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Tingling Above Ear
I was reading an article on brain cancer when all of a sudden got cold/tingling sensation above ear near the temple. Could this be related to my anxie?
A few days ago I felt a sharp pain on the back side of my head and above my ear. This morning I had tingling from my ear down my neck on the same side?
Neck pain: Occipital neuralgia. The greater occipital nerve runs between the muscles of the neck and provides sensation to the scalp behind the ear and up to the back of the head. When the muscles are are in spasm, headaches and tingling occurs. The pain is relieved with massage, physical therapy, and injections of the occipital nerve. Sometimes a pinched nerve in the neck (C3/4) can cause similar pain. ...Read more
Neuralgia: Such sharp,jabbing pains in that area are often due to neuralgia which is an irritable superficial nerve. This is more of a nuisance than anything serious and usually resolves without any specific treatment. However if symptoms persist or worsen, see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more
When I turn my head to the right and then slightly down, I get a tingling sensation on the side of my face and ear. Why?
I have a hard knot on right side about two inches above ear it's been there about 14 years hurts when I stress please help I did go about 10 years ago?
Variety of things: One of them being nutritional deficiencies such as B12, folate, and Vitamin D. You may check in with a physician on this problem and they'll give you the orders to get proper labwork. I'm also happy to consult with you 1-1 if you'd like and maybe we can figure some things out. If interested land on my page on www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Enter Key Code: PDXFNR if prompted. ...Read more
Hole about ear: You didn't say how long it has been there or if it's causing a problem. Many people are born with "preauricular pits", or dimples in front and above the ear. Generally you don't have to do anything for them except if they start draining or getting infected. If there is a new opening, you may want to get it checked out. ...Read more
Tingling ears: Assuming you do not meaning ringing...Tingling ears possibly from laying on the nerves that exit the skull to give rise to sensation of the ear...If you mean ringing..Important to know whether it is dependent on laying down or dependent on sleeping..Laying down may increase pressure in brain...In prole with pseudo tumor cerebri or brain tumors this is not uncommon. ...Read more
Duration?: If new, watch. If persists beyond 7-10 days, see ENT doc ...Read more