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Sharp Pain Behind My Ear
I sometimes get a sharp pain behind my ear it hurts bad i don't know how to really discribe the pain?
Have sharp pain behind my ear which moves along a nerve up to my neck. This is accompanied by partial face paralysis- Left eye and right cheek mlfnc?
Not normal: If this is just happening now and has never happened before you should be seen in the ER. ...Read more
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
Sometimes when i drink water or any liquid i get a sharp pain behind my ears sort of by my jaw. It only happens when liquids or tongue touch my gums?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have a sharp pain above/behind my right ear and into the base of my head. Might this be caused by sinus problems too?
No: There are no sinuses in that area. ...Read more
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