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Sharp Pain In Head Behind Ear
Hi there, I am suffering from sharp pain in head just behind my left ear. It's been 10 days the pain comes & go. No pain in neck, shoulder, ear or jaw?
Occipital bursitis: this is likely from where a tndon in your neck attaches to to base of your skull. many doc recommend nsaids or cortisone injection to fix this issue. sometimes sleep postion or repetitive motions exaserbate this problem. seeing a doc to rule out ear infection and mastoiditis would be a good idea, however, your symptoms are not consistent with this. heat pack might help as well ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...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
Headache for 3 days, started dull now worse. One sided, pain in my right eye (pulling) sharp pain in right ear and behind. Sharp pain in head too.
Sounds like: a frontal sinus/middle ear infection (Upper Respiratory Infection or URI) Most of the time the "culprit" is a virus (most commonly the common cold RHINOVIRUS) The headache and earache MAY indicate a bacterial "superinfection) thus a anti-biotic indicated. Contact your PCP or Join Health Tap Prime for a Consultation! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
I have a lump in my skull behind my left ear. Have frequent headaches with sharp pain in the spit of the lump . Help please?
See yr pcp : The lump maybe a lymph node. Let your pcp take a look. ...Read more
I was punched in the side of the head.Had aweful headache for 8 hrs &now massive bruise and swreling on ear& bruise behind ear. Nauseous. Head sore 2?
Constant headache. Sharp pain staring at base of neck/shoulder goes into head. Jaw and ear pain. No meds are helping. Should I be concerned?
Frequent sinus headaches, occasional sharp pain in right ear, feels like something in right eye, pain in jaw and back of head/neck. What is this?
See your Dentist: You need to see a dentist or oral surgeon immediately. Without radiographs and a physical exam, it is impossible to say what is causing this pain. You could have one of the following issues: impacted wisdom tooth, infected tooth, sinus infection, fractured jaw, neuralgia, or a tumor. It sounds like a tooth issue, but your dentist can help diagnosos your problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having sharp pain between back of left ear & base of skull. Does not seem muscular, painful to the touch, paired with headache...not a typical one. ?
Woke up and it feels like I was hit in back of the head (right side). Now have a sharp pain that comes and goes behind my right ear. What can this be?
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