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Having severe ear pain (4 days) deep inside & behind ear into neck. No drainage, sharp/stabbing pain, worse if laying down. What can I do for relief?

Having severe ear pain (4 days) deep inside & behind ear into neck. No drainage, sharp/stabbing pain, worse if laying down. What can I do for relief?

Need an exam: It's possible you have an infection in the ear canal or behind the ear drum. However your symptoms are somewhat atypical for these causes. It's possible the source of your pain is somewhere else in the in the pharynx and is being "referred" to the ear area. You need to see your physician as soon as possible. If the cause isn't apparent you need to see an ENT specialist. Get well soon ...Read more

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Can jaw pain, ear pain, and soreness behind ear/neck be caused by sinus infection?

Can jaw pain, ear pain, and soreness behind ear/neck be caused by sinus infection?

Rarely: Unless the mastoid sinuses are infected, the pain is not expected to be in the areas. I suspect that you may have a jaw problem from teeth grinding. Consult your dentist. ...Read more

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I have been clearing my throat with a feeling of mucus in back of throat. Clogged up feeling with behind ear pain. Crackling sound with exhaling.

I have been clearing my throat with a feeling of mucus in back of throat. Clogged up feeling with behind ear pain. Crackling sound with exhaling.

Post nasal drip: You have post nasal drip, you can use saline nasal spray or rinse, gargle with salt water & try to unclog your ears by closing your nose & mouth while trying to blow your mouth (valsasavas manouver ) until you see you 1ry care physician or ENT. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sore throat on right side, right side ear pain, bump behind ear?

Sore throat on right side, right side ear pain, bump behind ear?

See doctor: Could be related to ear or throat infection. Less likely, could be malignancy n tongue or throat. ...Read more

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Hello ! I have a sharp sudden pain on my right side of the neck behind the ear , the pain goes from the neck to the occipit ..For seconds ..Pls help!?

Hello ! I have a sharp sudden pain on my right side of the neck behind the ear , the pain goes from the neck to the occipit  ..For seconds ..Pls help!?

Few causes possible.: Does the pain increase with neck movements, how long you have the pain, any congeniysl bone abnormalities you have of the neck like short neck, any muscular stain possible with weight lifting, sports activities, faulty postion during sleep- being a young male . Pain from side of neck going to occiput region indicates irritation of the cervical (neck) nerve roots. Any problem in ear rare to cause. ...Read more

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2nd day of stiff neck behind left ear. Shooting pain when moving. Heating pad all night and no relief.

2nd day of stiff neck behind left ear. Shooting pain when moving. Heating pad all night and no relief.

Occipital neuralgia: (on) involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. The diagnosis of on is entirely dependent upon history and physical examination. Therefore rec.: see a pain management or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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Facial pain, headaches, ear pain,and behind ear pain?

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Facial pain, headaches, ear pain,and behind ear pain?

See OFP specialist: Orofacial Pain specialists are dedicated exclusively to the treatment of orofacial pain, TMJ pain, jaw pain, facial pain, bruxism and TMJ disorders. Find a doctor close to where you live or work. ...Read more

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I have behind my ear pain and head aces with neck hurting 2 weeks

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Swollen tonsills and ear pain? What is this also habe swlen glands in neck on left side and pain behind left ear like as swollen lymonode back behind my ear

Swollen tonsills and ear pain? What is this also habe swlen glands in neck on left side and pain behind left ear like as swollen lymonode back behind my ear

Tonsillitis.: You may have Tonsillitis., however it could be either bacterial or viral and treatment may be different depending on that . The swollen neck glands are your lymph glands trying to fight the infection. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Swelling on face in front of left ear, pain in left temple and left forehead when try to move head quickly, pain behind left ear and neck below skull?

Swelling on face in front of left ear, pain in left temple and left forehead when try to move head quickly, pain behind left ear and neck below skull?

Facial pain: Over the computer, guesses would include a possible sinus infection causing swelling and inflammation. Cellulitis is always a possibility, etc. Only way to know for sure is to get an exam and then treated as need be. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Ear pain/itching 5 days ago. Went to doc said it swimmers ear(didn't swim) Got drops lymph node behind ear is now swollen. No pain or itching though. ?

Ear pain/itching 5 days ago. Went to doc said it swimmers ear(didn't swim) Got drops lymph node behind ear is now swollen. No pain or itching though. ?

OK: here it is... SWIMMER'S EAR (Otitis Externa) which spreads to a lymph node REQUIRES ORAL ANTIBIOTICS!!!!! DROPS ARE NOT ENOUGH Call your Family Physician or Primary Care Provider for a Prescription or join HEALTH TAP PRIME. Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Pain behind last tooth. Swollen right tonsil. White stuff on it. Swollen neck glands right side. Right ear pain. I'm going crazy.

Pain behind last tooth.  Swollen right tonsil.  White stuff on it.  Swollen neck glands right side.  Right ear pain.  I'm going crazy.

See a dentist: Hard to say what is going on without an exam, x-rays and a thorough history. Sounds like an infection around the gum tissue of the last (posterior) tooth- pericoronitis. But see a dentist to confirm. ...Read more

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Right inner ear pain also behind back into neck and shoulder more frequently. Numb in cheek and eye sometimes in jaw. Severe constant headaches?

U need to see ENT: Sorry to hear, pls consult an ear and nose trout (ENT) doctor. You may need treatment it could be viral, bacterial infection or it could be inflammation. Good luck ...Read more

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I've had a headache for a month, behind my eyebrows, back of head top of head. Neck pain, occasional sore throat. Ear pain, oval hard bump on head?

I've had a headache for a month, behind my eyebrows, back of head top of head. Neck pain, occasional sore throat. Ear pain, oval hard bump on head?

Refractory Headache: Refractory headache for one month and "oval hard bump on head" is a red flag and visit to your PCP is warranted. Schedule an appointment for consultation, tests and imaging. ...Read more