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I've been having pain in my right tonsil for about 3 weeks now and my jaw hurts when I open my mouth and my ear hurts too when I open it, what can it be?

I've been having pain in my right tonsil for about 3 weeks now and my jaw hurts when I open my mouth and my ear hurts too when I open it, what can it be?

See dentist first: Many variables, from a dental standpoint, there may be wisdom teeth involvement which is creating pain radiating to the ear. See your dentist, have the dentist rule out any problems of dental etiology before seeing your primary care MD or ENT. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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My right jaw jus under ear hurts since morning when I open my mouth. What it is. Am scared..

Infection: It is likely that you may have an infection in your gum or ear and the lymph nodes would possibly be inflamed as well. See a doctor who can examine you and then treat you accordingly ...Read more

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What would make my jaw on left side ache and hurt when I open my mouth. I didn't hurt it. Ear hurts to on left alittle?

What would make my jaw on left side ache and hurt when I open my mouth. I didn't hurt it. Ear hurts to on left alittle?

TMJ: The temporomandibular joint can often get inflamed and hurt if you chew gum a lot, eat hard things like candies, ice, nuts, or you grind your teeth. I usually recommend not to excessively open your mouth wide for a few days, avoid gum and hard things, take some Ibuprofen and see how things progress. Good luck! ...Read more

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When u open your mouth and your ear hurts?

When u open your mouth and your ear hurts?

Jaw pain: Two thought. Could be sign of tmj, but can also be associated with middle ear effusion. Check witth your doctor this could be determined in the office. ...Read more

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Ear hurts when I open mouth after hitting head. What could be wrong?

Ear hurts when I open mouth after hitting head. What could be wrong?

TMJ disorder: Post-trauma TMJ patients always report earache, neck pain, and headache as well as sleep disturbances. See OFP specialist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Jawbone hurts by ear. Hurts when I chew or open my mouth like if I yawn. Makes it difficult to eat. Had it before a couple myths ago but went away.

Jawbone hurts by ear. Hurts when I chew or open my mouth like if I yawn. Makes it difficult to eat. Had it before a couple myths ago but went away.

TMJ: You describe temporomandibular joint pain. See your dentist but beware: many people get better on their own with a little time. Don't rush into major surgery. ...Read more

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My right jaw below my ear hurts, and I can't open my mouth wide. What is it?

My right jaw below my ear hurts, and I can't open my mouth wide. What is it?

TMJ: Sounds like this could be TMJ - temporomandibular joint disorder - in which there is inflammation of the joint. Have your doctor examine you for this to make sure it's not something else. It tmj, it can be treated. ...Read more

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Itchy type pain in ear. Hurts when I use qtip to clean it. If I try to open mouth wide it causes an achy feeling for a few minutes.? How do I treat?

Itchy type pain in ear. Hurts when I use qtip to clean it. If I try to open mouth wide it causes an achy feeling for a few minutes.? How do I treat?

Well...: ...For starters, stop pushing qtips or other instruments into your ear canal. You may have "swimmer's ear, " or otitis media, an inflammation of the external canal. I suggest you seek an exam with your primary physician or a local prompt care ...Read more

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I can open my mouth but not fully. When I do the right side of my jaw near the ear hurts. I've had this once before years ago, how do I get rid of this?

I can open my mouth but not fully. When I do the right side of my jaw near the ear hurts. I've had this once before years ago, how do I get rid of this?

TMJ dysfunction: What your describing sounds like temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ). It's causes can be many things, from grinding teeth, to arthritis, to trauma or genetic causes. A dentist may suggest a night mouth guard for instance. Treatments vary depending on the cause. A short course of ibuprofen or other NSAID may be helpful if you can take such medications. See a dentist if it persists. ...Read more

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Left jaw hurting. Can't open mouth wide. Make weird grinding noise when I move it. Inner ear hurts and headache. Should I go to the hospital?

Left jaw hurting. Can't open mouth wide. Make weird grinding noise when I move it. Inner ear hurts and headache. Should I go to the hospital?

TMJ?: Could be pain due to TMJ problems. No need to go to hospital but should see a dentist or ENT specialist soon. ...Read more

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My ear hurts SO bad, been taking soldrin otico for a day. Woke up&my ear hurts and is swollen behind my ear I can't open my mouth 2 much pain&its numb?

My ear hurts SO bad, been taking soldrin otico for a day. Woke up&my ear hurts and is swollen behind my ear I can't open my mouth 2 much pain&its numb?

Earache: It sound like you might have an ear infection or TMJ or both with enlarged lymph node behind the ear or even masoiditis, you need to see your 1ry care physician or ENT ASAP, I hope you feel better soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am almost recovered from a cold and my right ear is blocked but my left ear is open. Whenever I move my head my left ear hurts with a sharp pain?

I am almost recovered from a cold and my right ear is blocked but my left ear is open. Whenever I move my head my left ear hurts with a sharp pain?

Take some decongestants like Sudafed: The opening of the eustachian tube is high up in the back of the throat at the level of the back of the nose. If you have a cold or a bad allergy eustachian tube can be somewhat sluggish and opening. It can vary from side to side because we are not actually symmetric. Usually the eustachian tube dysfunction does not resolve quickly ...Read more

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Tmj or tmd how or why does this develops what's causes u to have this stress? I no when I open my mouth all the way I hear a pop & has & ear pain

Tmj or tmd how or why does this develops what's causes u to have this stress? I no when I open my mouth all the way I hear a pop & has & ear pain

Too Complicated: Tmj/tmd can be a symptom of stressful clenching or grinding of one's dentition. In stressful situations, many people develop these types of habits, causing undue pressure on the joint itself. Seeing a professional with experience in treating tmd/mfd is the best way to get relief. ...Read more

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I was in. A car accident a few months ago and recently been having sharp ear pain and my. Jaw pops and shifts to the left when I open my mouth why?

I was in. A car accident a few months ago and recently been having sharp ear pain and my. Jaw pops and shifts to the left when I open my mouth why?

See OFP specialist: For TMJ dysfunction evaluation. The Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and treatment of pain in the head, face and TMJ. They are the experts in TMJ and chronic pain field. Look for OFP specialist near you. ...Read more

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I experience some sharp ear pain when I yawn or open my mouth. What could be the causes of this? Probable TMJ.

I experience some sharp ear pain when I yawn or open my mouth. What could be the causes of this? Probable TMJ.

Yes: It sounds like a TMD\TMJoint issue. An evaluation to determine the cause and early intervention with appropriate treatment, if necessary, will prevent more serious problems over time. ...Read more

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First ear pain, then coughing up and blowing nose green, now the back of my mouth hurts, especially the roof-other symptoms mostly gone, any clues?

Virus or Sinusitis: You have a virus or sinus infection. If your symptoms just started, you don't have any significant fever (less than 100 degrees fahrenheit) and tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin makes your feel better, you might want to wait it out. If your symptoms worse, or you have fever, see your doctor. The ear pain could be an ear infection from the sinus problem, or just swelling. You have to see your doctor to find out. ...Read more