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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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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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Pain on left side of head behind ear after got hit there. Should i be worried about concussions?

Pain on left side of head behind ear after got hit there. Should i be worried about concussions?

Possibly: If you are completely normal with just some pain at the site of impact, you probably can continue to observe. However, if you had loss or altered awareness, focal neurological deficit, worsening headache, are on blood thinners, etc., you ought to get it checked out. If in doubt, err on the side of getting checked out. ...Read more

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Postdromal migraine or brain tumor? Mild pain on left side of head, ringing ears, ear fullness and dizziness for 4 days after week long migraine.

Postdromal migraine or brain tumor? Mild pain on left side of head, ringing ears, ear fullness and dizziness for 4 days after week long migraine.

How about neither?: There seems to be an inexplicable epidemic of brain tumor anxiety among otherwise young healthy people. Like that furshlugginer ice bucket challenge that had the unintended consequence of an epidemic of ALS anxiety among otherwise healthy young people. - This may have been a viral infection that spread to your middle & inner ear. If it persists more than a few more days, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp localised pain on left side of head above the ear ?

Sharp localised pain on left side of head above the ear ?

Tmj: You likely have tmj. A way to tell is to open and close the jaw with a finger placed in the TMJ socket which is roughly the pocket created when one opens the mouth and places a finger directly in front of the ear canal right at the level of the sideburns. Softer foods, warm compresses and Motrin should help. Avoid gum chewing. Temporal arthritis is another possibility. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain left side of head above ear.. It stings for a couple of seconds.. Its been hapenning since this morning.. And its random and my left eye seems to be under some stress since then?

Sharp stabbing pain left side of head above ear.. It stings for a couple of seconds.. Its been hapenning since this morning.. And its random and my left eye seems to be under some stress since then?

SUNCT: Rare Short-lasting Unilateral Neuralgiform headache attacks with Conjunctival injection and Tearing. It is is a primary headache predominant in males and respond to indomethacin. See your PCP for evaluation if needed. ...Read more

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Have pain on left side of head just over the ear?

Have pain on left side of head just over the ear?

TMJ?: Make sure you get checked by your pcp to make sure you have a normal neurological exam. Tug on your ear, doubtful that you have a ear infection. Most likely you have tmj, esp if you grind your teeth, (ask your sig other). ...Read more

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Im having pain from left side of head that travels to ear bone, side of face and and neck .Anyone can help me ?

Headache: Depending on your headache pattern, it can be migraines, tension headache, an ear problem, etc. You need to be examined to determine how to treat it. ...Read more

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Lots of pain and pressure on left side of head ear, behind eyes and jaw included. Nauseous and feeling tired. Should I go to ER and ask for CT scan?

Lots of pain and pressure on left side of head ear, behind eyes and jaw included.   Nauseous and feeling tired. Should I go to ER and ask for CT scan?

Urgent: New headache with the listed associated symptoms is an urgent problem requiring immediate evaluation if possible. Head CT may be a consideration (but these decisions require more information and an examination). ER recommended if this is new for you. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side head above ear?

Neuralgia: Such sharp,jabbing pains in that area are often due to neuralgia which is an irritable superficial nerve. This is more of a nuisance than anything serious and usually resolves without any specific treatment. However if symptoms persist or worsen, see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have severe pain left side if head and ear ache left ear comes and goes can be very painfull and tender to touch around temple area?

I have severe pain left side if head and ear ache left ear comes and goes can be very painfull and tender to touch around temple area?

Should be seen: Sever pain in any part of the body is concerning and should be checked out. Pain on the temporal area can come from an ear infection, a problem with your TMJ joint, or even be from inflammation of your arteries that can lead to loss of your vision. Patient should not delay being seen by either their primary md or and ent. ...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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I have constant pain on my left side -head, ear, teeth, throat-no other symptoms.Pain worst in the mornings?

I have constant pain on my left side -head, ear, teeth, throat-no other symptoms.Pain worst in the mornings?

Many causes: Most likely you are clenching your teeth during sleep. The chewing muscles are in the temple, along the vertical aspect of the mandible, and starting on the medial aspect of the joint and attaching to the back side of the maxilla. Headaches worse in the morning are concerning for tumors also so make sure it gets evaluated. ...Read more

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Getting pain on left side head,ear,eye and twitching eye and upper left side gum and.left side neck and throat .

Getting pain on left side head,ear,eye and twitching eye and upper left side gum and.left side neck and throat .

See your doc: It is possible that you have a neuronitis for example from shingles. Could also be something much less problematic but it's worth a visit to the doc. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a hot sensation on left side of head especially the ear?

What could be the cause of a hot sensation on left side of head especially the ear?

It can be multiple: things, More information is needed such as how often you are having it ? Do you have any medical problem or taking any medication? Any other associated symptoms? Some of the possibilities are shingles, neuralgia, ms, anxiety, muscle contractions, etc. Contact me to discuss other possibilites. ...Read more

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Getting spasms on the left side of head behind ear?

Getting spasms on the left side of head behind ear?

Head spasm: Spasm behind the ear is the result of neck muscle spasm. It is common and usually has no worrisome underlying cause. ...Read more

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Reasons for swollen nurve on left side of head just above the ear?

Send photo: It could be a swollen vein. If it is tender to touch, let us know: we would want to be sure you have no signs or symptoms of temporal arteritis: how old are you? ...Read more

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Twitching on left side of head above ear?

Twitching on left side of head above ear?

Unimportant?: Muscle twitching in a limited area unlikely to be due to any major disorder at your age stress is the likeliest cause. ...Read more