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Pain Above Ear Lobes
I have a pain in my ear on the cartridge right above my ear lobe. I also have shoulder pain on the same side. What could this be?
TMJ-TMD: TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment or ENT to rule out ear pathology. ...Read more
Yes and no: Surgery can fix this problem but it not ussually done except for extreme problems. ...Read more
5to7 days: It takes 5to 7 days to heal if there is no infection. ...Read more