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Old 08-03-2004, 05:24 AM   #1
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sore ear after sleeping??

Anyone ever heard of having a sore ear after sleeping on it all night long? If so, what causes that? Pillows aren't hard......

 
Old 08-03-2004, 06:43 AM   #2
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Re: sore ear after sleeping??

I have the very same problem, it kills in the morning or even when i wake up half way through the night and i have to turn over, then that one will hurt! My pillows are soft too, affraid i dont know what causes it but at least your not the only one.

 
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Old 08-03-2004, 08:18 AM   #3
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Re: sore ear after sleeping??

The same thing happens to me every once in awhile. It really hurts. Sometimes for hours after I get up. I always thought I bent my ear some how when I rolled over and then slept on it. That's the only reason I could figure out that it would hurt.

 
Old 08-03-2004, 09:24 AM   #4
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Re: sore ear after sleeping??

I too have the same problem and have realized that I actually do bend my ear over. It only happens on the right ear, not when I sleep on the left side. I have no explanation for why it happens but it sure does hurt!

 
Old 08-03-2004, 02:37 PM   #5
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Re: sore ear after sleeping??

I get it too. Not all the time, but once in a while (usually after a deep sleep) I wake up and my ear just hurts...


I'm thinking: We fall asleep, our ear is somewhat bent at an odd angle. It loses blood... and goes numb. When we wake up , the blood rushing to the ear makes it sore.

 
Old 08-04-2004, 05:54 AM   #6
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Re: sore ear after sleeping??

It's good to know that I'm not the only one!

 
Old 08-04-2004, 07:40 AM   #7
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Re: sore ear after sleeping??

sore nodules can be chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis

 
Old 08-04-2004, 10:16 AM   #8
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Re: sore ear after sleeping??

I used to get really sore ears when I would wear certain earrings to bed and slept on one side all night. I quit wearing earrings to bed, and now I have no problems!

 
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