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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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Sudden sharp pain in ear, on&off for 2min. Heard soap bubbles dissolving btwn pain. Pain stopped after removin earwax but ear felt weird. What's wrong?

Sudden sharp pain in ear, on&off for 2min. Heard soap bubbles dissolving btwn pain. Pain stopped after removin earwax but ear felt weird. What's wrong?

Possible perforation: I would be very concerned that you ruptured or perforated your eardrum. You should see your doctor to have him/her look into your ear and if it is ruptured, you may need to see an ear specialist to repair it. ...Read more

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I have tenderness/swelling in front of my right ear, most noticeable when mouth is open, feels like it could be top of jaw. Sharp pain in ear area too?

I have tenderness/swelling in front of my right ear, most noticeable when mouth is open, feels like it could be top of jaw. Sharp pain in ear area too?

TMJ: This sound like you may have inflammation in your temporomandibular joint. This can sometimes be hard to treat. It is usually caused by grinding your teeth at night. See your Dentist for treatment. ...Read more

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Stabbing sharp pain in ear. I've had 5 ECT treatments. Last was on Monday. Pain started a few hours ago. Also have chills, neck and shoulder ache. No fever.

Stabbing sharp pain in ear. I've had 5 ECT treatments. Last was on Monday. Pain started a few hours ago. Also have chills, neck and shoulder ache. No fever.

Unclear.: You may have a viral syndrome. What you describe is not a usual complication of ECT. But you should inform the ECT doctor and the anesthesiologist: there is the chance that additional treatments need to be postponed. ...Read more

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Sharp pain behind and around ear lobe resulted in bells palsy. Little red in ear canal. Pain lasting for long periods especially laying down. 5 days?

Sharp pain behind and around ear lobe resulted in bells palsy. Little red in ear canal. Pain lasting for long periods especially laying down. 5 days?

Could be shingles: Varicella zoster, or shingles, can affect the ear canal and also affect the 7th cranial nerve causing bell's palsy. Have a dr look carefully into your ear canal to see if there are any rashes evident of shingles there. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in head neck pain like a tension headache sometimes earache and a numbness up from my nose to the top of my forhead. Any idea? I

Sharp pain in head neck pain like a tension headache sometimes earache and a numbness up from my nose to the top of my forhead. Any idea? I

Tension Type: The headaches are usually bilateral and diffuse and often have tenderness in the cervical muscles and other muscles pain as well as the pericranial muscles. The management of episodic and chronic TTH consists of psychological support, physical therapy and pharmacotherapies. Hope it helps ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain in my head when I stand/bend over/move quick, also have an earache, stuffy&runny nose, cough, my throat hurts. What's wrong?

I get a sharp pain in my head when I stand/bend over/move quick, also have an earache, stuffy&runny nose, cough, my throat hurts. What's wrong?

R/O SINUSITIS: R/O SINUSITIS: Yes you should rest irrigate sinuses with saline/take a nasal spray like Nasonex (mometasone) and finish a 2-3week course of antibiotics ie bactrim/augmentin /cipro. avoid abrupt changes in pressure. Ie flying/scuba/swimming if diving or snorkeling is undertaken. These activities may increase risk of worsening sinusitis and potentially rupturing ear drum. ...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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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

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I've had a constant, focal, sharp pain on my left occipital lobe for 2 days. No other associated symptoms. Pain started 2/10, now 4/10 on pain scale.

The occipital lobe: Is inside the brain. Perhaps you meant the occipital area (nape of neck), as that can happen and be bothersome. You rate it as 2-4/10, which isn't bad, and you might have a muscular contraction, or vascular issues that's causing this to occur. So, it's best to see your doctor, and have it evaluated, if it hasn't changed or improved by now. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I turn my head to the left, or when taking a step with my left foot, I get sudden sharp pain on the right side of my head. New symptom?

Sometimes when I turn my head to the left, or when taking a step with my left foot, I get sudden sharp pain on the right side of my head. New symptom?

Hi! Can you give us: More info? Your age, medical conditions, medical, surgical, family histories, meds, supplements? We need more info to give you a better answer. There's more behind this answer than just the question you are asking? How long have you noticed it? Traveled recently? Slept funny? What makes it worse or better? What relieves this feeling? Do you wear high heels? ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain inside my penis head only when I touch it if not touched feel some slight discomfort these are the only symptoms what can this be?

I have a sharp pain inside my penis head only when I touch it if not touched feel some slight discomfort these are the only symptoms what can this be?

Unclear yet, but...: Some sort of inflammation from urethritis of undetermined bacteria is likely the culprit for your symptoms, but it is hard to tell for sure without detailed history stressing sequence of events + physical exa + testing. To figure this myth out correctly, follow suggestions described in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Contact me and I can help. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side of head, sometimes last for awhile. No other symptoms. On random places before, now it's on on left side. Not getting worse?

Sharp pain on left side of head, sometimes last for awhile. No other symptoms. On random places before, now it's on on left side. Not getting worse?

Doctor can evaluate: A doctor can evaluate headaches and offer treatment. Some medicines are "preventive", and others stop pain after a headache starts. Headaches are very common, and have many causes. Some are migraines and others are tension headaches. Emergencies include: having a "worst headache ever", a headache that gets worse and worse as the day goes on, a headache accompanied by other major symptoms, etc... ...Read more

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I get sharp pain in my head it happens on either right or left side for few secs I don't have any symptoms feel fine what is this?

I get sharp pain in my head it happens on either right or left side for few secs I don't have any symptoms feel fine what is this?

Get checked: I suggest that you have your cranial joints checked (TM joints, occiput, and frontal sinus at sphenoid junction), as well as the protective musculature for the presence of toxins and pathogens. ...Read more

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My wife had swollen lymphnodes on her left side near her ear. Her Dr gave her antibiotics. But she feels sharp pain in ear and stabbing pain on top of?

My wife had swollen lymphnodes on her left side near her ear. Her Dr gave her antibiotics. But she feels sharp pain in ear and stabbing pain on top of?

Ear pain: Ear pain can be referred from problems at other sites from the throat to even the thyroid, but she could also have an ear infection or even ear drum perforation. She needs to have an ear exam ...Read more

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15d post stapedectoy new sharp panins and dull toothachey pain in ear, normal?

Ear pain: Dull toothache requires a clinic visit to a tooth specialist.
Ear pain requires a consult with an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist.

Hope all goes well. Please let me know. ...Read more

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Discomfort in ear. Sinus hurts when massaged behind ear. What course to relieve symptoms? Taking OTC earache meds.

Discomfort in ear. Sinus hurts when massaged behind ear. What course to relieve symptoms? Taking OTC earache meds.

Need more informatio: Not enough info or history here to reasonably advise you...Enough symptoms, however, to advise you to see your family doc for a checkup and discussion of the problem further and in more detail. ...Read more

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I have had earache followed by a feeling of warmth in my right ear, previously DX with sinusitis, 2courses of coamoxiclauv, symptoms returned, what to do?

I have had earache followed by a feeling of warmth in my right ear, previously DX with sinusitis, 2courses of coamoxiclauv, symptoms returned, what to do?

Earache: In recurrent ear ache I check for GERD -during the night may reflux into sinuses. Elevate head of bed w/ pillow under head of bed. Try zyrtec in the evening before bed and ranitidine a H2 blocker which will help GERD and acts as an antihistamine. Test for food allergies as in individuals w/ milk/food allergy I have seen recurrent sinusitis. May need nasal spray : astelin or nasocort f/u w/ doc ...Read more

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My 8 yr old is complaining of sore ears. Not inside her ears like with an earache. No other apparent symptoms. Should I be concerned at all?

My 8 yr old is complaining of sore ears. Not inside her ears like with an earache. No other apparent symptoms. Should I be concerned at all?

Yes: Frequently children go swimming in the summer. There is a type of ear infection of the outer ear canal. This can become severe and does merit treatment. Usually treated with drops and staying out of water for several days. The ears should be looked at as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a sharp, jabbing pain on outer cartridge of my left ear but nothing else; no earache, liquid, redness, swelling. The jab of pain comes n goes?

Ear pain: The ear cartilage can get sensitive from pressure on it, if you are a side sleeper and lay on the affected ear. There may be a a lesion or ulcer, like a pressure sore, that contributes to discomfort. See an ENT doctor to check it out, ...Read more

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I've had an earache for two days. It's worse will with fullness and sharp pains. I have worn in ear headphones a lot lately. Is this an ear infection?

Yes: Ear pain often denotes an ear infection. It could be outer ear canal infection form wearing the headphones. You can try a rinse of half vinegar and water for external otitis...If it is a middle ear infection then this may hurt...Ideal if you have someone look at it. ...Read more

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Pain in ear when I blow nose only. Is that one of the signs and symptoms of inner ear infection?

Pain in ear when I blow nose only. Is that one of the signs and symptoms of inner ear infection?

Nope: That is a sign that you are increasing the inner ear pressure when you blow your nose. The nose connects to the inner ear via the eustachian tube. This tube is what allows pressure to balance and is responsible for "popping" of the ears. What you describe is a similar method to how scuba divers equalize the pressure under water. ...Read more

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Dx otitis media Wed. (First developed previous Thu.) Rx antibiotics and ear drops. Symptoms got better, but this AM felt ill, dizzy, and earache.

Dx otitis media Wed. (First developed previous Thu.) Rx antibiotics and ear drops. Symptoms got better, but this AM felt ill, dizzy, and earache.

Pressure: Persistent or progressive symptoms despite antibiotics may indicate persistent (noninfectious) fluid or persistent infection resulting in asymmetric middle ear pressure and dizziness. If no myringotomy (ear) tube or ear drum perforation exists drops are unnecessary. See an otolaryngologist with persistent symptoms. ...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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Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Can B due 2 facial-: -nerve in origin. It just appears in some people 4no reason. It an inflammation of the nerve, & best 2 C an ENT. 2 B sure there is no treatable process. If none, meds like Lyrica (pregabalin) & Neurontin can B of help, also Cymbalta is often tried. All have an effect on pain pathways. Goes by name of Trigeminal Neuralgia. ...Read more