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What else could cause thick/tough temporal arerty to have pain around the ear if its not ta? Normal sedrate i'm 21 & worried bout this my vision

What else could cause thick/tough temporal  arerty to have pain around the ear if its not ta? Normal sedrate i'm 21 & worried bout this my vision

TMJ: You most likely have a TMJ and muscle dysfunction. See a dentist that treats a lot of TMJ patients. Only about 5% of dentist really understand the TMJ treatments. ...Read more

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Could Amlodipine 8 mg cause pain around the ear and vertigo?

Could Amlodipine 8 mg cause pain around the ear and vertigo?

Amlodipine can: certainly cause vertigo or dizziness either directly or by lowering the blood pressure; however, it is unlikely to cause pain around the ear. I am concerned that you might be asking about the wrong medication. Amlodipine only comes as 2.5mg, 5mg and 10mg tablets. Not 8 mg? ...Read more

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I have an ear infection. My ear is itchy and there is pain around the ear from the top down to level with my chin. How can I treat without antibiotics?

I have an ear infection. My ear is itchy and there is pain around the ear from the top down to level with my chin. How can I treat without antibiotics?

Get Evaluated: Ear infections are best treated with an antibiotic (for bacterial infection) or antifungal (for fungal infection) to which the infecting organism is susceptible. It could be administered directly into the ear as drops or a powder or taken orally or parenterally depending on the region of ear infected. If you decline medication, you suffer severe pain and risk losing hearing or septicemia. ...Read more

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What medicine can I use for pain in my ear, it caused by over using of cotto buds for cleaning, and now it is infected and I feel pain around my ear?

What medicine can I use for pain in my ear, it caused by over using of cotto buds for cleaning, and now it is infected and I feel pain around my ear?

Seek our an ENT: there are many porblems you may have. The general rule is dont put anything in your ear except your elbow ( its a joke ) see an ENT Dr for evaluation there are MANY maladies that can cause your problem ...Read more

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If my tempal artery starts beating faster then the other & causes alil pressure & pain around my ear what should I do u can actually feel my artery?

If my tempal artery starts beating faster then the other & causes alil pressure & pain around my ear what should I do u can actually feel my artery?

Impossible: It is not possible for one temporal artery to beat faster than the other. The pulse beat is unlikely the cause of the pressure or pain. ...Read more

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What's going on thick/tough temple arterty causing pain around my ear almost feels like earach is this tmj? Nobody can give me a straight answer =(

What's going on thick/tough temple arterty causing pain around my ear almost feels like earach is this tmj? Nobody can give me a straight answer =(

Might be: Could be TMJ. See a TMJ expert for exam. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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I'm so worried bout ta my temporal artery is thick/ tough & pain around my ear this problem comes & goes sedrate was normal i'm 21 should I worry?

I'm so worried bout ta my temporal artery is thick/ tough & pain around my ear this problem comes & goes sedrate was normal  i'm 21 should I worry?

May biopsy: Ta i would not think is common at your age but nonetheless, your symptoms may or may not suggest this. With normal sed rate, i would have surgeon perform biopsy because you may have another diagnosis unrelated. On pathology, giant cells are seen. Treatment is with steroids. ...Read more

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Takayasu arteritis what r the test to no if I have this i'm getting thick tough temporal artery with pain around my ear?

Wrong vasculitis: Tenderness around the temporal artery is quite suggestive of temporal arteritis, a type of vasculitis that most surgeons call giant cell arteritis. If you truly are concerned i'd suggest seeing your pcp right away as untreated temporal arteritis can lead to blindness. Takayasu's ateritis affects the medium sized vessels of the body such as carotid and subclavian arteries. Temp artery is too small. ...Read more

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Can stress cause my temporal artery get thick /tough & cause pain around my ear! my blood presure is fine i don't have high blood presure! please answ?

Can stress cause my temporal artery get thick /tough & cause pain around my ear! my blood presure is fine i don't have high blood presure! please answ?

No. : Temporal arteritis is what would cause thickening and results inflammation of the blood vessels in the body. If untreated it can lead to blockages or aneurysms of the arteries. Temporal arteritis can lead to blindness in severe cases. Typical symptoms include headache and tenderness over the temporal artery, which is found along the hairline near the temple of your head. Treatment is with steroid. ...Read more

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Could TMJ b my problem causing this pain around my ear & under my tempal am i mistaken TMJ for temporal arthritis?

Could TMJ b my problem causing this pain around my ear & under my tempal am i mistaken TMJ for temporal arthritis?

See a specialist: Your questions cannot be adequately answered without a thorough exam and evaluation and x-rays. I would see a dentist who is trained to deal with tmj/tmd, or a tmj/tmd specialist. ...Read more

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About 5 days ago i fell over and hit my chin on the floor, there is now pain around my right ear. should i be concerned?

About 5 days ago i fell over and hit my chin on the floor, there is now pain around my right ear. should i be concerned?

Yes: The back part of your jaw bone(the mandible) is immediately in front of your ear canal. So in hitting your jaw on the ground you could have damaged that part of your skull adjacent to your ear. See an ENT maven in your area. ...Read more