
external ear abundant cerumen, plug etc.

Complicated: infection, hearing problem, high blood pressure, medications etc. ...Read more