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

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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Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...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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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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Could clenching my teeth be making my right ear hurt every morning?

Refered pain?: Clenching or bruxism can give a symptom of ear pain because the joint is close to the ear. I would recomend check this out with a dentist and rule out a problem .Treat the symptom until the pain goes away... Chuck. ...Read more

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I have a hard r lump behind my right ear its nit really large a bout 2cm or less. i have ear pain and the lump has been on me for ages. im 20. ?

I have a hard r lump behind my right ear its nit really large a bout 2cm or less. i have ear pain and the lump has been on me for ages. im 20. ?

Lump: maybe just the mastoid bone but could also be a lymph node or cyst. I would check it out with an ENT soon as possible. With the pain it may be infected ...Read more

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