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Please help! what is this pain in front of my ear?

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Pain next to ear

The parotid gland sits right there too.
It can be inflamed and infected. It would be directly tender to touching. Sometimes swollen. If so antibiotics needed and warm compresses

In brief: Pain next to ear

The parotid gland sits right there too.
It can be inflamed and infected. It would be directly tender to touching. Sometimes swollen. If so antibiotics needed and warm compresses
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: TMJ syndrome

may cause pain in front of the ear, ringing in the ears, jaw locking, jaw clicking and pain behind the ear. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment.
See Orofacial Pain expert for a consultation and treatment options.

In brief: TMJ syndrome

may cause pain in front of the ear, ringing in the ears, jaw locking, jaw clicking and pain behind the ear. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment.
See Orofacial Pain expert for a consultation and treatment options.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: TMJ

The TMJ (jaw joint) is in front of your ear.
Other TMJ symptoms include TMJ clicking, limited oral opening, chewing pain. If you have these symptoms, see an ora surgeon for dignosis/treatment or referral options.

In brief: TMJ

The TMJ (jaw joint) is in front of your ear.
Other TMJ symptoms include TMJ clicking, limited oral opening, chewing pain. If you have these symptoms, see an ora surgeon for dignosis/treatment or referral options.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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