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Sore head down bottom left. Piercing headaches, in temples ringing in right ear?

Sore head down bottom left. Piercing headaches, in temples ringing in right ear?

Piercing headaches: DO SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR. HE OR SHE MAY RECOMMEND A NEUROLOGIST IF NOT BETTER. COULD BE MIGRAINE. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Sharp pain behind left ear when turning head right?

Pain: This sounds like a muscular pain, possibly in the sternocleidomastoid muscle. I would try anti-inflammatories and warm compresses. If that does not help, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Swelling on face in front of left ear, pain in left temple and left forehead when try to move head quickly, pain behind left ear and neck below skull?

Swelling on face in front of left ear, pain in left temple and left forehead when try to move head quickly, pain behind left ear and neck below skull?

Facial pain: Over the computer, guesses would include a possible sinus infection causing swelling and inflammation. Cellulitis is always a possibility, etc. Only way to know for sure is to get an exam and then treated as need be. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pain in right temple and behind right eye?

Pain in right temple and behind right eye?

? migraine ?: You describe the typical distribution of pain for a migraine event. If these are very intense, brief in duration, and come in clusters, it is referred to as cluster migraine. If associated with throbbing pain, photophobia, nausea, vertigo, visual changes, it is common migraine. However, pathology of the eye and sinuses should be ruled out. V1 trigeminal neuralgia can cause similar problems. ...Read more

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Jaw pain ear pain sharp pains in my head pain infront of ear pain around ear ED swelling infront of ear and under eye pain in nec what could that be?

Jaw pain ear pain sharp pains in my head pain infront of ear pain around ear ED swelling infront of ear and under eye pain in nec what could that be?

Temperal Arteritis: Hello, you should be evaluated by a doctor ASAP (ER or Urgent Care now!). The worse case scenario would be an inflammation of a large artery in the area you describe and the need for immediate treatment with steroid pills. You would need follow up with an ENT doctor to be further evaluated. They might even biopsy the blood vessel. You could also have some other infection worth treating. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain right side of head just above right ear?

Throbbing pain right side of head just above right ear?

Pain: May be TMJ or inflammation of the temporal artery. Start with warm compresses and ibuprofen but if it persists you should see your doctor ...Read more

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Shar pain in right temple behind eye jaw snd ear sometimes throbbing Broke left side of jaw and car accident sometimes sitcged to left side. TMJ ??

Shar pain in right temple behind eye jaw snd ear sometimes throbbing Broke left side of jaw and car accident sometimes sitcged to left side. TMJ ??

Not enough: Not enough info to make a diagnosis. Yes, there can be traumatically induced joint dysfunction. You should be examined by an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. ...Read more

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I have pain in head right side above ear ?

Always? Sometimes?: More details needed here: is this a single headache episode? Is pain severe? Is it only above the right ear? Is it only right sided? Your question is too general to be answered. ...Read more

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Moderate pain right side of head above ear made worse by movement. "headache" around right eye. Right inner ear pain. Could this all be sinus?

Moderate pain right side of head above ear made worse by movement. "headache" around right eye. Right inner ear pain. Could this all be sinus?

It could, but: But it also can be something else. You have had a ct scan of your chest. I imagine the doctor who ordered that knows a lot of your medical history. That person would be in a position to help answer your question more accurately. An ENT (ear nose throughout doctor would be ideal for sinus issues). ...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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Pain on my right side of neck where skull and neck meet right behind the ear. VERY tender to the touch. Hurts to move my neck. Radiates into ear.

Pain on my right side of neck where skull and neck meet right behind the ear.  VERY tender to the touch.  Hurts to move my neck.  Radiates into ear.

See a doctor!: Hi. This certainly isn't normal. I'm not sure what it is, but I do think it shouldn't be ignored, and that online is probably not the place to get it fixed. It could be an external ear infection. Any drainage from the ear? You a swimmer by any chance? Any loss of hearing? I think you should see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Swooshing sound in my right ear and ringing in the left ear?

Swooshing sound in my right ear and ringing in the left ear?

NEED A GOOD EXAM: Potential: minor: middle ear "congestion" fluid external ear abundant cerumen, plug etc. Complicated: infection, hearing problem, high blood pressure, medications etc. ...Read more

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Feeling of ear fullness in left ear and numbness near ear. Any suggestions?

Feeling of ear fullness in left ear and numbness near ear. Any suggestions?

That's a need for MD: Best solution would be to have this examined by a professional (family doctor), and throat cultured and assessed. Upper respiratory tract infections may well be due to virus, bacteria, etc. You might try using a netti-pot or nasal saline spray along with a decongestant and nsaid. This sounds like it may be due to sinus disease, in which case the above might well help. ...Read more

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Sharp come and go pain behind ears mainly right ear?

Sharp come and go pain behind ears mainly right ear?

I'm not sure, but...: The mastoid bones are directly behind the ears and could become inflamed/infected from severe ear infections. Sometimes they even had to be removed, although this was much more of a problem in the past. There are also lymph nodes in the area behind ears and back of scalp. They can swell from infection, insect bites, and other causes. They could then cause pain. ...Read more