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My right side of my head and ear hurt?

My right side of my head and ear hurt?

Too vague: Could be ear or throat or jaw pain. You should either make a virtual consult or even better a real live consult with your doc if you have one. ...Read more

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What would make an ?Ear hurt when touched?

What would make an ?Ear hurt when touched?

Pressure: Pressure arising from the inflammatory process during infection causes local swelling of tissues resulting in increased pain perception when external pressure is applied. ...Read more

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Child ear pain?

Child ear pain?

Ear Pain Child: Ear pain is extremely common in childhood and although it is distressing, is usually caused by a minor infection that will resolve on its own. It can be VERY painful, due to pressure inside the ear drum so treating with pain killers like paracetamol +/- ibuprofen is the main treatment. If fevers and pain are ongoing for more than 3 days, then we sometimes advise antibiotics. ...Read more

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What. To do if your ear hurt?

See your doctor.: You should be examined by your doctor to find out the cause, so that it can be treated. Possible causes are middle ear infection, ear canal infection (swimmer's ear), trauma, fluid behind the ear drum from a cold, viral infection or allergies or referred pain from the jaw, throat or neck. Until you are seen, you can take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for the pain. ...Read more

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Docs, could a cold make only 1 ear hurt?

Docs, could a cold make only 1 ear hurt?

Yes: The congestion of a cold will often cause your eustachian tube on one or both sides to swell.Once swollen, you can trap fluid behind the ear drum and this can be in a vacuum.This can cause discomfort. ...Read more

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If my ear.hurt on the out side what does that mean?

If my ear.hurt on the out side what does that mean?

Otitis externa: You have an "outside ear infection." Swimmers ear is the most common type of "outside ear infection." Antibiotic ear drops are most commonly used to treat this condition. best wishes. ...Read more

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Any explanation to why my whole ear hurt, and the left side of my face?

Any explanation to why my whole ear hurt, and the left side of my face?

Infection: It might be due to an infection of the external ear. This might be more common in people who swim a lot; what is called "swimmer's ear". Please see your doctor for assessment and management ...Read more

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My left ear hurt so much ?

Exam: Get it looked at by a medical practitioner. It could be injured or infected or there could be something in there that is easy to remove. ...Read more

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My thoat and left ear hurt?

My thoat and left ear hurt?

Throat: Get a strep throat test, have doctor look at ear (rule out ear infection). For now take hall lozenges , fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. Decongestant if congested. ...Read more

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Why does my ear hurt when I yawn?

Plan: To give you proper answer we need to see what's going inside your ear. Inflammation or swimmer ear ......if it's get worse go to the doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my ear hurt in the cartilage like its cramped?

Why does my ear hurt in the cartilage like its cramped?

It is the wise...: ...physician who takes a peek at the pain before recommending a treatment. External & middle ear infections, dental problems, foreign bodies (moths, beads etc.) sinus infections & tonsillitis can present as ear pain. I've probably missed a few other conditions. It's definitely worth a look. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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Why does my ear hurt when I drink anything?

Ear pain: Sounds like an ear infection or fluid in the ear and if continues to be a problem get the ears examined ...Read more

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Could you explain why does my ear hurt when i yawn?

Could you explain why does my ear hurt when i yawn?

? TMJ Problem: It is possible that you may have a TMJ problem. An evaluation by your dentist or ENT would be suggested. ...Read more

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Please explain why does my ear hurt when i drink soda?

Please explain why does my ear hurt when i drink soda?

Possibly tooth?: I am not aware of a connection between drinking soda and ear pain. Sometimes tooth pain can "refer" (go to) the ear and be perceived as ear pain. A doctor can check your ear for any problems and if nothing is found you may want to have the teeth in that area examined. ...Read more

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Why does my right ear hurt when I touch it on the back side?

Back of R ear hurts: If it is the ear itself that hurts, you could have a mild skin infection in the area. Inflammation of the cartilage is also a possibility, although your ear would hurt even without touching it. Do you feel a bump in the area? Try an anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen for pain relief until you can see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my right ear hurt off and on all day for about a month no

Ear : Ear pain can be caused by a variety of things. Most commonly would be an ear infection. Other causes include cerumen impaction (wax build up), allergies, foreign body in ear, trauma to the ear drum (usually after a loud concert), sinus problems, etc. I suggest a visit with your primary care provider for an evaluation and treatment. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Why does behind the top/middle of my right ear hurt when it is touched?

Should see a doctor: Redness, pain, or swelling the the region above and behind the ear can possibly represent an infection which can be serious if it is allowed to spread. Would be seen by a doctor ASAP to have it checked. If you develop fever or ear swelling in the meantime I would visit the ER. Good luck! ...Read more

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Could it be healthy for a cartilage piercing to make your whole ear hurt?

Concerning: High ear piercings through cartilage have ^ risk of infection ; lack of healing because of minimal blood supply to auricular cartilage. You can develop a perichondral abscess as well auricular perichondritis. If you ear is hot, red, swollen or has increasing pain you need medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal for a cartilage piercing to make your whole ear hurt?

Please advise if it's normal for a cartilage piercing to make your whole ear hurt?

Cartilage Piercings.: High ear piercings through cartilage have ^ risk of infection ; lack of healing because of minimal blood supply to auricular cartilage. You can develop a perichondral abscess as well auricular perichondritis. If you ear is hot, red, swollen or has increasing pain you need medical evaluation. ...Read more