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Stabbing Pain In Head Behind Ear
Had ear infection tht spread, jaw cldnt open & stabbing pain in head behind infected ear. Pain in head has returned months later. Shld I b concerned?
See you PCP: Always pay attention to a new or recurrent/worsening pain. This could be a recurrent infection or mechanical damage from the previous infection. Or maybe you are grinding your teeth at night. A quick look in your ear and exam of the jaw and teeth should go a long way to ruling out these possibilities. It is always better to have things evaluated early BEFORE they have a chance to spread.
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
Having severe ear pain (4 days) deep inside & behind ear into neck. No drainage, sharp/stabbing pain, worse if laying down. What can I do for relief?
I have migraine-like stabbing pain and headaches in the front and sides of my head, behind my ears and eyes as well. Could I have cluster headaches?
Possibly migraine: Cluster headaches are severe type of headaches which often occur in middle of the night and affect men a lot more commonly compared to females. The pain in migraines can be as severe, but is often longer lasting. The head pain in cluster headaches is often accompanied by eye redness, etc. Consult your primary physician as soon as possible.
Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?
Can B due 2 facial-: -nerve in origin. It just appears in some people 4no reason. It an inflammation of the nerve, & best 2 C an ENT. 2 B sure there is no treatable process. If none, meds like Lyrica (pregabalin) & Neurontin can B of help, also Cymbalta is often tried. All have an effect on pain pathways. Goes by name of Trigeminal Neuralgia.
Can lum punc. Headaches be tension ha on top of head with burning stabbing pain? Temples tense too had mine 6 days ago, no symptoms for 4 d only now.
Simple clues: If you have post-LP headache, you will experience more pain when standing, relief when lying down. If so, a blood patch would be beneficial.
I have had a bad headache for three days. A stabbing pain that comes every few minutes. Located right top if head. Same spot. Very painful! ?
About 3 weeks ago I hit my head barely. This week I had a headache all day on monday in that exact location, now its a stabbing pain on and off. Bad?
No relation: Hard to imagine how minor head bump can cause pain 3 weeks later. If persists, see doctor.See 1 more doctor answer
Sharp stabbing pain at top right of head, BP at 130/80, period in 10 to 11 days. Had headaches last month around same time before period. Shld I wory?
I get a sharp stabbing pain in my head that last for 10 secounds to a minute when I laugh hard or cough hard followed by a severe headache?
See your Dr.: Your symptoms warrant a trip to your family doctor. A MRI of the brain would be helpful. Good luck.
For the last 2 days every time I move my head lower then shoulder height I get a sharp pain at the base of my skull and when I stand up I get a headache. Once I have the headache and I drop my head to below shoulder height I get the stabbing pain and the
Worth a check: May need X-ray to check for instability in your neck area.
Since yesterday I've been getting this sharp stabbing pain to the left side of my head that turned into a real bad headache what would be wrong with m?
I have had a quick, sharp, stabbing pain on the right side of my head above and behind my right ear all day. It woke me up this morning.?
Cluster Headache: Anytime pain wakes you from sleep it should not be ignored. Your pain sounds vascular in nature however the stabbing nature and waking you from sleep could suggest something more serious (aneurysm). How often does this happen? See your primary care Doc ASAP. Stay away from Alcohol, cigarettes, caffeine, until you are checked out by a physician.
Hello. I have been feeling unwell for 3 days now with sickness, dizziness and light headed. Late last night I was getting a sharp stabbing pain in the left side of my head just up and behind the ear. I thought it's okay it'll go by morning but it seems to
Not your heart: Hydrate treat symptoms are you coughing that will explain the chest pain. Hydrate yourself well. Treat the symptoms with OTC medicine, and rest. Remember hydrate well
I keep getting a stabbing/shooting pain in my right ear and a burning pain in my head at the back behind ear but a bit further round. Its not constant?
Eval: This warrants medical evaluation by either your personal physician or an otolaryngologist. Take care.
Recently had double ear infection, ears feel fine but now my temp is 101.4-102.8 and there is horrible stabbing pain behind my head, lethargic. Any idea?
Could have mono: Get tested by your doctor for mono.
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?
ER trip maybe.: This blow has affected your spelling. If it is affecting vision, balance, sensation, strength or speech; or if pain is increasing you need an exam and possibly a brain scan. External bruising is not a reflection of internal (brain) injury. Neurologic symptoms are.
I have a stabbing pain behind my left ear at the base of my neck causing a nauseating headache. I can hardly move my head. Should I go to hospital?
Occipital neuralgia: Most likely er will not help you, unless they will give you an injection for pain, that will last temporarily, take motrin, see neurologist or pain specialist tomorrow, pain most likely coming from you neck.
I got an achy burn feeling on left cheek, a tender spot near the left ear and behind it. No stabbing pain but constant dull. 2 days now. What is this
FACIAL NERVE: COLD IN EARS OR EXPOSURE TO COLD WIND CAN DAMAGE FACIAL NERVE very common history and exam is needed
Last night my right ear lobe has stabbing pain and it hurt to swallow. Pain is worse when I move and the soreness is upper throat and behind sinus.?
Whoa!!!!: Until proven otherwise, this is an infection. Like most infections your body is able to manage them with time. Your body will make anti-bodies to the infection, cause an inflammatory reaction to help cure the infection and with time get better. This is normal. If you feel like the normal course of events are not happening, talk to your doctor.
I am experiencing a sharp stabbing pain on the left side of my head and behind my eye that last for a few seconds and then goes away. What should I do?
Left side head pain: One sided head pain behind one's eye could be migraine. But you should see a physician and get a medical diagnosis as it could be a medical condition that requires treatment or further diagnostic evaluation. If it is migraine, stress management therapy, biofeedback and/or medication are treatment possibilities.See 1 more doctor answer
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