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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
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
I have tongue ulcer on the right side near the back of the tongue and my right ear experience pain. What causes my ear pain and is there any solution?
Pl see your md and o: I would see my oral surgeon first. Attend large ulcer first and hopefully your ear pain will go away. Good luck. ...Read more
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
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
What can I do for the ear pain? It's my right ear and it hurts when I burp and also I feel like water is in ther.
What can I do to stop my ear pain when I blow my nose. I have a bad cold and cannot blow my nose as my right ear hurts a lot?
If you open your mouth slightly when you blow your nose, you will not get the pressure on the eustachian tube and thus no pain.
Try it. ...Read more
Hi. I have been having ear pain in my right ear. It started on Thursday maybe and It just keeps hurting.?
Ear infection: You at have an infection in the ear. Time to go see a doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more
Ear pain: Needs to be evaluated by your doctor. It MAY be a temporary infection but needs to be cleared up before it causes permanent damage. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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. I'm 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
I am experiencing ringing from my right ear and migraines from loud noise. I do not feel ear pain. Could this be related to tinnitus?
I just noticed an ache in the right side, back of my head and a bump. My right ear behind is crusty and scabbed, bump hurts when touched. Infection?
I can't touch the right side of my throat it feels swollen my right ear aches the back of my throat burns I can't swallow anything it hurts too bad?
See a doctor: You need to see your PCP for tests and possible medication. ...Read more
I have had a knot behind my right ear and ear pain over a year been to the ENT had normal CT and mri, had tube put in no help also have lump in throat?
My right ear feels clogged and hurts, right side of my neck hurts and the back of my head (on the right side). Any ideas?
My right ear hurts to touch & pull, the pain comes from inside ear hole. The same side of my throat is a bit sore also. What is wrong? My ear hurts.?
My right ear & eye hurts as well as only the right side of my throat. My scalp and skin are sensitive to touch the same side. What is this?
Everytime I drink something cold my back teeth hurts. And my right ear and right side of my throat hurts!
Ear pain: Get seen today. Tongue may be feeling different from pain but it could be a sign of something more serious ...Read more
Bump maybe 2 inches below my right ear does not hurt when I touch or press on it. I read ciprofloxacin may cause tendonitis could this be related?
I can't hear something clearly in my right ear. When I touch it, it hurts. What can it depend on?
Infection? Wax?: Both need to be considered. See your doc. ...Read more
Why I woke up and I can't hear nothing but a constant beeping in my right ear and when I touch it, it hurts?
See a physician: Pain and altered hearing suggests a serious problem. See a physican fast. ...Read more
There's a sharp pain on the back, right side of my head and my right ear. It started 3 days ago. The pain comes and goes. What may cause this pain?
Lymph or trigger pt.: This can be common with trigger points in the neck and shoulder muscles. Or a lymph node is swollen and pressing on nerves. See if it gets better or worse when you press on different areas around your neck on the back and side of it. ...Read more
I've been having pain and discomfort in my right ear and my right side of my head feels with pressure and hurts when I bend down to reach for things.
Eustachian problem: The eustachian tube's purpose is to allow air to pass freely between the throat and the middle ear. When this tube gets blocked by a cold virus or allergy, then air can't get into the ear and pressure or even pain results. In kids this often lead to infection but that's much less common in adults. Only time will make this better. If not improved in 2-4 weeks, or if pain is severe, see a doctor ...Read more
My right ear has been hurting for 3 years, my doctors say there is no fluid in it, it really hurts on the inside. Sometimes I can't even touch it hurts?
Probably lymph node: At your age, most likely this is a lymph node that has been fighting an infection or inflammation in your scalp or ear. Don't mess with it too much or it could get bigger or more painful. You could safely apply a warm washcloth several times a day. If it doesn't go away in several months, or if you have ear symptoms, perhaps see someone. ...Read more
Behind my right ear close to the top and middle hurts to be touched? It's not red and there's no bump.
I just noticed a small painful lump behind my right ear. It only hurts when touched. Should I get this checked out?
Yes: Yes. You probably have a cyst or inflamed lymph node or other painful tumor causing this. Please see your dermatologist or doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
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