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There is throbbing head pain above left ear coming and going through out day for 2 months..What do I do?

There is throbbing head pain above left ear coming and going through out day for 2 months..What do I do?

Possible TMJ: Since the pain is near your ear, which is also where your TMJ is, you may be experiencing TMJ dysfunction. A full exam by a dentist with tmd expertise would give you some answers. Not all dentists are experienced in this area so seek out the right dentist. Another possibility would be to see and ent. Depending on what other symptoms you have, the dentist would probably be the first choice. ...Read more

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I have a sharp shooting pain above my left ear at random intervals. What may be the cause of this?

I have a sharp shooting pain above my left ear at random intervals. What may be the cause of this?

Descriptive: The location suggests periodic neuralgic pains in the distribution of the left Greater Occipital Nerve of Arnold, and this pattern suggests Occipital Neuralgia. ...Read more

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I have pain above my left ear where that bones at can it be from my tmj? Or is it somrthing else. Is this serious?

I have pain above my left ear where that bones at can it be from my tmj? Or is it somrthing else. Is this serious?

TMJ disorder: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment. ...Read more

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Wheezing, sore throat, congestion, pain above eyes, left ear hurts, has been happening since Saturday what could it be?

Wheezing, sore throat, congestion, pain above eyes, left ear hurts, has been happening since Saturday what could it be?

Most common: reasons are viral infection or allergy or both, Contact your Doctor for futher evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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Pain above jaw near left ear, also a hard lump size of an almond, slowly reducing day by day and size also reducing but still she feel pain.pls Advice?

Pain above jaw near left ear, also a hard lump size of an almond, slowly reducing day by day and size also reducing but still she feel pain.pls Advice?

Preauricular lump : Painful lump in front of the ear is most likey an enlarged lymph node, due to an ongoing infection in the the ear teeth or face, it can also be an enlarged mumps gland due to infection or blockage of the opening of the duct inside the mouth, in either case she need to be cheched by her pediatrician, use tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for pain until she gets cheched. Good luck. ...Read more

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21 year old female with sharp stabbing pain right above my left ear out of nowhere and it goes into my left eye. Had a subdural hematoma on my right side of my head 4 years ago.

21 year old female with sharp stabbing pain right above my left ear out of nowhere and it goes into my left eye. Had a subdural hematoma on my right side of my head 4 years ago.

Get checked: Given your history seeing your doctor immediately or going to an urgent care is needed. Hydrate well and make sure blood test are done to figure out if there is a clotting defect. Check your blood pressure and get a through eye and neurological exam ! ...Read more

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Why should answer the phone by the LEFT ear?.

Why should answer the phone by the LEFT ear?.

Either ear on phone: If hearing is normal, it's OK to listen with either ear ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my left ear?

What could cause pain in my left ear?

Ear vs TMJ: Could be an infection in your ear. Could be your TMJ. Other TMJ symptoms include clicking jaw joint or limited oral opening. If you have other signs of TMJ problem, see oral surgeon for exam/suggestions. ...Read more