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Sharp Pain In Ear When Yawning
I experience some sharp ear pain when I yawn or open my mouth. What could be the causes of this? Probable TMJ.
Yes: It sounds like a TMD\TMJoint issue. An evaluation to determine the cause and early intervention with appropriate treatment, if necessary, will prevent more serious problems over time. ...Read more
Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more
Fluid in ear. Been trying many things for relief. Woke up in middle of night with deep sharp pain in ear. What will help the pain?
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
Not Serious pain, but sharp pain in ear and back of right side of neck, above right eyebrow and throat. Raspier voice sometimes. What could this be?
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?
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
Are there any home remedies for earache. Not swimmers ear. Not leaking any fluids. Sharp pain every 30 seconds to 1 minute. Help plzzz! Thank you.
Unsure but..: If your physician does not find anything wrong with your ear it may be tmd. If so, I would suggest seeing a dentist who can diagnose the problem if it persists. A local dentist may be found at www.Aaop. Org or www.Aacfp. Org. ...Read more
TMD: When you yawn, you open your mouth wide and the mandible (lower jaw) comes forward and may irritate the jaw joint. It is not pain in the ear but more likely pain in the temporo-mandibular joint. See your dentist for confirmation. Remember, if you have an earache and your hearing has not changed, it is virtually never the ear that is causing the pain. ...Read more
This morning I yawned and a sharp pain shot up the side of me neck on the rt side and into my ear. It hurt for thirty-second then dulled to an ache.
Sore throat w/sharp pain when I swallow yawn and hurts when I talk or just quiet. Ears ate starting to hurt as well.
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Sharp pain in my head temple area every 30 seconds like an earache but pain seems more in my head what can it be?
Need more info: Unable to tell without further history taking and a physical exam. ...Read more
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
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
Temporal mandibular: Joint dysfunction, or inflammation of the joint where the jaw or mandible is attached to the skull will cause pain with chewing, etc. This is often caused by clenching the teeth, excessive chewing hard foods, or poor alignment of the teeth. Take ibuprofen for a few days, stop chewing gum or hard foods. If it doesn't improve, see your dentist for assessment and possible bite guard for sleeping. ...Read more
Myofascial pain, often referred to as myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is a common cause of headaches and persistent pain in the face and neck. Mfp is characterized by the presence of one or more hyperirritable sites within the muscle known as myofascial trigger points.
Rec: see orofacial pain specialist for comprehensive exam and pain management. ...Read more
When I have been yawning I get this very sharp pain in my head. I have been having headaches and sore throats lately to.
Head pain, yawning: Hello LivZ227~ the odd severe muscle cramp during yawning is not untoward nor uncommon event and no concern warranted. The headaches and sore throats could be caused by allergies and actual viral low grade infections in the Upper Respiratory System, so I would advise you see a doctor to examine you. Thks ...Read more
Why do I have a horrible popping noise in the jaw when I open my mouth. And when I yawn a sharp pain shoot up the back of my neck and head?
TMJ: You have TMJ. See a dentist who may treat you him/herself or refer you to a TMJ specialist. ...Read more
I have a horrible earache. There is a constant ringing in both of my ears and they're always popping when I swallow or yawn. Why?
Severe pain in ear. Feels like my e tube is swollen, pops when I swallow or yawn. Tried rubbing alcohol, swimmer ear drops, peroxide, small foul drainage
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?
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
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?
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
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?
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
Sharp earache for weeks started left went to right.diagnosed with strep throat five days ago. Dr.checked ears, no infection. Swollen jaw bone?
Diagnosis: You should also see a dentist for the swollen jaw. The earaches may or may not be related to a dental problem, but swelling is a cardinal sign of an infection and needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. ...Read more
Mild sore throat, sharp shooting pain in ear and swollen lymph node. All on the right side. No noted fever. Dull throbbing headache at times.
Neuralgia: Such sharp, jabbing pains in that area are often due to neuralgia which is an irritable superficial nerve. This is more of a nuisance than anything serious and usually resolves without any specific treatment. However, if symptoms persist or worsen, see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more
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