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What could cause a burning flushing feeling up neck to head? My shoulders are also very sore for no known reason.

What could cause a burning flushing feeling up neck to head? My shoulders are also very sore for no known reason.

Muscle spasm : You may have spasm of neck & shoulder muscles, possibly by exercise or work overuse, tension, bad posture, or poor sleep. Start with therapeutic massage focused on those areas; see if that helps. If uncomfortable sensations (lightening-like or burning for example) shoot from your neck & shoulder to fingers, then you may have nerve injury, which calls for clinician examination. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What could cause someone to have flare ups where they get clusters of red dots on their arms, heart palpitations, everything burns including the face and ears and they have nerve and muscle pain?

What could cause someone to have flare ups where they get clusters of red dots on their arms, heart palpitations, everything burns including the face and ears and they have nerve and muscle pain?

Nondiagnostic: These multiple symptoms are nondiagnostic but may be due to release of hormones by tumors such as carcinoid,pheochromocytoma or conditions like hyperthyroidism or even anxiety. Your physician would take a detailed history,perform a thorough physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. If needed, a referral to a specialist will be made. ...Read more

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Why does my face and ears get really hot and flushed out of nowhere?

Why does my face and ears get really hot and flushed out of nowhere?

Flushing: How old are you? Menopause causes it, hormonal imbalancing ( hyperthyroidism) causes it, rosacea ( a skin condition causes it). Fever causes it. Adrenalin rush ( stress etc) causes it. ...Read more

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Why does my ears and face flush?

Why does my ears and face flush?

Nerves: Flushing often occurs with anxiety or stress, but some flush easily even without stress. The sympathetic nervous system causes the widening of blood vessels in the skin which makes the face and ears warm and red. Alcohol, certain foods, neurological problems, medications, and rosacea can all cause easy flushing. Rarely, certain tumors can cause flushing. There are some treatments for flushing. ...Read more

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What would be the cause of a knot left side of face below the ear?

What would be the cause of a knot left side of face below the ear?

A painless lump: Below the ear may be a tumor in the parotid gland and should be checked by an ent. ...Read more

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What could cause tingling in head, around ears, and random parts of body?

What could cause tingling in head, around ears, and random parts of body?

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.

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What could cause pain that is alleviated when I massage my head/ear/neck area?

What could cause pain that is alleviated when I massage my head/ear/neck area?

Muscle tension: You describe classic muscle tension caused pain. There are many nerves in the neck / base of the skull area that can cause pain when irritated by tight muscles. Massaging them causes a relaxation of the muscles and therefore less compression of the nerves. That decreases your pain. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a hot sensation on left side of head especially the ear?

What could be the cause of a hot sensation on left side of head especially the ear?

It can be multiple: things, More information is needed such as how often you are having it ? Do you have any medical problem or taking any medication? Any other associated symptoms? Some of the possibilities are shingles, neuralgia, ms, anxiety, muscle contractions, etc. Contact me to discuss other possibilites. ...Read more

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Sudden pain attacks at the right side behind the ear area of the head. what could it be the cause of the pain?

Mastoiditis?: That hard area just behind the ear is the Mastoid. It is possible to get infection there. Often this occurs after or in conjunction with an ear infection. The pain could also be muscular from spasm. ...Read more

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What could cause random sharp pains in ear? Especially when ear is tilted up? Pain only a couple seconds. I am really congested in head.

What could cause random sharp pains in ear? Especially when ear is tilted up? Pain only a couple seconds. I am really congested in head.

Eustachian tube prob: Usually, when the pain is positional or variable during times of congestion, it is due to plugging of the Eustachian tube at the back of the throat. Treat it by decreasing congestion (especially with salt water gargles) and "popping" your ears. ...Read more

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For the last two mornings, when I wake up and turn my head the room ends up spinning. I have never had issues with that. When I got up I was even stumbling a bit. What could cause the sudden change? No ear problems.

For the last two mornings, when I wake up and turn my head the room ends up spinning. I have never had issues with that. When I got up I was even stumbling a bit. What could cause the sudden change? No ear problems.

See your MD: There are many causes of vertigo from benign positional vertigo to vestibular neuronitis ,hypertension or cerebellar issues If it persists you must see your MD for a check up ...Read more

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My head is very blocked and my ears hurt, what the cause?

My head is very blocked and my ears hurt, what the cause?

Sinus congestion?: Sounds like sinus congestion. Consider over the counter sinus rinses. If you're getting over a cold this should resolve on its own. If its a chronic problem this could be from many possible causes (allergies, chronic sinusitis, a blockage in the sinuses etc.). In that case see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does one side of my face and ear get red, hot and flushed ?

Why does one side of my face and ear get red, hot and flushed ?

Rosacea: The most likely diagnosis is rosacea, which can be asymmetrical in some people. Multiple treatment regimens are effective, but they all involve a low-dose antibiotic such as doxycycline, so you'll need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What could cause a shotting pain from the bottom of the back of the neck to the side of your head above the left ear?

Pinched nerve: Yoiu ae describing the effect of pinching the greater occipital nerve at the base of yoiu skull. It is outside the skull and is common in whiplash settings. If it persists see yoiur doctor for a referral to a pain specialist or clinic. ...Read more

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Every morning now for the las 1month I have been waking up with presure on my head and ear it is very frustrating cause it won't go away what could be?

Every morning now for the las 1month I have been waking up with presure on my head and ear it is very frustrating cause it won't go away what could be?

TMJ/TMD : The most common musculoskeletal disorder causing orofacial pain is a temporomandibular disorder. Tmd should be viewed as a group of related conditions that can be divided into disorders related to the muscles of mastication (muscular) and those emanating from the tmj. Earache and head pressure are common symptoms due to the close location to tmj. Rec.: orofacial pain practitioner for diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes tenderness and swelling on head above ear?

Head swelling: The only things i can think of would be trauma and infection. Any history of insect bites? I would apply ice, but if that doesn't help, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the cause inncreasing pressure in my head, eyes, ringing in my ears?

What could be the cause inncreasing pressure in my head, eyes, ringing in my ears?

Lots of things: Sinusitis, ear infection, eustacian tube obstruction, blood pressure elevations etc...If this is frequent symtom see you doc. No definitive answers will be found here. ...Read more

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Can a head cold cause ear pain on one side?

Can a head cold cause ear pain on one side?

Yes, Congestion can: Prevent one ear from draining w ^pressure. Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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What can cause left sided head pain above the ear.Thankyou?

What can cause left sided head pain above the ear.Thankyou?

Sinus: Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more

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What would pain under my ear and right side of face be caused from?

Lymphadenopathy?: There are lymph nodes along the lower edge of the jaw and anterior to the ear. If the nodes are inflamed and swollen, they can become painful. ...Read more

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What could cause a crackling sound in infected ear when I move my head?

What could cause a crackling sound in infected ear when I move my head?

Crackling ear: Ear infections can include a buildup of fluid behind the eardrum. See your dr if fluid drains or other symptoms are present or crackling is pronounced. Less commonly considered, the ear's three tiny bones that tap the eardrum to generate sound can become stiff (otosclerosis) -- miniature arthritis -- that can contribute to hearing loss. ...Read more

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What could cause constant white noise in my ears and a fullness in my head?

What could cause constant white noise in my ears and a fullness in my head?

Tinnitis: You are describing the classic symptom of tinnitis, or 'ringing in ears.' If it persists longer than a few minutes or comes back often then make an ENT appointment with audiogram (hearing test). A primary care clinic visit is low yield for tinnitis as the physical exam is almost always normal. Audio +/- vestibular exam usually lead to a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Possible causes of off and on dull headaches and ear fullness, only on one side of the head?

Possible causes of off and on dull headaches and ear fullness, only on one side of the head?

Refer to ENT, ER: This is something that typically needs evaluation by a specialist. I will refer the question to our ENT and other doctors. ...Read more

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Can a inner ear problem cause you to have warm sensations on the left side of your head and or spasm's?

Inner Ear/Sensations: Warm sensations with spasms do not suggest to me a simple inner ear problem unless it is associated with dizziness and ringing in the ear. I would have a doctor take a look and do an MRI to see if there is another reason for the spasm. I would be concerned about other neurological problems because of the spasms. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pressure in the head and ears accompanied with tiresome and difficulty in breathing?

What are the causes of pressure in the head and ears accompanied with tiresome and difficulty in breathing?

Allergies/sinus: Sounds like you are having allergy symptoms in your sinuses and lungs. Take over the counter loratadine, fexofenadine or cetrizine, once daily, and getting more treat, en from your doctor should he. ...Read more