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I have a pain in my head behind my right ear it is like an electrical shock that comes from time to another what is it?

I have a pain in my head behind my right ear it is like an electrical shock that comes from time to another what is it?

Nerve: A very quick electrical shock like pay is typical of a nerve pain, neuralgia. Sometimes a serious problem is the reason for neuralgia, but that is fairly rare. An old remedy is to make sure you keep your head warm, wear a cap and never go outside in the winter with your hair wet. ...Read more

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The whole left side of my face has been sensitive for about a week. I get a shooting, sharp pain on my outer ear and head behind my ear. What's wrong?

The whole left side of my face has been  sensitive for about a week. I get a shooting, sharp pain on my outer ear and head behind my ear. What's wrong?

Infection: May have eat infection, tooth infection, or tmj. Not to mention tension headaches. Would monitor for triggers, alleviating factors, duration. Try otc pain meds for a week. If no better or progressing, see a doc. ...Read more

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I've had a skull/headache from the base of my skull up to behind my ear up to my temple on the left side for 2 days. ?

See Dr: One-sided headache that persists is likely going to need help (=drugs) to resolve. Could be migraine-variant, local trauma, or infection. See your dr/urgent care/er for eval. ...Read more

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Pain in the back of my head behind my ears. What could be wrong?

Pain in the back of my head behind my ears. What could be wrong?

Tension: It could mean tension headache use heat pad to the back of the head and neck try to relax and try to minimize tension you can use Motrin or excedrin to minimize the pain. ...Read more

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Today experienced severe buzzing in my ear/head, with extreme pressure in my head and a headache. I turned my TV on and the sound stopped it. Ideas?

Today experienced severe buzzing in my ear/head, with extreme pressure in my head and a headache. I turned my TV on and the sound stopped it. Ideas?

Vague: Need more info plus a thorough history and exam. Possible position change when watching TV that may have affected your issues. Keep a journal and record when this occurs and when it stops and consider seeing a Dr. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, a tickle in my ear, a cough w/ sharp pain and a headache. No stuffy/runny nose. Slight fever, hurts muscle to turn my head?

I have a sore throat, a tickle in my ear, a cough w/ sharp pain and a headache. No stuffy/runny nose. Slight fever, hurts muscle to turn my head?

Need to be seen: Probably strep throat, need to be examined, you may need antibiotics. Meanwhile use salt water gargles, pain killers, rest and fluids, best wishes ...Read more