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What Setting Should I Use A Heating Pad For My Ear
I may have an ear infection but i can't see the doctor until tomorrow. In the meantime, would a heating pad against my ear help or make it worse?
Have TMJ bad- taking anti-inflammatories. Still in pain- using heating pad. Pain in ear as well-- any suggestions to reduce pain? Am on soft diet.
Good start.: You've done all the right things and since the pain is persisting you need to see a dentist or oral surgeon. Some of the next steps could include x-rays and/or special scan to the joint, prescibing muscle relaxants and maybe an occlusal splint. There are many causes for joint pain that must be determined before selecting the next step in your treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2nd day of stiff neck behind left ear. Shooting pain when moving. Heating pad all night and no relief.
Occipital neuralgia: (on) involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. The diagnosis of on is entirely dependent upon history and physical examination. Therefore rec.: see a pain management or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more
woke up in tears bc her ear hurt so bad.gave her Motrin,had her lay on a heating pad propped up and nothing helped.Ear drops hurt her. Ear infection?
Could be: The middle ear will usually hurt if you stretch or hurt the ear drum.This is most commonly due to a build up of pressure behind the drum from pus, but other things can do it.The only way to know is to have her seen.With that degree of discomfort, the sooner the better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ear hurting along with ringing clogged and pain in jaw and teeth. Drained a lil blood out if it the am. Tried drops neti pod heating pad nothing works?
Needs to be seen: You should start by seeing a dentist who will probably also refer you to an ENT specialist. You may have multiple problems at the same time and we can neither diagnose you over the internet nor recommend treatment. This requires a medical history and a clinical exam, and x-rays as well by your dentist. ...Read more
The upper part (near my cartilage) of my ear is swollen, tender to touch and warm. I have had previous ear infections. But this is definitely not an ear infection. I have tried putting a heating pad and an ice pack on it.
Is there anything else I should do about fluid in my ear? I am already using a heat source over my ear when I am laying on the couch.
Ear effusion: Treat any nasal congestion from cold or allergy with medications. It'll take a month for middle ear effusion to clear. See ENT if blockage persists and procedure can be perform in office to remove effusion ...Read more
My ear& jaw have been hurting for a week. Thinking its TMJ otc pain med no help, what can I do. Heat help soso, but not enough what can I do?
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