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KCandy posted:
My right ear hurts deep inside off and on. Maybe once ever one to two weeks. I cant even touch the outside of my ear without excruciating pain that permeates to my head and down my neck. It brings tears it hurts so bad. It hurts when I tilt my head down to the right. I usually have to go to bed and then when I wake up the pain is gone. This has been going on for about 9 mths. Some of the pain is relieved when I take my glasses off but not much. Is this an earache or something inside my head close to my ear?
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Rod_Moser_PA_PhD responded:
I am very sorry, but there is absolutely no way for me to to diagnose you (An earache? Or "something"inside your head?) over the Internet, based solely on the brief information that you have posted. As much as I would like to help you, the Internet poses some significant barriers when it comes to these requests. I don't know anything about you, your medical history, nor do I have a way of examining you -- all essential components to formulate a diagnosis.

You will need to address this issue with your medical provider or a good ENT.


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