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sharp localised pain on left side of head above the ear ?

Tmj

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You likely have tmj. A way to tell is to open and close the jaw with a finger placed in the tmj socket which is roughly the pocket created when one opens the mouth and places a finger directly in front of the ear canal right at the level of the sideburns. Softer foods, warm compresses and Motrin should help. Avoid gum chewing. Temporal arthritis is another possibility.
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I have a sharp pain in the side of head, toothache, jaw pain, ear ache and I've got a cold. Should I still see a dentist?

Yes

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A problem with tooth/teeth could cause most of those symptoms
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Dr. Navdeep Virk answered:

36 yrs, female. 24/7 dull pain, left side of head. migraine 5/wk. dizzy. normal mri/cat. normal thyroid. CRP 5.6. low cholestrol. how to lower crp?

Dentist

Thyroid
It might be that your muscles are fatigued because of a bad bite you should seek a neuromuscular dentist and see if they can help
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi answered:

Twitching on left side of head above ear?

Unimportant?

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muscle twitching in a limited area unlikely to be due to any major disorder at your age stress is the likeliest cause
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Suddenly got small lump formed on front right side of head, painful when touched, causing headaches, neck pain, ear ache and nausea. What is it?!

Several things

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Cyst, abscess, etc.... it will need to be examined to know for sure.
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Dr. Scott J. Diede answered:

My daughter (9) has a bump on the right side of head behind her ear. It is solid but goes down sometimes. Not painful are all. Any idea?

Lymph node

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Most likely it is a lymph node. A lymph node normally will increase in size during an infection somewhere in the general area of the lymph node. For example, an enlarged lymph node behind the ear is frequently caused by an infection somewhere on the scalp (like ringworm) or by irritated or flaky skin (like seborrheic dermatitis or dandruff). If it gets painful, or red or grows, see doc.
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Dr. Mark C. Loury answered:

I have an inflamation on the lower part of my right side of head & have another round hard inflamation just behind my ear which is painful.Pls explain?

Probable lymph node

Erysipelas
I'm not sure exactly where the inflammation is on your head but if it is above and/or behind the ear then the bump behind the ear is probably a lymph node enlarged because it is involved or affected area will drain toward it. Try warm compresses but if continues for more than a few days then may need antibiotics
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Dr. Farhad Sigari answered:

i have severe pain left side if head and ear ache left ear comes and goes can be very painfull and tender to touch around temple area?

Should be seen

Bursitis
Sever pain in any part of the body is concerning and should be checked out. Pain on the temporal area can come from an ear infection, a problem with your TMJ joint, or even be from inflammation of your arteries that can lead to loss of your vision. Patient should not delay being seen by either their primary MD or and ENT.
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Moderate pain right side of head above ear made worse by movement. "Headache" around right eye. Right inner ear pain. Could this all be sinus?

It could, but

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But it also can be something else. You have had a CT scan of your chest. I imagine the doctor who ordered that knows a lot of your medical history. That person would be in a position to help answer your question more accurately. An ENT (ear nose throughout doctor would be ideal for sinus issues)
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Dr. David Sherer answered:

I have had a dime size lump on right side of head above ear for three months, it is very itchy and red looking. Should it be looked at ?

Yes

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this could be an infection or benign or more rare, a cancerous lesion. see a head and neck doctor.
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