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causes of pain behind the ear and down the neck

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
31 years experience Pediatrics
Nodes: you may cervical lymphadenitis due to an organism that is resistant to keflex. You may need to be examined by a physician and may need augmentin (amox ... Read More
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Dr. David Fertel
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
What is your ?: Keflex is an antibiotic, it will not help a headache.

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Rash: Consider lyme,eczema, staph,which will not respond to bacitracin.Go to urgent care/doctor for treatment
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Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Contact allergy?: Does the rash itch? If so, this may be from an allergic reaction to something like hair products. Since the earlobes are not involved, it is unlikely ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck spine problem: You may have a neck spine problem, which includes diagnoses like herniated disc. Consult with your doctor for evaluation.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Voogd
20 years experience Pain Management
Posteriorauricular n: This nerve can be irritated by bone or muscle spasm and can be aided by heat or massage.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Radiculopathy: Pain that radiates down the arm can reflect a cervical radiculopathy (shooting pains due to a pinched nerve in the cervical spine). I'm not sure what ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Heart attack pain is usually described more as a pressure and ache in the neck and arm rather than shooting pain. Shooting pain sounds more like it h ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
It can indeed: TMJ can cause all sorts of pain patterns involving the ear, head and neck.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Schneider
27 years experience General Surgery
Yes it could.: The nerves which give sensation to the back of the scalp come from the upper three nerve roots of your neck area. If one of these are "trapped" it co ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Ear and neck: Please start by seeing an Ear specialist! If the ear is the only issue it will be taken care of. If the side of the neck is troubling to the doctor yo ... Read More
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