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What Causes Flushing Of The Face And Ears
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
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
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
Fluid in ear: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
A painless lump: Below the ear may be a tumor in the parotid gland and should be checked by an ent. ...Read more
Variety of things:
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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
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
Sudden pain attacks at the right side behind the ear area of the head. what could it be the cause of the pain?
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
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.
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
Pressure in ears and head and ringing ears. Can my neck cause that? Other causes? See neuro tomorrow ok to wait?
Ok to wait: Ringing in your ears has many sources. It is OK to wait until your appt. ...Read more
After 4 days from a car accident, i still can't turn my head to the left. Pain behind ear and deep..And around to base. Causes?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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