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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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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?

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

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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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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?

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?

Open mouth: 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

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I keep getting an ear pain in my right ear that keeps me up at night. So painful.

I keep getting an ear pain in my right ear that keeps me up at night. So painful.

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

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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. I'm 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. 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

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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?

Ear pain: Many times its actually a muscular knot back there causing pain and imbalances because of pinched nerves. Try massage therapy and u will be amazed how much better u will feel. ...Read more

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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 feels clogged and hurts, right side of my neck hurts and the back of my head (on the right side). Any ideas?

Ear clog: It sounds like you have an ear infection. If this has been going on for a while, or is worsening, you need to have your ears checked and be placed on antibiotics. Google otitis media. ...Read more

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Everytime I drink something cold my back teeth hurts. And my right ear and right side of my throat hurts!

Everytime I drink something cold my back teeth hurts. And my right ear and right side of my throat hurts!

Examination: Have your dentist take a look. You may have a deep cavity or a crack that is affected by the cold liquid and is referring pain along adjacent nerves. ...Read more

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Right ear pain/discomfort. Right side back tongue slight numbness?

Ear pain: Get seen today. Tongue may be feeling different from pain but it could be a sign of something more serious ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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

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Woke up and it feels like I was hit in back of the head (right side). Now have a sharp pain that comes and goes behind my right ear. What can this be?

Headache: Your headache could be a tension, or migraine headache or other causes which can be better delineated with an exam and more questions. If you have nausea, problems with vision or any neurological signs, I would want you to seek help at your ER. How is your headache now? ...Read more

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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?

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?

Ear pain: Sometimes ear pain is referred from the teeth. Also serous otitis from eustachian tube dysfunction can cause significant pain. See a dentist and try a decongestant/antihistamine. If neither help, see and Otolaryngologist (ENT) specialist. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump behind my right ear and it hurts when I touch It. It is a hard lump?

I have a hard lump behind my right ear and it hurts when I touch It. It is a hard lump?

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

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Behind my right ear close to the top and middle hurts to be touched? It's not red and there's no bump.

Behind my right ear close to the top and middle hurts to be touched? It's not red and there's no bump.

Tender to touch?: I am unclear if it is tender if you touch the area or if you move your ear. The diagnosis would depend on A number of things. Do you have a sore throat? Do you have an infection on your scalp? Do you have an earache? ...Read more

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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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I have a hard knot on my side above my right ear ad it has been there for over a week. It hurts and I keep getting headaches from it I believe.?

Infected Cyst: This likely is an infected cyst. I would recommend that you be seen by a physician to evaluate this. It likely needs to be drained and possible you need antibiotic. ...Read more