Health Tip: What's Causing My Earache?
(HealthDay News) -- Earaches are as common as they are painful and annoying. Factors that can trigger an earache are equally plentiful.
The ADAM Encyclopedia mentions these possible causes of an earache:
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.