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H/O ruptured ear drum 15 years ago, intermittent severe pain in ear lasting for days. Sore to even touch the ear lobe or movement with smiling, decrea?

H/O ruptured ear drum 15 years ago, intermittent severe pain in ear lasting for days. Sore to even touch the ear lobe or movement with smiling, decrea?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more


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Day 4 of my daughter's operation. Having severe pain in ear, ..

Day 4 of my daughter's operation. Having severe pain in ear, ..

More information: I need to know more to help you, what type of operation and reason for the surgery. If your daughter has severe ear pain the best solution would be to go back to the doctor that did the surgery to have a second look and find out the source of the pain, if possible, and hopefully how to treat it ...Read more

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Jaw misalignment after split mandible. Constant, severe pain in ear. Asymmetrical facial features.

Jaw misalignment after split mandible. Constant, severe pain in ear. Asymmetrical facial features.

Your question?: I'm not sure what you are asking. I do know that you should discuss any issues or questions with the surgeon who has treated you. ...Read more

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Severe pain in ear, jaw, neck and head along with blurred vision. I have no dental issue and it has been going on for 3 weeks. What is causing this??

Severe pain in ear, jaw, neck and head along with blurred vision. I have no dental issue and it has been going on for 3 weeks. What is causing this??

TMJ TMD: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and management. ...Read more

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Ear issues:earache, itchy, drip sound when laying, liquid spouting out during sleep, infections, must dry after bathing or severe pain, suggestions? 38yrold

Ear issues:earache, itchy, drip sound when laying, liquid spouting out during sleep, infections, must dry after bathing or severe pain, suggestions? 38yrold

Ear infection: With ear pain and drainage, I think you most likely have an acute ear infection. It is most likely an outer ear infection, but you should still see a doctor to be evaluated and appropriately treated. Feel better! ...Read more

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Severe pain all the time on the right side of my head, with earache and headache. What might cause it?

Severe pain all the time on the right side of my head, with earache and headache. What might cause it?

Migraine or vascular: If your hearing is normal, I doubt the ear is the source of the pain. There are many structures at the side of the face. These include the jaw joint, muscles that close the jaw, the teeth and gums. Inflammation of these structures can refer pain to the side of the head. Conversely, head pain can be caused by migraine, inflammation of vascular structures. See your primary doc. ...Read more

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What causes fast aching pain in ear lobe?

What causes fast aching pain in ear lobe?

Infection: The only thing that causes pain in the ear lobe is an infection. As the ear lobe is just skin and connective tissue, mostly fat, there isn't much that can go wrong other than infection. ...Read more

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Experiencing sudden severe stabbing pain in ear and spike in temperature. Any ideas?

Experiencing sudden severe stabbing pain in ear and spike in temperature. Any ideas?

Acute otitis media: An ear infection is most often a bacterial or viral infection that affects the middle ear.
The condition is rare in adults and painful because of inflammation and buildup of fluids in the middle ear.

See ENT for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Daughter stated in school she had a severe earache that followed with bleeding from the same ear.

Daughter stated in school she had a severe earache that followed with bleeding from the same ear.

Common story: Some ear infection germs multiply rapidly. They can cause buildup of pressure behind the ear drum which can break the thin tissue of the ear drum. Once the drum breaks, blood and pus can enter the ear canal and the kid usually has some immediate improvement in the pain. There are other possible causes of the bleeding, so you need to have her seen and the cause sorted out/treated. ...Read more

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Having earache in the left ear, it's intermittent and severe at times. Can I take amoxicillin until I see doctor? Pls suggest some medicine..

Having earache in the left ear, it's intermittent and severe at times. Can I take amoxicillin until I see doctor? Pls suggest some medicine..

Unwise-: Your doctor needs to see you while having symptoms. Taking abx by yourself will make it more difficult for your doctor to diagnose what is going on since 1) you may mask symptoms, 2) increase the chances of complications caused by the abx you are taking, and 3) increase the chances of developing a multi-drug resistant bacteria. In the meantime, symptomatic relief with Ibuprofen is suggested. ...Read more

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Periodically I get the most severe stabbing pain in the outside of my ear, no earache, no cold no allergies. Just happens out of the blue.?

Periodically I get the most severe stabbing pain in the outside of my ear, no earache, no cold no allergies. Just happens out of the blue.?

Outside of your ear.: Are you referring to the front of your ear? A sudden, electric shock like pain in the face on one side may be due to a condition called trigeminal neuralgia. There are treatments for this, and your physician can examine you and take a history to diagnose this. ...Read more

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Pain in ear, throat and upper chest. Severe, burning and sharp stabbing. Only lasted a minute or two. Ear felt full. Scary and weird. Came on suddenly?

See an Otologist: If the ear and side of pain were the same as your history of facial nerve decompression which was done through the ear and mastoid you need to see an ENT doc. In the meantime take ibuprofen 400mg every 6 hours ...Read more

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My wife is 28 weeks pregnant and has. A severe earache and is congcongestion what can she take for the pain in the ear she has outer ear infection?

My wife is 28 weeks pregnant and has. A severe earache and is congcongestion what can she take for the pain in the ear she has outer ear infection?

Topical meds: If this is an outer ear infection, then Cirodex drops will help. Auralgan is good for pain as long as the eardrum is intact. Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3-4 times a day will not hurt the unborn. Hope she feels better. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get tinnitis and severe symptoms from a foreign object stuck in my ear lobe?

Anything is, but. .: A foreign body in your ear lobe would not be expected to produce tinnitus or change in hearing. I don't know what you mean by severe symptoms. Anything is possible, but tinnitus and a process on your ear lobe are not likely to be related. ...Read more

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4 fill 1 RCT wis. Headache earache. Toothache but can't tell which. Pain for 3 wks. Teeth severe pain from cold liquid. Possible not tooth related?

4 fill 1 RCT wis. Headache earache. Toothache but can't tell which. Pain for 3 wks. Teeth severe pain from cold liquid. Possible not tooth related?

Most likely RCT: The tooth pain won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. You can use Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID for pain control. See a dentist ASAP for assessment and treatment. Do not delay. ...Read more

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Normal for severe pain from cold water one month after fillings? Constant dull throbbing pain in lower section (3 fill, 1 RCT). Headache earache. Ibup

Normal for severe pain from cold water one month after fillings? Constant dull throbbing pain in lower section (3 fill, 1 RCT). Headache earache. Ibup

Abnormal filling: This seems poor filling by dentist
drinking cold water for a day may occur. Go consult other dentist if you want to improve. ibuprofen cant help in such problems it can help some in headache
no reason to have speech deficits after dental work during monthold care ...Read more

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I have fibromyalgia and have been getting severe pain in my face and teeth, usually on one side. It feels like toothache, earache and jawache all in one. What should I do?

I have fibromyalgia and have been getting severe pain in my face and teeth, usually on one side. It feels like toothache, earache and jawache all in one. What should I do?

Possible TMJ: Tmj pain is common in fibromyalgia and treating this aspect is important. Find a dentist well trained in TMJ treatment and have a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes severe pain behind ear?

What causes severe pain behind ear?

A few possibilities: Infection: skin, mastoiditis, pimple, shingles = common. Also common but rarely diagnosed: inflammation of the posterior or greater auricular nerves. Treatment for this might be neuroprolotherapy. Another cause could be jamming of cranial sutures behind the ear. If problem persists &/or other symptoms like fever or ear drainage-see Dr. Osteopathic exam & manipulation could help suture prob. & infection ...Read more

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Hi my age is 23 I am in bangalore my hair is losing in large amount and I have severe pain in middle of head and near ear what to do?

See a physician: There are several things that can cause hair loss and pain near the ear. If you are having any severe pain or fevers you should be seen immediately. If it is not severe you need to make an appointment to see a physician. You need an exam and some blood tests to find the cause. ...Read more

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I have an e.n.-m (?) prb. I believe the cause is a 2 ear inf. That resulted in a hole in ear - severe pain at cold, 'hear' fluid sonetimes in ear. Thxs

I have an e.n.-m (?) prb. I believe the cause is a 2 ear inf. That resulted in a hole in ear - severe pain at cold, 'hear' fluid sonetimes in ear. Thxs

Needs to be checked: You have problem with your middle ear for two years. I will get it checPked by your Primary Care Physician and you may need referral for a ENT Specialist ...Read more

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What causes severe pain in my ears and throat?

What causes severe pain in my ears and throat?

Ear thorat: It could be issues with the ears, dental, tonsils, mouth. Please go and have an evaluation done. ...Read more

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Severe pain in ba k of head behind right ear?

See doctor: For an evaluation. If it is severe go to ER. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would pinched nerve cause severe pain around ear?

Hi docs, would pinched nerve cause severe pain around ear?

Pinched nerve: Ear pain and a pinched nerve would be quite rare. The innervation to the ear comes from a nerve at the base of the skull and there are really no nearby structures that can "pinch" this nerve. I would speak with an ENT specialist and look for other sources for the pain. ...Read more

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Will pinched nerve cause severe pain around ear? Please help me docs!

Will pinched nerve cause severe pain around ear? Please help me docs!

Pinched nerve: The ear is innervated by a deep nerve which is not subjected to being "pinched" so likely your ear pain is not from a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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What test should be performed to see if there is an object in the ear - symptoms are sharp stabbing and severe pain?

What test should be performed to see if there is an object in the ear - symptoms are sharp stabbing and severe pain?

Examination: The first step is to have a visual examination of the ears. Your doctor will be able to identify any foreign object or infection. ...Read more