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Sudden Sharp Pain In Left Ear
Ear ache with sharp pain in left ear, moderate to severe in my 12 year old son who has history of surgery in left ear.
Your question is ???: Sounds like you need to have the kid seen by a doc. Severe pain in the ear could be an infection of the middle ear, or the ear drum itself or both.It might also be a canal infection.Occasionally jaw joint pain can show up as ear pain. With all the possibilities only a hands on exam can sort it out. ...Read more
?neuralgia: A very rare condition, "nervus intermedius neuralgia" can act this way, and if you have slight altered taste over the left side of your tongue, this may be the answer. However, these symptoms could be due to infection, periodic blocking of the eustachian tube, and even referred problems from the jaw (tmj). An exam may pinpoint the issues. ...Read more
Sharp pain in my left ear that is sudden. Worsen when i eat. And my left side of the throat and tung really hurt. What can this be?
Referred pain: You most likely have a viral or bacterial infection of either the base of the tongue, tonsil or pharynx. The pain in the ear is likely referred to the side of the face where the ear is located. If your hearing has not changed, the pain is referred to the side of the face (ear) because the sensory nerve that innervates the back of the throat also innervates the front of the ear canal. See ENT doc. ...Read more
Could be: It could be a muscle related pain in which case moist heat and gentle stretching may help. Other wise i would suggest getting it diagnosed to make sure it is nothing more serious. I would see an ENT physician if your primary care physician can't help. ...Read more
What can be the cause of intermittent ear pain .? It's the left ear and it's very sharp pain happening for approx 6 months now
Lots of things!: There are a number of possible causes, and the only way to narrow it down is to have a Dr. evaluate you. ...Read more
Hello, I have been having ear pain since I woke up. It is in the left ear and its a very sharp pain. I dont know if i should get checked out or now.
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