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Why do my ears hurt when I exercise?

Why do my ears hurt when I exercise?

Depends: Are you using earbuds or earphones when you work out? This is the most common reason; however, it may also be due to an ear canal irritation or infection. I suggest a checkup to be sure. ...Read more

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Why do my ears hurt when i bend over?

Why do my ears hurt when i bend over?

Probably not ears: There are many structures at the side of the face besides the ears. Bending over should not cause any ear pressure or pain. You may have referred pain from the jaw joint or possibly pain in the neck referred to the side of the face. If an ENT doctor can document that the ear drum, middle ear, and ear canal are normal, you will then rule out the ear as a source of your pain. ...Read more

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Why do my ears hurt when wind blows in them?

Sensitive ears: Keep them covered when out in the wind then they won't hurt so bad. This just happens to some people. ...Read more

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Why do my ears hurt internally when it's cold outside?

 Why do my ears hurt internally when it's cold outside?

Pressure barometric : Pressure, temp can influence each other This may be part of the explanation You can ask your physician to see if anything is happening in you ears when you are examined. ...Read more

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Why do my ears hurt so much when I try to swim to the bottom of the pool?

Why do my ears hurt so much when I try to swim to the bottom of the pool?

Pressure change: The pressure of the water against the air in the outside of your ear drum becomes so high it causes pain. Holding your nose and blowing air into the middle ear equalizes the pressure between the outside of the drum and inside instantly stopping here pain. ...Read more

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When I swallow, why do my ears hurt?

When I swallow, why do my ears hurt?

Eustachian tube: The tube that drains mucous from your middle ear is likely swollen. It can open and close when you chew or "pop" your ear and such maneuvers allow the air in and the pressure change can be uncomfortable. This will usually resolve over time as the swelling goes down.Ibuprofen should help for the pain.If it in not improving gradually, have it checked. ...Read more

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Why do my ears hurt sometimes? It feels like an earache but I don't think it is. It also hurts my ears when I swallow and bite down.

Why do my ears hurt sometimes? It feels like an earache but I don't think it is. It also hurts my ears when I swallow and bite down.

Many possibilities..: An exam will be your best way to determine the cause... pressure from fluid/allergies? TMJ? Dental issue? There are many reasons for ear pain and an exam will give you the answer fairly quickly... ...Read more

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Why do my ears hurt when I drink hot drinks? I've been checked for an ear infection but I don't have one. Tge insides of my ears hurt

Hot drink ear pain: The pain in your ear is probably referred pain from your phayrnx, your hot drink stimulates/irritaates the pharynx nerve and the pain is referred ot the ear. Do you have a smiliar discomfort when you eat or drink cold stuff? You should see an ENT doc. ...Read more

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Why do my stretched ears hurt?

Why do my stretched ears hurt?

Ear gauging?: If yes, did you make too big a jump in size? ...Read more

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Why do my ears start hurting after running for long periods of time?

Why do my ears start hurting after running for long periods of time?

Neck spasm? mouth: Could be tight neck muscles, running technique. Could be mouth breathing drying out passages. Do you mean ears or ear lobes? It is a mild winter, but it is winter-wear a hat or ear band. Both ears hurt unlikely to be referred cardiac pain or blood vessel problem. See md to find out. ...Read more

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Why do my jaws and ears hurt?

Grinding?: Do you grind your teeth? Or, is your jaw not coming together because your dental work, like crowns or fillings? Your jaw meets your base of skull right in front of your ear. Often, pain from the jaw joint presents as ear pain. ...Read more

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Why do my ear and throat hurt like a pin when i swallow?

Why do my ear and throat hurt like a pin when i swallow?

See an MD: If your throat is really that sore, you could have strep, which would need to be cultured at the doctor's office and then treated with antibiotics. The throat has a connections to the middle ear called the eustachian tubes, which may be why your ears are involved. Get to an md as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Why does my ears hurt when I put buds in?

Why does my ears hurt when I put buds in?

Ear buds&ears?NEVER: One hting we were taught in medical school is to never put anything larger than your elbow inside your ear! to clean your ears you use commercially available ear drops or hydrogen peroxide. They don't hurt&are much safer. The hydrogen peroxide dissolves the wax, you leave it in for 5 minutes or so. Then use a wisp of tissue to dab it dry. Repeat weekly/biweekly depending on wax degree. ...Read more

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My ears hurt what is the best thing to do?

My ears hurt what is the best thing to do?

You can take: Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, if you have no medical contraindication to them, for the pain. If the pain continues, you should see your doctor, so that they can see if you have an ear infection or not. We can't diagnose that without seeing your ears. ...Read more

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Both my ears hurt with ringing, what to do?

Both my ears hurt with ringing, what to do?

Exam: Have your ears examined and review any medications you may be on that would cause this. You may need to see ENT and have selective imaging done. All the best. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my ears hurt pretty bad.. I'm not really sure what's wrong but they hurt from the inside.. maybe its from air conditioner?

What do you suggest if my ears hurt pretty bad.. I'm not really sure what's wrong but they hurt from the inside.. maybe its from air conditioner?

Ibuprofen and see Dr: Many things can cause ear pain including inner ear infections, infections to the ear canal, and foreign object to name a few. While you can take some ibuprofen and see if that makes things more comfortable for you I suggest that you have a medical professional exam your ears as each of these conditions is treated in a different manner. ...Read more

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My ears hurt so bad! Just came from 3 hours movie. My seat was exactly beside the speaker which was very loud. Are my ears damaged? What should I do?

My ears hurt so bad! Just came from 3 hours movie. My seat was exactly beside the speaker which was very loud. Are my ears damaged? What should I do?

Ear drum damage: Excessive noise can cause tinnitus which can lead to permanent eardrum damage if prolonged. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation.
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My ears hurt. Not earache?

Possible TMJ: An ear infection usually follows a cold and has hearing loss, sometimes fever and drainage. It can affect one or both ears. The exam is abnormal. If both ears hurt and exam is normal consider TMJ problem from chewing muscles being tight or infection behind palate. Hearing is normal but ears might feel full. ...Read more