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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?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...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

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I have been experiencing sharp intermittent pains above right ear.for the past 5 days. Heat helps some but no medication helps. Some spells are worse ?

I have been experiencing sharp intermittent pains above right ear.for the past 5 days. Heat helps some but no medication helps. Some spells are worse ?

See a Doctor: Sharp intermittent pains in the head or face can be due to several problems but a condition called trigeminal neuralgia should be ruled out. This can cause severe, sharp intermittent pains in the head and face. ...Read more

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What causes pain in right shoulder blade, neck, and above right ear?

What causes pain in right shoulder blade, neck, and above right ear?

Neck Pain: This can be caused by a number of different conditions. The most common would likely be pain from the cervical spine. ...Read more

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Hi burped then felt ache couple inches above right ear? Curious to know why it aches. My ear has been stuffy all day but assumed it's unrelated ?

Burps and ear pain: The eustachian tubes connect the middle ear spaces to the back of the throat and allow us to equalize the air pressure in our ears. The tubes open when we swallow or yawn or if you do a valsalva maneuver (hold your nose and try to blow it - you'll feel your ears pop). My guess is that you opened your eustachian tube when you burped but the congestion prevented full pressure equalization. ...Read more

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I have been having this pressure / ache in my head right side above right ear feels like a bubble is about to pop been going on about a week not really painful at all sometimes it moves around my head?

See doctor for it: Most bubbles don't move or pop in the head. Since the pain keeps moving around, and so does the bubble, you need to have this examined by your doctor to see what it is, especially if it''s been going on for over a week. Most cysts don't move. ...Read more

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Spams Twitching in what seems to be temporalis muscle above right ear. All different times of day and can last over 48 hours. How do I make it stop?

Spams Twitching in what seems to be temporalis muscle above right ear.  All different times of day and can last over 48 hours.  How do I make it stop?

Check the TM joint: all muscles protect and support joints/orifices. The temporalis is one of the bilateral four jaw muscles that mediates movement of the mandible. I RX checking the status of the TM joint for biomechanical function and to check for toxin, pathogen allergen affecting the TM function. Rule out Lyme disease. get this checked , twitching of the temporalis is not a common finding. ...Read more

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25 male. Pea sized 'mole' redish above right ear. Been there since i can remember. doesnt hurt. Now worried it may be serious. Put my mind to ease plz?

See PCP/Derm/Plastic: Pea sized mole should be looked at by your PCP/dermatologist/Plastic surgeon . No one can give you appropriate advice without examining lesions like that or even biopsying it. ...Read more