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What are some reasons due to headache and a ear ache ?

What are some reasons due to headache and a ear ache ?

Earache: An earache can cause a headache all by itself. However, if the earache gets out of control, it can move to the mastoid bone (behind the ear) and cause a nasty headache. This is very serious as this is an infection in the skull and very close to the brain itself. You should see your physician to be examined. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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Ear Ache (Definition)

Pain felt in ear can be result of conditions that affect the ear directly such as ear infections, traumatic injury to ear, impacted ear wax, as well as benign or malignant growths of ear. Pain in ear can be referred from conditions that affect the throat, teeth, or jaw including tonsil/throat infections, dental infections, jaw joint inflammation, benign ...Read more


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Is Sullivan Insufflation done by chiropractor safe? made my ear ache a little when Chiro did it so I quit before he finished. Reason was for headache

Is Sullivan Insufflation done by chiropractor safe? made my ear ache a little when Chiro did it so I quit before he finished. Reason was for headache

See real doctor: Some chiropractors are skillful, honest, and are willing to refer to MD's or DO's when things go wrong. See a licensed physician ASAP, and get advice about your misguided approach. ...Read more

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I have been having headaches on the right side of my head for two weeks now and the occasional ear ache. Now accompanied by noises while laying down.

I have been having headaches on the right side of my head for two weeks now and the occasional ear ache. Now accompanied by noises while laying down.

Neurologist: I recommend a consultation with a neurologist to evaluate these persistent headaches. Since there is also tinnitus, imaging studies will be ordered to look for an acoustic neuronoma, and,if needed, referral to an otolaryngologist will be made because of the ear discomfort and noises you hear. ...Read more

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Why do I get an ear ache and headache after having a filling?

Why do I get an ear ache and headache after having a filling?

Referred pain: It's likely that you are having referred pain- the pain from the work you had done is referred to the ear on that side- especially true if it's teeth on the upper jaw. If the pain is in the TMJ ( the joint where your jaw meets your face) it could be from opening your mouth for long periods of time and maybe you don't need to open it as wide as you do. ...Read more

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What causes stiff neck ear ache and toothache and headache?

What causes stiff neck ear ache and toothache and headache?

Many things: A tooth infection may cause ear ache and stiff neck. But an infected ear may cause the same symptoms. Start with your dentist and if he does not find a problem visit an ent. ...Read more

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Headache, ear ache and jaw hurts when chewing or opening wide ?

Likely TMJ: Most likely due to TMJ dysfunction or a dental condition. Tmj, temporomandibular joint, is the jaw joint which can become inflamed, irritated, dislocated and cause these symptoms. Common reasons are trauma, chewing on a hard substance, bruxism, etc. Etc. ...Read more

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Yesterday I began having a slight numbness on my left side jawline, ear ache and now headache. Could this be a pinched nerve?

Yesterday I began having a slight numbness on my left side jawline, ear ache and now headache. Could this be a pinched nerve?

Not likely: Some toxin, pathogen, or allergen is causing an issue in the cranial joints or associated musculature, in the ear, or in some tooth. Get checked. ...Read more

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Ive had a headache for 3 days! The pain is all round my head but the worst pain in my forehead! I feel dizzy when i stand up and i have an earache in both ears, a tight chest and extremely sore throat! My headache, throat and chest are the worst though, e

Ive had a headache for 3 days! The pain is all round my head but the worst pain in my forehead! I feel dizzy when i stand up and i have an earache in both ears, a tight chest and extremely sore throat! My headache, throat and chest are the worst though, e

Viral syndrome: It sounds like your symptoms are more than you can handle at home. You've tried taking over-the-counter therapies like Paracetamol? You should call your doc since you have dizziness and could be dehydrated. I recommend chicken soup, fluids, and REST until you can be seen. You need something for the chest too-like an inhaler (albuterol). Limit stress and sleep well to avoid these type of infections ...Read more

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Can a sinus ifection cause a headache, ear ache, and fever?

Can a sinus ifection cause a headache, ear ache, and fever?

Yes: All of these symptoms can indicate a sinus infection or they could be something like the common cold. Generally a cold will make you more congested than a sinus infection. Also a cold will probably resolve in a day or two on its own. If these symptoms are not resolving soon, then you need to see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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


Dr. Richard Levin
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Aches (Definition)

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