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Dr. Robert Jackson Dr. Jackson
Dermatology
39 years in practice
Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Facial Pain (Definition)

Facial pain is a clinical finding in which there is pain in the area of the face. This is often due to trauma, ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Eleczko Dr. Eleczko
Dentistry
32 years in practice
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
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A. Hard lump under the skin on the face by the ear its fainful and my hole side of that face hurts what cause this?

Need exam: It is hard to say what yuo have without an examintion. You could have an infection or a cyst. See your doctor for evaluatin and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman Dr. Gliksman
Internal Medicine
34 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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The entire left side of my head/face hurts especially around my ear. I bought so over the counter drops. But when i use them it feels clogged?

The entire left side of my head/face hurts especially around my ear. I bought so over the counter drops. But when i use them it feels clogged?

Left side face hurts: Go to doctor/ urgent care/ER today seems like you have an infection and need antibiotics. May be herpetic or zoster or lyme as well We are always concerned about the face because it is near the brain so don't delay and see a doctor today ...Read more

Dr. John Van der Werff Dr. Van der Werff
Dentistry
35 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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Top of my head is tender, sudden ear aches that come and go away, sounds in my ear when chewing, face hurts sometimes, head hurts during sharp turn?

Top of my head is tender, sudden ear aches that come and go away, sounds in my ear when chewing, face hurts sometimes, head hurts during sharp turn?

Maybe tmd: You may have a TMJ disorder. I would suggest a TMJ specialist for an evaluation and possible diagnosis. Diagnosis may also involve other doctors including an ent, neurologist, pain specialist, and headache specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
Pain Management
32 years in practice
UCLA School of Dentistry
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My face hurts around my eyes and the back of my head and neck hurt around my ears. Sinus infection?

My face hurts around my eyes and the back of my head and neck hurt around my ears. Sinus infection?

Sinus infection: A sinus infection can cause a headache or pressure in the eyes, nose, cheek bones. Acute sinusitis lasts less than eight weeks and with each episode lasting no longer than 10 days. See your PCP for evaluation, tests, imaging and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Green Dr. Green
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
41 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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I have a sever head cold what can I take to help I have presure and bad congestion sore throat and my whole face hurts?

I have a sever head cold what can I take to help I have presure and bad congestion sore throat and my whole face hurts?

Sinus infection?: Your symptoms suggest a possible sinus infection which may need an antibiotic. See a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Devin Cunning Dr. Cunning
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
25 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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I have a sinus infection for 4 months. Bad smell in my nose for a year. Bad headaches, face hurts from my upper lip to my head, when i sniffle it feel?

I have a sinus infection for 4 months. Bad smell in my nose for a year. Bad headaches, face hurts from my upper lip to my head, when i sniffle it feel?

ENT consult: Persistent sinus symptoms greater than 3 months indicates the possibility of chronic sinusitis with or without underlying allergic rhinitis. Prolonged treatment with antibiotics, mucolytics and nasal saline may be indicated. Additionally an Otolaryngologist(ENT) may order a sinus CT scan and possibly allergy testing. End point therapy may include immunotherapy (allergy shots) or sinus surgery. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Malerman Dr. Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
49 years in practice
Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry (Temple University)
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I have bright orange/yellow watery liquid draining from my nose. My neck hurts/head/ears My whole face hurts. Teeth/jaw and so on. What is it?

I have bright orange/yellow watery liquid draining from my nose.  My neck hurts/head/ears  My whole face hurts.  Teeth/jaw and so on.  What is it?

Could be...: ...virus infection, bacterial infection, sinus infection, infected teeth and/or gums, etc. Call your PCP for an evaluation...now. ...Read more

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Dr. Neal Hakimi Dr. Hakimi
Internal Medicine
8 years in practice
Ross University School of Medicine
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Dr. Sean Drower Dr. Drower
Dentistry
20 years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School
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Can having TMJ for 10 years cause head pains that worsen when you turn your head and when you press on spots on scalp? As well as facial pain?

Can having TMJ for 10 years cause head pains that worsen when you turn your head and when you press on spots on scalp? As well as facial pain?

Yes "Trigger points": The jaw joint (temporomandibular joint / tmj) consists of two bones braced by muscles in a rotating and sliding hinge relationship. Pain in the muscles that support this joint, the teeth, or the joint itself, as well as referred pain can all occur. Myofascial trigger point pain is treated by a health team consisting of possibly a chiropractor, pt, and a dentist trained in orofacial pain therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. Sal Aragona Dr. Aragona
Dentistry
37 years in practice
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
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What is the most common reason for chronic ear fullness, neck, head and facial pain? I have had this constantly for two years

What is the most common reason for chronic ear fullness, neck, head and facial pain?  I have  had this constantly for two years

Oral Facial Pain: There is no common reason for chronic pain symptoms you have. The two sources are primary pain etiology or what is called heterotropic pain referred from the source to where you experience the pain. The is a growing specialty in dentistry called orofacial pain that is well trained in the diagnosis and treatment of complex head and neck pain. This type of dentist can help you. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia Dr. Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
41 years in practice
University of Washington School of Medicine
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I am having episodes of facial pain from head to jaw. I have tried ibuprophen, ponstan & even high dose of nsaids but did not work. What should I do now?

I am having episodes of facial pain from head to jaw. I have tried ibuprophen, ponstan & even high dose of nsaids but did not work. What should I do now?

Oral surgeon: See an oral & maxillofacial surgeon for evaluation. You may have a TMJ problem or dental related pain. The doc will examine you, get xrays, and either treat or refer. If indicated, he/she may refer to ENT doc, neurologist, or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc Dr. Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
19 years in practice
State Medical University N Testemitanu of Republic of Moldova
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Sharp pain up back of head ear some facial pain too, neck pain dull sharp pain back of head when lying down certian ways?

Headache: Sounds like tension headaches. Find comfortable head positions. Try memory foam contour pillow to sleep on at night, light massage, warm applications, Ibuprofen or naproxen. If no relief, see doc. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia Dr. Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
41 years in practice
University of Washington School of Medicine
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Dr. Lynne Weixel Dr. Weixel
Clinical Psychology
32 years in practice
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
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I have extreme facial pain when I lightly touch the left side of my face. The pain travels through my jaw, behind my ear and to the lower portion of my head. Why is this happening?

I have extreme facial pain when I lightly touch the left side of my face. The pain travels through my jaw, behind my ear and to the lower portion of my head. Why is this happening?

Bell's palsy?: You need to see a Dr for evaluation, but it could be Bell's. It often does get better in a month or two. Comes from virus, can be treated but only goes dormant. read this: http://www.webmd.com/brain/tc/bells-palsy-topic-overview and then see a Dr. to really be sure of cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman Dr. Weisman
Neurology
32 years in practice
St. George's University School of Medicine
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Dr. James Rotchford Dr. Rotchford
Addiction Medicine
37 years in practice
University of Washington School of Medicine
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Left sided facial pain near nose and eye off and on sharp head pain on left similar to ice pick headache no mucus otherwise feel fine.What could it be?

Left sided facial pain near nose and eye off and on sharp head pain on left similar to ice pick headache no mucus otherwise feel fine.What could it be?

Warrants evalution: Further questioning and exam indicated to make a diagnosis. The ice pick symptoms and location make me wonder about trigeminal neuralgia. A good headache diagnostician is indicated. Prevention and treatment often very successful with headaches. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
Ophthalmology
22 years in practice
Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Could acute sinusitis include just facial pain, terrible headache /forehead sides &back of head&neck, pain behind eyes, heaviness in head?I've these?

Definitely!: Time to see your doctor if you are experiencing this myriad of symptoms related to your acute sinusitis, so you can get some relief. The sinuses are located behind the cheeks (maxilla), above the eyes (frontal), midline and deep into the back of the nose toward the brain (ethmoid, sphenoid). So, the referred pain pattern as these areas get congested is throughout the head, face, neck. ...Read more

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Dr. Olivia Liao Dr. Liao
Ophthalmology
27 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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