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My Right Ear Hurts Inside
Ear pain: Sounds like infection. Need to see healthcare provider and have this checked out. Good Luck ...Read more
Right ear hurts extremely bad when I go underwater or when I roll my trucks windows down. Going on a flight in a couple of days. Can this be a problem?
Eustachian tube dysf: Try using Afrin (oxymetazoline) and sudafed one hour before the flight. Try some over the counter Flonase for a week before the trip. There is also a product called earplanes which can be bought at the pharmacy. They have to be left in the ear the whole trip and they regulate the air pressure as well. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
My right ear hurts lost a lil hearing tried ear relief drops for clogged hear for 2 days what can I do please help?
You need to be seen: When dealing with ear problems, especially when there is the feeling of clogging, you need to have somebody qualified look in your ear. It could be as simple as wax that needs to be removed more aggressively than you can do on your own. It also could be that you have some other cause of hearing loss that can be addressed by your physician. ...Read more
When I chew my right ear hurts (bad pain). It can also happen to my left ear sometimes. The pain only lasts for a day and comes again. Is this serious?
Eustachian tube dysf: Nasal & sinus congestion, typically due to allergies & common colds, can bring about Eustachian tube dysfunction, which leads to pain in ear (s) w/o actually infection, due to inability to equalize pressure. Similar situation occurs when going up fast elevators, driving up into mountains or take off/landings. Antihistamines & decongestants can relieve discomfort. Check out http://goo. Gl/SgnF0D ...Read more
If I lie on hard pillow on back of headand neck sometimes my right ear hurts? Could this be from degen cer disk disease and osteophytes?
Yes: An osteopath would be able to diagnose this symptom. In your age group the mechanism you describe would not be an unexpected explanation. ...Read more
My daughters cleaned both her ears with q-tips this morning and I noticed an excessive amount of dark red blackish wax her right ear hurts badly?
That is blood mixed: With wax and she is bleeding from her right ear from somewhere. Get her to an ENT Dr. And have that right ear checked ...Read more
I am almost recovered from a cold and my right ear is blocked but my left ear is open. Whenever I move my head my left ear hurts with a sharp pain?
Take some decongestants like Sudafed: The opening of the eustachian tube is high up in the back of the throat at the level of the back of the nose. If you have a cold or a bad allergy eustachian tube can be somewhat sluggish and opening. It can vary from side to side because we are not actually symmetric. Usually the eustachian tube dysfunction does not resolve quickly ...Read more
Right ear hurts. Pressure to the outside hurts too. Feels clogged. Can't sleep on right side because of the pain that is my ear.
Very hard to know: Ear pain can actually be pain from sinuses, scalp, inner or outer ear, jaw, throat, lymph nodes or glands. Much easier for a physician to begin to differentiate with an examination (and some more questions....always more questions) ...Read more
What can I do for the ear pain? It's my right ear and it hurts when I burp and also I feel like water is in ther.
My right ear was hurting and now my left ear hurts as well and it sounds like I'm a tunnel and left ear popping regularly?
Ear pain: This feeling can be caused by many issues, such as a sinus infection, increased allergies with inner ear congestion, ear infections, etc. So, it should be checked by a Dr. With an otoscope, an instrument to look into the ear, for a diagnosis of the area and the subsequent treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more
What can I do to stop my ear pain when I blow my nose. I have a bad cold and cannot blow my nose as my right ear hurts a lot?
If you open your mouth slightly when you blow your nose, you will not get the pressure on the eustachian tube and thus no pain.
Try it. ...Read more
How can I clean my ears that is not hearing well after water inside? My left ear hurts and my right ear is not hearing well about 4 months.
May be simple: If the problem is truly water in the outer canal, a simple 1:1 solution of white vinegar and rubbing alcohol into the canal can help to promote drying and prevent infection ("swimmers ear"). However, this duration makes wax plugging, middle ear fluid, or other causes more likely; you should have the ears checked out. ...Read more
My right ear hurts, feels hollow and when I use my finger to put some pressure over the opening of my ear it hurts. No congestion & no temp. Why?
My Right ear hurts when the weather is cold. I had otitis when I was a kid. The left ear doesn't hurt. My right ear was bleeding a bit a few days ago.
Ear Inflammation: You should not have bleeding from your ear. Itching can represent infection or an allergic skin reaction in the ear canal. The bleeding is likely from the ear canal but could be from the membrane. With ear pain you could have an infectious otitis media. You should see your physician as soon as possible and have your ear examined and treated as necessary. ...Read more
Hi, my right ear hurts me and makes internal buzz when I hear loud sound whether musics or voices or even my own voice if I speak loudly, any medicine?
My right ear hurts when I close mouth and clinch top and bottom teeth on right side. Really only when happens,?
Jaw pain: It could be your TM joint causing the pain. ...Read more
What's wrong? My right ear is clogged. When I burp my ear hurts but I sense some relief. I've tried ear drops but no luck yet.
You might have wax: In your ear canal, but you may have fluid or an infection of your middle ear. I would recommend that you see your doctor to properly diagnose this and treat if necessary. ...Read more
I have a small lump behind my right ear. Lately my ear hurts from the inside usually after using earphones and I often feel dizzy. Is this connected?
Please see your: Doctor. You need to have this lump, your ears and the rest of you checked to see if they are connected and what the problem is. ...Read more
When I speak/yawn my right ear hurts a bit, hearing is kinda not full also I had cold for 5-8 days. It kinda started after shower, qtip shows no wax?
Eustachian tube issu: Yawning straightens out the canal between your middle ear & back of the throat. This often allows air movement back/forth. You likely have some transient swelling in that tube that prevents it from remaining open at rest. It normally allows moisture from your middle ear to drain into your throat & air to enter the space. If blocked, moisture can build and vacuum may pull in the drum. It will pass. ...Read more
Some slight pain in right ear, hurts when I apply pressure behind my ear, pops a bit, also slight pain when I put my finger inside ear. What could be?
Ear: There could be several things. Fluid behind ear, outer ear infection or middle ear infection. If continues or gets worse see your physician. ...Read more
Just found out I have a tooth infection. Started meds yesterday but my right ear hurts. Should I see an md?
Tooth infection: Pain may radiate to the ear but I would recommend getting your ears checked. Hope you feel well soon ...Read more
While washing my hair & cleaning behind my right ear I noticed the back of my ear hurts, no sores present. Could this be signs of an ear infection?
Ear Tenderness: Pain in bony part can be due to many causes including too tight glasses, bluetooth or ear buds not fitting properly. Sometimes pain can travel from the eardrum or canal- this is called referred pain-that can be due to inflammation, infection or congestion. The bony area also called mastoid process. This area can become tender w ear infection spreading to this see. Go to doctor if pain persists. ...Read more
Ear infection...: ... is most likely. It could be a middle ear infection or an infection of the ear canal, so you will need to see a doctor to get an accurate diagnosis and the right treatment to get you better quickly. ...Read more
Right ear pops when I use a loud voice. Had fever qnd threw up 4 days ago and I'm still a little dizzy. Also ear hurts. What is it?
Ear infection?: With ear pain, dizziness, fever, I would be highly suspicious of a middle or even inner ear infection. 'popping' ears usually indicates some amount of fluid trapped in the middle ear space. A doctor needs to look in your ear and determine if you need medicine, and if not, what therapy can relieve your symptoms. If this has gone on 4 days, you need to get this worked out in the next couple of days. ...Read more
My 3 yr old daughter has had a cold for about a week, and now she's saying her right ear hurts. Does she need medication for this? She has no fever
For ear pain in a toddler, you should have a pedi MD
check the ears to see if a bacterial ear infection exists.
If so, medication will be prescribed. If not, you can continue with cold care: ie tylenol q 3-4 hrs.
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My right ear hurts and my right side of my throut and right side of my mouth hurts. Basically, the right side of my head hurts, I have no fever.
Several things: 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