Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
123 Doctors are Online

What could be the reason of tragus hurting ?

my wife s tragus is hurting she said it hurts all the way down the jaw and circles around the front of ear Any clue what would cause this kind of pain
Asked On : Sun, 23 Jan 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  298
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
ENT Specialist 's  Response

She is either having otitis externa (inflammation of the external auditory canal) or temporo-mandibular joint arthritis, both of these condition present with tragal tenderness and more so with the otitis externa. She has to examined by an ENT surgeon and appropriate medicines are to be given. Till you consult you can give her anti-inflammatory drugs like (ibuprofen/diclofenac). Avoid chewing hard food and particularly on the affected side.
Answered: Sun, 23 Jan 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor