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What would cause a severe headache located behind the left ear at the base of the skull. Pain meds haven't helped. Now what? Medical history: heart surgery, diabetic, high blood pressure

What would cause a severe headache located behind the left ear at the base of the skull. Pain meds haven't helped. Now what? Medical history: heart surgery, diabetic, high blood pressure

Headaches: Headaches and their causes can be complicated, difficult diagnoses to make. With your past history of diabetes and high blood pressure, you should make an appointment with your doctor for a complete evaluation as soon as possible. You doctor will take a thorough history and do a neurological evaluation to try and find out what is causing your symptoms. You may want to think about the answers to some of the questions they may ask you such as:
- when did it start?
- how often do they happen?
- are they getting more frequent or more painful?
- how long do they last?
- what does the headache feel like and can you point to it?
- does it occur around the same time at night or does it ever happen during the day?
- what other symptoms do you have and when do they occur in regards to the headache?
- have you had any big life changes?
- how is your lifestyle? Are you getting enough sleep, eating well, exercising?
- are you taking any medications? Do you drink caffeine and how much?

Answering these questions may help your doctor figure out what is causing your headaches, whether it is a serious problem or not, and how to help you. Good luck! ...Read more

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My ear feels blocked and is causing a sever headach?

My ear feels blocked and is causing a sever headach?

Infection?: Pressure in the middle ear can cause headaches. You can try to relieve this pressure by trying to help open your eustacian tube (runs from the inner ear to the pharynx.) one was you can do this is to two fingers in front of your ear, and two behind and move your hand in a circular motion while applying pressure.
You could also have an ear infection which may require antibiotics. ...Read more

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What can cause tinnitus, blocked ears, dizziness, headache and neck ache?

What can cause tinnitus, blocked ears, dizziness, headache and neck ache?

TMJ TMD: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. TMD can be divided into disorders related to the muscles of mastication and TMJ. Earache, tinnitus, headache, toothache, neck pain and clicks are common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to the successful treatment. See orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment. ...Read more

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Does blocked sinus cause headache all over one side of head? Random pains?

It may: Clogged sinuses and a Sinusitis in general, can have side effects and symptoms of head ache and pain on the side of the blockage. See your doctor for an evaluation to be sure to get properly diagnosed after an examination. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes a headache with ear pain?

Complex question: Ear pain or otalgia can be caused by a variety of diseases. Ear infection, masticatory muscle spasm, neck pain, referred pain from the throat, or larynx are a few. Another entity associated with both ear pain and headache is inflammation of the temporal artery (temporal arteritis). Jaw joint pain can refer pain to the head. Migraine is a possibility. Lack of hearing loss rules out the ear. ...Read more

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What would cause a headache accompanied by ear pain?

What would cause a headache accompanied by ear pain?

Different things: Several different conditions can cause the same/similar symptoms...Ear infection/ache, ear drum, water in ear, tmj, sinusitis.
Check with your doc. ...Read more

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I sometimes have headache next to my ears esp. In the left side. And the pain increases when I wake up. What is the cause?

TMJ issue: There is a good chance what you're describing is caused by the dysfunction of your temporomandibular joint (tmj). The pain is around the ear and may spread along the course of the temporalis muscle that is attached to the mandible. Read about TMJ dysfunction on line and see if symptoms coincide. Check out exercises, local heat, anti-inflammatory medications - ibuprofen. Bite splints are worth too. ...Read more

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Does ear pain cause headache?

Definitely, yes: A variety of ear disorders can cause headache. Sometimes earaches and headaches are a sign of an underlying medical condition that requires further investigation and treatment. See your PCP. ...Read more

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Could a sinus headache cause ringing of the ear?

Could a sinus headache cause ringing of the ear?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus - or ringing in the ears - has a number of different causes. It is not out of the question that a sinus infection could exacerbate tinnitus, but it is not common either. Medications, stress, acoustic trauma, and many other things can trigger tinnitus. ...Read more

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Could pain in the ear and the teeth be caused by a headache?

Also...: An infected tooth is often asymptomatic (without symptoms) for years.

That can change overnight. The first symptoms often reported by patients when the infection from a tooth begins to spread is ear pain and headache. ...Read more

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Can getting water in you ear cause a slight headache? How do you stop the issue? I

Can getting water in you ear cause a slight headache? How do you stop the issue? I

WATER INSIDE EARS: Water can be absorbed later on. There is a feeling of obstruction in the affected ear and slight hearing loss. ...Read more

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Can ear blockage by wax cause headache?

Can ear blockage by wax cause headache?

Possible: More commonly ear aches prior to any headaches...trying to use a qtip to "pry it out" sometimes only impacts it more and causes ear and headaches....
seek medical advise should this continue ...Read more

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Does fluid in ear cause headache and nausea?

Does fluid in ear cause headache and nausea?

Depends: Depends on the volume of fluid and location. ...Read more

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Can a tension headache cause ringing in my ears?

Can a tension headache cause ringing in my ears?

See your dentists: Tmj headaches can cause ear symptoms as the auriculotemporal nerve which supplies sensation to the ear traverses the back of the TMJ capsule. When the joint becomes inflamed or the condyle is out of position it can put pressure on this nerve causing otologic (ear) symptoms, which include tinnitus (ringing). ...Read more

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What can cause headache, lightheadness and plugged/pressure ears after ejaculation?

What can cause headache, lightheadness and plugged/pressure ears after ejaculation?

Here are some...: How long have these symptoms, which apparently are related with some expected vasomotor effects of ejaculation, been happening to you? Have you recently started taking some medications which may affect blood pressure? How long may these Sx last? To sort out what may be, follow instructions described in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you can work better with the doc so to... ...Read more

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What causes pain at base of skull and below ears on both sides? Not like a usual headache just pain.

What causes pain at base of skull and below ears on both sides? Not like a usual headache just pain.

Some thots: You might be having jaw issues, "TMJ", and dentist can assess. Neck problems could also cause pain in these areas. An X ray could reveal answer. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what causes headache, lightheadness and plugged/pressure ears after ejaculation!?

Can anyone tell me what causes headache, lightheadness and plugged/pressure ears after ejaculation!?

Here are some...: Are these grouped symptoms after ejaculation new or lifelong, sporadic or recurrent? Although the precise causes are hard to elucidated, the process of hastening and vigorous rush of circulation leading to vessel dilation and local temporary congestion could be the culprit, but which will fade spontaneously. To know better, follow instructions in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best ...Read more

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I have a headache in the back of my head behind my ears. What causes that?

I have a headache in the back of my head behind my ears. What causes that?

May be TMJ issues: You may be have some TMJ issues. All the symptoms you mentioned can be associated with bad bite and ymj issue. Try to find a neuromuscular dentist around you and have them evaluate your bite and your TMJ joints. ...Read more