Health Tip: What's Causing My Earache?05/30/11
(HealthDay News) -- Earaches are as common as they are painful
and annoying. Factors that can trigger an earache are equally
The ADAM Encyclopedia mentions these possible causes of an
- Ear infection.
- Sinus infection.
- Tooth infection.
- Common cold.
- Arthritis of the jaw.
- Damage to the ear from changes in pressure, impacted ear wax or
an object lodged in the ear.
- Perforated or ruptured eardrum.
- TMJ (temporomandibular joint) syndrome.
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