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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?

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: 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. ...Read more

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Left temple area. For the past few days i'd wake up with my temple area feeling sore. It comes and goes when i'm chewing, yawning or moving my jaw.

Left temple area. For the past few days i'd wake up with my temple area feeling sore. It comes and goes when i'm chewing, yawning or moving my jaw.

Bite off or TMJ: It could be your bite from the way your teeth meet when you close. Did you have any recent fillings done or had braces? Could also be TMJ related with muscle spasm from clenching all nite long. See your dentist. ...Read more

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I have a sore left ear, sore head at left temple area and tongue is very sore at left side also &lump under left jaw?

I have a sore left ear, sore head at left temple area and tongue is very sore at left side also &lump under left jaw?

See dentist: You could have several things going on. Could have an infection, you could be grinding your teeth, you could be putting your tongue between your teeth subconsciously to relieve possible TMJ discomfort. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Poked temple with coat hanger been three days and the area still hurts in and out and tender to touch. Have I done something?

Poked temple with coat hanger been three days and the area still hurts in and out and tender to touch. Have I done something?

If this is: a closed injury (no open wound) then it's less likely to be infected . Try to rinse and apply Antibiotic ointment. If open wound is present, please see the ER doctor. Try to do a video consult with a picture of the wound. ...Read more