Top
10
Doctor insights on: Sharp Stabbing Pain Behind Ear

Share
3

3
My husband had a sharp stabbing pain on his left side by his back that seemed to shoot up his back towards his right ear?

Sharp pain: A sharp pain that goes up to the ear is probably a pulled muscle or a strain from lifting . Try 3 advil (ibuprofen) every 4hr. If not better in a few days then have him checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Heard a flutter deep in my ear the other day & now I have a sharp, stabbing pain that is getting worse. I don't see or feel anything in my ear. ?

See your physician: If you have a pain in your ear that's getting worse you had better have a physician look in your ear. Perhaps you have an infection or other problem. Unfortunately with this it's not possible to give you a definite answer. Hope you feel better ...Read more

5

5
I WAS FINE WHEN SUDDENLY HAD SEVERE, SHARP, STABBING PAIN FROM IN RT EAR DOWN TO INSIDE RT SHOULDER BLADE. PAIN IS NOT CONSTANT. 48 YR FEMALE. NO CLUE?

I WAS FINE WHEN SUDDENLY HAD SEVERE, SHARP, STABBING PAIN FROM IN RT EAR DOWN TO INSIDE RT SHOULDER BLADE. PAIN IS NOT CONSTANT. 48 YR FEMALE. NO CLUE?

URGENT ER EVAL: That area of the neck is where the CAROTID ARTERY is. You need prompt evaluation to rule out a dissection /aneurysm/Stenosis. Also it is possible to have a DVT IN THE SHOULDER/BRACHIAL PLEXUS REGION. Sell prompt evaluation ...Read more