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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What causes numbness and tingling sensation in the ear?

Hi, I ve had numbness and tingling in my right ear for the past 3-4 months. I ve also noticed a warm/hot feelin on the right side of my face and my ear recently. Lastly, and not sure if this is related, but for about a week I was experiencing a lot of pain in my right jaw up until 4-5 days ago.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi, welcome to HCM.
You need an ent examination to rule out ear problems. If it's normal, then examination of cranial nenerves, temporo.mandibular joint has to be done. General diseases like hypertension and diabetes needs to be ruled out. If everything turns out to be normal, you may need mri posterior fossa for more serious issues.
First, I would recommend you to consult a ent surgeon and get yourself examined.
Hopefully this will help.
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