Pressure in ears with burning face

Posted by dlsmikus @dlsmikus, Mar 31 10:13am

I get a strong pressure in my ears when my face begins to burn, The doctors no clue why. I have idiopathic peripheral neuropathy all over my body.
Does anyone get this symptom in your ears? It makes me unstable while walking so I use a cane.

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My PN is also idiopathic. I don't get ear pressure but sometimes my face becomes very hot. I've not been told that it is a symptom of PN but I didn't have the hot face until just recently when my PN got far worse.


I do not have pressure in my ears but I do have tinnitus. Also, the tops of my ears burn like they are on fire (both ears). My dermatologist, of all people, told me to put an anesthetic like lidocaine on them but it didn't really help. I have idiopathic PN and am only recently beginning to feel tingling in my fingers. my PCP recommended carpal tunnel braces to see if it is positional (especially while sleeping) rather than neuropaty.


Hi. I had a very extreme boutique of face and neck pain 7 months ago. Developing into face burning and tingling also down my neck. I was incapacitated for 2 months. Then migraines came in which caused face pain. But I have some level of ear pressure and tinnitus all the time. Gets worse about 5pm to 8 or 9 pm. I'm on 2400 MG of gabapentin and 200 MG carbamazapine and 40 MG elavil daily. Has helped with extreme pain. Face gets red and ears and also blurry eyesight. I'm told it is neuropathy. I don't know yet the cause. I have seen every doctor imaginable. I'm going to John Hopkins next month. Bottom line, I don't know. I feel for you because neuropathy is not fun.

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