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I have a numbness in my right ear, what could this be?

I have a numbness in my right ear, what could this be?

Many causes: How long it last?How frequent?With headache---causes include local causes, neuropathy, migraine, cervical pathology--need complete history. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


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Experiencing a Tingling Numbness on outside of right ear while sleeping?

Experiencing a Tingling Numbness on outside of right ear while sleeping?

Sleep on right side?: If this happens only when you are lying on your pillow, be sure that your earlobe is not folded . Perhaps you need a softer pillow. If you tend to sleep on the right side, this would likely be the cause for your problem. You need to clarify also whether the tingling awakes you from your sleep or noted only after you are awake. ...Read more

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I have been having tingling and numbness on my head above my right ear also get migraines everyday, should I be worried?

I have been having tingling and numbness on my head above my right ear also get migraines everyday, should I be worried?

Is this new?: If the tingling & numbness are on the same side as the pain, the symptoms are likely part of your migraine syndrome. Have you been diagnosed with migraines or did you just diagnose yourself? Do you have headaches "every day," or do you have "everyday" headaches & also a less frequent kind of headache? (Bad spelling can ruin your health, you know.) ...Read more

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Right ear pain/discomfort. Right side back tongue slight numbness ?

 Right ear pain/discomfort. Right side back tongue slight numbness ?

Ear pain: Get seen today. Tongue may be feeling different from pain but it could be a sign of something more serious ...Read more

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I have been having a numbness on the R side of my face with a headache & throbbing...and the skin and right ear get very hot to the touch. ?

I have been having a numbness on the R side of my face with a headache & throbbing...and the skin and right ear get very hot to the touch. ?

Complicated migraine: this is most likely a complicated migraine based on throbbing pain and skin sensitivity vs less likely brain lesion affecting the cranial nerve 5 or autonomic trigeminal cephalgia. you need to see a neurologist for this issue and get MRI brain to rule out demyelinating or space occupying lesions, but again highest suspicion is for migraine ...Read more

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I wake up every morning with a really bad headache. I constantly have a pain in my right temple, right ear and teeth on the right side. Also numbness ?

I wake up every morning with a really bad headache. I constantly have a pain in my right temple, right ear and teeth on the right side. Also numbness ?

TMJ: Sounds like you could have a really bad case of teeth or tooth grinding if this is only on the right side. With the numbness my guess is some form of TMJ. See your local dentist or oral surgeon and what they say. Then, tell me! LOL. If you'd like to write me: www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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I have severe neck pain right back side when i move it around. When the pain comes my right ear pops. And minimum arm numbness. Its not sore?

I have severe neck pain right back side when i move it around. When the pain comes my right ear pops. And minimum arm numbness. Its not sore?

Possible herniated: Disc. Not sure. Ear popping is due to your inner ear, middle ear and eustachian tube. Your neck pain could be from your mastoids which is a bone next to your ear. I would see a family doctor and ask if you need to see an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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My neck was injured 2 years ago. My numbness and headaches are worse now. What should I do? Is this serious? I have headaches that last 4 to 5 days, numbness in my hand, forearm and upper arm. My right ear swells up and I have a persistent shrill ringing

My neck was injured 2 years ago. My numbness and headaches are worse now. What should I do? Is this serious? I have headaches that last 4 to 5 days, numbness in my hand, forearm and upper arm. My right ear swells up and I have a persistent shrill ringing

If : If these symptoms have been on and off since your injury then we can possibly attribute your symptoms to the neck injury. You may be dealing with a compression or herniation in your spine and/ or arthritis in your spine, obviously in the area that was previously injured. You need to follow up with your primary care provider or orthopedist. If x-rays have not been done recently, then after a thorough exam these should be ordered followed possibly by an mri. In the meantime your doctor can prescribe you anti-inflammatory medications as well as meds directed at nerve pain. Lastly a complete history and physical are in order if one has not been done in the past year or so. All the best. ...Read more

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Is it possible that allergies cause right ear feels numb?

Is it possible that allergies cause right ear feels numb?

Ear numbness: Allergic reactions within the sinus cavity can cause fluid to accumulate in the ear canal behind the ear drum (eustachian tube). This can cause pain, fullness or decreased hearing however; numbness is an unusual way to descibe these possible symptoms. An ENT physician appointment might be a ggod place to start concerning an evaluation. ...Read more

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Ok so I was asleep and now my right ear is numb??? and it won't go away how do I make it not numb

Ok so I was asleep and now my right ear is numb??? and it won't go away how do I make it not numb

Exam: I would suggest an examination by a trained physician. The most common cause would be nerve compression from sleeping on a folded ear or cervical ( neck) nerve issues: in wither case you must be examined and evaluated. ...Read more

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My right ear lobe is numb and my hearing from that ear is very foggy. Could it be a tumor? I am 57 years old .Female.

My right ear lobe is numb and my hearing from that ear is very foggy. Could it be a tumor? I am 57  years old .Female.

See your doctor: You should go to see an ear nose throat doctor and have yourself checked. In adiditon to clinical examination, an auditory evaluation will be done and if indicated an MRI should be considered. Hearing problem can happen due to differen causes such as problem with the ear canal ( ear wax etc), conduction problem through the bone, ear drum, nerve etc. A tumor should also be ruled out . Go to see md. ...Read more

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Sometimes my right ear will go numb for a brief period of time. My ear will feel fuzzy during it. I don't lose hearing or anything though. ?

Nerve problem?: There are several nerves that control sensation of the external ear. If the ear gets numb, there is likely a problem with one of these nerves. See a doctor to figure out the cause. ...Read more

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My whole family has been sick with allergies. Typical allergy stuff until yesterday my right ear has a pain and my tragus feels numb (or full). Fluid?

Not necessarily: The symptoms of ear fullness and tragus pain are not typical allergy symptoms. Typical allergy symptoms would be nasal drainage, congestion, scratchy throat, postnasal drip, itchy, red, watery eyes. Ear fullness may be caused by an ear infection or raised pressure in the eustacian tube connecting the nose with the middle ear, which sometimes can be caused by allergies but not necessarily. ...Read more