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When chewing felt sharp pain above right ear shooting into temple, ear became full, now feels sore 2 hours later?

When chewing felt sharp pain above right ear shooting into temple, ear became full, now feels sore 2 hours later?

See your dentist: You may have a cavity irritating a dental root, this can cause the pain your describing. Take an NSAID in the meantime until you see them. ...Read more

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19 yr old female w/ sudden sharp pain above right ear for 15 secs. Since it's stopped my neck has been throbbing on the same side for 45 minutes. ?

Pain: Depending on your medical history, likely related to a headache or migraine (from dehydration, hormone use, diet related, or stress/tension). If Neck pain is severe or this is worst headache of life or pain persists, call your MD ASAP. A medical consult with a HealthTap MD may help otherwise determine true cause ...Read more

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Been having burning pain above right ear, near temple. Right side of face goes slightly numb, right eye aches. What could cause this?

Could be viral: Many times there can be viruses like the herpes simplex or zoster that can cause the one sided numbness with the tingling, pain, and pins and needles. Many times one has skin breakout with these, but it does no have to! see you primary care first, but also consider seeing your ophthalmologist! ...Read more

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Having sharp pain just above right ear and jaw for 2 to 3 days. What could be the cause?

Having sharp pain just above right ear and jaw for 2 to 3 days. What could be the cause?

Jaw pain: Temporomandibular disorders, jaw pain, orofacial pain are terms which denotes chronic jaw pain problem which is not due to any dental pathology. Your complaint is possibly due ti temporomandibular disorders. Try warm compresses over the jaws and temples along with self massaging; this might help. Advil/tylenol is also an option. You can contact an orofacial pain dentist (find one on www.Aaop.Org). ...Read more

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I've got throbbing, stabbing head pain above my right ear. Help, please!?

I've got throbbing, stabbing head pain above my right ear. Help, please!?

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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Pain on head above right ear. What does this sound like?

Pain on head above right ear. What does this sound like?

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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Having shoulder pain pain above right temple ear feels funny tingling in left leg femur area neck stiff on right is this signs of ms?

Having shoulder pain pain above right temple ear feels funny tingling in left leg femur area neck stiff on right is this signs of ms?

Unlikely: MS is unlikely with your combination of symptoms. They are more likely related to your psychologic issues but have your doctor evaluate the issue. ...Read more

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Hello doctor sorry to bother you but i have a pain if i can describe it as a pain right above my ear and in my ear what should i do?

Hello doctor sorry to bother you but i have a pain   if i can describe it as a pain right above my ear and in my ear what should i do?

Ear infection: Get an exam from your doctor you may have otitis media or externa or another condition that requires a physical exam. In the eventuality you have a bacterial ear infection a 10 day course of antibiotics is usually prescribed , or drops if you have swimmers ear. Good luck ...Read more

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Achy pain in temple just diagonally above right ear. Comes and goes?

Pain in temple.: This may be muscle tension. However, if it is painful to touch, then you should have a blood test to check you sedimentation rate to rule our temporal arteritis. ...Read more