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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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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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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 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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Both of my ears hurt inside when I lie down?

Both of my ears hurt inside when I lie down?

Diagnosis: The symptoms are very unusual. If you have no hearing loss, drainage or vertigo, it may not be your ears. TMD is a common entity often misdiagnosed by primary care physicians, but it the second most common cause of ear pain in the absence of ear disease. This pain can be related to the jaw muscles. See an ENT doctor for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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My head is very blocked and my ears hurt, what the cause?

My head is very blocked and my ears hurt, what the cause?

Sinus congestion?: Sounds like sinus congestion. Consider over the counter sinus rinses. If you're getting over a cold this should resolve on its own. If its a chronic problem this could be from many possible causes (allergies, chronic sinusitis, a blockage in the sinuses etc.). In that case see your doctor. ...Read more

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Had a tonsillectomy 2 weeks ago and my ears hurt badly when I yawn! Why?

TMJ: Sounds like TMJ (tempormandibular joint) pain. Recommend soft diet and , anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen for a few days. Avoid chewing gum, opening your mouth widely, or chewing with your front teeth until symptoms improve as well. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sore throat and my ears hurt?

What to do if I have a sore throat and my ears hurt?

Sore throat: Sore throat can be due to Steptococcus, other bacteria, viruses. Pain in the ears may be due to an inner ear infection related to the cause of the sore throat. Your PCP can do a couple of simple tests to see the cause and provide treatment as needed. ...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