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Dr. Scott Hacking
18 years experience Family Medicine
Swelling: This sounds like cellulitis, which requires antibiotics.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
One : One possibility that i would be concerned with is shingles. Pain and red raised "dots" or vesicles can represent shingles. I would also be worried ... Read More
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
How long?: If this is recent, shingles come into mind.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
See doc: Best for you to get an eval as this may be a bug bite, possibly infected, or an abscess/cyst, etc. Good luck
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
45 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph gland: Sounds like an inflammed lymph gland. This can happen in response to recent infection in the area. you could first apply heat to it and observe if it ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Scalp issue?: Lymph nodes in the neck ofter get enlarged due to issue with the scalp, e.g., dandruff. Wash your scalp daily with any shampoo. Check your node every ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Mass: It doesn't matter what I think it might be based on the limited information you have provided, it needs to be seen by a doctor. I'm not sure why you h ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Likely no: Wait a little longer to see if there remains any pain. This type of trauma usually is painful but not that destructive. If it persist see your doc.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely muscle strain: Still see your dr just to be sure your heart if ok. God bless you friend!
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Check with ENT: Depends on how much of fluid you have behind the ear, it may need myringotomy( small nick of the ear drum, to let out fluid) , in addition you may nee ... Read More
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