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Why Do My Ears Hurt
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
My ears hurt pretty bad.. I'm not really sure what's wrong but they hurt from the inside.. Could it be because of the 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
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?
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
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