I have had Bells Palsy just over a week now, I have just finished my steroids and now I am starting to get bad pains in my jaw and behind the ear! Not constant but coming and going! Is this normal? I play the French horn and got the Bell's palsy after an exceptionally day playing 3 weeks ago. It seems to be fading already.
Lump on Jaw Line, Hard, Movable, Painful Near Ear, Small or Large Bump - American Celiac
Pain behind the ear can often be caused by infection, like Swimmer's ear, dental complications, or swollen lymph nodes behind the ear. Sharp pain behind the ear can also be associated with headaches, jaw pain, or pain located in the back of the neck. Read below for more information on causes and treatment options. When you think of ear pain , you may imagine it deep within your ear, and that's often the case.
Anxious about pain in jaw - anyone with similar experience?
This is more common than you may think. Many of my patients have complained about this. They present with severe ear pain and pressure, some eye pain or pressure, pain around the temple area, and sometimes sensitive upper teeth. How could this not be an infection of some sort…. Well the truth is, you may be suffering from temporal tendonitis.
Numerous conditions can cause pain behind the ear and down the neck, ranging from a pinched nerve to a more serious bone infection. Pain behind the ear is often associated with neck pain, as the tendons of many neck muscles connect to the mastoid process — a prominent bony bump — located just behind the ear. If you're experiencing this kind of pain, keep in mind that neck pain can travel to other parts of the body as well, such as the shoulders, arms and head, according to MedlinePlus , a publication of the National Institutes of Health 1 2. In some cases, the reverse is true: Pain in various parts of the head can radiate to your neck.