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Dull pain/pressure in left temple to eye to ear all day took ibuprofen still not helping? Do not get headaches so this is new to me? More serious?

Dull pain/pressure in left temple to eye to ear all day took ibuprofen still not helping? Do not get headaches so this is new to me? More serious?

Headaches: see MD: New Headaches should be checked out by MD. See eyedoc2020@blogspot.com for headache/migraine diet (what to avoid). See eyeMD if you are farsighted or take certain meds to be sure not eye pressure or narrow angle issue. MD will check sinuses & do neuro exam. Drink plenty of water & avoid Asparatame & MSG for now ...Read more

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Pain on left side teeth,ear,temple and neck.sometimes my left side throat feels funny and left head sensitive to touch.

Pain on left side teeth,ear,temple and neck.sometimes my left side throat feels funny and left head sensitive to touch.

Get checked: You may have more than one issue going on. Get checked... I would check the left TM joint, the left ear, the occiput, the frontal sinus, the associated musculature, the teeth, and the throat for the presence of toxins, pathogens and allergens. ...Read more

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Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Keep water out of ear (earplugs or showercap when showering)
Daily
Use eardrops as directed
Daily
Use Tylenol or warm compresses for minimal pain
3x day
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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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My left temple and around ears often swell, including a little pain, plenty irratation. Could this be caused by TMJ joint flush or left root canal?

My left temple and around ears often swell, including a little pain, plenty irratation.  Could this be caused by TMJ joint flush or left root canal?

Vague: Hard to determine exactly is going on without a thorough history and examination. I would definitely communicate with the doctors ...Read more

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Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Visit doctor to get antibiotic drops to treat infection
once
No swimming for at least 5 days
once
Put alcohol/white vinegar drops in the ear after swimming when healthy
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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 have no top teeth and i grind my teeth i have a light throbbing pain in my left temple and sometimes by my ear can that cause temple pain?

I have no top teeth and i grind my teeth i have a light throbbing pain in my left temple and sometimes by my ear can that cause temple pain?

Denture?: Do you wear a denture? assuming you do it may not be fitting well or the teeth may be hard porcelain. You may do better with acrylic (plastic) teeth which are more giving and resilient. Do you grind at bedtime or during the day? If at bedtime, remove your dentures while sleeping. ...Read more

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Treating an Ear Infection (Checklist)

Look for other sources of ear pain besides infection
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Ask doc if TMJ (spasm of muscles to jaw joint) is causing ear pain
Once
Know that middle ear fluid isn't necessarily infection
Once
Look for ear pain and ear drainage -- both signs of infection
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I have a diagnosis of an ear infection. I have so much pressure built up and my left temple is throbbing. What can I do to relieve the pain/pressure?

I have a diagnosis of an ear infection. I have so much pressure built up and my left temple is throbbing. What can I do to relieve the pain/pressure?

Try : Chewing some gums, yawn, blow your nose against pinched nostril . Take some decongestant histamines, cover your ears to keep them warm ( cold air makes it worst ).If severe, you may need scripts from your doctor for otic drops with analgesic, anesthetic and antibiotics combo .Also you can take oral pain medicines as needed ...Read more

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