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What causes sharp ear pain?
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In brief: See below
The cause may be an inner ear infection, an infection of the ear canal, etc.

In brief: See below
The cause may be an inner ear infection, an infection of the ear canal, etc.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Depends
Ear infections of the skin of the ear canal or middle ear can both cause pain.
In adults that do not have infection, TMJ irritation is a common cause of sharp ear pain that may be intermittent.

In brief: Depends
Ear infections of the skin of the ear canal or middle ear can both cause pain.
In adults that do not have infection, TMJ irritation is a common cause of sharp ear pain that may be intermittent.
Dr. Neil Giddings
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