What causes earache and facial pain? 4 possible conditions

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See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Sinus Infections (Sinusitis)

A sinus infection causes the sinuses and nasal passages to become inflamed. Facial swelling is a common sign of this type of infection.

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TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) Disorders

Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders are problems with the joints and muscles that connect the lower jaw to the skull on both sides of the head right below the ears that cause tenderness in the joint, facia...

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Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a chronic, painful condition involving the nerve responsible for carrying the sensation of pain and other sensations from the face to the brain. The condition causes intense pain in part o...

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Acoustic Neuroma

Acoustic neuromas are noncancerous tumors that grow on the nerve that connects the brain and ear. They can cause dizziness, vertigo, headache, vision problems, and pain.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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