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Old 09-23-2012, 06:04 PM   #1
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temple and ear pain

Holy moly. This is the worst flare up I have had in a long time. My temples (mostly left) and ears ( no infection though) are just screaming in pain. Down to my neck. Both sides are cracking and the jawbone hurts as well. I wonder if it's worse from overdoing it at work last week. I strained my neck and back and am stressed over whether I can do the job or not. Must be clenching more than usual at night.

I am using warm compresses but it's not doing the job. I may have to sleep sitting up and not looking forward to it.

Thanks for listening, just had to get it out.

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Re: temple and ear pain

I went in to have a slippery wire fixed on my lower braces (PhaseII) a couple weeks ago and ended up with a new assistant. For something that should only have taken 5-10 minutes, she had me in the chair for over an hour. She didn't have a gentle touch yet either. A couple hours after I left that appointment, I was feeling exactly the same as you are now. When I have things under a bit more control, I tend to forget exactly how bad that pain is.

I really really needed some PT on those trigger points, but my PT left the practice and when I called around, I couldn't find someone with the correct training. I gave in and ended up pulling out the muscle relaxers over the weekend. I can't handle them during the work week because they make it hard for me to wake the next morning (even on low dosages). I'm still not 100% back to normal yet. I have been using the doTerra Deep Blue on it and massaging it in.

I don't have much else to offer other than "I feel your pain". I hope you get through this flare soon.

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