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I have ear pain and tinnitus with mild SNHL. I was taking nurokind tab for 3 weeks. I am feeling pain my left side of face to ear. Please give advise?

I have ear pain and tinnitus with mild SNHL. I was taking nurokind tab for 3 weeks. I am feeling pain my left side of face to ear. Please give advise?

Ear pain: Not sure what medication you are taking.
Best advised to see a physician to evaluate your ear, your sinuses, and possible dental issues. Have a great day. ...Read more

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Pain at left side on my face near ear. When I open my mouth it is happening majorly?

Pain at left side on my face near ear. When I open my mouth it is happening majorly?

Joint pain: This is usually due to a problem with the temporo-mandibular joint which may be misaligned by muscular problems, old trauma, dental misalignment or arthritis. Oral surgeons or otolaryngologists handle these types of problems. ...Read more

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Have had bad pain in left side of face including cheekbone, temple ear, and upper and lower gums for approx 2 weeks on and off. I have tmj. Possible toothache.

Have had bad pain in left side of face including cheekbone, temple ear, and upper and lower gums for approx 2 weeks on and off. I have tmj. Possible toothache.

Many causes: It indeed may be tooth related. However, it also could be sinusitis or tempromandibular joint disorder. A quick visit with a dentist, oral surgeon or ent, will help you understand the problem and get relief. ...Read more

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Best treatment for tmj? Have pain on left side of face in front of ear. Painful when chewing and now speaking. What kind of md or dentist to see?

Best treatment for tmj? Have pain on left side of face in front of ear. Painful when chewing and now speaking. What kind of md or dentist to see?

Trained\experienced: Many dentists have very little training and understanding of how best to advise patients and treat, especially when and how extensively. Seek a dentist (whether it be an orthodontist, prosthodontist, general dentist, oral surgeon, periodontist, etc.) who has extensive training and experience in this area. Your own dentist probably knows who in your area is best to handle such issues. ...Read more

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Numbness, pressure and pain left side of face cheek area going towards ear, 18 months off and on, blurred vision l eye now blood on pillow after sleep?

Numbness, pressure and pain left side of face cheek area going towards ear, 18 months off and on, blurred vision l eye now blood on pillow after sleep?

Chronic facial pain: We don't know anything about your medical history or any medications. Have you seen a doctor for this? Its been going on for 18 months, please seek medical attention urgently. ...Read more

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What would be the cause of a knot left side of face below the ear?

What would be the cause of a knot left side of face below the ear?

A painless lump: Below the ear may be a tumor in the parotid gland and should be checked by an ent. ...Read more

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My neck hurts on left side when I turn my head I get a pain in left side of head and ear sometime. What might make this happen?

My neck hurts on left side when I turn my head I get a pain in left side of head and ear sometime. What might make this happen?

Cervicogenic otalgia: This may be caused by a pulled or sprain muscle that attached to your neck to the outlying bones of the ear. Referred pain from an irritated or pinched nerve can also cause this. Other conditions are possible. You should see your doctor for an exam to make sure its nothing more serious and to get the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Pressure in my left ear and left side of face?

Pressure in my left ear and left side of face?

MD first, DMD second: See your physician to rule out a medical problem. If it is an ear problem then have the md (or referral) treat the problem. If it is a TMJ issue you will need to find a dentist who can diagnose what is wrong and then use a diagnostic phase to see if conservative therapy can address why you have a problem in the first place. ...Read more

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Left side of face is swellin in front of ear. No pain at site but head aches more often and lasting longer.

Left side of face is swellin in front of ear. No pain at site but head aches more often and lasting longer.

Face swelling: The area of the face just in front of the ear is the area of the parotid gland. While a physical examination is certainly necessary to make any diagnosis, swelling and inflammation of the parotid gland may cause this symptom. I suggest that you be evaluated by your family physician. ...Read more

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Tinnitus in left ear, ear feels tingly and left side of face is tingling?

Tinnitus in left ear, ear feels tingly and left side of face is tingling?

Neurologic sxs: Tinnitus is produced by the eighth cranial nerve and numbness of the face and ear is primarily the fifth cranial nerve. Those two nerves are not very closely related in the brainstem. Without further information, you would need to see your primary care doctor or a neurologist to get a more detailed history and physical exam. ...Read more

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I have been having tingling on left side of face and right ear been hurting no headaches what could this be its about 3 weeks now?

I have been having tingling on left side of face and right ear been hurting no headaches what could this be its about 3 weeks now?

See md: After all medical factors have been ruled out and you are still suffering go to your dentist for an evaluation. It could be related to your jaw shifting to your right side which would cause war pain on right and temple pain on left. ...Read more

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I have been having some ear pains then a sudden numbness of the left side of face and left arm?

I have been having some ear pains then a sudden numbness of the left side of face and left arm?

ER: Dangerous symtoms which require STAT ER/CT scan evaluation. This is probably an inner ear issue; however, with left sided facial and arm numbness: get check-ASAP! ...Read more

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Tingling in left side of face and shoulder on some occasions when I set in some chairs similar to my cheeks left ear lobe going to sleep?

Tingling in left side of face and shoulder on some occasions when I set in some chairs similar to my cheeks left ear lobe going to sleep?

See your doctor: This is never normal. See your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, and possibly order tests to find out what's wrong. ...Read more

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Left side of face is swollen headache all teeth on left side hurting and left ear extremely painful what's causing this?

Left side of face is swollen headache all teeth on left side hurting and left ear extremely painful what's causing this?

A tooth abscess: A tooth abscess won't go away without treatment. A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. The dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. See a dentist for a treatment. ...Read more

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swelling to left side of face; jaw; neck and behind ear. Took to uc and they put him on abx treatment. When will swelling go away?

swelling to left side of face; jaw; neck and behind ear. Took to uc and they put him on abx treatment. When will swelling go away?

Soon.: Since you are on an antibiotic for infection you should be seeing improvement within 2-3 days but it may take the entire antibiotic course or longer for swelling to completely resolve. If you don't see improvement within 2-3 days see your primary doctor or go back to the UC for a recheck. There could be many reasons why it's not improving and may need a different antibiotic or I&D. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing numbness/Tingling and pain in left side of head above ear and sudden dizziness/nausea. What could this be please?

I have been experiencing numbness/Tingling and pain in left side of head above ear and sudden dizziness/nausea. What could this be please?

Number of things: It could a number of things from ear problems to a head problem to a problem with hydration or electrolyte balance you will be better served to see your local physician thank you ...Read more

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My nose always blocked!! when I breath a vaccum produce in my left ear!! always pain in left side of head and in left ear!! m suffering since 4 years?

My nose always blocked!! when I breath a vaccum produce in my left ear!! always pain in left side of head and in left ear!! m suffering since 4 years?

See an ENT: For the complete evaluation, labs, diagnosis, imaging and treatment. You have a serious medical condition that should be addressed ASAP. Take care. ...Read more

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I have no tooth ache or swelling but have earache and numbness to left side of face, ear and jaw?

I have no tooth ache or swelling but have earache and numbness to left side of face, ear and jaw?

Need exam: This may or may not be a dental issue. With numbness occurring, you don't want to wait. Please call a dentist asap who can do an exam, see if it is a dental issue and if not dental refer you to someone who can help you. Good luck and don't wait. ...Read more

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Numbness left side of face for 7 months ent said ear clear. My ear make cracking sound and it all started with blocked ear with wax.

Numbness left side of face for 7 months ent said ear clear. My ear make cracking sound and it all started with blocked ear with wax.

Unrelated: The facial numbness could be due to facial nerve problem, ear wax and cracking sound in your ear is an external and middle ears problems, not directly related to the numbness that you have. You may want to see a neurologist for a second opnion, good luck ...Read more

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Skin on left side of face sensitive and hurts to touch ear too and is achy. Left of throat irritated gums swollen. All on left. What is it? Remedies?

Acute herpes zoster: Symptomatic treatment with analgesics is recommended. Also for most cases of acute HZ the use of antiviral therapy (acyclovir, famciclovir or valacyclovir), is recommended to prevent postherpetic neuralgia. Take care. ...Read more

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I have sinus pressure on left side of face, ear aches/head sometimes and have dried bloody boogers in left nostril at times. What is the cause of this?

I have sinus pressure on left side of face, ear aches/head sometimes and have dried bloody boogers in left nostril at times. What is the cause of this?

MY ACHING HEAD: Sinuses are air-filled structures in our heads that warm & filter the air we breathe while decreasing the weight of our skull. When inflamed and filled with mucus, it is like having heavy, water balloons pressing on your face from the inside (ouch). Consider antihistamines (Cetrilizine) and/or decongestants (Pseudoephedrine). If not improving, consult me and we'll figure it out together. ...Read more

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I get migraines affecting only left side of face. Pain goes through left side os head, ear, nose, jaw, and left eye 3-4 a day lasting 2-3 hours what do id?

I get migraines affecting only left side of face. Pain goes through left side os head, ear, nose, jaw, and left eye 3-4 a day lasting 2-3 hours what do id?

Diagnosis first: Diagnosis before treatment. See ENT doc for exam/xrays. You may have sinusitis, TMJ, or other problems. If sinusitis, ENT doc will treat, if TMJ, he/she may refer to orofacial pain-TMJ doc. ...Read more

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What to do if I have head/eye/ear/tooth/jaw ache only on left side of face?

What to do if I have head/eye/ear/tooth/jaw ache only on left side of face?

TMJ-TMD: Temporo-Mandibular Disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache and toothache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Pain on left-side of face; cheeks, around the teeth down to lower jaw, head, ear. Had teeth checked. Could it be a sinus infection?

Pain on left-side of face; cheeks, around the teeth down to lower jaw, head, ear. Had teeth checked. Could it be a sinus infection?

Sinus vs. Teeth: If your dentist has ruled out dental causes for your symptoms, a sinus infection is quite possible. Of course, you need to have your physician examine you to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a bad ear infection. Left side of face is swollen and there is a large lump below my ear. Can't sleep cause of how much pain there is.?

I have a bad ear infection. Left side of face is swollen and there is a large lump below my ear. Can't sleep cause of how much pain there is.?

MD ASAP: This may have gone past a simple ear infection (otitis media). You are describing symptoms of mastoiditis. This is an infection spreading from the middle ear to form an abscess in the mastoid air spaces of the temporal bone. There is system wide infection with swelling that typically pushes the ear down and forwards. Please seek medical attention asap. ...Read more

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Sinus infection and absess on the tip right of my mouth. Left side of face is in extreme pain. Feels like pressure, ear hurts badly. What could this b?

Sinus infection and absess on the tip right of my mouth. Left side of face is in extreme pain. Feels like pressure, ear hurts badly. What could this b?

Facial pain: I would be concerned that you may have an abscess on the left. Other possibilities include TMJ or an ear infection. I was start with my primary care provider but you'll probably end up needing a dentist. ...Read more