Does ear pain cause headache?

Definitely, yes. A variety of ear disorders can cause headache. Sometimes earaches and headaches are a sign of an underlying medical condition that requires further investigation and treatment. See your PCP.
Yes, but. Yes, but there are many causes of headache. Do you have an ear problem. If you have not had an ear diagnosis, see an ENT doc. A very common cause of ear pain and headache are TMJ problems. Other TMJ symptoms include jaw clicking, limitation or painful oral opening, chewing pain. If this is you, see TMJ expert.
It can. Ear pain is one of many issues that can trigger a headache. Stress, poor hydration, nutritional factors, lack of restorative sleep and many others can also.

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What causes a headache with ear pain?

Complex question. Ear pain or otalgia can be caused by a variety of diseases. Ear infection, masticatory muscle spasm, neck pain, referred pain from the throat, or larynx are a few. Another entity associated with both ear pain and headache is inflammation of the temporal artery (temporal arteritis). Jaw joint pain can refer pain to the head. Migraine is a possibility. Lack of hearing loss rules out the ear. Read more...

What would cause a headache accompanied by ear pain?

A couple thoughts. Commonly, infections & allergies cause this combo of symptoms. Other possibilities commonly seen in my osteopathic medical practice are anything which can affect the muscles attached to the head (rib, thoracic spine, clavicle, neck spine or muscle-even sacral dysfunction).Another common cause of this combo is TMJ dysfunction. Most of these are diagnosed & treated well with osteopathic manipulation. Read more...
Different things. Several different conditions can cause the same/similar symptoms...Ear infection/ache, ear drum, water in ear, tmj, sinusitis. Check with your doc. Read more...

Can tmj cause difficulty swallowing ear pain headache pain at base of head like where the little nubs as I call them stick out on one side espically when ear starts to hurt?

Rule out ear problem. Ruling out ear infection is especially important so that the possibility of hearing loss can be avoided. Also it is important that your physician rule out the possibility of infection the ear first before making the assumption that the problem is related to TMJ. See your PCP. Read more...
Yes, but... Yes, but so can many other pathological entities. See your Physician to rule out non-dental causes. See a Dentist familiar with diagnosing joint/muscle dysfunction. Sometimes collaborative treatment is indicated. Read more...
Yes. Take a simple test for tmj. Open and close and listen for popping and clicking if so you have a TMJ problem. Bite on a q-tip with front teeth and open and close on it, sound should go away. If sound goes away this indicates that you jaw is in a position causing you TMJ problems and you should see a TMJ dentist to change your bite. Read more...

What could be cause? Diagnosed w celiacs. 3 months later became extremely fatigued, extreme dry and tired eyes- ear pain-headaches? What could be cause

Check bloodwork. Celiac is closely genetically linked with type one diabetes, and I'd like to be sure your blood sugar is normal. Type one diabetes can present with extreme fatigue and headaches. Check bloodwork at your physician's office. Alternatively go to Walmart and buy an inexpensive blood sugar meter and check it yourself. It should not be over 100! Best of Luck! Read more...
Drug side effects? First, correction. Celiac disease is not gluten allergy. The disease is mediated by IgA antibodies to gliadin, not by IgE (allergic) antibodies. Celiac disease has effects o the whole body, not just the gut. Side effects of the medications you take may explain your symptoms. First, discuss your condition with the physicians who have prescribed you medications. Adipex - phentermine+topiramate. Read more...
Celiac. Celiac is an autoimmune problem and there may be additional autoimmune things going on. I would be seen and have thyroid testing and perhaps adrenal gland testing. I would also suggest Chinese medicine and acupuncture as it can be VERY helpful in balancing the body. Read more...

Medicine question. Can oral vancomycin for CDIFF cause kidney stuff like kidney stones or headaches or ear pain? I am on fourth round of it for CDiff

Not absorbed. Oral Vancomycin is not absorbed from the Gi tract, therefore should not cause significant side effects involving other organs. Diarrhea, the main symptom in C diff colitis, will predispose to kidney stones by depriving the kidneys from filtering volume. Read more...

What could cause daily headaches right ear pain ear drainage feels like ear is clogged and wet inside. No sign of infection. Ear pain for 4 months.

Headaches & Ear Pain. Sometimes the occipital nerve such as the lesser or third occipital nerve can cause ear pain that is associated with headaches. Are the headaches in the back of your head and rarely go past the top of your head? Any issues with your neck? May need a med to calm down irritation to the occipital nerve (short course oral steroids, Toradol, or neuropathic meds). Read more...

I'm suffering from frequent headache (vertigo) with severe neck pain and ear pain, my eyes are also paining a lot. What causes this kind of pain?

Migraines. It sounds like you may be suffering from migraine headaches. Vertigo is a very common symptom of migraine. However, you should have a thorough evaluation by a neurologist in order to rule-out other causes for these symptoms. Read more...
Several possiblities. Migraine possible.Sinus headache also possible.Considering neck pain, though, i'd consider 'cervicogenic' ha: vertebra/muscle in neck dysfunctional, tightens scalp & jaw muscles.Also, cranial bone dysf is strong consideration-can cause all noted symptoms.A good history & phys incl osteopathic hands-on exam may help elucidate cause.If cranial bone or cervical vertebra prob, manipulation may help. Read more...
Complex presentation. You need to be evaluated to determine clearly what is going on. Headaches, vertigo, neck pain, ear pain may have common dysfunctions or multiple layers needing to be addressed. Cervical, temporal bone dysfunctions for example contributing structurally to your problems. Read more...