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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?

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

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My right ear hurts lost a lil hearing tried ear relief drops for clogged hear for 2 days what can I do please help?

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

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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?

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?

TMJ: If chewing leads to ear pain, this is likely due to inflammation in your temporomandibular joint. The pain you are experiencing in your ear is likely referred pain, from the tm joint. See your primary care doctor for examination and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Left ear is plugged, right ear hurts really bad. Is this serious?

Left ear is plugged, right ear hurts really bad. Is this serious?

Ear pain: There are a lot of reasons for this:
allergies
wax impaction
a viral ear infection
a bacterial ear infection
a fungal ear infection
tmj disease
a mass in your throat (rare)

if it's really bothering you, you should get it checked out. I am in your city and can see you today. ...Read more

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My right ear hurts when I swallow and I am a little contested should I go to the dr...

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My right ear hurts when I swallow and I am a little contested should I go to the dr...

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

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My throat and right ear hurts together? What does that mean?

My throat and right ear hurts together? What does that mean?

Probable infection: The throat and part of the ear are innervated by the same sensory nerve. When the throat is infected and sore you can often feel it in your ear. You should see a doctor and have your throat looked at. It may be viral or possibly bacterial or strep. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Open mouth: 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

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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.

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

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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, 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?

Possible ear infect: Ear infection don't always cause fevers especially in adults. If it is the canal that is infected so called Swimmer's ear there may be only pain. You should be seen and possibly treated. ...Read more

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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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Just found out I have a tooth infection. Started meds yesterday but my right ear hurts. Should I see an md?

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

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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?

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

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My right ear hurts so bad I want to cry; can't talk, swallow, or eat/drink! Plz help me! ?

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

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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?

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

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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

Ear pain: 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.
Welcome to healthtap and I'm Dr. Ivy Fisher
if any further questions. ...Read more

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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.

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