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What to do if I have a sharp pain in my ear please help?

What to do if I have a sharp pain in my ear please help?

Ear Pain: Too complicated of an issue as there are so many possible reasons between simmers ear, middle ear fluid, TMJ pain, eustachian tube dysfunction, acid reflux, cancer of the throat. The list goes on. You should see an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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I had a sharp pain in my ear (lasted seconds) When i cleaned out my ear there was bits of blood. Iv since had the pain why is this?

Ear pain,blood: Hello ~ I think you might have perforated your tympanic membrane (ear drum), so I'd go and see a doc to confirm if I were you. thanks ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my ear. Also it feels numb, what could it possibly be. And it randomly started up?

Needs evaluation: When one has a sharp pain in ones ear, it merits a visit to a physician for the purpose of looking into the ear canal and examining the surrounding structures for evidence of the cause. ...Read more

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Why might I be getting a sharp pain in my ear everytime I cough or burp?

Why might I be getting a sharp pain in my ear everytime I cough or burp?

Increase in pressure: It is possible that you have a problem with your eustachean tube not draining appropriately. This is the tube that runs from the ear to the throat and causes a feeling of clogged ears. Coughing and burping can increase the pressure in your body and cause pain in the ear. This should be looked into further by your healthcare professional. ...Read more

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Every time i yawn, i get a sharp pain in my ear and it's so sore, what is this, what to do?

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

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My throut hurts on the same side that I have a sharp pain in my ear when I swallow what can I do for relife?

My throut hurts on the same side that I have a sharp pain in my ear when I swallow what can I do for relife?

Gargle with salt H2O: You need to call your doctor to get an appointment to be seen. In the meantime, you can rinse with warm salt water, gargle with it and that can help with the sore throat. You might put a heating pad over the sore ear side and you might get some relief there as well. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my ear after eating and swallowing only in left ear. Has been doing it after wisdom teeth removal almost a year ago, is it possible?

Sharp pain in my ear after eating and swallowing only in left ear. Has been doing it after wisdom teeth removal almost a year ago, is it possible?

See your dentist: The removal of wisdom teeth can present some complications. Also, after the removal of wisdom teeth, it can change the way your teeth hit together which can affect your tmj. The TMJ is directly in front of your ear canal and TMJ dysfunction can sometimes affect your ear in different ways. See your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Sharp pain behind my ear?

Sharp pain behind my ear?

Ear pain: Does it radiate? Only one side? Any facial symptoms? If just behind left ear, could be ear infection, nerve pain as it is usually sharp, TMJ problem , or even trigrminal nerve problem. Try rest, if progresses, seek eval. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain inside my ear, have been exposed to gun shots last week friday. kindly advise?

Barotrauma: Ayanda, you could have a ruptured eardrum and need to be seen by a doctor to be sure it will heal and prevent against infection. Good luck! ...Read more

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