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Hi, the inside of my right ear started hurting all of the sudden and the pain was very sharp but after like 20 sec. It stopped, what caused it?

Hi, the inside of my right ear started hurting all of the sudden and the pain was very sharp but after like 20 sec. It stopped, what caused it?

Otalgia?: Common cause of ear pain in adults is inflammation of the ear canal. Common cause is soap from shampoo, gets in ear canal and dries the area - much like dishpan hands from soap. Prevent this by adding 2 drops of baby oil or olive oil to ear canal before you shampoo. ...Read more

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I have been sick for the last week took meds coughing has stopped now my sinues are stopped mainly right side and my right ear is clogged and right s?

I have been sick for the last week took meds coughing has stopped now my sinues are stopped mainly right side and my right ear is clogged and right s?

Steam: You need to open the sonus. Do this with steam. You need to run hot shower water over face or have hot soup. Get the nose to run an you will feel better ...Read more

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I hear crackling in my right ear when my head tilts, like water is stuck in my ear but persistent. It started 4 days ago, stopped, then returned. What could cause this?

I hear crackling in my right ear when my head tilts, like water is stuck in my ear but persistent. It started 4 days ago, stopped, then returned. What could cause this?

Serous otitis: You likely have a serous otitis media. This means there is fluid behind the eardrum. Talk with your ent. Some would treat with antibiotics while others would suggest just giving it time to resolve on its own. ...Read more

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I'm having horrible vertigo. My right ear is stopped up and horrible drainage from my sinuses. What should I do?? This has been going on for about thr

I'm having horrible vertigo. My right ear is stopped up and horrible drainage from my sinuses. What should I do?? This has been going on for about thr

Sinus/Vertigo issue: Dear KaryW:
You may be suffering from an ear infection, eustachian tube dysfuntion, sinusitis or all of the above. Your best bet is a complete examination by a board certified Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor) A complete examination will address your vertigo and sinus issues. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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19 yr old female w/ sudden sharp pain above right ear for 15 secs. Since it's stopped my neck has been throbbing on the same side for 45 minutes.?

Pain: Depending on your medical history, likely related to a headache or migraine (from dehydration, hormone use, diet related, or stress/tension). If Neck pain is severe or this is worst headache of life or pain persists, call your MD ASAP. A medical consult with a HealthTap MD may help otherwise determine true cause ...Read more

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I was taking the birth control Sprintec, I started to get a thumping in my right ear. I stopped taking it but now the thumping will not go away?

I was taking the birth control Sprintec, I started to get a thumping in my right ear. I stopped taking it but now the thumping will not go away?

Check your BP: Check your bllood pressure, usually that shound may imply your BP is elevated. If BP is normal then you may continue to take the meds. Make sure you keep yourself properly hydrated as dehydration may cause same symptoms. ...Read more

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Please explain why would I have sharp intermittent pain in right ear?

Please explain why would I have sharp intermittent pain in right ear?

Many things: Can be many things. Can even be not with the ear (TMJ). See an ENT doc for analysis. ...Read more

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Back piece to an ear ring went into my wifes right ear what can I do?

Back piece to an ear ring went into my wifes right ear what can I do?

Otolaryngologist: Your wife should see an ear, nose, & throat doctor also known as an otolaryngologist, who will be able to remove the earring piece from her ear. ...Read more

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Is it possible to constructing the entire right ear as it looks natural ear?

Is it possible to constructing the entire right ear as it looks natural ear?

Complex & typically: Requires several surgeries because of the variables/complexity to achieve something very similar. Best study the issues yourself: getting local tissue to grow/stretch so as to achieve enough surface area, moving suitable appropriate skin/cartilage from adjacent (rarely other) locations of your body, complexity of maintaining working arterial & capillary drainage of moved tissues. Then seek help. ...Read more

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Loud vibration or electrical feeling in head or right ear! Only lasted a minute!

Loud vibration or electrical feeling in head or right ear! Only lasted a minute!

Hard to say: But might have been pressure equalization inner ear via eustachian tube. If recurs, might consider seeing neurologist. ...Read more

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Why is my right ear druming?

Why is my right ear druming?

Muscular tick: Possible nervous tick involving an ear muscle attached to one of the bones in the middle ear. Try relaxation techniques. ...Read more

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Pain in my right ear?

Pain in my right ear?

Using this site: To get the most from this site you need to provide background information on a problem and ask a related question. Info on duration, associated symptoms, prior attempts on treatment, etc. Allow a more focused response. You are welcome to start over. Your posts are not linked & go to the site at random. ...Read more

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Have some blood from right ear?

Have some blood from right ear?

See md: Have you considered seeing a doctor? It could be anything from an infection to a ruptured ear drum or other conditions. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Is right ear louder than left ear?

Is right ear louder than left ear?

Not usually,: There may be hearing loss in one ear. Causes vary. The easiest to treat is when the hearing loss is due to wax build-up, which is easily removed by a trained professional who diagnoses it after examination. Don't use Q-tips! Or stick anything else in your ears. "The only thing that should go in your ear is your elbow or a piano." See a doc to find out what's going on. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the right. Ear?

What causes tingling in the right. Ear?

? skin allergy: If there is itching associated with tingling then likelihood of allergy of skin of ear is high. ...Read more

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How can I get the wind out my right ear?

How can I get the wind out my right ear?

Go to ENT: Ear, nose and throat specialist. There are many causes for that symptom. Good luck! ...Read more

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My right ear has been buzzing for about a week?

My right ear has been buzzing for about a week?

Ear buzzing.: Someone talking about you?? Only kidding. A buzzing sensation in the ear can come about from an infection within the ear canal or deeper within the ear, or from a sinus infection or allergies which involve the inner ear from the inside. A review of any other symptoms you're having, and even a direct exam of the ear, would be helpful to figure this out. ...Read more

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Sharp come and go pain behind ears mainly right ear?

Sharp come and go pain behind ears mainly right ear?

I'm not sure, but...: The mastoid bones are directly behind the ears and could become inflamed/infected from severe ear infections. Sometimes they even had to be removed, although this was much more of a problem in the past. There are also lymph nodes in the area behind ears and back of scalp. They can swell from infection, insect bites, and other causes. They could then cause pain. ...Read more

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My right ear feels so full. What homeremedy can I do?

My right ear feels so full. What homeremedy can I do?

Try saline: I am not aware of any home remedies that specifically treat ear fullness. The sensation may be temporary, lasting a few hours to a day or two. Could last longer, particularly if you have nasal congestion from a cold or allergies. Try saline to clear nasal mucus and decrease nasal congestion. You may also want to see your primary provider for additional therapy. ...Read more

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I have a constant ringing in my right ear, what's going on?

I have a constant ringing in my right ear, what's going on?

Hard to know: Ringing in the ear, tinnitus can occur as a side effect of medications, and some people may experience this with stimulant medication, caffeine and or nicotine. It could signal an ear infection, especially if one notices some redness or irritation. Seeing your family doc or an ENT doc would be needed for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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My right ear is constantly blocked. How can I deal with this?

Let me help: The most common cause of a blocked ear canal is earwax, also known as cerumen.
Let me help you with easy remedy.
Once or twice a week before shower, take small amount of hydrogen peroxide and with small syringe (no needle on it) and drop it in the ear canal and tilt your head toward the other side for two minutes.
Do the same to other side and go to the shower, repeat that weekly. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a lot of pain in right ear-what to do, can you help me?

Ear ache: Pain in the ears is the most common symptom of an infection. If left untreated, it may lead to permanent damage, Have your PCP look into your ear for any obvious infection otherwise see an ENT specialist. Most ear infections can be treated easily with antibiotics. ...Read more

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My right ear turns read and feels very hot. What could cause this?

My right ear turns read and feels very hot. What could cause this?

Few things: It might be just unbalance in your vessels or what we called vadomotoe effect which comes with exposure to cold or heat however it could be allergy if it is itching or more rarely cartilage inflammation as part of rheumatology disease. ...Read more

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It feels like something is crawling in my right ear what should I do?

Get doctor to look: Get your doctor to look in your ear to see if there is something "crawling" around in the ear canal. Though worrisome, it is not unheard of for insects to fly or crawl into the ear canal and not be able to make there way out. ...Read more

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Last night all of a sudden my right ear felt full what could this be?

Wax: Most likely cause is wax which previously was not obstructing canal now obstructing. Rarer causes include tissue obstruction (growth vs osteoma), insect.
Get OTC irrigation product at pharmacy. If this fails, or you don't want to self irrigate, see ENT doc. ...Read more

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I have pain when I touch the area behind my right ear. What could this be?

I have pain when I touch the area behind my right ear. What could this be?

Need more info: Have you had this pain for quite awhile? Did it appear recently along with some ear pain or other symptoms? Could be tmd/tmj. Hard to tell. Need to see a doctor to rule out other problems. ...Read more

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I feel pain in the lower back side of my head behid he right ear. Why it happens?

I feel pain in the lower back side of my head behid he right ear. Why it happens?

Needs attention: Can be caused by multiple conditions from mastoiditis (needs immediate attention) to simple condition cervical spasm.
Big gamete of conditions not to ignore. ...Read more

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I have a crackling noise in my right ear when I chew... What could be causing this?

I have a crackling noise in my right ear when I chew... What could be causing this?

Multiple causes: Fluid in your middle ear fluid or wax in your ear canal arthritis or inflammation in your TMJ which can transmit noise to your ear when chewing See your provider to look in your ear and check your TMJs ...Read more

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Swollenn lymphnode under my right ear and infront of the same ear, painful to touch?

Swollenn lymphnode under my right ear and infront of the same ear, painful to touch?

First, you will: Need to make sure your doctor agrees that these are swollen lymph nodes and not some other kind of mass/bump. Infections or lesions from around the eyes, nearby on the face or anterior ear drain to this location. A careful physical exam needs to be performed and appropriate therapy instituted: possibly an antibiotic if an associated infection is identified. See your doctor SOON/now! Good wishes:) ...Read more

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My right ear is sort of sensitive and hurts two days after loud noise, is it damaged?

My right ear is sort of sensitive and hurts two days after loud noise, is it damaged?

Very possibly: Sometimes after a loud noise, you can have damage to your eardrum. If you are still having pain and/or decreased hearing, you should see an ENT doctor or your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What are some reasons that my right ear frequently feels like it has air trapped inside and it pops?

Eustacion tube: This may be related to eustacian tube dysfunction. This a tube between the inner ear and the nasopharynx. Its' purpose is to relieve air pressure that builds behind the ear drum. Pressure may build and suddenly relieved with a yawn or other maneuver that pulls the tube open. ...Read more

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Feel like something is blocking inner right ear, and front of head sometimes throbs on and off and pressure?

Feel like something is blocking inner right ear, and front of head sometimes throbs on and off and pressure?

May be sinuses: Difficult to tell without more info, but that would be my first guess. Sinus and allergy issues can cause pressure, throbbing, and pressure on and off. This can sometimes be a chronic issue. Would recommend seeing your primary for a quick physical and history to check. ...Read more

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I get pain in my right ear once a month for about an hour. This is been going on for years. What could it be?

I get pain in my right ear once a month for about an hour. This is been going on for years. What could it be?

Need ear examination: Once a month is not frequent enough to consider persistent or recurrent infection or tumor or impacted wax. ...Read more