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Sharp Pain In Front Of Ear
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
Having the front and right side of thyroid removed due to lumps, I have pain shooting up the side of neck into ear, it's a sharp pain is it the lumps?
Thyroid lumps: Usually lumps in the thyroid do not cause pain, but they can be associated with pain, if the thyroid gland is inflamed. It is common for an inflamed thyroid gland to be associated with ear pain. If you are having the lumps removed, hopefully, the biopsy will tell you if the gland is inflamed. ...Read more
Sharp pain on side of head in front of ear. Pain also reaches behind my eye and down my face. Pain has been happening for a week. What could be wrong?
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've had a headache for about 5 days and its just on my left front to mid section of my head, it feels pressured and at times I get a sharp pain?
Tension headache: Wellness is vital to controlling any headache or pain issue. Magnesium is also vital. It will help relax the associated muscles, decrease stress, stabilize sleep and help other meds and therapy to work efficiently. Self or profess massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release. Take b-complex 100 too. ...Read more
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in right side of my head. Starts in front and ends in the back. Lasts for only 20 seconds. Happens serval times a day.
I woke up this morning with a sharp pain behind my left eye and the top, front, left side of my head felt all tingly as if it was a sleep.?
Pain and tingling ey: MeK173 ~have you have your BP checked lately. If not this is a good excuse to go in for a check. This may be nothing, but if the pain persists I would see a Dr because this could be raised, blood pressure, simple migraine, eye infection, or early herpes zoster CrVdiv1, which can involve eye. If the HA is gone, watchful waiting but have the BP checked. Thanks ...Read more
I have a burning sensation in the back left side of my head and sharp pain on left side front of head....no neck or back pain any ideas?
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
Let me explain:
Numerous conditions and problems can cause outer ear pain. According to the university of illinois medical center, ear pain can range from mild to severe, and is usually caused by conditions of the outer or middle ear.
Otitis externa (external ear infection).
ear canal blockage (wax).
The treatment is according to cause. ...Read more
Several options: If the sharp pain is triggered by touching or wind blowing on the area it might be a neuralgia of the occipital or upper cervical nerves. If it just happens without an inciting event and is very brief then it may be difficult to elucidate a cause. Sometimes it can be from muscle spasms in the area. If the pain becomes more constant or ear symptoms develop then see ent. ...Read more
? neuralgia: A very rare condition, "nervus intermedius neuralgia" can act this way, and if you have slight altered taste over the left side of your tongue, this may be the answer. However, these symptoms could be due to infection, periodic blocking of the eustachian tube, and even referred problems from the jaw (tmj). An exam may pinpoint the issues. ...Read more
Pain: Tension or strain on muscles near skull base or occipital area. ...Read more
My eyesight goes completly black my ears start ringing really bad then I get a sharp pain in my head?
Ocular Migraine: Temporary vision loss part of the ocular migraine or ophthalmic (also called ocular) migraine. Patients have spasms of the arteries at supply the eye and get these symptoms and other temporary neurological problems. Temporary loss of blood flow causes temporary sight loss. If it persists or interferes with daily activities then go to your primary care doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more
Have a constant pain on my left side fomy face and ear. Every few minutes, get a sharp pain that is unbearable.
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My ear still hurting even after using peroxide and now it's ringing and every so often I get a rush of a sharp pain.
Fluid in ear. Been trying many different things for relief. Woke up in middle of night with deep sharp pain in ear. What will help the pain?
Once each day for the last three days I have experienced a sharp pain in the upper head above the right ear. The pain only lasts a minute or so.
Unusual!: This is certainly unusual! A minute is a long time. If it is still there tomorrow, call your doc or get seen. If it gets worse, happens more frequently, or you have more symptoms get seen right away. ...Read more
Could be: It could be a muscle related pain in which case moist heat and gentle stretching may help. Other wise I would suggest getting it diagnosed to make sure it is nothing more serious. I would see an ENT physician if your primary care physician can't help. ...Read more
TMJ Disorder likely: It sounds like you are experiencing temporomadibular joint disorder. This disorder can come and go throughout a lifetime or become constant. Signs of tmd are pain in the jaw, ear aches, headaches, popping and clicking, and can cause your jaw to lock. This condition is usually brought on by stress, however can develop overtime if your dental bite is not properly aligned. I suggest a prosthodontist. ...Read more
Otitis: Female, age unstated says, I just started having a sharp pain in my left ear it comes and goes? Ear Pain due to Ear infection, Otitis, can occur for no apparent reason but it is usually associated w Colds & stuffed up Nose, especially in toddlers and infants but Grandma and parents are welcome to share. Dusty air, cigarette Swimming, Air travel can also do it. Relieved fastest w Doctor's help ...Read more
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