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Sharp pain behind my ear?

Sharp pain behind my ear?

Ear pain: Does it radiate? Only one side? Any facial symptoms? If just behind left ear, could be ear infection, nerve pain as it is usually sharp, TMJ problem , or even trigrminal nerve problem. Try rest, if progresses, seek eval. ...Read more

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Feeling light headed with occasional sharp pain behind my ears. Is the constant change of weather related or is there an underlying issue?

Feeling light headed with occasional sharp pain behind my ears. Is the constant change of weather related or is there an underlying issue?

Weather vs sinuses: Weather change could cause lightheadedness, but keep an eye out for signs of sinus congestion--fullness or pressure in facial sinuses, nasal stuffiness, or post-nasal drip. We have air spaces in the mastoids, the bony bump behind each ear, that sinus fluid drainage can flow into, which can feel like sinus pressure behind the ears. Check with your primary doc first. Good luck! ...Read more

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What will they do at an urgent care center for my head pain that i keep getting they come and go its real sharp pain either behind my ear or front?

What will they do at an urgent care center for my head pain that i keep getting they come and go its real sharp pain either behind my ear or front?

May be TMJ: Do you clench or grind your teeth? Do you chew gum? Are you stressed in general? Do you eat a lot of chewy or crunchy foods? Are you missing teeth? If you answer yes to one or more of these questions your pain may be from your jaw joint. Go on a soft diet, use ice for 20 min 4 times a day or more on the spot that hurts and take alleve twice a day. If that helps, great. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain behind the ear on my skull happend a year ago i had concussion have had no other head injury since

Sprain: If your injury was severe enough to cause a head injury, it is likely you injured the ligaments between your head and your neck. The mucles of the neck attatch to the bones of the head and can be very painful until healed. A year is sufficient time to heal this pain with the physical therapy you have probobly undergone. See a physiatrist for more help. Consider prolotherapy injections. ...Read more