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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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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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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